Wine + Food

The Season for Festive Gatherings: A Recipe & Wine Pairing Guide

The Season for Festive Gatherings: A Recipe & Wine Pairing Guide

Thanksgiving is just around the corner! Check out a few of our favorite wine and turkey pairings. Plus, we are thrilled to share a scrumptious new recipe with you. When planning holiday dinners, there are certain dishes that always come to mind and we cherish making the same favorite recipes year after year. This year, we’re adding…

A Perfect Summer Picnic in Virginia Wine Country

Written By:  Michele Armentrout Wine Experience Curator and Wine Educator at Eastwood Farm and Winery Published By:  Southside Neighbors & Forest Lakes Neighbors Right outside your door, here in the Charlottesville area, over 40 winery experiences await you. One of my favorite things about my job at Eastwood Farm and Winery is curating these experiences…

Virginia is for Viognier (Southside Neighbors)

Virginia is for Viognier! Pronounced Vee-un-yay this is delicious! Easy to remember, right? Pale gold in color, the Eastwood Viognier is a great example of how well this grape grows in central Virginia. Our 2020 bottling is deliciously dry, light-bodied with low acidity, and a clean, floral finish. Citrus, apricot, and white flowers like honeysuckle…