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Thursday, Jul 3, 2014 at 4:47 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

A Distillery and a Pug Named Frank

A Distillery and a Pug Named Frank

Catoctin Creek Distillery in Purcellville, Va have managed to produce a mighty fine (and organic) whiskey proudly made in Virginia and a tiny pug mascot named Frank. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014 at 3:39 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

PHOTOS: Catoctin Creek Distillery in Purcellville, Va.

Owning a distillery is a big job, but somebody has to do it. Becky and Scott... See Full Gallery »

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 2:40 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Williamsburg Winery

Wine Wednesday: Williamsburg Winery

Williamsburg Winery has won two awards for best wine in Virginia and there's a 6'5" English colonial buried on the property. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014 at 3:29 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Take a Girls' Getaway Via Lansdowne Resort

Take a Girls' Getaway Via Lansdowne Resort

Whether you're a single lady or one with a ring on it, a girls' weekend is always welcome. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 17, 2013 at 5:48 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Stone Tower Winery

Welcome to Stone Tower Winery, and the soon-to-be newest tasting room in Loudoun... See Full Gallery »

Friday, Nov 8, 2013 at 12:55 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Va. Toasts the Apple for Hard Cider Week

Va. Toasts the Apple for Hard Cider Week

Celebrate the growing hard cider industry in Virginia with an entire week of cider celebrations throughout the commonwealth for Virginia Cider Week. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2013 at 4:32 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Photos: Leaves of Grass Vineyards

Leaves of Grass Vineyard is one of Loudoun County's newest vineyards. Explore the... See Full Gallery »

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2013 at 4:05 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Photos: Blenheim Vineyards

It's a good thing rock stars are multifaceted. Otherwise we wouldn't have... See Full Gallery »

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2013 at 4:36 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Belmont Farm Distillery

The Kopper Kettle whiskey made at the farm also happens to be distilled in... See Full Gallery »

Thursday, Aug 8, 2013 at 4:03 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Kegs and Cork Fest in Anne Arundel County

Kegs and Cork Fest in Anne Arundel County

You don't have to like beer or wine to attend the Kegs and Cork festival this Aug. 24 at the Maryland Fairgrounds--there's plenty of non-alcoholic fun to be had while there --but we're going to make a wino or... Read »

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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.