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Virginia Wine Country Christmas

Sam Gugino
Issue: November 30, 2012

Virginia could be considered the birthplace of American wine. It was the home of Thomas Jefferson, who has been described by some historians as America's first distinguished viticulturist. Today, with 207 wineries, Virginia's wine country flourishes as Jefferson could hardly have imagined. Wine Spectator brings you a dinner rooted in history, paired with wines of the Old Dominion.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 6, 2012.

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