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Foodie Virginia!

Too many activities, too little time to do them in — story of my life these days! But we’ve had some great foodie experiences here in Virginia that I’d like to share, starting with this delectable hot cocoa from our neighborhood (“neighborhood,” as in “within walking distance”) restaurant.

And it really was delectable, too, with foamy handmade marshmallows on top of a rich, creamy hot cocoa. Just the right thing for a chilly late December afternoon! Being a Virginia wine blogger also has

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Autumn in Virginia!

Wow, it’s been longer than I’d thought since my last post! So, let me share a few photos from our October and November day trips around Virginia with you. Autumn is a beautiful season in our state — I hope you can visit sometime!

Of course, no trip is complete without food, right? We were wowed by our lunch at Parallel 38 in Charlottesville, with terrific mezze and a great wine list (lots of Virginia wines, near and dear to my heart).


Parallel 38

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Virginia winery photos for Virginia Wine Month!

Wow, has time slipped by fast! It’s been over a month since my last post (how’d that happen?!). Since we’ve been busy visiting wineries, here are some photos for you. Cheers!

We started 2016 at Tarara Winery (that’s Ararat, as in Mt. Ararat from the Bible, spelled backwards). The tasting room is carved into a hillside which gives it a great look coming back out into the light, don’t you think?!



A few weeks later, we were down in the Charlottesville area, visiting (among other places) Afton Mountain Winery on a chilly January day. But they had a fire out in the gazebo where we sat (warm and toasty) over a glass of Pinot Noir.


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