The three have little in common, except that they all learned the trade from Jim Law at Linden Vineyards. In just a few years, they have employed technological advances to make world-class wines, at times exceeding the quality of their mentor's.
Grocery store owners and wine and liquor retailers are gearing up for another fight over a bill allowing supermarket wine sales, which should be at the forefront of discussions when the General Assembly reconvenes in January.
"We already have a shortage in Virginia, because people are excited about Virginia wines. We don't have enough grapes in the ground already, so we have to reach out further to buy grapes, because we can't always get enough locally. And as that market continues to experience more pressure, the harder it gets."