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Become a vigneron without investing a million dollars! You can adopt a beautiful MountainRose Vineyard’s grapevine and feel the romance of the vines.
Here are few facts about why wine is beneficial to your health...
A review of recent news articles indicate that the very fact that we are asking this question is a new trend.  For many years, wine consumption was determined and somewhat controlled by wine experts who felt that the classic old-world wines and wine styles were the best.
The start of the new year brings more opportunity for you! We are happy to now offer shipping to 34 states for your convenience through Vinoshipper. Share your favorite wines with friends and family by visiting our website store and see all the states that are now available!
Wines of the South Awards
MountainRose Vineyards was recently awarded three Gold out of six medals in the 2015 Wines of the South competition. We entered six of our twelve award-winning wines into Wines of the South this year, and all six garnered accolades.
For many wine lovers, October, Virginia Wine Month, is the perfect time of year to visit wine country.
Sometimes shortened to Seyval, this grape is a popular, reliably productive French-American hybrid that ripens early in the fall harvest season. It makes a crisp, distinct dinner wine, or conversely, sweet dessert wine.
Is it Burgundy, France? Napa Valley? Australia? NO! It is in Wise, Virginia and at MountainRose Vineyards!
Come by and try this award winning, dry Riesling. Buy any three or more bottles and get 20% off during March. Riesling is often made sweet as well as dry and offers great flexibility in wine making. We are also waiting for a 1000 new Riesling plants for all of your Riesling lovers!
For many wine lovers, October, Virginia Wine month is the best time of year to visit Virginia wine country. Vineyards and wineries are creating their next great vintage and celebrating with dozens of special events and activities.
Pigeage pronounced “peej-AHJE," is the French winemaking term for the traditional stomping of grapes in open fermentation tanks. Grapes are put through a crusher to remove stems and then placed in open fermentation bins.
Autumn Gold recently won a Gold Medal in the VA Wine Lover’s Classic. Autumn Gold and Splashdam are both made with Vidal Blanc Grapes.  I thou