Last weekend was a fairly decent weekend despite the dreary weather that has been inflicted on the Valley for the last couple of days, (although we did need the rain, but does it have to be so cold?) The best part of the weekend was a couple of partnerships we formed. The first, one that has been in the works for awhile, is with Cigar Volante. Ed and I are not tobacco users, but understand that there are a fair amount of gentlemen, (and some women), who appreciate a good cigar. Often we have men who don't enjoy a glass of wine, but want to accompany their significant other, so we decided to offer the cigars. We will have a special event that showcases the cigars and our wines, May 20th. Another partnership will be with "Gypsy Cat Walk", a mobile clothing boutique. We have a Sip-N-Shop event coming up in July on the 2nd. In June we are partnering with "Carmella's Cafe" from Edinburg. We have a Pasta Sunday dinner planned for June 25, where she'll serve up her yummy meatballs. This summer we will also partner with the town of Broadway, at both their Farmer's Market and festivals, as well as the town of Edinburg and possibly New Market. Partnering is a way for both parties to help each other, as well as becoming known to a different community that may not know you exist. Also, watch for our June event with Humane Society of Shenandoah County.