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Virginia Craft Beer Month

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The Virginia Tourism Corporation has it right when they say "Virginia is for Craft Beer lovers". Over the last decade, the beer business in Virginia has rapidly grown but did you know August is Virginia Craft Beer Month? After a transformative legislation passed, the month long celebration was established to honor these masterminds and their impact on Virginia's economy. Back in 2012 former Governor Bob McDonnell observed the influx in Virginia's craft beer industry and signed Senate Bill 604. This bill allowed the retail sales of beer on brewery premises and in public tasting rooms, ultimately transforming the state's industry. With the new legislation...

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International Beer Day - ONE DAY ONLY SALE at Wine Gourmet!

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Don't miss our ONE DAY ONLY International Beer Day Sale! Mark your calendars! Next Friday, August 2nd, is International Beer Day and we're having a ONE DAY ONLY SALE to celebrate!  Stop by Wine Gourmet on August 2nd between 10:00AM - 8:00PM and enjoy 10% OFF ALL beer and beer-related accessories and 25% OFF large format beers (16oz+).

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2019 Father's Day Gift Guide

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Often times we get lost in the hustle and bustle of Mother's Day. Now, with less than a week until Father's Day, it's time to shine some light on the rock star fathers that help keep us all together! Below are 6 types of dads we all know (and LOVE) and some gifts they’ll be sure to enjoy. And remember… if he’s the type that’s impossible to shop for, a Wine Gourmet gift always makes the perfect gift! ...the beer geek Whether he has a beer belly and a 6 pack of beer or 6 pack abs and belly full of beer,...

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American Craft Beer Week

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Did you know out of over 7,000 breweries in the U.S., 98% of them are small and independent craft brewers?  You’ve probably heard the saying, “Life’s too short to drink bad beer”. Well… they’re right. In recent years the craft beer industry has exploded, with craft brewers nationwide, even all over our home state of Virginia. Since creativity and passion runs high for these brewers, it deserves to be recognized. While the Brewer’s Association celebrates American Beer Month in July, in 2006 they decided they wanted to honor these modest brewers before the summer beer rush flooded in. The Association...

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2019 Mother's Day Gift Guide

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It's our turn to spoil mom! Check out below some of our top picks for Mother's Day this year! Home Goods Heaven We all love to make our houses feel like home, and more than likely there’s something about Mom’s house that makes it unique. Whether it’s the smell or the decorations, it’s special. Twine and Viski by True Brands create products that are as beautiful as they are useful – something any mother can be ecstatic about. Twine features elegant, rustic home goods and Viski features a collection of fine barware and accessories. Browse our selection of products from...

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