Spirited Virginia Magazine


Orange you Glad It's Spring?

The April–June 2019 issue of Spirited Virginia brings a zest to the spring season with a primer on orange-flavored spirits, discusses the difference between mezcals and tequilas, how to craft the perfect signature cocktail for your special event and goes over the ABCs of party planning so you throw the perfect shindig.
Spirited Virginia magazine January-March 2019

Decadent Winter Cocktails

Our January–March 2019 issue features cordials that’ll inspire the spirits of the season, introduces a beginner’s guide to spirits, takes readers back in time to look at what the presidents drank and provides some recipes sure to be a hit for your big game party.
Spirited Virginia magazine October 2018

Star-Studded Holiday Pairings

Our October–December 2018 issue of Spirited Virginia magazine brings the flavors of the holidays right into your home, from food pairings to punch-bowl cocktail recipes.
Spirited Virginia magazine July 2018

Whiskey & Bourbon

Our July–September 2018 issue is full of information about whiskeys and bourbons. Discover the differences between these two kindred spirits.
Spirited Virginia magazine April 2018

Spicy Cocktails for Spring

In the April–June 2018 issue, read about cocktails with a kick, natural ingredients to incorporate in cocktails, dark rums and international spirits.
Spirited Virginia Simple Skinny Cocktails

Simply Skinny Cocktails

In the January–March 2018 issue, get inspired in the new year with skinny cocktails and read about vodka, celebrity-owned spirits and vermouth.


Spirited Virginia magazine is produced and printed quarterly by an independent publishing company at no cost to Virginia ABC. The publication is supported by liquor advertisements.

In addition to being available online, Spirited Virginia magazine is distributed through Virginia ABC's 350+ stores and is provided to each of the 5,100+ establishments in the Commonwealth licensed to sell mixed beverages.

Related content is published through the Spirited Virginia Facebook page and e-newsletter.


Please contact Carol Mawyer, Virginia ABC Public Relations Manager, (804) 219-2022 / carol.mawyer@abc.virginia.gov.


Please contact Leisure Media 360, Steve Beyer, (540) 339-3817 / sbeyer@leisuremedia360.com, or Becca Hudson, (804) 334-1567 / bhudson@leisuremedia360.com.


Spirited Virginia is your guide to new products, creative cocktails, in-store tastings, promotions and what's hot in the world of spirits and entertaining (21 or older).

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