Virginia's top wines?


A gallop through the top dozen in this year's Governor's Cup in the state of Virginia plus two more, and some news. 

For those of us far from it, the state of Virginia just south of Washington DC tends to be in the wine news mainly for being the location of the teetotal US president's eponymous winery. But that is of course deeply unfair to the state's hard-working vignerons. 

I am reminded of their wines on a fairly regular basis when I'm sent those chosen from about 500 VA wines to be part of the annual Governor's Cup dozen wines...