Press Release – Virginia Living




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RICHMOND, Va. Nov. 1, 2018 — Announcing the 7th Annual Made in Virginia Awards. Featuring products created in the Commonwealth, the 2018 Made in Virginia Awards celebrate innovation, entrepreneurship and craft in Food, Drink, and Home + Style. From hundreds of submissions, Virginia Living’s editors selected this year’s 22 winners, including our overall winner, Flying Fox Vineyard in Afton. Virginia Living’s 2018 Made in Virginia Awards are featured in the December 2018 issue, which will be mailed to subscribers on Nov. 2 and will land on quality newsstands around the state by Nov. 15. 2018 Made in Virginia Award Winners by City:

Afton Flying Fox Vineyard—Summer Sweet Vermouth

Bedford Blue Ridge Overland Gear—Tool Pouch Roll

Broad Run Pearmund Cellars—Virginia’s Heritage Red Wine

Charlottesville Thicket—botanical jewelry

Danville Ballad Brewing—Home Double IPA

Falls Church Falls Church Distillery—Great Falls Gin

Falls Church The Lost Whiskey Project—off the grid cabins

Harrisonburg Red Root & Company—Heirloom Garlic Oxymel

Harrisonburg Lineage Goods—waxed canvas and leather bags

Henrico Camelot Pewter—Richmond Bowl

Lexington Earth, Fire and Spirit Pottery—ceramic mugs

Midlothian Steam Bell Beer Works—Extra Plenty Hibiscus Cucumber Gose

Midlothian Gates Antiques Ltd.—Gates Red Oil

Mount Jackson Route 11 Potato Chips—Appalachian Salt and Black Pepper Chips

Powhatan Fine Creek Brewing Company—Faire des Réserves Bottle Series

Richmond Blue Bee Cider—Hewe’s Crab

Richmond Reservoir Distillery—Reservoir Bourbon Whiskey

Richmond AR’s Hot Southern Honey—Bourbon Barrel Aged Hot Honey

Roanoke Storied Goods—Rose Petal Sugar Cubes

South Hill Birdie’s Pimento Cheese—Smoked Gouda and Roasted Red Pepper Pimento Cheese

Warrenton Old Dominion Spirits—Belle Vodka

Waynesboro Autumn Olive Farms—Heritage Pork

About Virginia Living

Virginia Living celebrates all things Virginia—from its people and places to its deep history and traditions.

The highest quality, most widely read lifestyle magazine in the state, Virginia Living’s combination of smart,

engaging stories and stunning photography and art makes it a must-read.

Upcoming special issues include Virginia Living Weddings (February 2019), Health & Wellness (April

2019), and Best of Virginia 2019 (June 2019).

Virginia Living is available by subscription and at quality newsstands and select Barnes & Noble, Kroger,

Wegmans, and Target stores.

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CONTACT: Victoria Drake, Assistant Editor, Promotions & Special


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