March 2021

A Wine Shop with a Mission

Rodriguez and Robledo opened Grand Cata in DC’s Shaw neighborhood with a mission: to show people that wines from Latin America can compete with European wines, often at a lower price point.

2021 Virginia Governor’s Cup Winners

The 2021 Virginia Governor’s Cup was awarded to Barboursville Vineyards for their 2015 Paxxito dessert wine. The Governor’s Cup is the most prestigious annual wine competition for Virginia wine, with the winner having been selected from more than 500 submitted wines from upwards of 100 Virginia wineries.