Archives for October 2012

Entertain in Style: Wine & Dine in No Time

Guest post by Alison Santighian. Image Courtesy of We’ll just pretend I have time to entertain as much as I’d love to. My husband and I have grand plans for all sorts of cocktail and dinner parties, never mind the epic costume bashes we’d love to throw (like we did … [Read more...]

What To Wear To A Winery – Men’s Edition

Guest post by Corey Beasley A glass of Cab Sauv pairs well with a nice cut of lamb. It does not pair well with your backwards baseball cap. A wine tasting should be a lot of fun, but it should also serve as an occasion to class it up a bit. You didn’t practice saying sangiovese to ruin the … [Read more...]

Wine Down at One Lounge

Event Details: Where: One Lounge Saturday October 20th, 6:00-8:00pm DC Wine Week Wine Down Tickets: First 60: FREE—grab ‘em quick! Following 60: $10 Last 60: $15 Register for the event By October 20th you’ll be all wined up from the week of events and ready to wine down! One … [Read more...]

Vinolovers. Love the Wine You’re With

Guest post by Justin Harrison It’s a celebration, DC! This week, we celebrate DC Wine Week. For seven days you will have the opportunity to experience many different wines at the various sponsored events throughout the Washington DC area. I implore you to seize the opportunity to come out … [Read more...]

District of Columbia Proclaims DC Wine Week!

Its official, the Mayor says so—2 years in a row! We're very honored to have Mayor Vincent Gray giving us a big "thumbs up" proclaiming DC Wine Week an official Washington DC event. Cheers! Lisa & Vanessa … [Read more...]

Uber Joins DC Wine Week!

Experience DC Wine Week in STYLE with $15 off Your First UBER Ride There’s going to be a lot of wine drinking in the district this week, even more than usual! Indulge in all the fun and all the wine without having to worry about drinking and driving by using Uber to get you where you’re going … [Read more...]

Virginia Wine Industry on the Rise

Guest post by Kirk Wiles Been out to visit a Virginia Winery lately? Washingtonians may be surprised to find that over 210 wineries are now open throughout the Commonwealth with 40-50 more in the planning stages. Rich in wine history with Thomas Jefferson first planting grape vines here in … [Read more...]

Virginia’s Best. An Evening at the Washington Wine Academy

Event Details: Where: Washington Wine Academy Friday October 19th, 6:30-8:30pm Wine Education Tickets: $30 $20 Register for the event Celebrate DC Wine Week and Virginia Wine Month with the Washington Wine Academy! We're gathering Virginia's best—a collection of the Washington … [Read more...]

Wine Accessory Shopping List

Guest post by Morgan For me, drinking wine has also been a social activity. When I moved to DC over a year ago and didn’t know a soul, connecting with new friends was facilitated with a glass of wine in hand. So when I first heard about DC Wine Week I knew this was right up my alley. In … [Read more...]

Winery Hopping

Guest post by Patricia Jones Where can you go where everybody knows your name? To a Winery with a bunch of your friends (you totally thought I was going to say something else huh?)! There’s not a better way to celebrate a special occasion than with some wine. We all know that! But why not … [Read more...]