Valentine’s Day is synonymous with romance, and what better way to express your love than with the timeless combination of chocolate and wine? Explore our curated selection of chocolate and wine pairings designed to elevate your Valentine’s celebration to new heights of indulgence and passion.

February 13, 2024

Indulge in Valentine’s Romance with Perfect Chocolate and Wine Pairings

Glass of Veritas Sparkling Rosé, part of a charcuterie board, and small jar of chocolate truffles.

Christmas, for the most part, is for the children, but it is also our most profound celebration of birth, transcending into the love of and love for children, who are the future for all of us.

December 20, 2023

Toasting to Love, Joy, and Holiday Moments

Veritas Owner, Andrew Hodson, shares some key takeaways from fall on the vineyard!

November 17, 2023

Autumn Tales from Veritas

Picture of Veritas Vineyard in Autumn

To quote the Bard, ”Now is the summer of our discontent, made inglorious by this summer sun of climate change.” In the history of record-keeping, 2023 has already earned the dubious distinction of being the hottest year ever recorded. From Death Valley in California to Xinjiang in China, and across Europe, temperature records are being […]

August 31, 2023

Heatwaves, Grapes and Family

You cannot ignore the bounty of spring, every year I marvel at seeing those tiny buds break out into beautiful leaves that carry the fruit, each bud with its unique identity. Just looking at how nature repeats itself, every year is a miracle. It is truly awe inspiring and that repetition is our life blood, […]

June 14, 2023

Spring is Sprung at the Winery

I’m finishing up writing the Winter retrospective on the last day of winter, March 20th, 2023. When it comes to Winter I have to remind myself that here in Virginia we are on the 38th parallel.

March 21, 2023

The Winter that Never Was

If I were a man of all seasons my favorite season would be Autumn. I actually have a file entitled “Poetry and Thoughts of Fall.” That is no accident because of all the seasons autumn is the season of reflection, the season more than any other that tugs those heart strings not of remorse or […]

November 22, 2022

Thoughts of Fall

Veritas Winery in Autumn

Veritas Summer Retrospective 2022 Well it’s all over now – summer that is. Labor Day is past, the kids are back to school, and harvest is in a damp swing.

September 13, 2022

Climate, Bottles, Bugs, and Summer Travels

Veritas Vineyard in the Summer

Every spring I am filled with optimism. It’s spring; it’s opportunity; it is change, almost a rebirth as we watch those beautiful green buds burst forth.

May 9, 2022

All You Need to Know About Planting Grape Vines

Yes folks, this has been a Humdinger of a winter – we’ve had it all, blistering cold for days on end, power cuts, interstate highways blocked and the ever-lingering cloud over all our heads, COVID. Why I obsess about the weather. You may have noticed that my newsletters tend to obsess about weather and as […]

February 24, 2022

Real Winter Returns to Virginia


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