Tag Archives: Regional Wine

American Wine Society celebrates Gordon Murchie for his work promoting Eastern viticulture

The American Wine Society, the oldest consumer-based wine education organization in the United States, recently bestowed its highest honor on Alexandria resident Gordon W. Murchie for his work promoting advances in viticulture along the East Coast. Earlier this month, the … Continue reading


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Wines from Where?

Wines are now made in all 50 states – but would you know that by looking at a typical wine list or store shelf? Andrew Stover, the hyper-energetic millenial generation sommelier at two hip Washington D.C. restuarants, is trying to … Continue reading

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Local Wine Bandwagon Gains Steam With Obama’s Help

Virginia wine was featured last night at President Obama’s first State Dinner. The president, his guest of honor, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, and invited members of D.C.’s elite washed down pumpkin pie tart and pear tatin with Thibaut-Janisson blanc … Continue reading

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The Judgment of DC

It may not have the cachet of the Texas Twitter Tasteoff, but at The Washington Post we conducted our own version of the famous Judgment of Paris, pitting the US vs France in an oenological grudge match. Only we slipped … Continue reading

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