Posts Tagged ‘Virginia wine’

Wine and Dine: Virginia Vineyards With Great Food

It’s not hard to find a great glass of wine in Virginia, but unless you’re packing a picnic, a filling meal is tougher to come by at local vineyards. Most tasting rooms offer a limited selection of cheese and cured meats to go with your Cab Franc and Chardonnay, and food trucks may pull up […]

White House Party Crashers’ Virginia Winery Heads To Auction

Everything must go! The Fauquier Times-Democrat reports that Oasis Vineyards, the Virginia winery formerly operated by cash-strapped socialites and notorious White House State Dinner crashers Tareq and Michaele Salahi, is headed to a U.S. Bankruptcy Court-ordered auction this coming Sunday, Sept. 18. The sale begins at noon at the winery, located at 14141 Hume Road. Proceeds […]

Restaurant Eve Has a Problem With Todd Kliman’s Column on the Locavore Wine Hypocrisy

Meshelle Armstrong has been on the warpath about Todd Kliman's recent opinion column for The Daily Beast on the "locavore wine hypocrisy." It's a provocative piece, full of writerly angst about how, for many restaurants, the "buy local" philosophy stops at the local vineyard's front door. Kliman singles out Restaurant Eve, where Armstrong and her […]