Donna Evers: Weekend Winemaker

  • September 6, 2015

Bethesda Magazine, September-October 2015 Twin Oaks Tavern Winery & its proprietor, Donna Evers, have been revisited by Bethesda Magazine for another wonderful article in the fall edition of their magazine. Along with incredibly beautiful photographs by Skip Brown, the article…

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Summer 2015 – The Vineyards Grow !

Summer 2015 – The Vineyards Grow !

August, 2015 We bottled our wine at the end of June this year, and when we stacked all of our cases inside, I saw that we had an instant need to expand our workspace. So, time for a new addition!…

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Fall in the Wine Cellar

  • November 14, 2014

November, 2014 Our successful harvest is over and we are very busy with wine making! Our Chardonnay is still in second (malolactic) fermentation and most of the red wines have completed both fermentations. The malolactic, or second fermentation is trickier…

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Summer In the Vineyard

June, 2014 Except for cleaning and storing barrels, all of our activities are now focused on the vineyard. The vines are thriving so far with very little sign of disease, but with all this rain, it will be a challenge…

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Bottling Day at Twin Oaks!

April, 2014 We had a beautiful spring day for bottling and our whole crew showed up plus some volunteers, who were so very welcome. We had Scott and Clay, Jimmy and his son, Claudia’s daughter, Bill and his able crew,…

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Spring 2014!

March, 2014 Spring at last! In the vineyard, we are busy assessing the damage done by the harsh winter, especially on our very young Merlot vines. We will probably have to order more vines than usual this spring to replace…

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Let’s Hear it for Norton, the All-American Wine

The Georgetowner, by Donna Evers When Thomas Jefferson, America’s best known wine connoisseur, was Ambassador to France after the American Revolution he traveled extensively in France, Germany and Italy, visiting the best vineyards he could find and establishing relationships with…

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Winter At The Winery – 2013

December, 2013 On the mountain, we have a micro-climate that is different from lower altitudes - we get fog, ice and snow when no one else does and we get more of everything. The vineyard has already been covered with…

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Mulling through the holidays

  • December 21, 2013

Loudoun Times Mirror - Dec 2013 - by Trevor Baratko The perfect holiday recipe has nothing to do with gingerbread men or pumpkin pie or a roast turkey. It's all about Bing Crosby's crisp melodies accompanied by a crackling fireplace…

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Twin Oaks Tavern Winery won GOLD!

"Big News!" Twin Oaks Tavern Winery won GOLD at the Beverage Tasting Institute's October 10, 2013 Competition, scoring a 92 (Exceptional) for Donna Evers' 2012 Twin Oaks Chardonnay: "Twin Oaks Tavern Winery 2012 Chardonnay, Virginia $21: Golden color. Rich aromas…

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