Learn About Kluge Estate
Established in 1999, Kluge Estate Winery and Vineyard aspires to be one of the East Coast's most prestigious wineries. Helmed by Patricia Kluge, whose touch and taste is stamped on every aspect of the operation, this winery is making an impression on Virginians and is poised to make a mark on the national and international scene as well.
Learn About Virginia
From Jamestown to today, Virginia has one of the oldest histories of winemaking in the New World. The early settlers started vines from native varieties. 200 years after Jamestown, at Monticello Thomas Jefferson endlessly tried to grow vinifera grapes, but only the native varieties survived phylloxera. Even so, he was sure that wine made from these grapes would equal the finest...
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Learn About Non-Vintage
Most Champagne you encounter will be NV, or non-vintage. This is because the base wine is a blend of wine from
In producing non-vintage wines, Champagne houses strive to keep the taste consistent year by year, and non-vintage
the winemakers flexibility in blending, ensuring a constant style each year. Non-vintage Champagne...
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