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Maryland wine industry sees tremendous growth over last decade

When consumers think Maryland, they think crab, not wine. Maryland's wine industry, while not a powerhouse in the world of vino, has seen tremendous growth over the past decade and the state has the potential to become a major center of wine production in time.

Monday - 11/11/2013, 07:18am EST

Tags: Maryland, Capital News Service, Kate Andries

DC Wine Week toasts its third year, Oct. 12-19

Over a boozy brunch at Belga Café in Capitol Hill, new friends Vanessa French, 38, and Lisa Byrne, 35, bonded over their love of wine and their frustration with its omission from the list of week-long celebrations in D.C. So they made their own.

Friday - 10/11/2013, 07:22am EDT

Tags: DC Wine Week, Rachel Nania, Vanessa French

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Hard cider orchards: Virginia's other wine country

There's another beverage that's filling locals' glasses and the need for a homegrown, seasonal taste -- and it's got a crisp, hard edge.

Wednesday - 09/25/2013, 02:00pm EDT

Tags: cider, hard cider, Rachel Nania, beverage industry, orchard, Foggy Ridge Cider, southwest

Lite wine making lite impact in D.C. region

It is growing in popularity in Britain and Australia. But is low-alcohol wine taking off in the D.C. area?

Friday - 08/23/2013, 05:16am EDT

Tags: lite wine, alcohol, food and drink

Montpelier adds wine to Constitution Day

James Madison's Montpelier has added a new component to its annual celebration of the signing of the Constitution: Wine.

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 06:08am EDT

Tags: James Madison, Montpelier, Constitution Day,

Hallelujah: Beer may be heart-healthy

Wine has long been touted as the heart-healthy alcohol of choice. But could its less fancy cousin, beer have some redeeming qualities in the health arena?

Wednesday - 07/10/2013, 05:53am EDT

Tags: Beer, heart health, veronica robinson

Wine sales come to Md. farmer's markets

Farmer's markets in Maryland can now offer one-stop shopping for fresh food and homegrown wine.

Saturday - 06/08/2013, 03:44pm EDT

Tags: Jamie Forzato, farmers market,

Virginia winemaking: Between the vine and the table

With the D.C. area's proximity to Virginia's wine country, visits to local vineyards are often top of mind as a way to relax and unwind in a scenic part of the state.

Thursday - 04/04/2013, 08:37am EDT

Tags: naked mountain, vineyard, winery, Heather Brady

Cordial Fine Wine and Beer uncorks at Union Market

Cordial Fine Wine and Beer, which specializes in obscure liquors, opened its first store at Union Market last month.

Sunday - 03/03/2013, 11:00am EST

Tags: Cordial Fine Wine and Beer, Union Market, Beer, liquor, Alex Beall

Red, red wine means no, no sleep

Alcohol increases the likelihood you'll wake up in the middle of the night.

Wednesday - 02/06/2013, 09:42am EST

Tags: veronica robinson, prevention, sleep, red wine

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