First in Wine


First in Wine is a beautiful softbound book which explores the history of Virginia’s Northern Neck region and winemaking in Chesapeake Bay Wine Country.


  • 50 colorful pages, filled with rare photos and insights
  • A fresh look at the history of the Virginia’s Northern Neck region
  • An informative look at winemaking in Chesapeake Bay Wine Country

The book is available at all of our Trail wineries and at the gift shops of our featured history partners:

  • George Washington’s Birthplace
  • Mary Ball Washington Museum
  • Historic Christ Church
  • Menokin
  • Northern Neck Tourism Commission
  • Stratford Hall
  • Westmoreland County Museum

Special spring offer! Beginning in April 2017, you can receive a free copy of the book with any purchase at one of our member wineries (while supplies last).

The book is also available online for only $8 (includes free shipping). Purchase online.