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Monday, Jul 8, 2013 at 3:29 PM
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By Joshua Axelrod

Small Plates + Wine at Taste of Linganore

Small Plates + Wine at Taste of Linganore

Linganore Winecellars in Mount Airy, Md., will host its first Taste of Linganore festival Aug. 11, where more 20 restaurants, caterers and food trucks will dish up food to pair with Linganore wines. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 3, 2013 at 12:08 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Mountain Cove Vineyards

Mountain Cove Vineyards is tucked far away from the normal wear and glare of the... See Full Gallery »

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 »

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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.