Archives for November 2013

Top Virginia Wines for Thanksgiving

Photo via Chatham Vineyards Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than by sipping delicious wine with the ones you love? Whether you’re serving wine to your guests or bringing wine as a gift for your host or hostess, these local Virginia wines are perfect … [Read more...]

Champagne: Not Just for Special Occasions

Guest post by KC Ellis Sledd Photo by Plume It’s time to stop playing it safe when scanning the wine menu. Attention is too often paid to carefully selecting a fine Malbec or Pinot Gris, and it is all too easy to choose the second-least-expensive glass of Prosecco on the menu and call it a … [Read more...]

Loudoun County Virginia Wine Tour

As a fan of DC Wine Week, I was thrilled to learn about the partnership with DiVine Wine Tours to take wine week on the road. In the months leading up to DC Wine Week, three tours were available. I chose The Grape Escape, which offered three wineries I had yet to visit in Loudoun County: … [Read more...]

November Wine Events in the DC Area

Photo courtesy of The Local Vine Cellar Now that November has arrived, it’s time to start getting in the holiday spirit! What better way to celebrate than with festive wine events? Here is our list of events happening in the DC area this month: Greek Wine Happy Hour Monday, Nov. 4, … [Read more...]