Along with the intense Virginia heat and humidity, there is little more quintessential to mark the beginning of summer in Virginia wine country than the uptick in sales of rosé wines. A steady choice throughout the year, once May sunshine rolls around, we see a...
We are so lucky to have such a devoted clientele of regulars who love our products so well. Many of our guests have inquired about recipes for favorite dishes on the menu. We recently took a poll, asking YOU, which of our most popular menu items you would love to have the recipes for to try at home! Here are the TOP FIVE requested recipes from menus in our first year+ of business!
Mulled wine is popular around this time of year to keep the winter chill at bay, but many do not know the long history of mulled wine around the world.
Before New Year’s Eve, we celebrate at Mount Ida with our annual Sparkling Pairing Class! This year was no exception, with four unique wines paired with four delightful small bites.
We will be launching our new Winter Pairings Menu on Wednesday, January 15th. Chef is excited to focus on the lighter side of winter with a menu featuring a wide array of this season’s produce. Our Winter menu will offer bold and bright flavors and a balanced selection of rich and hearty with light and fresh.
Opening a bottle of Champagne will always give off a sense of excitement with the quiet pop of a cork. While showy, and usually reserved for celebrations, using a saber to open a bottle has been in practice for centuries.
On Thursday, December 5, we hosted our second annual Fireside Wine Dinner. A big THANK YOU to everyone who joined us, we were thrilled to have our first completely sold out pairings dinner!
Looking for something fun to do this winter? Join us at the Tasting Room & Taphouse at Mount Ida Reserve for one of our upcoming house events!
After what felt like the longest, hottest, summer, we are so excited to be gearing up for the holiday season here at Mount Ida Reserve! All of us here at the Tasting Room are already in the holiday spirit and are looking forward to celebrating with all of our wonderful regulars and guests with our upcoming calendar of holiday events.