Drink 2018 Issue


The inaugural issue of Virginia Living’s Drink features the winners of our Top Beverage Maker Awards, more than 400 wineries, breweries, distilleries, cideries, and meaderies around the state, chosen by our readers in our online survey. Drink also includes new wine, beer, and cider releases; cold craft sake at North American Sake Brewery in Charlottesville; the trend of wine and music pairings; tasting rooms with chef-driven menus and farm-to-table fare; spontaneously fermented beer at Pen Druid Brewing in Sperryville; DIY breweries that allow you to be your own brew master, and more. Plus, a feature story about Virginia distillers experimenting with bold flavors, including Rick Wasmund’s peach single-malt whiskey at Copper Fox Distillery in Williamsburg and Chuck Miller’s Apple Whiskey at Belmont Farms Distillery in Culpeper. For the wine lovers, we feature an elegant vintner’s dinner at Tayloe Dameron’s charming Upper Shirley Vineyards in Charles City. Pick up your Drink 2018 issue today!

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