The World of Fine Wine | September 2017

East, East, East! Stars from the Other Side

When Jim Law established his first few acres of vineyards in 1985 on an abandoned hillside farm at the edge of the Shenandoah Valley west of Washington, DC, he took the added precaution of planting an orchard of heirloom apples—just in case the wine business didn’t work out.

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Daily Meal Website | August 2, 2017

101 Best Wineries in America 2017

Jim Law's 4,000-case winery, whose first vintage was 1987, has been producing consistently elegant and well-made wines from Bordeaux varieties and a few other grapes in a challenging wine region from the start.

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Jim Law
Washingtonian | May 19, 2017

The Best Virginia Day Trip for Wine Snobs

Linden’s owner Jim Law is a local hero for his grape-growing know-how. His decades of trial and error—some of the vines that produce his signature Hardscrabble Chardonnay date to the 1980s—have led to major gains in wine quality in the region.

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LInden Vineyards
Hagarty on Wine | March 29, 2017

Keeping his eye on the grape

Jim law is a successful businessman and one of the most respected winemakers on the East Coast. One secret to his success? The man does not own a cell phone.

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Wine Solutions | 2017

Linden Vineyards

Jim Law founded Linden Vineyards over 30 years ago and seems like the kind of guy that has his priorities in the right place.  Like most great vignerons his biggest concern is not wine marketing or scores, his priority is the health of his vineyards and the quality of his wines.

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Vineyard and Winery Management Magazine | Winter 2015

20 Most Admired Winemakers in North America

Admiration can be won by producing great wines, and Jim Law of Linden Vineyards qualifies in that respect. Yet he is just as respected in Virginia winemaking circles for mentoring up-and-coming winemakers as he is for his chardonnays and Bordeaux-style blends.

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The Washington Post | June 6, 2014

The Virginia Wine Industry’s Oracle Marks 30 Years

Jim Law kicked the trunk of a chardonnay vine as if he were checking the tires on a tractor. “The old vines and the old trunks are kind of gnarly and falling apart, but these guys will go forever if you take care of them,” he said.

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LInden Vineyards
Inspired Magazine | Spring 2013

Drink Local

All of this suggests that Linden’s proprietor is sharply focused on what he wishes to achieve and present to the public, and that comes through clearly in conversation with Jim Law. He wants to make the best wines he can produce by coaxing his land to provide the best grapes it can grow. That’s about it.

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