In the Moment with Attimo Winery

Virginia winery and Virginia wines in Christiansburg, VirginiaWe were delighted to learn of Attimo Winery's new name.  In Italian, "attimo" means "a moment," and we look forward to many exciting moments ahead to share with Rik and Melissa Obiso – particularly that first sip of wine from the very first vintage!  Congratulations!  A toast to Attimo Winery!

All are invited to join the Attimo Winery Planting Party, April 17-18, 2010.

Eclipse Winery changes name to Attimo Winery

Christiansburg, VA – Eclipse Winery, LLC announced that the Company’s members approved a name change to Attimo Winery, LLC at the annual meeting on January 31, 2010.

Attimo Winery, a farm-winery in Montgomery County, Virginia is beginning its third year of vineyard operations this spring.  The company expects to move forward with TTB bonding and its first grape harvest in 2010.

Attimo, which means “a moment” in Italian, expresses how its owners, Rik and Melissa Obiso feel about their venture. 

"We’ve been working hard on this project for a number of years, and now we're poised at the edge of a new beginning for Attimo Winery.  We are truly starting to see the fruits of our labor, and the hopes of what is yet to come.  We know that it is the beginning of many memorable moments for us and for customers of our wines," said Melissa Obiso about the winery and the recent name change.

Attimo expects to harvest Cabernet Franc, Viognier and Raspberries this year to produce its first year’s vintage. Attimo Winery, LLC, formerly Eclipse Winery, LLC, was founded in 2007 and is privately held. The Company is located in Christiansburg, Virginia.


Rik and Melissa Obiso, co-owners of Attimo Winery, a new winery located in the New River Valley of Virginia, write a weekly wine recommendation for Handshake 2.0. Attimo Winery plans to open to the public as early as 2012.  Attimo Winery (formely Eclipse Winery) was featured in  Couple hope grapes will yield dream business and Wine business budding in Montgomery County in The Roanoke Times.  You're invited to read all the recommendations, more about Attimo Winery on Handshake 2.0, to follow Attimo Winery on Twitter @attimowinery.

Attimo Winery, a Virginia winery, is a client of Blacksburg, Virginia-based social media and public relations company Handshake Media, Incorporated, the parent company of Handshake 2.0.

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