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Wine of the Month: 2019 Malbec Rosé

Wine of the Month: 2019 Malbec Rosé

For the month of May, in celebration of all things Spring and Mother’s Day, we are featuring our 2019 Malbec Rosé! Our newest rosé release, this ruby beauty has quickly become our most popular rosé at the Tasting Room. 100% Malbec, this wine was made using the...
Wine of the Month: 2018 Petit Manseng

Wine of the Month: 2018 Petit Manseng

As we ring in the Spring, we are featuring our 2018 Mount Pleasant Petit Manseng for our April Wine of the Month! A bit of a sleeper wine on our list, Petit Manseng is a less commonly known grape that is growing in repute and quantity in the Virginia Wine Region....
Virginia Governor’s Cup 2021

Virginia Governor’s Cup 2021

The Tasting Room & Taphouse at Mount Ida Reserve participated in the 2021 Governor’s Cup competition. This is a competition hosted by the Virginia Wineries Association in partnership with the Virginia Wine Board and the Virginia Vineyards Association. A panel of...
Wine of the Month: 2017 Reserve Red

Wine of the Month: 2017 Reserve Red

For our March Wine of the Month we are featuring our 2017 High Ridge Reserve Red. Our Reserve Red is a true show-stopper and always a guest favorite. One of the last few varietals that we have remaining from the exceptional 2017 harvest; this wine is not to be...
Wine of the Month: 2018 Stargazer’s Sparkling Rosé

Wine of the Month: 2018 Stargazer’s Sparkling Rosé

For the month of February (and in honor of Valentine’s Day!) we will be featuring our 2018 Stargazer’s Sparkling Rosé! There is no limit to what you could drink for Valentine’s Day. But if you are looking for romance, rosé Champagne or sparkling is the ultimate...
Wine of the Month: 2017 High Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine of the Month: 2017 High Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon

In honor of the new year and new beginnings, we are launching a new Wine of the Month feature! Each month we will highlight one of our favorite Mount Ida wines; perhaps a soon to be sold out favorite, or a sneak peek of a not yet released vintage. We will present...
2020 Holiday Wine Guide

2020 Holiday Wine Guide

Whether you are on the hunt for the perfect wine to pair with your Christmas feast, to stock up on sparkling to ring in the New Year (and celebrate the END of 2020, am I right?), or looking for a bottle or two to gift so that you and your loved ones can share a toast...
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. In the early 2nd century, Roman armies would warm their wine to help survive the cold winters, and as time went on,...
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. The class was an opportunity for us to showcase our two sparkling wines, Over...
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. The practice is believed to have originated in...

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