In 2011 longtime Virginia residents Jean and Steve Case — better known for their role in helping usher in the Internet age via AOL and for philanthropic endeavors — became part of the Virginia wine family with their purchase of the former Sweely Estate in Madison, VA, about 25 miles northeast of Charlottesville. 1,493 more words
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Sorry, low hanging fruit there in the title. I gripe all the time about how expensive Virginia wines are compared to other regions, and how the Cab Francs are always too green, and bla bla bla, but last week, I decided to stop being such a Negative Nancy and go visit some anyway – and I couldn’t be more glad that I did. 271 more words
What do you think are the biggest misconceptions about West Virginia?
I just think that people think there is nothing down here and there’s really nothing to do but there’s a lot to do down here actually as a skateboarder…they got a skatepark, that’s all I can say. 194 more words
I just adore Adam! He’s such a genuinely nice young man, as is his whole family! My daughter played soccer with Adam over the years for several teams before they broke off to guys and gals–no matter how well you play the guys are definitely going to be bigger and stronger so why risk injury right? 183 more words