Glen Manor Vineyards owner named ‘grape grower of the year’
- January 31, 2014
Jeff White, owner and winemaker of Glen Manor Vineyards in Front Royal, has been named Virginia Vineyards Association’s Grape Grower of the Year.
Award recipients must be members of the Virginia Vineyards Association (VVA) with at least seven years of experience managing or operating a commercial vineyard of at least five acres. The nominee also must be an active participant in the Virginia viticulture community with a history of service to the industry and must be well respected by his or her peers, VVA said in a statement.
In 2012 Glen Manor Vineyards won the Virginia Governors Cup with its 2009 Hodder Hill Meritage blend. In 2013 Glen Manor’s 2010 Hodder Hill was awarded a Gold medal at the Virginia Governors Cup.