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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 »

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2013 at 2:00 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Cana Vineyards

Wine Wednesday: Cana Vineyards

Cana Vineyards in Middleburg has some of the best views of the Bull Run Mountains -- and houses two rare 1,000 liter wine barrels. Read »

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 »

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2012 at 3:51 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesdays: The Winery at Bull Run

Wine Wednesdays: The Winery at Bull Run

The winery just opened its doors in June, but the setting is pure 1860s, from the scenic countryside to the Civil War-era winemaking demos and artifacts. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2012 at 3:52 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: The Winery at Bull Run

The winery just opened its doors in June, but the setting is pure 1860s, from the... See Full Gallery »

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012 at 11:56 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Paradise Springs Winery

Wine Wednesday: Paradise Springs Winery

Paradise Springs Winery has a few good things going for itself: good wine, plenty of space for picnics and an original 19th-century cabin. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012 at 11:55 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Paradise Springs Winery

Paradise Springs Winery is far enough for a getaway, but close enough to make it... 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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