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Open that Bottle of Virginia Wine Day - Shared screen with speaker view
Paul Ting
09:20
King family MERITAGE
Aileen Sevier
09:32
Aileen is here (Early Mountain) in Charlottesville! Starting with some Potter’s Cider then Barboursville Vermentino 2017. Finishing with some EMV Shen Valley Cab Franc 2017 with wood fired pizza!
Andrae Marable
09:57
Andrae (Portsmouth, VA). I'm drinking Vintner's Cellar Winery - White Cranberry Pinot Grigio.
Paul Ting
09:58
Aileen - hello! And sounds delicious.
marty moore
10:36
Marty Moore from Richmond drimking Barbourvilles Viognier. Delicious!
Kephany Powell
11:11
Kephany here from Crozet! Opening Septenary (2017) and Keswick (2019) Chardonnays!
Laura Purdy
11:29
Hi there! joining in from Akron, OH - drinking Barboursville 2016 Nebbiolo Reserve
Richard Carson
11:49
Hello from Arlington Va and Arrowine
Paul Ting
12:12
Hi Richard!
Kirk Wiles
12:31
Hello Richard! Just down the road from you
Paul Ting
12:55
Hi Kirk and GO CANES… 🙌
Reggie Leonard II
13:05
Cheers (from Cville) to everyone!
Paul Ting
13:24
Hi Reggie!
Jennifer Reichert
13:28
Jennifer in Arlington; Early Mountain 2020 rosé. Excited to be here1
Aileen Sevier
13:30
Arrowine, Crystal City Wine Shop, Greenwood Grocery, Barrel Thief and so many others have been so supportive!
Reggie Leonard II
13:33
Hi Paul!
John Witherspoon
13:52
Hi Everyone, John with a 2018 Bull Run Winery 2018 Estate Norton. Watching from Zion Crossroads.
Aileen Sevier
14:51
And the best Cabinet Secretary!!
Frank Morgan
14:52
Good evening everyone. Please share your photos online and use the #OpenVAWine hashtag in all posts. Thank you!
Christine Vrooman
16:39
We are so grateful for you, Sect'y Ring!
Paul Ting
17:00
Thanks to Secretary Ring for your support of Virginia wine!
Andrae Marable
18:06
Cheers to everyone!
Shannon Jones
18:17
Cheers All! Shannon joining here in Sarasota, FL. 🥂🍇
Christine Vrooman
20:43
And we are enjoying a Stinson Rosé of Tannat. Lovely!
Kathy Wiedemann
21:33
Thank you to Secretary Ring for what you do for all! The Virginia wine industry has bonded together and did a fantastic job through ordering online, virtual tastings, curbside pick-up, and adapting tastings rooms and outdoor areas so they are safe!
Kirk Wiles
21:54
Thank you for your leadership Secretary Ring!
Aileen Sevier
22:46
Cheers!!! Thank you Secretary Ring!
Marcia Sugumele
23:12
Well said, Secretary Ring!
Frank Morgan
25:01
Good evening, everyone - if you have questions for Secretary Ring, Jay, or winemakers, please put those in the ‘Q&A’ window.
Andrae Marable
29:54
We need a list of those good Cab Franc. I need to try them. ;-)
Steven Stiles
31:22
agree need a list of each varietals rankings
Gail Gilmore
32:03
Horton’s Cab Franc is one of my favorites.
Gail Gilmore
32:40
As is Horton’s Viognier!
Virginia Wine Marketing
32:55
Visit taste.virginiawine.org to follow the Gold Medal Wine Trail!
Reggie Leonard II
34:03
https://www.theveraisonproject.com/
Aileen Sevier
34:50
Thanks for sharing the link, Reggie!
Reggie Leonard II
36:01
Of course!
Gail Gilmore
36:33
And thanks to Joan Bieda at Horton’s, too!
Marcia Sugumele
38:05
So nice to see Caitlin Horton's success.....the future of Horton is bright!
Erica Johansson
38:10
Gears and Lace might be one of my favorite labels.
Christine Vrooman
38:11
multi-talented young lady, Caitlin! Kudos!
Laura Purdy
38:33
Def need to check this out - congrats Caitlin!!
Kathy Wiedemann
38:45
Love the Steampunk theme/labels! Go, Caitlin.
Marcia Sugumele
39:29
The Steampunk these brings wine to younger generations of wine aficianados!
Andrae Marable
39:38
Congrats Caitlin! Definitely going to support.
Andrae Marable
40:56
Love the labels too!
