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Meet the Team: Nick Bishop

Today for our Meet the Team blog series we are introducing our Sous Chef, Nick Bishop! Where are you from? Yukon, Oklahoma   What is your educational background? I attended the culinary institute of Platt college in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma What do you like to do in...

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Reserve Runners

At Mount Ida Reserve, we believe that wine brings people together.  After all, that’s why we brought wine and beer together. What better way to bring people together than to get active before catching up over a glass of wine? That’s why we’re so excited to announce...

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Meet the Team: Cameron Vest

Where are you from? I was born and raised in Reston, Virginia and lived around Reston and Mclean before attending St. Anne’s-Belfield as a boarding student. That pretty much brought me to Charlottesville, but I took a detour to be a ski bum in Keystone for awhile....

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Meet The Team: Catie Richards

Today for our "Meet the Team" blog series we are introducing our Assistant Manager, Catie Richards! Catie just joined our team in February and has been eager and excited to get everything prepared for the Tasting Room's opening! Introducing....Catie! Where are you...

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Meet the Team: Bronwyn Baumgardner

Next up for our "Meet the Team" blog series is our Director of Social Media + Event Associate, Bronwyn Baumgardner! Bronwyn joined our team in January 2017. She runs the social media accounts across all of our properties including Mount Ida Farm + Vineyard and The...

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The Farms of Turkey Run

For those of you that don't know, we have a neighborhood just down the road from the Tasting Room & Taphouse called The Farms of Turkey Run.  The Farms of Turkey Run offers a unique enclave of 40 private country estates, all 21+ acres. The parcels offer spectacular...

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Meet the Team: Stephanie Vogtman

Today we are continuing our "Meet the Team" blog series by introducing our Beverage Manager, Stephanie! Stephanie joined our team in November and has been working hard to get everything in place for the big opening day! Introducing...Stephanie! Where are you from? I...

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Meet the Team: Margaret Hatfield

To continue our “Meet the Team” blog series we are introducing our Front Of House Manager/Assistant Kitchen Manager, Margaret Hatfield! She joined our team this February and has been working hard along with Nathan to build our menus! Introducing….Margaret! Where are...

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2017 Rosé & 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Bottling

Last week we moved away from bottling our white wines to darker hues with our 2017 Rosé and our 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon. Nothing says spring and summer sipping like a light rosé! Our 2017 vintage was made from Cabernet Sauvignon grapes, giving the wine their trademark...

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