Capstone Mushroom, launched last January by Ryan Staab, is one of the few companies in the state that focuses solely on providing a vast array of fantastic fungi. And the Virginia Beach business is quickly becoming a favorite among discerning chefs.
The wine helped Early Mountain Vineyards become a finalist for Wine Enthusiast Magazine’s 2018 Best American Winery Award. The chef was hired soon afterward to capitalize on the notoriety and bring fine dining to the winery.
Virginia farmers are using free-range methods and heritage-breed hogs to create world-class terroir products.
Ankida Ridge is making some of the nation’s finest pinot noir in an unlikely place: the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Its name is a piece of charming nonsense, a lid placed over the stars. But the view from its
windows is serious. Orion’s Roof, a sleek aerie of a restaurant perched 23 stories above the Atlantic shore, offers a vista that would cause countless postcards to crumple in shame.
Virginia’s first single-property vineyard, brewery and distillery hopes to create a mecca for barrel-aged booze.