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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 »

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2013 at 2:14 PM
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By Arianna Poindexter

Farm to Table Food Fest in Baltimore

Farm to Table Food Fest in Baltimore

Enjoy a combination of fresh Maryland produce and fine dining during the Farm to Table celebration in restaurants in downtown Baltimore. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013 at 10:19 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Great Grapes Wine Festival

During Reston's Great Grape Festival (April 27-28), the crowd got one sunny... See Full Gallery »

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2013 at 10:44 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Quattro Goomba Winery

Wine Wednesday: Quattro Goomba Winery

Quattro Goomba winery is the go-to place for a chance to see great, local musicians serenade you as you sip your 2012 Tradizione. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013 at 10:53 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: The Winery at La Grange

Wine Wednesday: The Winery at La Grange

The Winery at La Grange calls its home a three-story, 18th-century manor. So does the Benoni ghost that makes appearances. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013 at 1:23 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Veramar and Bogati Vineyards

Wine Wednesday: Veramar and Bogati Vineyards

Two's a charm for the Bogaty families: Their award-winning Veramar and Bogati vineyards are both located about 50 minutes from downtown D.C. near Loudoun County's Wine Trail. Read »

Friday, Feb 15, 2013 at 10:16 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Early Mountain Vineyard

Early Mountain Vineyards in Madison, Va., isn't afraid to share the spotlight... See Full Gallery »

Tuesday, Mar 13, 2012 at 1:40 PM
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By Jocelyn Rubin

Love by the Glass: AKA, Wine

Love by the Glass: AKA, Wine

More than 500 participating wine shops and restaurants will be offering specials in Virginia through the end of March. Read »

Thursday, Jan 31, 2013 at 5:00 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Port of Leonardtown

Wine Wednesday: Port of Leonardtown

The Port of Leonardtown Winery is a co-op winery (14 owners, 14 different vineyards) with one idea in mind: to deliver you the best wine Southern Maryland has to offer. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 10:01 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Swedenburg Estate Vineyard

Wine Wednesday: Swedenburg Estate Vineyard

Swedenburg VIneyard in Middleburg, Va., offers an all-too-good warm mulled wine for tastings. 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.