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Veritas Owner, Andrew Hodson, recaps all of the Spring happenings on the farm, family updates, and staff features.

June 18, 2024

Spring’s Bounty: New Beginnings and Celebrations at Veritas

photo of rows of vineyard vines on top of mountain

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

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

Revisiting the Sparkling Wine Saga As we all know, only sparkling wine that comes from the Champagne region of France is called “Champagne”. The rest of the world is stuck with using “sparkling wine” to describe their bubbly. And to their credit the “Champenois” have done a fantastic job branding Champagne. In so doing, they […]

December 8, 2021

How the English Helped the French Make Champagne

“Now over everything the autumn light is thrown And every line is sharp and every leaf is clear…” – Poem in Autumn, by May Sorton It really does seem like the light is different in autumn. I’m not sure why. There seems to be a clarity often enhanced by the morning chill. The sun lights […]

November 22, 2021

Autumn Retrospective

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