Pinot Noir has really been on a tear over the past decade in this country. While no where near overtaking Chardonnay or Cabernet Sauvignon in market share, the increase in [...]
Italian wine can be tough for most of us to understand. Italy has officially recognized and regulated production classifications like the French Ap ...
If you enjoy wine you no doubt have noticed the increase in the number of places offering wine dinners in the DC metro area. They can be an excellent ...
This past weekend my wife and I had dinner at the Curious Grape, located in the heart of Shirlington village. Formerly a wine shop, it reopened last y ...
This past weekend my wife and I had dinner in Old Town at Virtue Feed and Grain (I’ll use the acronym VFG the rest of the way). VFG is the [...]
Can it really be holiday season already? Time flies when you’re having fun, or at least when you stay really busy like many of us in the Washington metro area. [...]
Last week I attended the opening night of Vino Volo in Bethesda. Vino Volo roughly translates to “wine flight” in Italian, and the company operates wine lounges at BWI, Dulles, [...]
By Chris Parente The Bordeaux region of France is arguably the most famous and prestigious wine region in the world. In an earlier column I talked about some of the [...]
By Chris Parente The United States is the largest wine market in the world, according to the Wine Institute, an advocacy and public policy association based in San Francisco. Despite [...]
Innovation federal executives were honored late last week at the Federal Government Distance Learning Association (FGDLA) awards. The event was held at the Hyatt Reston Town Center, with 175 nominees [...]