Posts Tagged ‘Wine’

Argonaut Now Organizes Its Drink List By Women-Owned and Environmentally Friendly Brands

"With so many craft beers and wine, it becomes hard to distinguish between companies," says co-owner Scott Magnuson.

Where to Find 25-Cent Martinis Tonight and 2-Cent Bottles of Wine Tomorrow

DC Coast and alcohol delivery app Klink are both doing promotions.

The Latest Artisanal Trend in D.C. Restaurants? Branded Booze

Iron Gate, Founding Farmers, Kapnos, The Red Hen, The Passenger, and more all have their own private labels.

Get in Vine

Wine businesses for every kind of palate—and wallet—opened across the D.C.-area this year, from urban tasting rooms to pop-up wine bars and cozy shops. Here are eight new places to buy bottles, order a glass, and learn more about the grapes. Eno Wine Bar, 2810 Pennsylvania Ave. NW The tidy Georgetown space that opened in October […]

Wine Drinkers Welcome at The Arsenal at Bluejacket, Opening Today

Putting together the wine list at a brewery might seem like a futile task. After all, who orders a glass of chardonnay when there are more than 20 craft beers made onsite? But The Arsenal at Bluejacket, opening today, anticipates the answer is somebody. And so while all the buzz around the Navy Yard brewery […]

What To Eat Today: Free Bites at Carmine’s, Coq au Vin Dumplings at Pound

Tonight: City Paper hosts its "Best of DC 2012 voting party at Carmine's in Penn Quarter. Free food provided. All we ask in return is your humble opinion on the tastiest stuff in town. Meanwhile, on Capitol Hill, popular cafe and wifi hotspot Pound is launching its new dinner service at 5 p.m. sharp, serving […]

Sparkling Rivalry: Sax Responds To Marcel’s Bubbly Boast

Last week, Y&H reported that Sax restaurant's staggering collection of 70 different varieties of sparkling wine, once thought to be the largest in the District, was recently leapfrogged by Marcel's, which now boasts more than 100 labels of champagne and other bubblies. Contacted for comment, Sax sommelier Andrew Stover responds via email:

D.C.’s New Champers Champ: Marcel’s! 100 Bottles of Bubbly (And Counting)

When D.C.'s Sax restaurant made its splashy debut last spring, the operators boasted of having the largest single collection of sparkling wines in the entire District: a total of 70 different varieties, including a few with some unusual names: "Sex," "Wet" and the unforgettable "Discobitch." Of course, Sax wasn't the only place bragging about its […]

Cocktail Geeks Will Get Their Own Bar At Tryst 4.0

Washingtonian gathers some early intel on the yet-unnamed, 200-seat, 24-hour restaurant and coffeehouse expected to open in Columbia Heights next spring from Constantine Stavropoulos, owner of Tryst, The Diner and Open City. Expect cheap wines, including some from a keg, as well as a special eight to 10-seat back bar reserved strictly for cocktail aficionados […]

The Wall Street Journal Is Not Impressed With D.C.’s Veritas Wine Bar

Wall Street Journal wine columnist Lettie Teague made a brief visit to D.C. recently and managed to fit in a few sips at some of the District's more vino-centric establishments. She liked Ripple and had some nice things to say about District Commons but wasn't terribly impressed with Veritas Wine Bar: "The room was pitch-black […]

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