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Ox-Eye Vineyards Offers Wine Tastings and Fun in Downtown Staunton

A hidden gem to Staunton is being discovered by visitors as well as locals. On Saturday we joined friends for the Sears Hill Bridge dedication in downtown Staunton and enjoyed lunch at the Clocktower Restaurant before walking to the Ox-Eye Vineyards Tasting Room on Middlebrook Avenue. The day was beautiful so we sat outdoors on the patio and enjoyed a tasting and glasses of award-winning wine from Ox-Eye Vineyards.


Ox-Eye Vineyards Tasting Room is located in the Historic Wharf District of downtown Staunton in a 1904 building designed by noted architect T.J. Collins. After sitting vacant for years, it was carefully and tastefully renovated by the Kiers.

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Ox-Eye Vineyards releases 2012 Pinot Noir

Ox-Eye logoBy Lynn R. Mitchell

Augusta County’s Ox-Eye Vineyards announced on Friday that their 2012 Pinot Noir had been released, a light and jammy wine perfect for Easter lamb. Stop by the Ox-Eye Tasting Room in the historic Wharf District of downtown Staunton to pick up yours. Cost is $24 a bottle.

Ox-Eye Tasting Room will be closed on Palm Sunday, March 29, and Easter Sunday, April 5. Check the website for more information.

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Autumn travel and leaf peeping in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley

By Lynn R. Mitchell
Originally published in the Washington Examiner, October 4, 2010 – Updated

Blue Ridge Parkway at Humpback Rock.

Now that autumn has arrived in the Shenandoah Valley, October’s calendar is full of festivals and events for those who wish to enjoy cooler temperatures and colorful leaves. If waiting until the fall color show hits its peak, be sure to check out Virginia Tourism’s Fall Color Hotline at 1-800-424-LOVE or check the Fall Color report.

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Staunton: Sunday art exhibit at Ox-Eye Vineyards Tasting Room

Ox-Eye logoBy Lynn R. Mitchell

Check out historic downtown Staunton Sunday afternoon by stopping by Ex-Eye Vineyards Tasting Room, enjoy a glass of wine, and meet the artists at an art exhibit opening reception.

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