Friday, March 19, 2010

Girls Night Out - Virginia Wine Week

Craving girlfriend time and spring? Spring is definitely in the air and there's no better way to kick off the season with Virginia's 1st Wine Week - Love By The Glass!

Kicking off on Monday, March 22, wine loving girlfriends can enjoy wine by the glass at several Virginia restaurants and wine shops. During the week, at least two Virginia wines will be added to restaurant menus and shop merchandise for sale by the glass. In a recent press release, Alisa Bailey, President and CEO of the Virginia Tourism Corporation expressed “It’s important for visitors to find local wine on menus in Virginia’s restaurants and Virginia Wine Week will help encourage that.”

Not only can you catch up with girlfriends but you'll be supoorting Virginia wineries, as well. Did you know that within Virginia, there are over 155 wineries and the state has been named by Travel & Leisure magazine as a top up and coming wine region!

The week-long wine event has even caught the attention of Virginia's First Lady Maureen McDonnell, who will make the inuagural toast at Julep's restaurant in Richmond on Monday, March 22.

Love By The Glass is March 22 - March 28, 2010. For a list of participating restaurants and shops, visit

Now call up your girlfriends and make it a date! :)