Cider & Hot Drinks This Holiday Season

December 17th, 2016 / by Taste of Blue Ridge

While you’re baking the cookies, putting up the Christmas tree, and hanging the lights, you need a nice hot drink to keep you warm!  The classic cider and hot chocolate are always delicious, but we have found a few other drinks to try that we think you’ll love! The first is for adults only, and…

Throx Craft Beer in a Case

December 14th, 2016 / by Taste of Blue Ridge

Is there someone in your life that you have trouble Christmas shopping for year after year? We get it.  We know it’s exhausting spending all day at the mall and fighting through horrible traffic only to settle for a gift that even you don’t love. Don’t fear. There IS a solution. Throx Market in Winchester,…

Find the Perfect Gift at Nibblins!

December 6th, 2016 / by Taste of Blue Ridge

Are you a foodie? Is someone you know an expert chef? Do you have family who centers the holidays around the food in the kitchen? If you said “yes” to any of those, then you have to check out Nibblins for your holiday shopping! Nibblins is a gourmet kitchen store in Winchester, Virginia, that sells…

Impressive Seasonal Side Dishes!

November 19th, 2016 / by Taste of Blue Ridge

With the holiday season upon us, we have been working on getting some great recipes and recommendations for your upcoming events! Everyone enjoys the traditional turkey and ham, but what do you like to pair with it? Side dishes can sometimes become an afterthought, but we are here to shed some light and bring you…

Beer & Bourbon Dinner at Backroom Brewery!

November 9th, 2016 / by Taste of Blue Ridge

Backroom Brewery is one of our favorites, and we’re excited to announce that they’re pairing up with Filibuster Distillery to give you a night full of great food and drinks! This is the first collaboration between the two, and it’s going to be an awesome one. This Beer and Bourbon Dinner is on Friday, November…

Fall Wine Dinner at L’Auberge Provencale

October 20th, 2016 / by Taste of Blue Ridge

On Sunday, November 13th, L’Auberge Provencale is hosting their 5th Annual November Wine Dinner!  Make your way to this spectacular event to experience the best of wine, food, and great company. The event will kick off with a Meet & Greet at 12:30 pm.  At 1:00 pm, the dinner will begin, and the day will…

The Latest News From Nibblins

October 13th, 2016 / by Taste of Blue Ridge

If you’ve ever been to Nibblins Gourmet Kitchen Store, then you know that they offer all of the cooking, baking, and kitchen essentials that you could ever want! If you haven’t been, then this is the perfect time to go! Nibblins recently gave their store a face lift, rearranging the store to make it easier…

Plan to Attend the Epicurience Virginia Festival

October 12th, 2016 / by Taste of Blue Ridge

The Epicurience Virginia Festival, held at The Barn at One Loudoun in Ashburn, Virginia, is coming up this Saturday, and trust me, you don’t want to miss it!  While you’ve likely attended other wine tastings and festivals before, none compare to this.  On October 15th, from 1:00 pm-7:00 pm, get out to DC’s Wine Country to experience…

What makes MacKintosh’s Honeycrisp apple special

September 25th, 2016 / by Taste of Blue Ridge

Honeycrisp – the most amazing apple variety that Mackintosh Fruit Farm has ever grown. It is a delightful crisp textured apple with a balanced flavor that can’t be matched. This variety is very sensitive to the type of soil that it is grown in. It likes lots of calcium and lots of magnesium. Mackintosh Fruit…

September’s Apples and Hard Ciders

September 18th, 2016 / by Taste of Blue Ridge

Get into the fall spirit! We have picked some of the top local farms and festivals for you to get out and enjoy the fruit of the month – apples! This time of the year is perfect for picking fresh apples, and there are several options in the region that are great for doing so with…