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Your Mount Ida Holiday Gift Guide

Your Mount Ida Holiday Gift Guide

Make this holiday season merry and bright with gifts for everyone on your list. For the home body Cozy up for a nice night in with a bottle of your favorite Reserve wine and set the mood with the Rescued Wine Candle Co. Using 100% all-natural soy wax and fragrances...

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Rosé Day 2020

Rosé Day 2020

  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...

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Your Favorite Mount Ida Recipes

Your Favorite Mount Ida Recipes

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!

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Warm Wine for Winter Months

Warm Wine for Winter Months

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.

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Sparkling Pairing Class

Sparkling Pairing Class

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. 

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Winter Pairings Menu Release!

Winter Pairings Menu Release!

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.

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How to Saber Champagne!

How to Saber Champagne!

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.

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Fireside Wine Dinner

Fireside Wine Dinner

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! 

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Coming up at Mount Ida Reserve

Coming up at Mount Ida Reserve

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! 

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