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...]

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...]

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...]

Sonoma Wine Dinner on Friday, October 25th

Join Sonoma Restaurant and Wine Bar this Friday, October 25, for an exclusive 20 seat wine dinner with a pre-dinner wine tasting featuring the wines of Braida an Italian winery. The evening begins at 6:30pm, starting with a pre-dinner meet and greet and wine tasting, with wine expert Norbert … [Read more...]

DC Wine Week Opening Event:
Veni Vidi Vino

Date: Saturday, October 12, 2013 Time: 7:00 - 9:00 PM Address: Veritas Wine Bar Located at 2031 Florida Ave NW #1, Washington DC 20009 Tickets: Invite Only Fall into Fall with Veritas Wine Bar as they help us kick off DC Wine Week 2013. Join us as we sample wines and charcuterie … [Read more...]

5 Best Food & Wine Picnic Pairings

Guest post by Candace Randolph Whether you're hosting a small summer get-together or planning a date, a picnic is the perfect setting. It is romantic and thoughtful, and with the right food and wine it is sure to impress any guests you may have. Here are five of my favorite pairings to try … [Read more...]

A Stroll Through Virginia Wine Country

Guest post by Timothy Clune On a recent trip back from Richmond, my girlfriend and I decided to stop at a few wineries on our way home. Being relatively new to Virginia wines, I was excited to see what was happening in the vineyards of Old Dominion. I knew Virginia had a long history with … [Read more...]

Best Wine and Cheese Pairings
from the Pros

Photo via Cowgirl Creamery Wine and cheese is a favorite and common pairing for most get-togethers. So the next time you plan one, why not stand out with a little help from the pros? We’ve asked DC's top cheese shops what their favorite wine and cheese pairings are for the summer. Get ready … [Read more...]