Viognier & Moonlight White Blend Bottling

Viognier & Moonlight White Blend Bottling

This week was our first bottling of the new year! While our 2017 reds will continue to age in barrels, our brighter white wines are nearing completion in their aging process. To kick off 2018, we have started with our Viognier and our Moonlight White Blend. 2017 was...
NOW HIRING

NOW HIRING

We are so excited to announce that we are officially now hiring for front of house and kitchen staff! We have so many exciting plans for The Tasting Room & Taphouse at Mount Ida Reserve. If you are interested in joining the team and being a part of this exciting...
Friendly Faces on the Farm

Friendly Faces on the Farm

We took some time this week to stop by the barn to say hello to some our favorite friendly (and furry) faces on the farm! We have many animals on the farm including four purebred Anatolian Shepherds, four Clydesdales, a handful of gorgeous horses, and of...
Snow Day!

Snow Day!

The farm was covered in a beautiful white blanket of snow last week, which gave our Farm Manager, Whitney, the opportunity to take some really beautiful photos! This is The Lodge, one of our wedding venues at Mount Ida Farm + Vineyard! The Clydesdales REALLY loved...
Mount Ida Manor

Mount Ida Manor

Described as “one of the most important late 18th century plantation houses in Virginia” by the Senior Architectural Historian, Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Historic Resources, Mount Ida was built c. 1795 by William Cannon, on a hill overlooking the south...
Cheers VA

Cheers VA

Here at Mount Ida Reserve, community means a lot to us…whether it’s the local community or the beer & wine communities in general. We will be doing a series of blog posts of Q&A with movers, makers, and shakers in the beer & wine industry...
John Bryce: The Brain Behind the Brewery

John Bryce: The Brain Behind the Brewery

Introducing John Bryce, the brain behind the brewery at Mount Ida Reserve!   Where are you from, and how long have you been brewing beer? I grew up in Richmond and have been brewing beer commercially for over 15 years. I’ve spent about 9 years here in Cville.  ...
Introducing: Blanc de Blanc

Introducing: Blanc de Blanc

With all the hustle and bustle of the upcoming holidays, we wanted to share our favorite wine for the season! No matter what you are celebrating this month, whether it be a birthday, anniversary, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, or the new year…we think you should...
Brewery Update

Brewery Update

Happy Friday everyone! We had so many people reach out to us last week to express their excitement about our brewery after our last post.  Since the brewery has been our focus at the construction site we figured we would go ahead and share some of our progress pics...
Brewing Up a Dream

Brewing Up a Dream

Opening a tasting room has been a goal and plan of ours for years.  Projects like this don’t happen overnight.  They start with an idea.  That idea sparks a dream.  That dream, mixed with a little determination, turns into a plan.  Now, here we are with our...

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