Executive Chef Ian Rynecki shares his summertime Heirloom Tomato Salad with Wine and Country Life.
“Having grown up in Charlottesville, Charlotte always dreamed of marrying here, where her wedding could take place amidst the romance of the Blue Ridge Mountains.”
“Every detail of this property feels untouched, like you’ve just stumbled upon a hidden gem at the Blue Ridge foothills.”
Pippin Hill awarded Tripadvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Award for 2020.
Pippin Hill’s Event Sales Manager Abbey Venners shares insight on intimate weddings with Brides.
Chef Ian Rynecki’s Summer Green’s Salad featured in EatingWell’s June 2020 Print Issue.
Maddie and Sam’s beautiful August green-and-white floral inspired wedding featured on Martha Stewart Weddings.
Ronita and Ryan’s Pippin Hill wedding featured on Martha Stewart Weddings.
“Hosting a fall equinox wine dinner focused on the farm-to-table movement was the ideal way for the founders of Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards, Dean Andrews and Lynn Easton, to celebrate the harvest.”
Chef Ian shares that “when making gazpacho, I always freeze the tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, and red onion before it all goes into the blender.”
Chef Ian shares that “our rosé wine is the foundation for our rosé vinegar that we make every year.”
“Overlooking expansive and lush grounds, vineyards, and the Blue Ridge foothills, this unforgettable venue in the Virginia countryside is an ode to the Southern state’s natural beauty.”
Julia and Mechelle’s cherry blossom-inspired wedding featured on Martha Stewart Weddings.
Pippin Hill’s Diane Burns and Ian Rynecki share their tips for throwing a Fall Harvest Dinner.
AFAR rounded up the “10 Best Places to Go in October” and Charlottesville is one of them! Don’t forget “a farm-to-table meal paired with award-winning wines at Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards.”
If you’re looking for a full-service experience, visit Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards, where the seasonal, locally grown food pairs beautifully with their signature Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, or Cabernet Franc
Sally and Luke’s Pippin Hill Wedding Featured on Martha Stewart Weddings.
Pippin Hill included in Thrillist’s “Ultimate Weekend Guide to Charlottesville.”
“Choose a location where guests can mingle inside and outside at their own choosing,” advises Chelsee Moe, Sales Manager at Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards.
“Every detail of Pippin Hall Farm & Vineyards’ bridal loft was designed with the bridal party in mind.”
“Good quality fruit provides a flavorful addition to cakes and breads and can serve as the base of a sauce for roasted meats,” says Ian Rynecki, the executive chef at Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards”
“Located approximately 15 miles southwest of Charlottesville, Pippin Hill stands out for its focus is on sustainable viticulture, craft winemaking and agritourism.”
“If you’re planning a tented wedding, give kids their very own sweet space to celebrate with kid-friendly drinks and games.”
“Once the ceremony concluded, as the couple celebrated their post I-do’s among the lush hydrangeas, guests were invited to sip on Pippin Hill wine and signature cocktails”
“The kids relaxed in a tepee, the newlyweds strolled through the vineyard, and love filled the air at this summertime celebration.”
Highlight low and green. Spring means abundant blooms and the regrowth of all things green. “It’s a season filled with vibrancy, so run with it!” advises Chelsee Moe, Sales Manager at Pippin Hill Farm and Vineyards.
“Vineyard views mingle with charming Southern architecture at Pippin Hill Farms. This picturesque Virginia venue features modern finishes with rustic, agricultural flare, creating a stunning space for a large or small affair.”
“After cocktails and hors d’oeuvres on the iconic Pippin Hill lawn and veranda, guests were greeted inside by candlelight, beautiful floral centerpieces, and treys of grapes, figs, and pears, a subtle hint to the vineyard setting and autumn season.”
“There’s a whole lotta something blue in today’s Pippin Hill wedding that’s a Southern bride’s dream. From delicate lace fashion and blooming hydrangeas to wildflower seedlings and bamboo seating, can we bookmark it all?”
The Albemarle Pippin is a variety of apple that is well-balanced between sweet and tart, thereby giving even richer flavor to baked desserts
With so much natural beauty on the property, Kathryn decided to use the venue as her inspiration and called on Easton Events and Beehive Events to enhance the setting with botanical details and soft wildflowers.
