Virginia Wine & Country Life Releases Digital Guide to the Best Virginia Wines

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (March 2023) – Ivy Life & Style Media, publishers of the Virginia Wine & Country Gold Book, are pleased to announce a full suite of resources outlining the results of the 2023 Governor’s Cup Competition. The 2023 competition saw the most high-quality selection of wines yet, with 142 wines from 66 different Virginia wineries earning a gold medal in the event. Independently judged by wine professionals this is an indicator of the great and growing quality of the wine industry in Virginia. The coveted Governor’s Cup Case of the 12 best wines in the competition was comprised of 9 wineries including the Cup Winner, Delfosse Vineyards & Winery, for their 2021 Screaming Hawk Meritage.

To best explore the regularly updated comprehensive suite of resource materials about the best Virginia wineries visit the Virginia Wine & Country Life website. There you will find winemaker interviews, Virginia’s Great American Wine Story, in-depth vineyards profiles, details about the most successful Virginia wine varietals along with expert tips on how to taste wine, detailed lists of award winners over the years and maps of Virginia Wine Trails.

Introducing Tasha Durett

Ivy Life & Style Media is also thrilled to announce the addition of LaTasha Durrett to our team as a freelance writer. Durrett is a celebrated wine writer, an Oenoverse leader, a diversity advocate and the founder of the nonprofit group Black Women Who Wine, dedicated to increasing diversity at Virginia tasting rooms, making Virginia wine accessible to all and expanding awareness of BIPOC participants in the Virginia Wine Industry.

For interviews or images, please contact co-publisher, Jennifer Bryerton at 434.984.4713 or [email protected].

From Ivy Life & Style Media, founded in 1998, publishers of Virginia Wine & Country Life, a semi-annual luxury magazine of Life & Style in Virginia Wine Country, Virginia Wine & Country Wedding Planner, an annual art book celebrating elegant country weddings in Virginia, Virginia Wine & Country Gold Book, an annual wine journal and travel guide to the best award-winning wineries in Virginia Wine Country, and CharlottesvilleFamily Life & Home Magazine, a parenting magazine published in luxury print quarterly. All publications include a dynamic digital presence with a frequently updated website and active social media platforms.