America’s Wine Country Enhances the Journey Through Hallowed Ground



Photo courtesy of Barrel Oak Winery

Photo courtesy of Barrel Oak Winery

Something new is vinting in Virginia’s wine country. It’s called “Virginia’s Piedmont: America’s Wine Country”. This regional assembly of 11 counties stretches from Warren, Fauquier and Loudoun in the north to Albemarle in the south. The thrill of the wine life is now merged with America’s hallowed ground.

The wine country of Virginia follows the same trajectory as its historic antecedents: the world is rediscovering Virginia as a land of intense beauty and intense vintages. The land of President Jefferson is also the land of Thomas Jefferson: world’s leading oenophile. The land of Justice John Marshall is the land of Justice Marshall: grand lover of Madera.

Photo courtesy of Barrel Oak Winery

 

Today, John Marshall’s estate is a winery.

Today, a winery sits at the battle site of Bull Run.

 

It may take years for the world to fully discover both the history and the great vintages of Virginia; but together, the Journey and America’s Wine Country promise the opportunity to bring Virginia back to the world stage as one of the great historic and wine regions of the world.

Photo courtesy of Barrel Oak Winery

Brian Roeder

Brian Roeder

Proprietor at Barrel Oak Winery
Brian Roeder is half the husband and wife team that founded and owns Barrel Oak Winery LLC (BOW) in Delaplane, VA. BOW is a destination winery and the most successful start-up winery in Virginia.

Brian currently serves on the boards of the Virginia Tourism Corp., the Virginia Wineries Association, the Greater Warrenton Chamber of Commerce, the Fauquier Wine Council, and The Institute on Religion and Public Policy.
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Brian Roeder is half the husband and wife team that founded and owns Barrel Oak Winery LLC (BOW) in Delaplane, VA. BOW is a destination winery and the most successful start-up winery in Virginia. Brian currently serves on the boards of the Virginia Tourism Corp., the Virginia Wineries Association, the Greater Warrenton Chamber of Commerce, the Fauquier Wine Council, and The Institute on Religion and Public Policy.