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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 Blenhe... 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 Ameri... 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 »

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 day... 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 »

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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 is an editor and writer for NBC Washington. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.