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Hickory Hill Wines Brings Medals to Moneta

posted Mar 10, 2018, 7:43 AM by The Furrows

Enjoying the award winning wines
Moneta, VA  3/07/18 — The Olympics may be over but medals for excellence are headed to Moneta. Hickory Hill Vineyards earned six medals in the 2018 Virginia Wineries Association Governor’s Cup® Virginia Wine Competition. 

Hickory Hill Vineyards’ 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon and Smith Mountain Lake (SML) Redbud, Sunset and Mist all earned silver medals. Bronze medals were awarded to 2013 Cabernet Franc and SML Sweet Red Sail.

“We are proud to bring this recognition to our area as an excellent location for growing cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, and other grapes that create great wines,” said Wendy Furrow-Scott, winemaker at Hickory Hill. “Every part of our process happens right here on Smith Mountain Lake.” 

The Governor’s Cup competition ranks as one of the most stringent and thorough wine competitions in the country. In 2018, over 40 world-class judges sampled just over 440 of the best Virginia wines from 100 Virginia wineries. The best were awarded gold, silver, or bronze status.

Hickory Hill has earned more than 70 medals for its wines in national and international competitions. This latest round of award winners is currently available in the winery tasting room.

“These competitions validate the work we do here to produce great wines, but our greatest satisfaction comes from sharing the wines with our visitors. We know we are successful every time someone enjoys our wine,” Furrow-Scott said.

Hickory Hill welcomes visitors to its picturesque vineyard and tasting room year round. The winery hosts several outdoor events in the spring, summer, and fall, including the award-winning “Sunset Saturdays” live music series. 

WSLS Daytime Blue Ridge - In a Day's Drive

posted Jul 13, 2017, 10:36 AM by The Furrows

Natalie, with Daytime Blue Ridge came to visit!  Check it out by clicking here.

Hickory Hill Wines Earn Five Medals in Virginia’s Best Wine Competition

posted Mar 27, 2017, 1:16 PM by The Furrows

Hickory Hill Vineyards earned five medals in the 2017 Virginia Wineries Association Governor’s Cup® Virginia Wine Competition. 

Hickory Hill Vineyards’ 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon and Smith Mountain Lake (SML) 50th Anniversary Full Pond both earned silver medals. This is the fifth medal earned for both wines. Bronze medals were awarded to 2013 Chardonnay, SML 50th Anniversary Sixty-Six, and SML Mist.

For the complete press release, please see the attached file.

Hickory Hill Wins Best Winery at Smith Mountain Lake

posted Jan 9, 2017, 12:37 PM by Wendy Furrow-Scott   [ updated Jan 9, 2017, 1:47 PM ]

We win Gold!  In the January/February 2017 issue of Smith Mountain Laker, Hickory Hill Vineyards was named Best Winery.  Smith Mountain Laker readers vote every fall for the Best of Smith Mountain Lake awards.  This is the fourth year in a row that we have been named best local winery.

Our thanks to all who voted.  We are humbled and honored to be your choice for best local winery.

Hickory Hill earned a bronze for The Best Place to Watch a Sunset along with an honorable mention for Best Place to Hear Live Music.  A big thank you to our Sunset Saturday fans for voting for us in these two categories!  Plans are underway for additional Sunset Saturday dates this summer!

Along with the Best Winery award, Hickory Hill received an honorable mention for the Best Wine Selection.  

Want to see all the winners?  Come by the winery, or another distribution location, and pick up the January/February 2017 Smith Mountain Laker. Our tasting room and gift shop are open Saturdays from 12-5 through March.  In April, we resume our regular operating hours of Wednesday - Sunday from 12-5.

Thanks again for voting!  

Don't miss a Sunset Saturday in 2017!  Receive Sunset Saturday and other winery event reminders by signing up for our email list, either by visiting the winery or the Hickory Hill Vineyards website.

Sweetheart's Weekend local TV coverage

posted Feb 12, 2016, 8:08 AM by Wendy Furrow-Scott   [ updated Feb 12, 2016, 8:10 AM ]

WSLS News Story on Feb 12, 2013

posted Feb 13, 2013, 1:19 PM by Wendy Furrow-Scott   [ updated Feb 12, 2016, 8:09 AM ]

Follow this link to see the story on VA Wine and Hickory Hill!

Porsche Club Will Visit Hickory Hill

posted May 21, 2011, 7:09 AM by Wendy Furrow-Scott   [ updated May 22, 2011, 1:29 PM ]

On Sunday, May 22, 2011, Hickory Hill will host the Porsche Club.  Come on out and see our parking lot full of these great cars and meet their owners!

What a great time with a great group of people!  We look forward to seeing you again in the fall!

2011 05 Porsche Club at Hickory Hill

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