To help us celebrate October Virginia Wine Month, Charlottesville resident and author Richard Leahy will read from and sign copies of Beyond Jefferson's Vines, his definitive book on Virginia wine, at Market Street Wine on Saturday, October 27th from 4:00-4:30 p.m. Partnering with New Dominion Bookshop, we will sell these autographed copies during the afternoon/evening. A tasting of select benchmark Virginia wines will accompany the signing. Free!
Richard Leahy is a wine author and wine industry consultant specializing in regional wines east of the Rockies. He has been reporting on the wines of Virginia and other regional wine states since 1986. He works with numerous wineries, associations and state agencies, and is the Conference Manager for the largest wine industry trade show on the East Coast, the Eastern Winery Exposition.
His comprehensive book on Virginia wine, Beyond Jefferson’s Vines, is now in a second edition of 2014. He became well-known in the Eastern wine industry as East Coast Editor for Vineyard & Winery Management, and is the Mid-Atlantic and Southern Editor for the ground-breaking Oxford Companion to the Wines of North America (2000), a regional editor for Kevin Zraly’s American Wine Guide and assisted Steve DeLong on his recent Wine Tasting Notebook.