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Wednesday, Aug 8, 2012 at 11:32 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Boordy Vineyards

Boordy Vineyards offers a wide variety of distinct wines, including sangria... See Full Gallery »

Wednesday, Aug 1, 2012 at 2:11 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Keswick Vineyards

Keswick Vineyards, located on the historic Edgewood Estate, has views of the... See Full Gallery »

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2012 at 8:48 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Annapolis Arts and Crafts (and Wine) Fest

Annapolis Arts and Crafts (and Wine) Fest

Countless wine tastings and gourmet food pairings: Just add to shopping, and stir. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2012 at 3:56 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Humans and Chocolate: We Go Way Back

Humans and Chocolate: We Go Way Back

Rippon Lodge in Woodbridge celebrates the art and history of chocolate with a chocolate-tasting event Thursday. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2012 at 6:54 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Great Grapes Festival: 200+ Wines in Reston

Great Grapes Festival: 200+ Wines in Reston

More than 200 wines and 20+ local wineries will be at Reston's Great Grapes Festival this month. Read »

Thursday, Apr 5, 2012 at 7:06 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Playboy and Martinis at the Toonseum

Playboy and Martinis at the Toonseum

It’s a Playboy and martini world, we just live in it. The Toonseum welcomes famed Playboy artist Doug Sneyd for a fundraising event. Read »

Monday, Apr 2, 2012 at 8:48 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

No Joke! April Fools Wine Festival

No Joke! April Fools Wine Festival

This weekend's fest brings together six wineries near Richmond. Read »

Thursday, Mar 8, 2012 at 4:37 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

An Irish Celebration with Man's Best Friend

An Irish Celebration with Man's Best Friend

For $25, get two meal tickets, Irish party favors, live music and all the wine that the resident pug will allow. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2012 at 10:10 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Chili Winter Days in Maryland

Chili Winter Days in Maryland

Yeah, yeah, chili, live music and winery tours are good... but did we mention the wassail? Read »

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2011 at 6:46 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Soupy Sundays Actually Have a Lot to Do With Wine

Soupy Sundays Actually Have a Lot to Do With Wine

Fill up on wine, soup and rustic bread inside in an 1830 stone barn/wine cellar. 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.
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