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Nelson : Afton : A New Decade At Afton Mountain Vineyards

Nelson : Afton : A New Decade At Afton Mountain Vineyards

[ 0 ] April 7, 2019

Afton Nelson County, Virginia It’s been 10 years since Tony & Elizabeth Smith purchased Afton Mountain Vineyards. We first told you about them in this story back in March of 2009 as they were taking over ownership from Tom and Shinko Corpora. Over the past 10 years the Smiths have made many major improvements, including […]

Nellysford : Margaritas Marks Five Years In Business With Sunday Celebration

Nellysford : Margaritas Marks Five Years In Business With Sunday Celebration

[ 0 ] February 10, 2019

Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia Five years ago this month the doors of Margaritas opened in Nellysford. This Sunday evening the crew there will be holding a celebration to mark all of their years in business.     The celebration begins at 5PM Sunday. There will be all sorts of live music from Jacob Allen along […]

Nelson : Roseland : Devils Backbone Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary (Video)

Nelson : Roseland : Devils Backbone Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary (Video)

[ 0 ] November 19, 2018

Roseland Nelson County, Virginia Ten years ago this month Devils Backbone brewing officially kicked off their Basecamp location in Roseland, Virginia. Devils Backbone 10th Anniversary from Tommy Stafford on Vimeo. Above in this video, Steve & Heidi Crandall (co-founders of Devils Backbone Brewing) join charter staff member to talk about 10 years leading up to […]

Hurricane Camille – 49 Years Ago Today on August 19, 1969 The Skies Opened Up

Hurricane Camille – 49 Years Ago Today on August 19, 1969 The Skies Opened Up

[ 0 ] August 19, 2018

Our September 2008 (Then Nelson County Life Magazine) revealing some the the very first color pictures taken by Photographer Brower York of the tragedy that struck Nelson County, killing dozens and destroying millions in property. Click on issue above to read the entire article and see the photos starting on page 12. Nelson County, VA […]

A Busy Weekend For Events Across Area

A Busy Weekend For Events Across Area

[ 0 ] June 25, 2018

Copyright 2018 Blue Ridge Life Magazine : All Photos By BRL Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura : This past weekend was a busy one with events all across the area. Paul Purpura checked them out! See them all in our photo galleries below! Central Virginia Blue Ridge It was one heck of a busy weekend as […]

Nelson: Afton : Blue Mountain Brewery Celebrates 10 Years!

Nelson: Afton : Blue Mountain Brewery Celebrates 10 Years!

[ 0 ] October 29, 2017

Afton Nelson County, Virginia Ten years ago in October 2017 Blue Mountain Brewery in Afton celebrated 10 years in business. They were the first craft brewery established in Nelson County. Above our October 2017 store in the printed edition of Blue Ridge Life Magazine where writer/photographer Marcie Gates remembers and helps celebrate 10 years of […]

Hurricane Camille - 48 Years Ago Today on August 19,1969 The Skies Opened Up

Hurricane Camille – 48 Years Ago Today on August 19,1969 The Skies Opened Up

[ 0 ] August 19, 2017

Our September 2008 (Then Nelson County Life Magazine) revealing some the the very first color pictures taken by Photographer Brower York of the tragedy that struck Nelson County, killing dozens and destroying millions in property. Click on issue above to read the entire article and see the photos starting on page 12. Nelson County, VA […]

11.11.16 : Wild Wolf Brewing Celebrates 5 Years In Nellysford Location

11.11.16 : Wild Wolf Brewing Celebrates 5 Years In Nellysford Location

[ 0 ] November 11, 2016

Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia Hard to believe it was way back on 11.11.11 that the doors officially opened at Wild Wolf Brewing in Nellysford. On Friday November 11, 2016 the company celebrated it’s 5th anniversary. Long before the restaurant and brewery opened in it’s current location, they had a makeshift small brewery and offices located […]

Nelson: Annual Commemoration On Hurricane Camille To Be Held Saturday - August. 20th

Nelson: Annual Commemoration On Hurricane Camille To Be Held Saturday – August. 20th

[ 0 ] August 19, 2016

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia “Davis Creek suffered mightily during Hurricane Camille in 1969. Fifty-two people died on the creek, mostly from landslides caused by the more than 27 inches of rain that fell in a five hour period. The Historical Society’s annual commemoration on Camille will be held on Saturday, Aug. 20 beginning at 2 […]

Happy Birthday - Devils Backbone Brewing Celebrates 7th!

Happy Birthday – Devils Backbone Brewing Celebrates 7th!

[ 1 ] November 22, 2015

Roseland Nelson County Virginia Seven years ago Devils Backbone Brewing joined the Nelson County craft brewing industry. In those days there were only two, and no distilleries, just wineries. Today that number has grown tremendously! Since those early days, DB has expanded operations with a full production brewery in Lexington, Virginia in addition to a […]

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