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Winemaker Profile !
Read a nice profile or our fabulous winemaker Julien Durantie here

DuCard Oyster Fest !
The inside scoop (or slurp?) on this great event.

DuCard Overview: The Charlottesville Guide
Thanks to these folks who profile lots of 'attractions' for visitors and locals.

Barrel Room Gourmet Food & Wine Program
Already done lots of winery crawls and want a 'higher end' experience (maybe for special occasion or out-of-town guests)? Check this out (note: limited dates, advance reservations required).

TESLA Refueling Station
Press Release: DuCard Vineyards and TESLA Motors Partner to Provide Electric Car Recharging as new element in DuCard's "green" portfolio. Only the 2nd winery in Virginia.

"One the best bottles of Petit Verdot we've ever had"
And more, from VirginiaWinos bloggers visit to DuCard.

"Wine In Its Truest Form: Sediment !"
Interesting insight by wine blogger about our vibe, our wines and our commitment to quality.

"Carbon Fund parnership"
As part of our environmental stewardship, we have partnered with The Carbon Fund to help fund projects that offset the carbon impact of our operations.

"DuCard: A Top Winery Destination"
Alexandria's Old Town Crier recently cried out about us.

"A Taste Of DuCard Vineyards"
This DC writer recently visited and reviewed our Barrel Room Food & Wine Program ... a nice summary if you're looking to attend

"Top Five"
One of the premier wine bloggers just listed DuCard as one of the top five wineries in Virginia. We're honored, there being about 250 overall now.

"Now and Zin: Viognier"
Here's a great review of our Viognier from a widely-followed wine blogger ... "should be in everyone's wine rack" Ha.

"Kath Eats"
One of the country's top food and lifestyle bloggers came to our Barrel Room Food & Wine Program. See what she had to say here. Thanks Kath.

"Lot 18"
Our 'buzz' extends to New York, with this very nice article profiling us and focusing on our distinctive and gorgeous Petit Verdot. Check it out.

"Life Between the Vines"
Want to get a feel for what we do, how (and why)? at DuCard. This national program recently interviewed Scott to get the inside scoop. Click above to listen in.

Check out our great new video
We're proud to be a member of the Blue Ridge Whiskey Wine Loop - featuring vineyards, lodging and restaurants adjoining Shenandoah National Park.  Video.

Alaska Wine Cruise
DuCard hosted a fabulous 10 day cruise through Alaska's incredible Inside Passage in May.  Small ship, private dinners, special tastings, great service, on board spa and more.  Wonder how much wine we need to bring ... hmmm.  Check in with us for the full report when you visit us.

Parlez-vous Francais ?
Our friends at Alliance Francais wrote a nice article, in French of course, about DuCard and our French winegrower / winemaker Julien  Have a look at it here.

Virginia Wine Summit
Our 2010 Petit Verdot was showcased at the recent Virginia Wine Summit as the benchmark for this great varietal in Virginia - with tastings for a range of international wine critics and trade professionals. An honor indeed. The last few cases have been made available for sale at our tasting room.

DuCard Viognier named favorite in blind tasting
Wine critic Richard Leahy has named our Signature Viognier his favorite in a blind tasting for Virginia Wine Lover Magazine.  Hooray!  Review.

Judgement of Virginia - Blind Tasting
Our 2010 Signature Viognier was selected to represent The Commonwealth in a blind tasting event of Virginia against the world, reprising the famous Judgement of Paris 25 years ago that California famously won.   Click above to see how we did (PDG we think)

Internet Reviews
It means a lot when folks write about us on Trip Advisor and Yelp and Google+ and Facbook and ... on and on ... We don't even know who's doing it of course.  So all the more gratifying that we repeatedly get top marks from everyone.  Thanks !  Come visit and form your own opinion.  And then post it, please.

Madison's New Green Winery
Old Town Crier weighs in

Cville Uncorked
New Winery in Madison! Visit DuCard!

Meet the Farmer TV
Yes, that's right.  Not quite Dancing with the Stars but maybe of some interest. 
It's an in-depth profile and interview with Scott and profile of DuCard, showing on local public television - part
of a series about local agricultural producers, a hot topic here in the Piedmont.

Virginia Wine Lover
made our Popham Run Red the Wine of the Month for January.

Green Principles
The Daily Progress in Charlottesville published a nice profile of DuCard,
focusing on how we got into all of this, and the uniqueness of our facility and operation.

A Preview Review!
e weren't even fully up and running yet and already have had a nice review from some folks who sought us out while they were in the area. They described our Virginia Norton as “superb” and gave us five out of five stars for “winery” and “ambiance.”

Drink What You Like Blog
Intrepid Virginia wine blogger Frank Morgan visited and did a nice interview about our operation and our Signature Viognier ("very expressive - peach and apricot")

Some local publications have profiled our operations, including "adopt-a-row" classes on vineyard management.
Etlan’s Hidden Gem: DuCard ProfileMadison Eagle
Test Vineyard — The Weekly Pour, C-ville Weekly
Unleashing Your Inner WinemakerFlavor

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