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...]

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...]

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...]

Save the Date for DC Wine Week 2014

The dates for DC Wine Week 2014 are set! Pencil some time in your calendar for a few wine-filled nights between October 11-18. Get ready to sip your way across the District. Want to be one of the firsts to hear about the 2014 events? Be sure to sign up for the updates. DC Wine Week loves … [Read more...]

Half the Size but Twice the Fun

Guest post by PQ Resident Wine is fun, right? It can be a catalyst for a little bit of everything from agriculture education to chemistry lessons to lively dinner conversation to sparkling romance. And sometimes we want to double the fun. Enter the half bottle. No, this isn't what you … [Read more...]

December Wine Events in the DC Area

Photo via Mike Willis Happy holidays, wine-lovers! From Champagne tastings to wine dinners, there are tons of great wine events this December to get you in the holiday spirit. Here’s our list of events happening in the DC area: Greek Wine Happy Hour Monday, December 2, 4–9 p.m. Kellari … [Read more...]

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...]