May 14, 2010
Virginia First Lady Maureen McDonnell took business owners on a tour of vineyards in the Charlottesville area Friday. The tour was designed to encourage business owners to increase the sale of Virginia wine.
The tour included Jefferson Vineyards of Charlottesville, Veritas Vineyards of Afton and White Hall Vineyards of Crozet.
Friday's tour was the first of a series of wine tours she will lead as a part of an initiative that includes economic development. One focus of the initiative is on the state wine, film and tourism industries.
"That's what I'd like to do with my platform is expose and highlight those things that are in Virginia that really need the exposure," said First Lady McDonnell.
The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we only ask that you use your best judgment. E-mail is required, but will not be displayed with comment.
As a host Newsplex.com welcomes a wide spectrum of opinions. However this is a site that we host. We have a responsibility to all our readers to try to keep our comment section fair and decent. For that reason The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.
If you have any ideas to improve the conversation or this section let us know. Send an e-mail to email@example.com.
powered by Disqus