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Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 at 10:16 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Roadside Barbecue at the Pit Stop in Aldie, Va.

Gilberts Corner in Aldie, Va., is just your average roundabout located in Loudoun County with one added bonus, a roadside barbecue stop called The Pit Stop. Read »

Thursday, Aug 22, 2013 at 5:01 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Albemarle Ciderworks

This family-run cidery and tasting room features varieties of apples that thrive... See Full Gallery »

Thursday, Jul 25, 2013 at 9:55 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Zephaniah Farm Vineyard

We went to Zephaniah Farm Vineyard for a wine tasting. They sat us down -- at... See Full Gallery »

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013 at 4:22 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine, Food, Celebs Get Festy in Atlantic City

Wine, Food, Celebs Get Festy in Atlantic City

You should just book your room now for the always-entertaining Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival -- it's really that good. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 3, 2013 at 12:08 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Mountain Cove Vineyards

Mountain Cove Vineyards is tucked far away from the normal wear and glare of the... See Full Gallery »

Wednesday, Jul 3, 2013 at 11:48 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Mountain Cove Vineyards

Wine Wednesday: Mountain Cove Vineyards

A half-hour south of Charlottesville, Va., you'll find the one-man operation of Mountain Cove Vineyards. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2013 at 4:49 PM
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By Sean Cudahy

Alexandria Food & Wine Fest: June 22

Alexandria Food & Wine Fest: June 22

Taste signature eats from Alexandria restaurants such as Clyde's, Caprese Mexican Grill and Theismann's Restaurant. Read »

Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 3:56 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Barboursville: Wine Among Ruins

Barboursville Vineyard doesn't just have a Northern Italy-inspired aesthetic; it... See Full Gallery »

Thursday, Feb 14, 2013 at 8:03 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Early Mountain Vineyard

Wine Wednesday: Early Mountain Vineyard

Take your sweetheart to Early Mountain Vineyards in Madison, Va., for tasting flights with chocolate pairings. And hey, there's even a private cottage to stay overnight. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 10:15 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Swedenburg Estate Vineyard

Swedenburg Estate Vineyard invites you to try their all-too-good warm mulled wine... See Full Gallery »

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Sarah Pixley Sarah is a freelance photographer and the founder of True Icon Photo. When she's not snapping photos of a ridiculous amount of objects, she spends her time enjoying the splendor of D.C. life. Send her tips and ideas: sarah (at) trueiconphoto (dot) com.
Carissa DiMargo Carissa DiMargo as a web editor and writer for NBCWashington.com. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.
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