Vineyard at the Bed and Breakfast

THE VINEYARDS PLIGHT AT INN AT MEANDER PLANTATION in Orange Virginia. Thanks to our friend and neighbor Dean Gruenberg, who has his own Castle Gruen Vineyards and Winery just around the corner from our Virginia wine country bed and breakfast, we have about 2 acres of beautiful grapes growing here at Meander. The vineyard is…

Chocolate Ameretti Cake

Italian desserts are pretty simple and often involve fruits. A grapefruit zabaglione was simple to make and incredible over fresh berries, and the espresso panna cotta with cranberry-pistachio biscotti was equally easy and amazingly delicious. But the favorite dessert at our Virginia bed and breakfast was the Chocolate Amaretti Cake. Ground amaretti cookies and almonds…

Virginia Wine Academy: A Guest’s Personal Experience

This was the single most perfect way I could have possibly spent these few days. If you are at all interested in wine, you won’t want to miss the Virginia Wine Academy at Meander Plantation. The most impressive part of this package is the number of experts involved, all willing to share their knowledge and…

New Vineyard at Meander

NEW VINEYARDS And then there’s our other new venture, our very own Vineyards. Thanks to our friend and neighbor Dean Gruenberg (who has his own Castle Gruenberg Vineyards and Winery just around the corner from us on Meander Run Road and set to open in August), we now have nearly 2 acres of grapes growing…

Virginia Wine Academy

Welcome to the new Inn at Meander Plantation blog! We’ve got some exciting Meander happenings to share with you! NEW “VIRGINIA WINE ACADEMY” First is the launch of our new Virginia Wine Academy, which premieres June 22-24, 2008. What a fun, fascinating, information-packed “experiential learning vacation” this 3-day package promises to be … after all,…