Summer Grilling Wines:
Poppin’ Like it’s Hot

Guest post by Justin Harrison The countdown is on. There are 66 days left this summer. It may be hot as hell in the district, but that shouldn't stop you from soaking up the sun and taking advantage of these last few weeks of prime grilling season. What's a summer barbecue without great … [Read more...]

Summer Wines From Greece

Photo credit: Kate Michael, K Street Magazine. Check out Kate's article on the Zaytinya Greek Wine event Guest post by Caroline B.C. Hermann Looking for your new summer wines? Something other than Pinot Gris and Sauvignon Blanc? Look no further than the Greek section of your local wine … [Read more...]

Entertain in Style: Wine & Dine in No Time

Guest post by Alison Santighian. Image Courtesy of We’ll just pretend I have time to entertain as much as I’d love to. My husband and I have grand plans for all sorts of cocktail and dinner parties, never mind the epic costume bashes we’d love to throw (like we did … [Read more...]

What To Wear To A Winery – Men’s Edition

Guest post by Corey Beasley A glass of Cab Sauv pairs well with a nice cut of lamb. It does not pair well with your backwards baseball cap. A wine tasting should be a lot of fun, but it should also serve as an occasion to class it up a bit. You didn’t practice saying sangiovese to ruin the … [Read more...]

Virginia’s Best. An Evening at the Washington Wine Academy

Event Details: Where: Washington Wine Academy Friday October 19th, 6:30-8:30pm Wine Education Tickets: $30 $20 Register for the event Celebrate DC Wine Week and Virginia Wine Month with the Washington Wine Academy! We're gathering Virginia's best—a collection of the Washington … [Read more...]

Winery Hopping

Guest post by Patricia Jones Where can you go where everybody knows your name? To a Winery with a bunch of your friends (you totally thought I was going to say something else huh?)! There’s not a better way to celebrate a special occasion than with some wine. We all know that! But why not … [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...]

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 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...]

Grape + Bean “Rolls Out the Rose” Adding Some Warmth to a Cool, Rainy Spring Day

Guest post by Sherrie Bakshi This past Saturday, I attended a Rosé Tasting at Grape + Bean in Old Town Alexandria. I am a big fan of rosè wines so this was a perfect way to spend the evening. Rosè Renaissance! For many years, rosés were not the wine of choice for those that “appreciated good … [Read more...]