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Brian Yost

Caesar Creek Vineyards (11/28/2014)
4.5

I must confess that I had serious misgivings as I set out to visit my first Ohio winery. Caesar Creek Vineyards is east of Dayton ... Read full review


Vinoklet Winery (11/28/2014)
4.5

I had a single day to visit wineries in Southwestern Ohio, so I had to be selective. I did some research and made a few ... Read full review


Sans Soucy Vineyards (10/04/2014)
4.0

The area around Sans Soucy, in the southeastern corner of Campbell County, is an extremely rural part of the state, and agriculture is the primary ... Read full review


Hunting Creek Vineyards (10/03/2014)
4.5

When one speaks of the Southern Virginia Wine Region, it is not uncommon to hear disparaging comments about the region's production of primarily sweet wine. ... Read full review


Villa Appalaccia Winery (9/09/2014)
5.0
5.0

The Rocky Knob American Viticultural Area (AVA) straddles the Blue Ridge Parkway in Southwestern Virginia. It is small—only 9000 acres—and ranges in elevation from 1600 ... Read full review


White Hall Vineyards (9/04/2014)
5.0
5.0

In the late 1990s, I visited friends in Germany, who were very serious oenophiles. At the time, I had not lived long in Virginia, but ... Read full review


Chateau Morrisette (9/01/2014)
4.0

In the late 1970's, the first Virginia wineries were getting their start, and the reigning school of thought was that only French-American hybrids could be ... Read full review


Abingdon Vineyard & Winery (8/30/2014)
4.0

Southwestern Virginia does not immediately come to mind when one thinks of Virginia wine. It’s a particularly rugged and mountainous part of the state tucked ... Read full review


Loving Cup Vineyard & Winery (8/16/2014)
4.0

Virginia does not offer ideal climate for organic viticulture. It's the entire east coast really. There is just too much rain and that makes the ... Read full review


Cedar Creek Winery (VA) (7/19/2014)
4.5

There are a few wineries in Virginia that have raised the bar for other winemakers. These wineries are producing one or more wines of such ... Read full review


CrossKeys Vineyard & Estates (6/14/2014)
4.5

Everything about the Shenandoah Valley indicates that it is one of the most ideally suited regions in Virginia to practice viticulture. The higher elevations, soil ... Read full review


Shenandoah Vineyards (VA) (6/05/2014)
4.5

There are only a handful of Virginia wineries still in operation that were around in the early days of Virginia wine production. Almost all of ... Read full review


Stinson Vineyards (1/21/2014)
4.0

Piedmont House is a historic eighteen-century farmhouse located a few miles west of Charlottesville at the base of the Blue Ridge. Scott and Martha Stinson ... Read full review


King Family Vineyards (1/10/2014)
4.5

Living here in Central Virginia I’m surrounded by wineries that are drawing national and international attention. One of these is just west of Charlottesville near ... Read full review


Hiddencroft Vineyards (12/26/2013)
4.5

In the far upper reaches of the Middleburg AVA you’ll find one of the northern-most wineries in the state of Virginia. Hiddencroft Vineyards is not ... Read full review


Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards (11/23/2013)
3.0

One of the top fifty wedding destinations on the east coast can be found in North Garden, Virginia. The view from Pippin Hill Farm and ... Read full review


Rockbridge Vineyard (11/16/2013)
4.0

This is what I love about exploring wineries. You just never know what you'll find. There really are some hidden gems just waiting to be ... Read full review


Veritas Vineyard & Winery (11/09/2013)
4.0

Here in Charlottesville, in the Monticello American Viticultural Area (AVA), at the epicenter of Central Virginia wine country, there are almost fifty wineries within a ... Read full review


DelFosse Vineyards (10/30/2013)
4.5

Traveling south from Charlottesville, Virginia on Route 29, you will cross the Nelson County line. You must then remain alert as you look for the ... Read full review


Barboursville Vineyards (10/26/2013)
4.5

Depending on where you are coming from, the village of Barboursville can be reached using either State Route 20 or 33. Both are scenic drives ... Read full review