Internationally Known Actor & Wine Expert Oz Clarke Makes Stop At Veritas

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©™Bleu Ridge Life Magazine: Photos By BRLM Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura : International Wine Expert & British Actor Oz Clarke stopped by Veritas Vineyard & Winery this past week as part of a regional tasting including most of the Central Virginia wineries. (Right) Andrew Hodson, Veritas' founder and owner listens as Clarke discusses come of the wines sampled.
©™Bleu Ridge Life Magazine: Photos By BRLM Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura : International Wine Expert & British Actor Oz Clarke stopped by Veritas Vineyard & Winery this past week as part of a regional tasting including most of the Central Virginia wineries. (Right) Andrew Hodson, Veritas' founder and owner listens as Clarke discusses come of the wines sampled.
©™Blue Ridge Life Magazine: Photos By BRLM Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura : International Wine Expert & British Actor Oz Clarke stopped by Veritas Vineyard & Winery this past week as part of a regional tasting including most of the Central Virginia wineries. (Right) Andrew Hodson, Veritas’ founder and owner listens as Clarke discusses some of the wines sampled.

Afton
Nelson County, VA

Whether it’s on the big screen or in the tasting room, Oz Clarke is known world round for both! This past week Clarke was at Veritas Vineyard & Winery The winery was chosen as host to a regional tasting of most of the central Virginia wineries –Afton, Pollak, Blenheim, Jefferson, Stinson, Ankida, Grace, Shaps, and Veritas. “He stayed the night at the Farmhouse at Veritas having dinner there with us and Matthieu Finot- King Family and Jake Busching- Grace Vineyards – both winemakers,” said Andrew Hodson, owner & founder of Veritas.

Tony Smith (right -Owner of Afton Mountain Vineyards) looks on as world renowned wine critic Oz Clark samples one of the whites this past Wednesday - October 30, 2013 at Veritas Vineyard & Winery in Afton, VA
Tony Smith (right -Owner of Afton Mountain Vineyards) looks on as world renowned wine expert Oz Clarke samples one of the whites this past Wednesday – October 30, 2013 at Veritas Vineyard & Winery in Afton, VA

“This is very good PR and getting Virginia on the books as a wine region. In his latest book Veritas was rated as one of his top 100 wines world wide,” Andrew continued.

Oz Clarke checks out one of the reds this past Wednesday - October 30, 2013 at Veritas Vineyard & Winery in Afton, VA
Oz Clarke checks out one of the reds this past Wednesday – October 30, 2013 at Veritas Vineyard & Winery in Afton, VA

Oz Clarke was the keynote speaker at the Virginia Wine Summit considered the biggest promotional event the wine industry does during Virginia wine month.

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