2015 Veritas Viognier

2015 Veritas Viognier

Posted by on Apr 1, 2016 in Vineyard | No Comments

Today, I share with you the story of our 2015 Viognier – a story, which began just about one year ago this month. It was April 13th, 2015 when the Viognier vines came out of hibernation and the buds sprang alive. Each year we expect bud break around the 15th of the month, so they were […]

Herbed Fingerling Potato Cakes

Herbed Fingerling Potato Cakes

Posted by on Mar 15, 2016 in Recipes | No Comments

Spring is upon us. Enjoy Chef Joel’s potato cakes as a base for some fresh asparagus, spring herb pesto and a filet of white fish. Don’t forget the wine! Try: Sauvignon Blanc, Saddleback Chardonnay, or even a Viognier! Herbed Fingerling Potato Cakes Ingredients: 2 pounds fingerling potato 3 tbsp EVOO 2 tbsp corn starch thyme […]

Veritas at Charleston Wine & Food

Veritas at Charleston Wine & Food

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016 in Events & Festivals | No Comments

What a weekend! Emily, George and Tralyn travelled down to Charleston, South Carolina last Friday to pour wines in the Charleston Wine and Food Festival, which takes place annually in the historic city. We were so honored to be included with some of our friends such as Boxwood Estate Winery and Early Mountain Winery among others. On […]

Winter Newsletter 2016

Winter Newsletter 2016

Posted by on Mar 1, 2016 in Andrew's Newsletter | No Comments

Snowmageddon – Snowzilla – or the 2016 Veritas Winter Newsletter Snow is friendly; it’s one of the “favorite things” from The Sound of Music. –Snowflakes that stay on your nose and eyelashes with silver white winters that melt into springs. If nothing else, the kids had fun with no school for almost a whole week, […]

Governors Cup Gold

Governors Cup Gold

Posted by on Feb 22, 2016 in Awards | No Comments

We got some wonderful news last week that our 2013 Vintner’s Reserve  won a gold medal at our annual Governor’s Cup Competition. Emily, Elliott and George are in Richmond this evening with the rest of the winners celebrating and pouring. For those of you wine-nerds out there, we have also attached the technical notes below, and […]

Romesco Sauce

Romesco Sauce

Posted by on Feb 17, 2016 in Recipes | No Comments

We had such great feedback on Chef Joel’s Romesco Sauce at the Valentine’s Dinner, that we figured we would do you all a favor and post the recipe here. Romesco sauce is actually a Spanish sauce that was intended to go with fish. The fresh nutty flavors will go beautifully with our Harlequin Reserve Chardonnay, […]

Triple Citrus Dressing

Triple Citrus Dressing

Posted by on Feb 11, 2016 in Recipes | No Comments

Chef’s Triple Citrus Salad Dressing is a staple here at the winery, so we thought we would share it with you. It is especially great this time of year because grapefruit is so fresh and readily available. Many wine people will tell you that it can be hard to pair wine with salads because of the […]

Summer 2015

Summer 2015

Posted by on Aug 11, 2015 in Andrew's Newsletter | No Comments

Of all the seasonal newsletters I find summer is always the hardest. Summer is summer; no bourgeoning growth of vines, no dripping drops of honey, no winter calamity, just good old sultry summer. I usually open the newsletter with musical lines like Eddie Cochran’s “There ain’t no cure for the summer blues,” or even the […]