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  • 2018 Harvest Report

    Oct 19, 2018

    Wet season brought challenges-  classic whites & rosé, elegant reds 

    Early warmth generated budbreak between April 16 and 27, average for the season, with no major frost event.  Rainfall during bloom created lighter and looser clusters, which became helpful later in the season.  On a whole, fruit-set was light, both from bloom-time weather and vines naturally balancing themselves from higher yields in 2017, a factor that assisted ripening through the...

  • How to Wow with a Winter Wedding

    Oct 09, 2018

    It used to be all about Spring and Summer weddings, but winter weddings are just as beautiful and, possibly, even more romantic. It seems as though they are here to stay, especially with us at Early Mountain Vineyards.  Our event spaces are perfect for the ambiance you want to achieve during these colder months - fireplaces...

  • 36 Hours in Charlottesville

    Sep 28, 2018

    This week five wine, food and travel lovers experienced and documented a curated 36-hour trip through Charlottesville Wine Country. – Chassity Evans of Look Linger Love, Cristin Cooper of The Southern Style Guide, Heather Clawson of Habitually Chic, Nicole McLaren Sunderland of Eat Live Travel Drink, and beverage writer for 

  • Early Mountain launches RISE 2015

    Sep 13, 2018

    Early Mountain Vineyards is pleased to announce the release of RISE, a new luxury wine from Virginia, crafted in the style of a Bordeaux grand vin. RISE blends Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, and Tannat from the winery’s flagship Quaker Run vineyard to create this elegant and age-worthy wine. 

     Jean Case who opened Early Mountain Vineyards in 2012 with her husband, Steve Case, commented...

  • Wine Enthusiast Nominates Early Mountain- Best American Winery, 2018

    Sep 06, 2018

    We are so honored and pleased to share that Early Mountain Vineyards has been nominated “Best American Winery of the Year” for the prestigious Wine Enthusiast Wine Star Awards. Early Mountain is the first Virginia winery, and first East coast winery outside of New York, to be recognized. Each year, Wine Enthusiast honors outstanding achievements in the wine and alcoholic beverage world. The winners will...