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Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 4:01 PM
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By Amber Ferguson

Vintage Virginia Wine & Food Fest.

Vintage Virginia Wine & Food Fest.

Top chefs and ever-popular food trucks will serve up an array of Virginia-inspired dishes, and nearly half of Virginia's wineries will be on-site for tastings. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2013 at 6:21 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pork in the Park!

Pork in the Park!

Salisbury's Pork in the Park has so many competitions they need to enter a competition for most competitions. Read »

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 »

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2013 at 11:39 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Making Whiskey the Presidential Way

Making Whiskey the Presidential Way

The First President's Rye Whiskey is made with 18th-century methods and Washington's original mash bill. Read »

Thursday, Feb 28, 2013 at 8:39 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Chocolate Lovers' Festival

Chocolate Lovers' Festival

The chocolate craze begins in Fairfax this Thursday. Feb. 28 with... chicken? Actually, yes. 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, May 2, 2012 at 2:44 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Strawberry Festival Dishes Sweet Treats

Strawberry Festival Dishes Sweet Treats

Roanoke's annual Strawberry Festival has hundreds of homemade treats for the nomming. Read »

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 »

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013 at 11:19 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Praise a Glass at Church Brew Works

Praise a Glass at Church Brew Works

Located in a former house of worship, Church Brew Works in Pittsburgh is certainly praise-worthy. 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 »

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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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