Cheeseology

A delicious, educational and lively seminar on the basics of cheese and wine pairing. You’ll taste cheeses from all 6 categories of cheese with 6 different wines as we discover what makes a cheese and wine pairing successful. You’ll also learn how to choose and serve artisanal cheese, how to distinguish different types, and how to taste to get the most from your palate! Somebody has to do it, right?   

South Africa Wine

After the end of apartheid in the 1990s, South Africa’s wines reentered the world market. Now, 20 years later, South Africa’s time to shine on the wine stage has definitely arrived. "A significant proportion of the best South African wines today were not being made in 2000,” states Tim James in his comprehensive book Wines of the New South Africa. Today we are seeing racy, intense sauvignon blancs, incredible Chenin Blancs (referred to as Steens),...

South American Wines You Should be Drinking

But Should Be. Once every decade or so a wine grape comes along that transcends region, winery, or even common sense to become a brand unto itself. Malbec has joined that illustrious club of brand unto-itself varietals. Over the past few years we’ve introduced hundreds of guests to the U.S. darling of wine (Argentinean Malbec). This year, we’re continuing the trend and expanding to the wines of Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Bolivia, Peru, and Brazil. Come...

#1 Wine Bootcamp

Wine Bootcamp - We could call this Wine 301 - an advance class on all the basics of wine. Spend 2 hours with us and we'll turn you into a certified wine snob! Led by our wine maker, Carl, this seminar is the snob free zone in plain English all about wine. Learn how to achieve aeration perfection, how to behave in a restaurant, and all the tidbits about wine nobody will tell you. The...

Music at the Vineyard

LIVE MUSIC AT THE VINEYARD CONCERT SERIES SATURDAYS 2-5PM AT LITTLE WASHINGTON BREWINERY. Bring your concert chairs and picnic blankets and come enjoy music in the Blue Ridge (60 miles west of Washington DC.

Around the World in 80 Minutes

Around The World in 80 Minutes - This class is a wine geography education - working toward your masters of wine! Get to know the finest wine regions in the world and why they are what they are. Explore the most amazing wine regions you never knew were out there. We'll take you on an incredible journey of wine without ever needing to apply for a visa! Learn to tell your steens from your pinotages,...

Around the World in 80 Minutes

Around The World in 80 Minutes - This class is a wine geography education - working toward your masters of wine! Get to know the finest wine regions in the world and why they are what they are. Explore the most amazing wine regions you never knew were out there. We'll take you on an incredible journey of wine without ever needing to apply for a visa! Learn to tell your steens from your pinotages,...