Vote Today and Bring LOVE to a Virginia Winery this October

by Dave Neudeck | Posted: Sep 21, 2011 | Updated: Nov 24, 2014

Comments: 78 Comments

Love Artwork at a Virginia Welcome Center

Love Artwork at a Virginia Welcome Center

Update: Congratulations to Blenheim Vineyards – winner of the Bring LOVE to Your Winery vote. Thank you to all the wineries who nominated their business as part of this fun promotion. Facebook friends be sure to show these folks the LOVE and visit their wineries for October Virginia Wine Month and throughout the year.

More details on Look for the LOVE at Blenheim in October!

See the results below.

The Virginia Tourism Corporation is out to prove that love is at the heart of every Virginia vacation especially during October Virginia Wine Month.

Twenty-three Virginia wineries self-nominated themselves for the Bring LOVE to Your Winery event, where VTC will display our giant LOVE artwork at one winery during October. Which winery is up to you so vote TODAY!

Visitors will be encouraged to take a picture in front of the artwork and share it on Facebook at or on Twitter, using the special hashtag #LOVEVA.

See the list below of the wineries who nominated themselves for the Bring LOVE to Your Winery event. Vote for your favorite but hurry – the vote closes at 5 pm. VTC will install the artwork at the winning winery where it will be on display throughout October Virginia Wine Month. Go to to learn more about Virginia’s nearly 200 wineries and wine travel in Virginia.

Update: Poll Closed at 5:00pm Sept 21, 2011

Poll Results:

King Family Vineyards: 32 votes

West Wind Farm Vineyard & Winery: 397

Weston Farm Vineyard & Winery: 5

Sans Soucy Vineyards: 384

Philip Carter Winery: 12

Jefferson Vineyards: 18

Hickory Hill Vineyards: 23

Attimo Winery: 5

Doukenie Winery: 23

Cardinal Point Vineyard & Winery: 26

Prince Michel Vineyard and Winery: 181

Lost Creek Winery: 7

Zephaniah Farm Vineyard: 4

DuCard Vineyards: 140

29 Vines: 58

White Rock Vineyards & Winery: 11

Saude Creek Vineyards: 71

Rebec Winery: 42

Pearmund Cellars: 28

Bluemont Vineyard: 37

Chatham Vineyards: 275

Blenheim Vineyards: 3,134

CrossKeys Vineyards: 8

Plan a visit to one of these wineries and other great Virginia wineries at or try our interactive map to find a winery nearby any desitnation in Virginia at


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I would come down from PA to see the LoVE brought to Blenheim!


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My son, Matt and lovely fiance, Erica are getting married at Prince Michel in Sept 2012!

Mary G

Not a very good job, none of the four wineries I would have voted for are on the list, so I didn’t vote. Poor job in marketing.

Tamra Talamdge-Anderson

Hi Mary, please note that this opportunity was offered to all the wineries across the state. Twenty-three nominated themselves for this vote contest. The whole point is to showcase wine travel in Virginia and promote October Virginia Wine Month which is right around the corner. I’m sure your favorite wineries probably had too much on their plate to nominate themselves at this time.

Jamie krueger

What David said!!!!

David M

Hi Mary G – it’s not poor marketing – the wineries all self-nominated. If your four aren’t on there, it’s because they didn’t nominate themselves. Therein lies the marketing shortfall.

Mary, Just so you’re aware of how it worked: this promotion went out to all wineries in the state who subscribe to the free tourism blasts. Apparently, these are the 23 wineries who jumped to put their hats in the ring. All of these wineries are working their hardest to cross-promote with our state’s tourism department (one of the top in the country). What you see among this list of wineries are a few biggies and those who are more invested in cross-marketing because many of us are smaller mom and pop owner/winemaker establishments where the owner is the one… Read more »