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  • Wine Picks for your Thanksgiving Feast

    Nov 02, 2018

    SPECIAL THANKSGIVING WINE OFFER:

    You’ve got plenty to handle on your day of feasting, family, and friends, so we’re giving 20% off of Rosé, Chardonnay, and Cabernet Franc for any 3+ bottle purchase, now through Thanksgiving. Mix and match or buy all three!

    Enter Code: Thanks20 at checkout after selecting your wines here.

    Ben's Thanksgiving Selections:

    If you read our...

  • Stunning Scores from Suckling

    Nov 01, 2018

    James Suckling's recently published "American Wine Revolution" covered his and his team's tasting of almost 900 wines from through out the United States (non West Coast). Suckling and team concluded that "dozens of outstanding wines are now available from just about every state and for every taste. And they deserve your attention." Of the 14 different states covered, Virginia flies...

  • 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