This class will introduce you to the rich history of chocolate, the cultivation of cacao, & the bean-to-bar chocolate making process. Test your new-found chocolate knowledge on 8 artisan chocolates from around the world.
Join fellow beer lovers for a free tasting EVERY Thursday at the Crystal City Wine Shop. They have different craft beers every time and knowledgeable folks pouring the beers.
ON THE MENU: Pumpkin Ravioli with Mushroom Porter Cream Sauce Herb Rubbed Pork Medallions with IPA Sage Butter Steamed Potatoes with Wisconsin Cheddar and Ale Sauce Roasted Beet Salad with Honey Warmed Feta and Hefeweizen Honey Glaze Cranberry Crisps with Pumpkin Mousse
“What’s in a name?” Juliet was pondering roses, but in this class we’ll ponder the tastes of Tuscany’s signature grape: Sangiovese. From Chianti, to Brunello, to Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, there is a world of tastes to discover in this one small region of Italy. You’ll taste six different styles and appreciate just how different one...
Thursday Nov 30th, 7pm
at Penn Commons
If you’re a connoisseur of rare & exquisite liquors – or you want to become one - this is the class you always wanted to take! Our Potables Professional Scott Clime will guide you through an abundance of hard-to-find extraordinary spirits, including Bourbon, Irish Whiskey, Cognac, Tequila & Scotch. A full buffet lunch will be provided!
Saturday Dec 9th, 1pm
Are you bored with the typical wine tastings and are searching for a unique way to experience wine? At the heart of Washington DC’s famous Dupont Circle and Midtown DC Nightclub lies DC’s freshest nightlife hub, Kabin Lounge. Taking inspiration from the Alpine culture, this 3,200- square foot space showcases a lush and unique modern-day...
Wednesday Dec 20th, 6:30pm
Does expensive wine really taste better than inexpensive wine? There's only one way to find out -- put them to the test! Or should we say, put them to the taste? During this class, you will blind taste six wines, three that are appropriate for a special occasion and three great "weeknight" wines. We'll discuss how to evaluate the wines, why one costs...
Saturday Nov 25th, 7pm
mong Italy’s greatest wines are Barolo/Barbaresco, Brunello di Montalcino, Amarone di Valpolicella, and the Super Tuscans. But what exactly are Super Tuscan wines? Join Jay Youmans MW for a tasting and discussion of the wines that created the category. We will taste Sasicaia, Ornellia, Tignanello, Promis and more.
Friday Dec 8th, 6:30pm
Jay Youmans MW will present Vintage Port from Taylor, Fonseca, Graham, Dow, Warres, Smith Woodhouse, and Quinta Vesuvio. We will taste wines from a range of older vintages, including 4 wines from the 1994 vintage.
Friday Dec 1st, 6:30pm