Rosés for a Hot September

Guest post by Tom Natan Photo by Gastro Maniacos We've been spoiled by a cooler-than-normal summer—until now. Who would have thought we'd get July weather in September? The good news is that we'll still be reaching for rosés to go with our bounty of tomatoes and other late-summer … [Read more...]

New Vintage Jazz and Wine Fest Pairings

Post by Tom Pipkin Photo by New Vintage Jazz Festival The second annual New Vintage Jazz and Wine Fest hits the Half Street Fairgrounds August 9th, so to whet your appetite we asked event producer Tom Pipkin to pair a few of his favorite jazz albums with the perfect wine. Behold the … [Read more...]

Drink Wine and Ride Home in Style with Uber

Photo by Jason Morenz We’re all too aware of how frustrating and challenging getting around DC can be - throw in a little wine and it’s certainly time to hail a ride! To ease your pain (but not, unfortunately, your hangover) and get you home safely, we’ve partnered with DC rideshare and taxi … [Read more...]

Summer at Vino Volo: New Menu and Wine Flights

Guest post by Tammy Portnoy Photo by Tammy Portnoy I am always running late–I can’t help it. So when I’m rushing to the airport, totally stressed, I am more than ready to get started with the relaxing part of my trip as soon as possible. It’s no surprise that I can tell you exactly where … [Read more...]

Class is in Session!

It’s time to start getting ready for DC Wine Week 2014 (Oct 11-18)! In preparation for our big week, DCanter Wine Boutique is offering wine tasting classes each month to help you brush up on your wine knowledge. Tickets Ticket prices for each class vary and include six wine tastings, … [Read more...]

Hot in the City: Wine Events in July

Photo by The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance For DC wine lovers, the summer heat is the perfect excuse to head out and grab a refreshing glass of wine (or three). Along with the high humidity and temperature, July brings us tons of great events happening throughout the month. Check out some … [Read more...]

Hit the Road with DC Wine Week!

DC Wine Week is heading to Virginia Wine Country! Over the next few months leading up to DC Wine Week (Oct 11-18) we are partnering with DiVine Wine Tours of Virginia. Join us as we hit the road to discover the beautiful vineyards of the Old Dominion—and, of course, taste amazing … [Read more...]

Cool Off in #VaWine Country

Photo by egbphoto If you're headed out to Virginia wine country this summer, be sure to take advantage of the festivals, tastings, classes, and of course, the local wines from the vineyards. Here are some of our favorite events in July: Fun with Fizz Thursday, July 10, 7:15 PM Chain … [Read more...]

Celebrate Bastille Day in DC

Photo by Clint McMahon Bastille Day, or French National Day, commemorates the beginning of the French Revolution with the storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789. This year, celebrate Bastille Day in DC like the French– party, dance, and drink plenty of wine at great events all over the … [Read more...]

How to Be a VinofestDC Baller

The countdown is on for VinofestDC this Saturday, June 28th at Union Market. Hope you’re as pumped as we are! If you’ve already got your tickets here’s a chance to take your VinofestDC up a notch with the Ultimate Vinolover Experience for two (2). Eye On the Prize - What You Get Curated … [Read more...]