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  • They’re back: The second annual Girl Scout cookie and wine pairing guide

    Before you rip open a box and sit down to polish off a whole sleeve, consider washing those Thin Mints down with something other than milk. Because in a world obsessed with pairing food and wine, including good ol’ Girl Scout cookies in the game has evolved into an adult-oriented art form.

  • Australian winery focuses series on wines that compliment game meat

    WASHINGTON – What’s the first wine region you think of when you think of chardonnay? How about pinot noir? Riesling? Were any of your first thoughts Australia or South Australia? How about Strathbogie Ranges? I…

  • Roses are red, but rosés are for Valentine’s Day

    WASHINGTON — This Valentine’s Day, there is no better wine with which to celebrate new love– or the love you already share with someone – than a bottle of bubbly. But not just any sparkling…

  • The best chocolate and wine pairings for Valentine’s Day

    WASHINGTON — Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and love is in the air. It’s an age-old tradition to give heart-shaped boxes of chocolate to your loved one on February 14th. And wine and…

  • Super wines for the Super Bowl

    WASHINGTON — Make no mistake: I really like beer. And I know that the party beverage of choice for most traditional Super Bowl get-togethers is usually reserved for the realm of finely crafted brews. Just…

  • Study: Too much wine could be risk factor for stroke

    WASHINGTON – Much has been written about the health benefits of a glass of red wine. But this is one case where too much of a good thing is not necessarily better. Researchers are finding…

  • Passport to wine country: Sonoma Valley, part one

    Sonoma is about 75 percent larger by land mass than Napa Valley and includes several specifically distinctive appellations, including a dry inland region and a coastal region.

  • Wine travel: Your passport to wine country

    Wine consumption is up in the U.S. from 2.73 gallons per resident in
    2012 to 2.82 gallons per resident in 2013. Along with wine consumption, wine tourism is
    booming as well.

  • How to select a good wine for $10 or less

    It can be difficult to score a great bottle of wine for $10 or less, but it\’s not impossible. WTOP Wine Contributor Scott Greenberg lists his favorites.

  • What wines to pair with your Thanksgiving dinner

    Sure, the turkey is the star of Thanksgiving dinner, but what\’s
    in your glass is just as important as what\’s on your plate.

  • D.C. ‘masters’ wine knowledge; sommelier field grows

    It\’s a title that belongs to only 219 people around the world, but a growing number are representing D.C., placing Washington on a more prominent spot on the world\’s culinary map.

  • Get schooled on how to be a gentleman

    From how to order whiskey with confidence to understanding wine, style and flowers — D.C. businesses teach locals how to be a gentleman.

  • Virginia Wine Summit set for October

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The third annual Virginia Wine Summit will be held in Richmond in October. Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s office says the summit will be held at the Jefferson Hotel on Oct. 21. The…

  • More road signs unveiled to promote Va. wine

    CHATHAM, Va. (AP) — Virginia officials are unveiling new road signs aimed at attracting more visitors to Virginia wineries. Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Todd Haymore unveiled the Southern Virginia Wine Region road signs this…

  • More road signs unveiled to promote Va. wine

    CHATHAM, Va. (AP) — Virginia officials are unveiling new road signs aimed at attracting more visitors to Virginia wineries. Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Todd Haymore unveiled the Southern Virginia Wine Region road signs this…