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Brewster Walk helps community
Here are five U.S. wines to celebrate the red, white and, well, pink while enjoying this year's festivities.
Thanksgiving is supposed to be a celebration of a successful harvest and a healthy, happy family, but it often seems to celebrate stress instead. What size turkey to buy? How many side dishes to make? Pumpkin or pecan pie? How do we prevent that relative (Uncle You-know-who) from hogging the turkey or the booze? And of course, what wine to serve?
With Thanksgiving coming, it's time to stock up on a variety of wines for the holiday table. This week's recommendations include a "nouveau" bubbly from Maryland, a frothy way to toast the end of the rainy 2018 vintage.
TODAY’S WORD is superannuated
At the next holiday dinner, when the discussion turns to politics and you reach for a second glass of merlot, consider this: Your social lubricant has 8,000-year-old roots. People were fermenting grapes and storing wine in massive jugs as long ago as 6000 B.C., according to a study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
In the past 30 years, the number of wineries in Virginia has increased six-fold. As of 2015, more than 8,000 people worked in the industry full time, up from fewer than 5,000 five years earlier. Also in 2015, wineries and vineyards throughout the state had an estimated economic impact of $1.37 billion.
AXTON – Sangria, chardonnay and merlot are just a few options people could encounter at the Smith River Sports Complex
A Carytown restaurant is closing temporarily and will reopen under new ownership.