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Holiday Bundles Perfect for the Wine Lover on Your List

Uncategorized, Wine

Dreaming of a wine Christmas? Wine makes a wonderful holiday gift, and the Williamsburg Winery offers several special holiday bundles to match the taste of the recipients on your list.… Continue reading Holiday Bundles Perfect for the Wine Lover on Your List


A Reflection on Forty Years at Wessex Hundred

Behind the Scenes

When Patrick Duffeler drives past the crepe myrtles that line the Wessex Hundred entrance, parks his car and walks any part of the scenic property, he is simply at home.… Continue reading A Reflection on Forty Years at Wessex Hundred


Celebrating the Roots of Virginia Wine with a Toast to Acte 12

Behind the Scenes, Inside the Winery, Wine

The decision to plant vineyards and start a winery at Wessex Hundred was met with plenty of skepticism back in the ’80s when Patrick and Peggy Duffeler started their new… Continue reading Celebrating the Roots of Virginia Wine with a Toast to Acte 12


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


Leave the Magic to Leah Robertson at Your Next Celebration

Behind the Scenes

Engagements. Weddings. Birthday parties. Anniversaries. Galas. Leah Robertson makes sure those milestones are magical when celebrated at the Williamsburg Winery. The transplanted Floridian joined the winery four years ago as… Continue reading Leave the Magic to Leah Robertson at Your Next Celebration


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


Every Day is Earth Day at the Williamsburg Winery

Behind the Scenes

Williamsburg Winery founder Patrick Duffeler has long touted the importance of reflecting in the woods of the Wessex Hundred Farm, home to thousands of majestic trees that he planted himself.… Continue reading Every Day is Earth Day at the Williamsburg Winery


The Williamsburg Winery Takes Gold Three Times at Governor’s Cup

Wine

Williamsburg, Virginia — The Williamsburg Winery earned a trifecta— three Gold medals in the 2022 Virginia Governor’s Cup Wine Competition — and a first on Tuesday. While the Williamsburg Winery… Continue reading The Williamsburg Winery Takes Gold Three Times at Governor’s Cup


Williamsburg Winery Introduces Small Batch Field Blend Series

Wine

Williamsburg Winery Wine Club members are in for an exclusive treat. As part of their February wine shipment, they’ll receive the first of the Winery’s Small Batch Field Blend Series.… Continue reading Williamsburg Winery Introduces Small Batch Field Blend Series


Seasonal Ingredients, Four Wines Highlight new Chef’s Notebook Dinner Series at Gabriel Archer Tavern

Eat Local, Food, Wine

Savor Virginia’s bounty on your plate as part of the Williamsburg Winery’s new Chef’s Notebook dinner series. The first of these monthly epicurean journeys will be offered on Thursday, Feb.… Continue reading Seasonal Ingredients, Four Wines Highlight new Chef’s Notebook Dinner Series at Gabriel Archer Tavern


The 2019 Adagio in a Class All Its Own

Wine

After a near-perfect growing season three years ago, is it any wonder that the Williamsburg Winery’s 2019 Adagio is worth touting 10 months before its release? Structure. Depth. Layers. Complexity.… Continue reading The 2019 Adagio in a Class All Its Own


Williamsburg Winery’s 2020 Virginia Viognier Brings Home Gold in San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Wine

Williamsburg, Virginia — The Williamsburg Winery’s 2020 Virginia Viognier earned a Gold Medal at the largest competition for North American wines in the country. More than 5,700 wines from approximately… Continue reading Williamsburg Winery’s 2020 Virginia Viognier Brings Home Gold in San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition


Winter Blending and Bottling Notes Give Nod to 2019 Reserves Including a Merlot in Class of its Own

Behind the Scenes, Events, Wine

Even with the vineyards dormant, the Williamsburg Winery is bustling this winter with the typical buzz surrounding blending and bottling. It’s one of the busiest periods at the winery topped… Continue reading Winter Blending and Bottling Notes Give Nod to 2019 Reserves Including a Merlot in Class of its Own


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”


The Art and Craft of Making a Barrel

Behind the Scenes, How To, Wine

Barrel making is an art steeped into history and century-old tradition. While technology has improved the process, it still relies on the handiwork of artisans and craftsmen at every stage.… Continue reading The Art and Craft of Making a Barrel


Tour Wessex Hundred with the Help of Our Guide

Behind the Scenes, Stay

Turn into the pastoral entrance of the Wessex Hundred farm that leads to the Williamsburg Winery and you’re prompted to slow down before you spot the first speed limit sign.… Continue reading Tour Wessex Hundred with the Help of Our Guide


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.”


A Toast to Virginia’s Eighth AVA and the Williamsburg Winery for Making it Happen

Wine

The Commonwealth of Virginia has an official new wine region thanks to the Williamsburg Winery continuing to be a trailblazer on behalf of the industry. The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax… Continue reading A Toast to Virginia’s Eighth AVA and the Williamsburg Winery for Making it Happen

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