Doug Fabbioli, “the godfather of Loudoun wine,” and winner of the 2016 Winemaker of the Year Award at last years Loudoun Wine Awards swept this years Gold category for his 2014 Tre Sorelle, 2014 Cabernet Franc Reserve, 2013 Tannat, and 2013 “Fratelli” Cabernet Sauvignon. The Grand Awards will be announced October 13 at the Loudoun […]
Thanks to a rainy spring and an overabundance of strawberries from last year’s crop, a new agribusiness partnership between Fabbioli Cellars and Wegmeyer Farms will produce a batch of sparkling strawberry wine this year.
Doug Fabbioli, “the godfather of Loudoun wine,” had quite the Friday night. During the second annual Loudoun Wine Awards Friday, Fabbioli was honored as the Winemaker of the Year, his 2013 Cabernet Franc Reserve won the Chairman’s Grand Award as the best wine out of more than 100 entrants, and his 2013 Tre Sorelle tied for […]
Fabbioli Cellars of Leesburg and Middleburg’s Cana Winery wooed some of the most prominent wine experts in the D.C. region in this year’s Loudoun Wine Awards.
Loudoun wines made up more than one-fifth of the 38 selections earning gold in the annual contest, the judging for which wrapped up last weekend. The 38 gold medal honorees were selected among 432 wines from 95 wineries entered into this year’s competition. All the wines consist of 100 percent Virginia fruit.
There are no stale, flavorless crackers that remind you of grandma’s house at Fabbioli Cellars to accompany your wine tasting. Instead, tasters are presented with a gourmet nibble to accompany seven wines.
6. Fabbioli Cellars The winery offers outdoor seating where you can bring your dog, as long as he remains on a leash. The winery offers wine and food pairings, including vegetarian and gluten-free options.
As the demand for Virginia wine goes up, so does the need for more grapes to make that wine. According to the most recent Virginia commercial grape report, more vines are being planted in the Commonwealth. Doug Fabbioli, owner and vintner of Fabbioli Cellars in Loudoun County, Va., said he has planted three-and-a-half acres of new grape vines in the past year […]
Spring is finally here and I find myself thinking about some bigger issues. As we have built our business over the last ten years, I have worked hard to identify and take advantage of good opportunities.
Two of the best red wines in Virginia can be found in western Loudoun, the region’s top sommeliers and wine experts say. But c’mon, we already knew that.