Spring Blending Class with Matthieu Finot

Wine blending tests the true skills of a winemaker and is an important part of maintaining consistency between vintages. Renowned Virginia winemaker and Stinson winemaking consultant Matthieu Finot hosts our 5th annual PVCC Wine Blending class. Finot will share his secrets on the art of blending wines in pursuit of the perfect 2014 Stinson Vineyards Meritage! Students will break into groups and each group will develop their own blend. We will then blind taste and vote on favorites. Cost is $59/person. To register call PVCC Workforce Services at 434.961.5354, email workforce@pvcc.edu, or mail in registration form on last page of brochure.

Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Festival

2015 will bring the fourth annual Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Festival back to Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall. The Monticello Wine Trail is a non-for-profit organization that exists to promote and encourage cooperation amounts the various Central Virginia wineries. These award-winning wineries have helped raise Virginia’s ranking to the fifth largest wine producing state in the nation. The festival has grown to an expanded 3-day wine focused program. Check back for ticketing and event information!

Stinson Named in Washington Post “Top Picks: Best Wines”

Thanks to The Washington Post for including us in their September 15th Travel Section. Stinson was listed among some of our favorite area wineries under Central Virginia Top Picks for Best Wines and Kid/Pet Friendly. Come on out and see for yourselves!