Spirited Virginia Magazine
Spring into warmer temperatures with the April–June 2017
issue of Spirited Virginia, whose cover story this quarter features tequila. This issue also includes features on Bloody Mary garnishes, wine cocktails and Sangria and a tour of Virginia’s Spirits Trails. You will learn about a Lynchburg bartender in our “Behind the Bar” feature and in a new feature on our exceptional store employees you will meet Scotty Jones, manager of the ABC store in Smithfield. As always, you also will find our pricelist complete with information on the thousands of products carried by Virginia ABC.
In the January–March 2017
issue read about love-themed cocktails and spirits. This issue also includes features on minis, coffee-flavored spirits, cordials and the most popular products in stores during 2016.
In the October–December 2016
read about holiday cocktails. This issue also includes features on entertaining and gift-giving, Virginia’s master distillers and a scotch.
In the July–September 2016
read about the many frozen opportunities to find summer in a cocktail glass. This issue also includes features on National Rum Day and tips on hosting the perfect pregame party.
In the April–June 2016 issue
, read about the spirits and cocktails that serve as centerpieces for spring occasions. You will also find a new feature, "Behind the Bar," that showcases a Virginia bartender.
In the January–March 2016 issue
, read about new drink recipes for the new year and how to mix light cocktails. You can also read about award-winning Virginia spirits and learn the stories behind the labels.
In the October-December 2015 issue
, read about how Virginia ABC stores are a great resource for holiday entertaining and gifts. Since October is Virginia Wine Month, we’ve included an informative story on Virginia wine basics.
In the August-September 2015 issue
, learn about the nuances of bourbon, discover why flavored moonshine has become so popular and discover fun cocktails perfect for outdoor summer entertaining.
SPIRITED VIRGINIA MAGAZINE
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.
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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Read it online or pick up a free copy at your local Virginia ABC store. View past issues.
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Approximately 250 tasting events are held each month at select store locations. As required by law, a person must be 21 years of age to participate in a tasting or to purchase alcoholic beverages.
Access to Virginia ABC's website will be interrupted from 10 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, through 5 a.m. on Sunday, April 23, as the commonwealth performs internet maintenance.