A Wine Descriptor Cheat Sheet

These are just a sampling of the wine descriptors you can possibly use, but they are basic. Using them will fool anyone into thinking you know what you are tasting. Give it a try!

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Tasting Virginia 3 – Chrysalis Vineyards

On the drive between La Grange and Chrysalis, after gazing over the 6,000th meadow of bluegrass and horses, I finally said to Tara, “If there are so many wineries here, where are the vineyards?”

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Tasting Virginia 2 – The Winery at La Grange

On our way to the Winery at La Grange, we headed west on General Lee Highway, took a wrong turn in the middle of Manassas Battlefield Park and found ourselves charging halfway through Bull Run. By the time we’d redirected ourselves toward the village of Haymarket, I felt like I’d lived through the beginning of the Civil War.

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