Culture Archives - The Williamsburg Winery


Mona Lisa’s Toast to the Williamsburg Winery

Behind the Scenes, Culture

Whether the real Mona Lisa hangs in the Louvre remains a subject of debate 500 years after Leonardo da Vinci’s painting of one of the most recognizable faces in the… Continue reading Mona Lisa’s Toast to the Williamsburg Winery


Rediscover the World’s Most Ancient Fermented Beverage at Silver Hand

Culture, Date Night, Eat Local

This is another in a series of posts highlighting The Williamsburg Taste the Trail Package that offers guests at Wedmore Place an opportunity to explore multiple award-winning wine, craft beers… Continue reading Rediscover the World’s Most Ancient Fermented Beverage at Silver Hand


Plan Your Day Visiting Williamsburg After a Good Night’s Rest at Wedmore Place

Culture, Date Night, Eat Local

Spending the night at Wedmore Place is a marvelous retreat in itself, and often guests of the Williamsburg Winery hotel find the green space at Wessex Hundred so restorative, they… Continue reading Plan Your Day Visiting Williamsburg After a Good Night’s Rest at Wedmore Place


Taste the Trail: Experience What’s on Tap Along with the Best-Ever Soft Pretzel at Alewerks

Culture, Eat Local, Food

This is the first in a series of posts highlighting The Williamsburg Taste the Trail Package that offers guests at Wedmore Place an opportunity to explore multiple award-winning wine, brews… Continue reading Taste the Trail: Experience What’s on Tap Along with the Best-Ever Soft Pretzel at Alewerks


Combine Your Visit to Wedmore Place with a Trip to Williamsburg Art Museums

Behind the Scenes, Culture

Colonial Williamsburg is truly one big museum, but if you’re looking for art specifically during your stay at Wedmore Place, head to the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum and the… Continue reading Combine Your Visit to Wedmore Place with a Trip to Williamsburg Art Museums


Introducing “Art at Wessex Hundred” at the Susan Constant Hall Tasting Room

Culture

It’s no surprise that wine and art pair well together. After all, winemaking is an art in itself. Guests at the Williamsburg Winery can now savor both inside the Susan… Continue reading Introducing “Art at Wessex Hundred” at the Susan Constant Hall Tasting Room


Williamsburg Winery Wine Club: “When I’m homesick for Europe, I go to the Winery”

Culture, Wine

The Williamsburg Winery’s most intimate connection with customers is through its Wine Club, which provides members with the ultimate experience in world-class wine and food. Meet Doris H. Elliott, a… Continue reading Williamsburg Winery Wine Club: “When I’m homesick for Europe, I go to the Winery”


Art, Wine, Motorsports and an Evening to Remember at Wessex Hall on Dec. 9

Culture, Events, Wine

Guests visiting the Williamsburg Winery know its founder, Patrick Duffeler, as a friendly fellow with a warm handshake, a storyteller with an exquisite memory for names and dates and the… Continue reading Art, Wine, Motorsports and an Evening to Remember at Wessex Hall on Dec. 9


Williamsburg Winery Wine Club: Discovering New Tastes While Making Friends

Culture, Wine

The Williamsburg Winery’s most intimate connection with customers is through its Wine Club, which provides members with the ultimate experience in world-class wine and food. Meet Wine Club members Jim… Continue reading Williamsburg Winery Wine Club: Discovering New Tastes While Making Friends


Williamsburg Winery Wine Club: “Everybody is a Big Family and You’re a Part of It.”

Culture, Wine

The Williamsburg Winery’s most intimate connection with customers is through its Wine Club, which provides members with the ultimate experience in world-class wine and food. Meet Kimberly Riley, a longtime… Continue reading Williamsburg Winery Wine Club: “Everybody is a Big Family and You’re a Part of It.”


Second Edition of “The Art and Science of Viticulture and Winemaking at the Williamsburg Winery”

Behind the Scenes, Culture, Wine

Williamsburg, Virginia — The second edition of “The Art and Science of Viticulture and Winemaking at the Williamsburg Winery” featuring stunning photographs from the Wessex Hundred farm and a behind-the-scenes… Continue reading Second Edition of “The Art and Science of Viticulture and Winemaking at the Williamsburg Winery”


A Friendship Forged in Motor Racing

Culture

Patrick Duffeler and Clyde Berryman are fast friends. The founder of the Williamsburg Winery and the once co-owner of the Williamsburg Art Gallery share more than a love of wine… Continue reading A Friendship Forged in Motor Racing


The Williamsburg Winery and the Chesapeake Bay Wine Classic Celebrate 30 Years Together

Culture, Wine

The Chesapeake Bay Wine Classic will celebrate its 30th anniversary in November 2021, and for all three decades, the Williamsburg Winery has been along for the ride. Thirty years ago,… Continue reading The Williamsburg Winery and the Chesapeake Bay Wine Classic Celebrate 30 Years Together


When Art and Wine Combine for a Beautiful Picture

Behind the Scenes, Culture

A careful examination of Gulay Berryman’s painting “Dancing Under the Stars” reveals Williamsburg Winery founder Patrick Duffeler and his wife, Francoise, reveling in a courtyard. The original work by the… Continue reading When Art and Wine Combine for a Beautiful Picture


The Williamsburg Winery Achieves a Trifecta of Notable Distinctions

Culture, Wine

The Williamsburg Winery continues to set the bar among Virginia wines and nationally thanks to three notable distinctions. The 2017 Petit Verdot Reserve was awarded a gold medal from the… Continue reading The Williamsburg Winery Achieves a Trifecta of Notable Distinctions


Vintage Perspectives: Exploring Nature’s Connection of Art and Wine

Culture, Wine

With over 300 acres of green space, vineyards, and unique views, The Williamsburg Winery at Wessex Hundred is home to overwhelming natural and architectural beauty.  Each person who visits experiences… Continue reading Vintage Perspectives: Exploring Nature’s Connection of Art and Wine

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