Since starting Virginia Wine Chat early last year, we’ve hosted 16 virtual conversations with Virginia vintners. Known as #VAWineChat on Twitter, Virginia Wine Chat has grown considerably since our first ‘chat about Viognier in April 2013. In some months, the #VAWineChat hashtag has trended #1 or #2 on Twitter (meaning it was the most talked about subject on Twitter at a given time).
For those not familiar, Virginia Wine Chat is a monthly (or more frequent) virtual gathering of Virginia winemakers, industry folks, bloggers and consumers. The purpose of the ‘chats is to discuss the wines, wineries and winemakers of Virginia and raise awareness of the wines of the Commonwealth.
In December, we updated the format from Twitter-only to include a monthly live interview with a notable Virginia winemaker or personality that is broadcasted online live via UStream. December’s first video (via UStream) Virginia Wine Chat guest…
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