Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 at 6:23 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

DIY Ice Cream in Pa. Dutch Country

DIY Ice Cream in Pa. Dutch Country

Check out our picks for fun in and around the town of Columbia, Pennsylvania that just might get you on the road this summer: Read »

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 3:50 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Williamsburg Winery

Williamsburg Winery: a 2014 Virginia Gold Cup winner and home to the best-selling... See Full Gallery »

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 at 4:00 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Laurita Winery

We traveled off the beaten path to a small town with a big winery: Laurita Winery... See Full Gallery »

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 at 5:54 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Laurita Winery

Wine Wednesday: Laurita Winery

Laurita Winery welcomes you to New Jersey and plenty of two-stepping dancing parties. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013 at 9:35 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Stone Tower Winery

Wine Wednesday: Stone Tower Winery

Get ready, Northern Virginia -- in about a year you'll be in the midst of one of the most appealing wineries in Loudoun County when Stone Tower's new tasting room is finished. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 23, 2013 at 9:18 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Leaves of Grass Vineyard

Wine Wednesday: Leaves of Grass Vineyard

Meet one of Loudoun County's newest wineries: Leaves of Grass Vineyards in Middleburg, Va. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2013 at 4:07 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Blenheim Vineyards

Wine Wednesday: Blenheim Vineyards

Rock stars sure know how to grow good grapes. Welcome to Dave Matthews' Blenheim Vineyards. 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 »

Wednesday, Nov 6, 2013 at 10:34 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Albemarle Ciderworks

Wine Wednesday: Albemarle Ciderworks

We know Wednesday is more of a grape day, but this time around, we thought we'd mix it up with the apple. This family-run cidery and tasting room features varieties of apples that thrive in Albemarle County, Va.... Read »

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 »

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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.