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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 »

Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012 at 5:19 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Doukenie Winery

Wine Wednesday: Doukenie Winery

Doukenie Vineyards in Hillsboro, Va., offers killer views of the Shenandoah hillside. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012 at 3:09 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: 868 Estate Vineyards

This new vineyard has an old restaurant. See Full Gallery »

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012 at 2:55 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesdays: Notaviva Vineyards

Wine Wednesdays: Notaviva Vineyards

Get musically inspired at Notaviva Vineyards in Purcelleville, Va. Read »

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 and... 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 »

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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.