Crossing the Thin Brew Line 

Crossing the Thin Brew Line 

(Beer-tender Cara and Thin Brew Line’s new brewer, Raf Corredor. Photo by Chris Jones.)  By Diane Catanzaro & Chris Jones There you are in Virginia Beach, looking for a place to get a libation, a sip of suds, a beer. You’d like something fresh, delicious, and...
PROFILE: Hop On Over to Patch

PROFILE: Hop On Over to Patch

(Gordonsville locals love Patch Brewing Company) By Jennifer Waldera After founding and running the successful Hop On Tours, a bus excursion company that has hosted thousands of guests on trips to Charlottesville and Nelson area breweries, wineries, and distilleries...
PROFILE: WAR Craft Scores a Direct Hit

PROFILE: WAR Craft Scores a Direct Hit

(WAR Craft Brewery is a hit with couples with its rural setting, wine, and low ABV beers.) By Jennifer Waldera While the last few years may not have been the start to the contemporary roaring ‘20s that we all had hoped for, some brave souls have marched on, pursuing...
Brewery Fills the Harvest Gap

Brewery Fills the Harvest Gap

(Harvest Gap Brewery is located in a rural setting beautiful day or night. Photo courtesy Harvest Gap) By Michael T. Jarvis Mike and Katherine Virts are producing beer, wine and cider in Hillsboro, not too far from where his ancestors starting farming in the early...
Flying Ace Takes Off

Flying Ace Takes Off

(Stunning areal view of Flying Ace Farm) Words by Michael T. Jarvis Photos by KM Digital  Flying Ace Farm in Lovettsville definitely has the best of everything that begins with a B: a brewery, bourbon, barbecue, beer and bands. Add a large airplane that hangs from the...