Muse Vineyards recently began collaboration with Mount Vernon to apply a unique label to a selection of Muse Vineyards wines. Muse and Mt Vernon share a special association dating back to Colonial times; the Muse family has been neighbors of the Washington family since 1640. Read the article by Josette Keelor.
Muse Vineyards was featured in the Richmond Magazine article Mountain Mouthfeel, by Eileen Mellon. Read the article.
The Washington Blade published a delightfully nostalgic article, Musing on the Shenandoah and W. VA., written by long-time Muse Vineyards friend and member, Robert Earl, describing his experiences during Muse Vineyards’ journey from a tiny patio with only a few wines to it’s current charming tasting room serving multiple award winning wines and delicious food. Read the article.
Muse Vineyards co-owner Sally Cowal is profiled in The Northern Virginia Daily and her journey as a United States Ambassador, Senior Vice President of Global Control at the American Cancer Society, and co-owner of Muse Vineyards. Sally discusses the history of establishing the vineyard and winery and her love of Shenandoah County. Read the article at The Northern Virginia Daily or Read the article at The Northern Virginia Daily about Sally Cowal.
Muse Vineyards is featured in The Zebra, in its articled entitled, “May MUSEings: Almost Heaven in Western Virginia.” Author Kelly Maconomy offers effusive praise for Muse wines: “A confluence of exceptional terroir, keen instincts, and more than a few leaps of faith and serendipity combined to produce award-winning wines from among the most diverse varietal plantings grown anywhere.” Read the article.
March 22, 2021
Muse Vineyards is featured in the Alicia Tenise blog, in the article, “10 Wineries in Virginia You Need to Visit.” Alicia Tenise is a top D.C-based fashion, lifestyle and travel blog author. She praises Muse Vineyard, saying: “Muse Vineyards produces award-winning estate wines that have been recognized in both regional and international wine competitions. The tasting room staff was amicable and knowledgeable, and several other wineries in Virginia purchase their grapes from their vineyards, which speaks volumes about the quality of their wines.” Read the article.
Muse Vineyards is featured in Un-Wine’d, a production of VPM/PBS with an interview of Co-Owner Sally Cowal. This episode asks the question, “What is an American Viticultural Area and does it have a major affect on wine?” Sally and other guests discuss terroir differences in Virginia and the challenges and highlights in grape production for that unique glass of wine. (Episode #306) See the video.
In its August/September issue, Condé Nast Traveler magazine features Muse Vineyards in its article, “Shenandoah Valley Wine Trail” describing Muse Vineyards as a “highlight” of the Trail. Read more.
August 1, 2020
The Alexandria, Virginia Old Town Crier features Muse Vineyards in an article by Matt Fitzsimmons entitled, “Exploring Shenandoah Valley Wine.” Fitzsimmons calls Shenandoah Valley wineries “one of Virginia’s best-kept secrets.” He also cites great value for Shenandoah wines: “Possibly the best deal in the state is Muse Vineyard’s light, fruit-forward $16 Gamay.” Read more.
April 6, 2020
In this TV interview, Muse Vineyards Co-Owner, Sally Cowal tells CGTN about the impact of COVID-19 on their operations. Nearly 300 vineyards in Virginia are impacted by the coronavirus emergency. See the video
December 9, 2019
Un-Wine’d Vineyards Recognized at the Shenandoah Cup Wine Gala by Louise Keeton. Muse Vineyards earned recognition in a VPM (NPR/PBS) article covering the 2019 Shenandoah Cup Finalists where Muse Vineyards’ Blanc de Blancs won the 2019 Shenandoah Cup’s Gold Medal Award. The article discusses how the Shenandoah Valley American Viticultural Area (AVA) is “making its mark on wineries all over the world.” Read the Article
November 1, 2019
The Shenandoah Valley and Muse Vineyards and Winery by Bob Tagert. The Alexandria Old Town Crier features an enjoyable visit to Muse Vineyards and includes the author’s experience in our modern tasting room and background on our winery and wine-making philosophy. Read the Article
September 6, 2019
Sipping, Munching through the Shenandoah Valley by Tom Adkinson. Muse Vineyards is featured in the Knoxville Daily Sun’s article about enjoying the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. The article describes our award-winning wines as well as our stunning and tranquil setting: “Muse Vineyards offers many ways to chill out and enjoy the Blue Ridge Mountains scenery.” Read the Article
Sommelier India Magazine. India’s premiere wine magazine featured Muse Vineyards in its cover story. “From a weekend getaway to an award-winning vineyard. On a visit to Robert Muse and Sally Cowal’s winery in the US state of Virginia, Renu Chahil-Graf is impressed by the couple’s dedication and determination to produce ever better wines, calling the project nothing short of miraculous.” Read the Article
July 1, 2019
Alexandria Living Magazine. In the article, Enjoy Shenandoah Valley Wine Country at Muse Vineyards, Scott Hendley, co-founder of NationalWineReview.com (NWR), an online wine publication based in Alexandria, provides a history Virginia wine making and Muse Vineyards, calling it “a flagship winery in the Shenandoah Valley and a best bet for discovering Shenandoah Valley wine.” He also reviews Muse Vineyards’ award-winning wines. Read the Article
September 20, 2017
Shenandoah County, Virginia: 8 Places Not To Miss — Journeys with Jenn. The popular website “Journeys with Jenn” listed Muse Vineyards as one of eight places not to miss in theVirginia’s Shenandoah Valley. “A husband and wife decided to escape the DC life, they would open a small vineyard in the Valley. Little did they know what a success this small vineyard would become. They are the proud winners of the 2015 Governors Cup, a coveted prized amongst Virginia winemakers.” Read the Article