With breathtaking views overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains, Pippin Hill’s barn and culinary vineyard is where hearts sing and vines thrive.
“This cocktail is a nod to one of our favorite fall pastimes, apple picking! The Apple of My Eye is a cool, crisp sip of autumn that has a warm, spiced finish. It gets its fall hues from the cider and toasted spices. Add a cinnamon stick for a festive and flavorful garnish.”—Brianna Sumey, Director of Sales
From a gorgeous outdoor ceremony to a sun-streamed cocktail hour with elegant table settings, the alfresco ambiance will bring your theme to life!
Tips for engaging your green thumb, even if yard work is merely a memory
Make the most of your gorgeous setting with an outdoor cocktail hour as the sun sets. “At golden hour, the elegant set-up will add a touch of sophistication to your barn wedding.”
Look no further than Pippin Hill for all your wedding weekend needs
Have a Winery Wedding or fabulous farm-to-table fete at the Vibrant Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards
Of the wineries along Virginia’s acclaimed Monticello Wine Trail, Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards is the most impressive
Chef Bill Scatena and his team harvest bright carrots and sweet Escamillo peppers for a vineyard-to-table culinary experience.
A breathtaking space with farm-to-table food pairings and a vast veranda overlooking the beautiful Blue Ridge foothills.
Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards featured as one of Buzzfeed’s go-to spots for Virginia wine.
Executive Chefs Amalia Scatena of Cannon Green and Bill Scatena of Pippin Hill Farm in a special Mother’s Day feature for the Local Palate.
Dean Andrews and Lynn Easton, the founders of Easton Porter Group and owners of Pippin Hill Farm and Vineyards, are profiled in Virginia Living Magazine.
Gold- Best All-Around Venue in Charlottesville
Silver – Best Venue for Large Weddings
Bronze – Most Unique Wedding Venue
Carats & Cake shares 16 of their favorites from 2015 with Glamour Magazine
Before picking the spot where you will begin your happily ever after, you want to make sure you are asking the right questions.
With a stunning custom gown, organic color palette and the help of Augusta’s boss, celeb wedding planner Lynn Easton, Augusta and Brandon’s romantic summer nuptials hit just the right note of relaxed elegance.
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We’re officially in the throes of summer wedding season, which means our Instagram feeds are being inundated with nuptials happening in far-flung locales…
After finding the perfect man, finding the perfect venue is one of the most important decisions you’ll make for your big day.
With spring basically upon us, we’re excited to see the rush of wedding season and celebrate with couples as they officially start an exciting part of their lives together.
When Michael first met Nicole, he knew he’d found “the one”, but there was a small snag in his plan…
Few things have the ability to make us speechless, but this stunning Charlottesville beauty from Easton Events has us in absolute awe…
When Julia Greenberg, 27, became engaged last Thanksgiving to her longtime boyfriend, Carl Wolf, she didn’t realize she would have to wait more than a year and a half…
Well, my dears. First, a very happy congratulations to all of you lovely ladies who are sporting a brand new gem on your finger!…
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Eric and Hope attended high school together in Baton Rouge, Louisiana—they dated senior year and even attended prom together…
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Simple elegance; that singular vision is what inspired this Bride during her planning and it sure paid off…
Though they didn’t meet until they were both living in New York City after graduating college, Courtney and Oliver both attended University of Virginia as undergrads, so it made sense when they chose to tie the knot at Pippin Hill in Charlottesville…
Garden & Gun and Land Rover headed to pristine Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards in Charlottesville, Virginia, for an afternoon of off-road driving, beagling, and vineyard and garden tours.
The state said to be “for lovers” should really wedge the word “wine” into that slogan,
It is professionally landscaped and gardened, designed to reflect and adapt to the landscape, built without inhibition, and flawlessly designed.
There’s plenty to explore in Richmond proper. But the city is located in the Central Virginia wine region, and just an hour’s drive from the Monticello AVA, which is chock full of beautiful vineyards and designated wine trails to help navigate a pretty awesome outing. In short, it’s well worth a day trip.