In the News | Arlington Magazine | 5 Virginia Wineries Worth Visiting

In the News | Arlington Magazine | 5 Virginia Wineries Worth Visiting

Posted on May 01, 2017

According to Arlington's Magazine contributor Adrienne Wichard-Edds, Early Mountain Vineyards in one of five stand-out Virginia wineries to visit:

"In 2012, Jean and Steve Case built Early Mountain as a love letter to Virginia. Situated in the foothills of the Blue Ridge in the tiny town of Madison (population 230), the venue itself is impressive, with indoor and outdoor spaces built to host everything from casual gatherings to large weddings and events."

"But it’s Early Mountain’s “Best of Virginia” program that sets it apart: In addition to serving and selling wines from its namesake label (the rosé is a perennial favorite), the winery also pours a rotating selection of some of the state’s top sips. The roster frequently includes wines from other vineyards, including a top-notch bubbly from Virginia producer Thibaut-Janisson, a nebbiolo from Barboursville—the winery that helped put Virginia wine on the map—and cider from local favorite Foggy Ridge."

"Another bonus is Early Mountain’s full-service kitchen, which offers typical vineyard fare, plus a menu of small plates, salads, sandwiches and desserts. This makes it easy to park yourself here for the long haul, whether it’s fireside with a good book or on a picnic blanket with your kids and dog."

Read the full article here.