In traveling across Virginia, you’d be hard pressed not to encounter a regional vineyard somewhere along the way. Entire sections at wine stores offer Virginia wines, many of which have won national awards. Bruce Zoecklin (Virginia Tech) is the state enologist and he says Virginia’s vineyards are thriving in part because they’ve mastered the “come hither” factor.

Also featured: Can it be that wine not only tastes great and is pleasurable, but is actually good for us? Roy Williams (Old Dominion University), who has been called the “Einstein of the Vine” investigates the possibility that wine may inhibit the onset of certain cancers.

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