The weather on Sunday was beautiful so we decided to take a picnic up to the Bishop’s Garden at the National Cathedral. The gardens are gorgeous at this time of the year. The roses are blooming, the birds are chirping, and butterflies fluttering about. It’s a great place to enjoy a picnic.

For our picnic we brought some sandwich items, crackers and cheese, and assorted nuts and selected the 2011 Sauvignon Blanc from 8 Chains North as our picnic wine. The wine was crisp and refreshing and presented some citrus and grassy notes with a hint of oak on the end. We thought it paired nicely with our lunch items.

What Virginia wine will you be selecting for your picnics this weekend?