Virginia Versus The World™ Thomas Jefferson had a vision … of vineyards lacing the Virginia landscape. And, along with the vines certain economic benefits – not to mention the resulting prestige, pleasure and refinement of enjoying fine wine. Nearly 300 farm wineries now dot the Commonwealth landcape. These special farms are putting Virginia on the map in the world wine market, protecting farmland with sustainable agriculture, and playing a major role in the State’s economic development as a burgeoning tourism draw. The wineries of Virginia continue to gain national and international recognition. Do you think Virginia wine is ready to go head-to-head with world class wine? Be the judge and jury in an exciting blind tasting as Virginia’s best varietals are pitted against their international competitors in a blind comparison tasting. Come judge for your self how well (or not so well) Virginia stacks up in the world wine arena.