The beauty of the Shenandoah Valley can only be matched by the quality of its wineries. Combine the two and you have an ideal getaway to the quiet, peaceful retreat of Shenandoah County, Virginia where you’ll find the largest [...]
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Even though Virginia’s wine industry is steeped in more than 400 years of history, our wineries continue to evolve. Every year there is a new winery, a latest wine, and a fresh way to enjoy what nature provides. The [...]
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Virginia wineries have taken a hit from the COVID-19 pandemic. With government rulings that they can no longer serve customers in their wineries for the time being, they have had to get creative. So if you love Virginia wine, [...]
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If you enjoy wine, you are likely already familiar with the more common words to describe the wine and the sensations it offers. What you may not know, however, are the more obscure words related to the wine industry. [...]
There’s an exciting new community coming to the Tysons area that’s designed to be the first Life Plan Community in Tysons. Projected to open in 2023, to residents 62 and better, The Mather will offer apartment homes with SMART [...]
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Creating Your Own Wine Tasting Notes When it comes to describing wine, we all know enough to be dangerous. Yet, even the most knowledgeable among us are flummoxed by some of the terminology and methods used to describe wine. [...]
Robotic spinal surgery offers accuracy, efficiency and faster healing times. Does your back ache? If so, you’re not alone. The American Chiropractic Association reports that up to 80% of the population will experience back pain at some time in [...]
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Looking for a new dining experience? Try the Taste of Blue Ridge’s Root to Table Culinary Series! In true European fashion, guests are seated at long tables, where new dishes are tried and new friends are made. The meal [...]
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Have you ever wondered about the corks used to seal wine bottles? And why the cork is presented to you in a restaurant? There’s more to this little piece of bark than you knew.
According to the Cork Quality [...]
Equine-assisted activities aren’t new, but there are new ways they are being used to help individuals and families with memory and psychological issues like dementia. This story tells the journey of one family as they discover the simple joys [...]
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