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Unspoiled Nature Trail a Respite to Enjoy Nature’s Bounty

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Patrick Duffeler’s passion for green space makes it only natural that among the 420 acres that is home to the Williamsburg Winery, visitors will find a nature trail far from… Continue reading Unspoiled Nature Trail a Respite to Enjoy Nature’s Bounty


The Williamsburg Winery Donates $2,016 to the Riverside Foundation to Support Breast Cancer Patients

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The Williamsburg Winery continued its legacy of giving back to the community by creating a special label for its 2019 Rosé to help raise money in support of breast cancer… Continue reading The Williamsburg Winery Donates $2,016 to the Riverside Foundation to Support Breast Cancer Patients


Patrick Duffeler Reflects on Steven Spurrier, the “Light of the Wine World”

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The wine world lost a legend and The Williamsburg Winery founder Patrick Duffeler lost a friend with the passing of Steven Spurrier on March 9. The British wine expert’s legacy… Continue reading Patrick Duffeler Reflects on Steven Spurrier, the “Light of the Wine World”


The Williamsburg Winery Welcomes Thomas Kayrouz, M.D., to Board of Advisors

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WILLIAMSBURG, Virginia – The Williamsburg Winery is pleased to announce it has welcomed Thomas Kayrouz, M.D., to its Board of Advisors. “If there is anything we have all learned in… Continue reading The Williamsburg Winery Welcomes Thomas Kayrouz, M.D., to Board of Advisors


Patrick Duffeler Cherishes the Moments While Leaving a Legacy

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Patrick Duffeler savors what’s simple. Business requires the Founder of The Williamsburg Winery to regularly dress in suit and tie, sit behind a computer and answer a smartphone. But the… Continue reading Patrick Duffeler Cherishes the Moments While Leaving a Legacy


The Williamsburg Winery Rings in a New Year With a Sparkling Addition

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Williamsburg, Virginia — Toast the new year with a little sparkle from The Williamsburg Winery. The state’s largest winery recently introduced sparkling wine to its portfolio with two fizzy selections. The… Continue reading The Williamsburg Winery Rings in a New Year With a Sparkling Addition


Pair Oysters and Wine for a Succulent Evening

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Here’s how Bruce Vogt feels about oysters. “After God created the oyster, he didn’t need to evolve it any further because it was perfect!” says the owner of Big Island… Continue reading Pair Oysters and Wine for a Succulent Evening


Meet the Extraordinary Francoise Duffeler

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Francoise Duffeler’s appreciation for nature and its spiritual ability to nurture dates back to growing up in the picturesque French countryside. Gothic castles, fragrant gardens and acres of bucolic green… Continue reading Meet the Extraordinary Francoise Duffeler


Matthew Meyer, a Winemaker with Deep Roots

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Family dinner in the Meyer household did not equate to burgers and fries. At 4-years-old, Matthew Meyer, today Winemaker at The Williamsburg Winery, savored sips of wine at a dinner… Continue reading Matthew Meyer, a Winemaker with Deep Roots


Wessex Hundred, a Fitting Chapter in the Storied Career of Simon Smith

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Simon Smith’s career has taken him from one storybook setting to the next. The Vice President of Food and Beverage at The Williamsburg Winery grew up in lush Kent, England,… Continue reading Wessex Hundred, a Fitting Chapter in the Storied Career of Simon Smith


Reflecting on an Odd Year While Anticipating a New One

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Greetings, Friends of The Williamsburg Winery, As we bring 2020 to a close, I am reminded of the words of English explorer and soldier John Smith. “The attitude, and the… Continue reading Reflecting on an Odd Year While Anticipating a New One


Challenges and Opportunities, Past and Future

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By Patrick G. Duffeler, Founder and Chairman, The Williamsburg Winery  The Williamsburg Winery is seeking a new owner.  Now, let me back up and explain why and how we got… Continue reading Challenges and Opportunities, Past and Future


The Legend of the Turkey & Brie Sandwich

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The ingredients are simple.  House-roasted turkey.  Brie.  Granny Smith apple slices.  Lingonberry preserves.  Roasted garlic mayo.  French baguette.  When it all comes together, it’s the iconic Turkey & Brie sandwich… Continue reading The Legend of the Turkey & Brie Sandwich


The Art of Writing

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To write is human.  To receive a handwritten note is divine!  In many ways, today, that art – the art of letter writing – is lost.  It is, after all,… Continue reading The Art of Writing


8 Things You Should Know About The Williamsburg Winery’s Wine Bar in Virginia Beach

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Real talk.  When it comes to talking about The Williamsburg Winery’s new Wine Bar in Virginia Beach, that’s the best place to start.  With real talk. Why? Because it’s the real… Continue reading 8 Things You Should Know About The Williamsburg Winery’s Wine Bar in Virginia Beach


5 Easy Ways to Use Settlers’ Spiced Wine

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Would you be surprised to learn that Scrooge himself may have been the very reason for the spiced wines of the season and solidifying it as a holiday staple?  It’s… Continue reading 5 Easy Ways to Use Settlers’ Spiced Wine


Grow Your Blog Community

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With Wix Blog, you’re not only sharing your voice with the world, you can also grow an active online community. That’s why the Wix blog comes with a built-in members… Continue reading Grow Your Blog Community


Design a Stunning Blog

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When it comes to design, the Wix blog has everything you need to create beautiful posts that will grab your reader’s attention. Check out our essential design features.  Choose from… Continue reading Design a Stunning Blog


Now You Can Blog from Everywhere!

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We’ve made it quick and convenient for you to manage your blog from anywhere. In this blog post we’ll share the ways you can post to your Wix Blog.  Blogging… Continue reading Now You Can Blog from Everywhere!


5 Ways to get Engaged at The Williamsburg Winery

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It’s finally time to plan for the moment, the moment you ask the One to marry you. You’ve got your perfect person, you have the ring, now you just need… Continue reading 5 Ways to get Engaged at The Williamsburg Winery

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