Jan 2017 22

Today, for my first “Sip with me Sunday“, I visited the brand new winereserveWine Reserve at Waterford – tasting room and vineyard in Loudoun County. This was actually their opening weekend, so it really worked out perfectly. Upon entry, we were greeting with a glass of sparkling wine (Virginia) and immediately escorted to the bar for our tasting. They currently offer two tasting options: Commonwealth Uncorked and Virginia & Beyond. Both options include their two wines, a Chardonnay and a Meritage.

In addition to their two current selections, they offer the opportunity to taste a variety of wines from other Virginia vineyards as well as wines from around the world. There is a Pinot Gris from France, a Barbera from Italy, and a few Virginia selections from Maggie Malick Wine Cave, Pollak Vineyards and Granite Heights.

Each tasting has five options. I was most pleased with their Meritage – a Bordeaux-style blend with hints of cherry and plum. I also fell in love with the Granite Heights selection (Evening Serenade) which I purchased a bottle of to take home.

As for the venue and ambiance, it’s a small place but very cozy and quaint. We were lucky to be able to snag a few chairs right in front of the fireplace.  I really enjoyed my visit here and I am looking forward to many more trips back, especially when the weather gets warmer and we can chill outside – the views are magnificent.

For more about my Sunday at The Wine Reserve at Waterford, be sure to check me out on Instagram @vawineknow for my photos, videos and stories from my day! Cheers!

 

1 Comment

  1. Jon says:

    We loved having you out and we hope to see you back especially in those warmer months for another peak at our splendid view and also the fun events we will have planned throughout the seasons. Great work on the site also. Cheers!

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