Archives for October 2012

Unleash Your Inner Wine Artist!

Event Details: Where: ArtJamz Monday October 15th, 6:30-8:30pm DC Wine Week ArtJamz Tickets: $25 Register for the event Put the “art” in “party” and experience one of DC Metro’s most creative nights out – ArtJamz! You’ll be set up with a stretch canvas, easel and unlimited access … [Read more...]

Twine Up: Wine and Tweets at Veritas

Event Details: Where: Veritas Wine Bar Thursday October 18th, 6:30-9:30pm Twine Up Tickets: $10 Register for the event UPDATE: We’re delighted to announce that Early Mountain Vineyards, home of the Best of Virginia Wines, has donated a gift certificate good for one night's stay in … [Read more...]

Vinolovers Soft Launch at The Dunes

Event Details: Where: The Dunes Wednesday October 17th, 6:30-9:00pm Wine App Soft Launch Tickets: $30 $20 using the promocode DCWinos Register for the event Discover Your Wine Personality with the DC Startup (and Wine!) Community We are thrilled to join Vinolovers in … [Read more...]

Grapes Into Wine

Guest post by Rachel Stinson Winemaking is a messy business. It’s sticky, dirty, repetitive . . . and involves lots of heavy lifting. It’s also dependent on the weather - something you have no control over. If only the end product didn’t make it all so worthwhile! When my parents … [Read more...]

Red, Burgundy & Plum. A Night of Fashion & Wine

Event Details: Where: Lost Society Tuesday October 16th, 6:00-8:00pm Open Wine Bar, Sweet & Savory Hors d'Oeuvres Tickets: $40 Register to attend DC Wine Week officially kicks off this Saturday at Sonoma Restaurant and is quickly followed by a week of varied events around the … [Read more...]

On Wine and Shoes

Guest post by Chelsea Henderson I plan dinners around the wine I want to drink and build my outfits around the shoes I want to wear. If I’m craving a Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir, dinner could be anything from grilled salmon to popcorn with truffle salt. (Yes, I eat popcorn for dinner but only … [Read more...]

Wine Cocktails and Fashion Inspiration

Hello, DC Wine Week Readers! Ashley from AshleyInDC.com here to share some delicious wine-based cocktail recipes, along with a few corresponding looks inspired by DC's top style bloggers. From a spiced mulled wine to a citrus sangria to a Spanish-inspired red wine concoction, these recipes will … [Read more...]

Open, Pour, Serve and Drink

Guest video post by Jamie Hurst High Heeled Traveler for DC Wine Week from Jamie Hurst. All you ever wanted to know about how to open, pour, and hold the perfect glass of wine. Created and presented by Jamie Hurst, High Heeled Traveler. Please do not use without my permission. Hello … [Read more...]

The Promise of Virginia Wine

Guest post by Jean Case “In blind tasting you get to see what your palate says, not what your head is telling you.” While the nation’s attention was focused on Denver this week and the first debate between the two Presidential candidates, another toe-to-toe drama played out in Virginia, … [Read more...]

More Wine, Less Whine

Guest post by Micaela Williamson I have always been a “localvore.” Growing up in New York, my parents liked to support the local small businesses. When I found myself uprooted to Northern Virginia, my husband and I carried on the tradition by purchasing produce at area farmers markets and … [Read more...]