Paul Ting
44:10
YES!!!
Robert Higgs
46:29
Thanks everyone for helping to build a great industry here in VA - appreciate the efforts all around! Barren Ridge Vineyards
Ben Jordan
48:15
Another project by a young winemaker! Maya Hood White.
Ben Jordan
48:33
And it’s delicious.
Christine Vrooman
49:32
So nice to see your smiling faces, Paul and Warren!
Andrae Marable
49:35
I have to check Maya's wine out.
Paul Ting
50:17
R.A.H No. 1 from Maya Hood White is amazing….definitely worth seeking out.
Andrae Marable
51:13
Thanks for the recommendation Paul!
Annette Boyd
52:40
I need to try Maya's wine too. I haven't gotten a bottle yet!
Ben Jordan
54:14
It’s Petit Manseng as well!
Paul Louie
57:07
More wine varietals to explore and enjoy. Drinking Barboursville Phileo Moscato tonight.
Andrae Marable
57:32
Phileo is one of my favorites!
Paul Ting
58:40
I truly love that statement…”benchmark is almost a word that we don’t need anymore.” The Virginia wine industry is maturing, growing, creating, and defining its own future.
Christine Vrooman
59:02
Agree with you, Paul Ting
Annette Boyd
59:44
Well said.
James Carman
01:00:07
Hear hear!
Paul Ting
01:01:55
…and Market Street Wine in Charlottesville
Frank Morgan
01:04:03
REMINDER: Please post photos to FB, IG,… of the wines you opened this evening and use #OpenVAWine hashtag.
Ben Jordan
01:04:37
Yes, long lees aging. Like Champagne, though they do it in bottle. It also had an 18 month primary fermentation.
James Carman
01:06:51
Can Joy tell us again where she is from?
Erica Johansson
01:07:09
I think Keswick is one of my favorite Cab Franc’s…as well as Hiddencroft.
Gail Gilmore
01:07:15
Horton Cabernet Franc
Stephanie Pence
01:07:17
Glen Manor 2015 Cab Franc
Laura Purdy
01:07:42
Love the Cab Francs from King Family and Keswick
Kephany Powell
01:08:31
Keswick and King Family Cab Francs are my faves!
Paul Ting
01:09:20
@James Carman - Joy’s husband here…Joy is from Charlottesville. She makes wine under her own label “Joy Ting Wine” and she is also the Research Enologist and Coordinator of the Winemakers Research Exchange
Shannon Jones
01:10:51
Yay Kathy!
Grant Crandall
01:12:04
Good to see you Kathy.
Kathy Wiedemann
01:12:24
Thanks all! <3
Richard Carson
01:12:52
Thank you everyone for supporting Virginia wine
Andrae Marable
01:12:55
Great discussion!
Paul Ting
01:12:57
Frank Morgan - you rock! 😊
Suzanne Jones
01:13:04
fabbioli winery bottled my petit Verdot!
Kathy Wiedemann
01:13:12
Great to see so many wonderful VA wine lovers, supporters, makers!
Laura Purdy
01:13:28
Thanks for hosting, Frank! You are an amazing ambassador for VA wine!
Frank Morgan
01:14:19
@Paul Carney - It’s a deal!
Roger Starr
01:15:11
Probably the biggest thing that I miss with having retired to Tampa is the Virginia wineries. Still trying to find VA wines in stores down here.
Kathy Wiedemann
01:15:43
@Roger Starr, many wineries can ship to FL!
Gina Shay
01:16:22
Thank you, Frank, and everyone on the panel! Great session! Cheers, all!
James Carman
01:16:38
This was a really great event. Virginia wine has really arrived!
Alexandra Hohensee
01:17:48
Love that!!
Christine Vrooman
01:18:00
Outstanding event in every way. Kudos, Frank, and cheers to all the Virginia wine lovers here this evening!
Grant Crandall
01:18:02
Thank you Frank for all of your efforts to put this evening together and for your work over the years to promote understanding of the Virginia wine industry.
Roger Starr
01:19:33
This was a fabulous event. Thanks to all the presenters! It is hard to believe that when my wife and I started drinking VA wines in the early 80's, I think there were only 12 wineries in the state. We've come a long way.
Frank Morgan
01:19:40
Thank you all for joining us for #OpenVAWine day. Many wineries are offering their #OpenVA Wine special packs through the weekend: https://drinkwhatyoulike.wordpress.com/2021/02/02/open-that-bottle-of-virginia-wine-day-special-offers/