New! Spirits of C’ville; Whiskey, Beer, Cider and Wine Tour

Taste the best of Charlottesville on this 5-hour whiskey, beer, cider and wine tour. Explore ultra premium vodka, gin, whiskey and bourbon at Silverback Distillery, sip from craft beers in the authentic biergarten at Wild Wolf Brewing Company, enjoy  Bold Rock’s crisp and refreshing ciders and taste some fine wine in the art-filled tasting room Wish Wish Charlottesville Wine Tours » Blog

@WineandSpirits 95 points for 2008 Brunello di Montalcino

@WineandSpirits 95 points for 2008 Brunello di Montalcino From the April 2014 issue of Wine & Spirits magazine:Il Poggione 2008 Brunello di Montalcino95 pointsOne of “the year’s best Tuscan reds.”This is the kind of elegant, aristocratic sangiovese that originally earned Brunello its reputation – a wine layered with scents of fruit leather, bright spice and black, mineral-inflected...

Introducing… Wine And Spirits Travel Guide to Australia

Introducing… Wine And Spirits Travel Guide to Australia They say that writing and publishing a book gets easier with time, but each one present new challenges. This was certainly the case with my latest, the Wine And Spirits Travel Guide to Australia: Yarra Valley, Barossa, Adelaide, Kangaroo Island & McLaren Vale (with a little bit of Melbourne) . I was photographing some of the most beautiful...

8th Circuit Affirms Decision Denying Wholesaler Licenses to Non-Residents in Southern Wine & Spirits case

8th Circuit Affirms Decision Denying Wholesaler Licenses to Non-Residents in Southern Wine & Spirits case Today the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals released its decision in the Southern Wine & Spirits challenge to Missouri’s residency requirements. You can read our previous posts on this case here, but briefly, in case you’ve forgotten what led to this appeal:Southern sued when Missouri...

Welcome to View from the Vines Travel!

Welcome to View from the Vines Travel! I want to personally welcome View from the Vines Travel, a new sponsor to Wine And Spirits Travel. I think they are a perfect fit for the site and I hope you will explore their site as their banner has a permanent home on the left side of this page for the next year.Owner/Operator Christopher Allison is a wine lover experienced in the wine regions of Western...