Wines of Parallel 43

When: September 29, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: CCWS, 220 20th St S, Arlington, VA 22202, USA

We’ve had Parallel 43 in before, so I’m not going to repeat myself. They offer a selection of unique wines at affordable prices from Bulgaria, which is gradually earning itself a name as a source Read more about Wines of Parallel 43[…]

Local Cider with Kysela!

When: August 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Crystal City Wine Shop, 220 20th St S, Arlington, VA 22240, USA

“Millstone cider is rustic cider.” It is cider that recalls age-old processes and the craft of farmers/cider makers who made cider, not for sale, but to survive. Millstone strives to not reproduce these ciders, but Read more about Local Cider with Kysela![…]

This Week at the Shop: 4th of July is coming!

Are you ready for the 4th? It will be here soon! Have you started to pick up your barbecue beers and grilling wines? Have we got some suggestions for you: Narragansett Clam Shack Variety Pack: Grab a selection of cool sessionable beers from a historic brewery that has just started brewing in Rhode Island again! Read more about This Week at the Shop: 4th of July is coming![…]

Cider vs. Hard Cider vs. Sweet Cider

At some point during the 20th century, the word cider was reclaimed by apple juice companies to mean fresh-pressed juice, but cider, by its original definition, implies that it’s fermented, and therefore alcoholic. ~ Why you should stop calling cider ‘hard’ Okay, history has made this topic confusing for Americans. In colonial America, cider was the alcoholic Read more about Cider vs. Hard Cider vs. Sweet Cider[…]