Final AVA Blog Post


This is my final blog post on what it was like to conceive of and run AVA Restaurant and Wine Bar. And it’s a big thank you to my closest supporters and customers!

Our fourth Wine Spectator Award

AVA wine award winner

You have to go a ways before your come to another Wine Spectator award winner in the Shenandoah Valley. Unless you come to AVA, the only winner in Staunton.

New year’s goals

New Year's Card

Hey, who am I to argue with the artificial “re-set” that the calendar affords us each year? I’m going to go with it and set some intentions for a fabulous 2015. Here are my goals: Goals Food is my passion, my livelihood, and my commitment. So I’m darn sure going to make it fun, too. […]