• 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 

  • 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...