Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
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 »

Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012 at 5:09 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Doukenie Winery

The views (and the wines) don't get much better than this. See Full Gallery »

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Worth the Trip dishes up details on travel deals, far-out events (literally), getaway ideas and more. Whether you're hitting the road for a long weekend or barely crossing the Beltway, Worth the Trip finds the best reasons to stay close to home... just not TOO close. (Sign up for the e-letter here.)

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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.