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Whisky Town: Can Craft Distillery Work in Central VA?

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Rick Wasmund and Dan FitzHenry sit at a small table in a Stay Charlottesville rental house arrayed with plastic cups holding fluids of hues that range from clover honey through amber to the color of cherry juice, a natural reddish brown. You’ve heard about the surge in the craft distillery movement? Now you’re in it. Read More

Sticky business: Maple syrup pours onto local menus

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With days this cold and dark, a little trickle of sweetness goes a long way to cure a mean case of cabin fever. But reserving syrup for breakfast is selling the elixir short. These places around town are seeing the forest through the trees (and they’re not just maple) by treating us to syrup in everything from beginnings to endings. Read More

The wines of Groote Post make pride easy to swallow

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I’ve always been proud to be an equal opportunity lover of wine. Sure, I’m not wild about anything too buttery or beastly, but as long as it’s a well-made, balanced wine, there’s a happy home for it in my glass. So imagine my surprise, amidst all this open-mindedness, when years of field research revealed a verifiable dislike of the wines from an entire wine-producing region. Time and time again, if it was from South Africa, I no likey. Read More

This week’s restaurant news

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Fill 'er up! Nick Crutchfield, of Commonwealth Restaurant & Skybar, has been working on an impressive cocktail menu.Photo: John RobinsonNick Crutchfield may not hail from Charlottesville originally (Tidewater is his home), but he’s no stranger to these parts. Best bartender in C-VILLE’s 2012 Best of readers’ poll, you’ll find him shakin’ things up at Commonwealth Restaurant & Skybar. Lately, he’s been working on an inventive new cocktail menu (64 drinks total!) that rivals any major metropolitan city. Each section is described by a type of cocktail Read More

7 Beautiful Listings In CVille Between $250K And $450K

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1. 1432 Singleton Ln., $449,900

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Listed by Dave Cain
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Great 4 BR home in desirable Mosby Mountain Subdivision, just 5 easy minutes to UVA and downtown. First floor has master bedroom, oversized master bath with double vanity, separate shower and laundry room. Large bedrooms upstairs with 2 full bathrooms and nicely finished big bonus room / Home Theatre. 2 car oversized garage. 2 Zone HVAC, Hardiplank siding, mature landscaping. Custom shelving, home theatre equipment, all wall mounted TVs and all kitchen appliances convey with sale. Read More

8 Gorgeous CVille Real Estate Listings

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1. 741 Woodlands Rd., $13,995,000

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Listed by Frank Hardy
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Close to town & only 9 min to airport. Dramatic entry leads to 60 room brick manor home,Palladian in style, with exceptional finishes throughout. Additional structures on the property include Carriage House,Garden House,Log & stone cabin,Gate House,working barn. Pool,tennis court for sporting activities. Deck,formal garden,Pavilion,covered bridge,brick walkways,orchard, several ponds. Magnificent Country Estate property w/in 5 min of Charlottesville. Property is NOT under conservation easement. Read More

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