Log In / Join Now

Enticing Virginia Viogniers

14 new reviews show the Old Dominion’s vintners are having success with the white Rhône grape and providing value as well
James Molesworth
Posted: July 2, 2010

Virginia’s wine industry has been growing in recent years, albeit quietly and out of the limelight. The state now counts over 140 wineries, up from 46 in 1995 and behind only California, New York, Oregon and Washington. Virginia is the seventh-largest commercial grape-producing state in the country, harvesting 7,000 tons of grapes in 2008 (from 2,500 acres of vines), a 25 percent increase from the previous year.

Members-Only Content


Created with Sketch.

Join today and get immediate access to this article, and to our entire database of more than 345,000 wine ratings. It only takes moments—but it will help you drink better all year long.


Already a member?     Sign In

WineRatings+ app: Download now for 365,000+ ratings.