Try drinks from the five RAMMY-nominated restaurants for a chance to sip your way to the awards.
Bet on these wager-worthy libations created by local bar stars and inspired by upcoming horse races.
Oshana talks simplicity, why he's done with bacon drinks, and his invitation to the First Lady.
Cocktails, kicked up popsicles and boozy milkshakes to celebrate the annual Cherry Blossoms.
Paintings and inspired sips piqued guests’ eyes and palates at this annual event.
16 December 2011
Non-liquid options for the wine and spirits lover in your life.
12 December 2011
These festive drinks may not keep you warm, but they will keep you in the holiday cheer.
29 November 2011
Top female bartenders to compete in a battle of speed and precision.
16 November 2011
Bartender, educator and writer Jim Meehan shares his secrets in the PDT Cocktail Book.
02 November 2011
Voli Vodka offers celebratory cocktails- without the holiday weight.
25 October 2011
Raise a glass to the quintessential effervescent elixir on October 28 at one (or both) of these events, and glean some tips for breaking open the bubbly at home.
19 October 2011
Stella Artois trains U.S. competitors in a Nine-Step Pouring Ritual, and challenges each to take home the world title.
14 October 2011
From red to white or bubbly- Wine Riot DC lets you sample all your favorite varieties.
13 October 2011
Ideas for savory morning sips for game day and beyond.
30 September 2011
Washington Life magazine and Pharrell Williams host a night of sweet music and sweeter liqueur.
30 September 2011
Tastings, tours and more await curious oenophiles in DC’s Wine Country.
09 September 2011
Washington Life’s wine and spirits editor recounts her treasured, fleeting moments spent studying the grape at the top of the World Trade Center.
25 August 2011
Enjoy the last few fleeting weeks of summer with one of these minimal prep, maximum flavor libations.
08 August 2011
Vibrant, rejuvenating, and classic, these cocktails match the ambiance of the recently revamped tony St Barths’ hotel.
28 July 2011
History buffs and wine connoisseurs, rejoice! The Winery at La Grange promises to be a get-away that will both relax and enrich guests.
28 July 2011
Bloody Marys with veggie-infused vodka on a deck overlooking the water; flutes of Champagne on a sailboat at sunset; and cold beers with hot, steamed crabs are waiting on Maryland's Eastern Shore.
21 July 2011
Michel Richard Citronelle celebrates Riesling along with 150 Restaurants nationwide in the 2011 Summer of Riesling, proving this acclaimed grape still has it.
18 July 2011
This summer, mix and match divine wines with the DC restaurant's starters, sides, steaks and seafood.
14 July 2011
Fruity treats to beat the summer heat
28 June 2011
Nearly ten years after first opening its doors, Kimpton's Bar Rouge, introduces a new menu and a new look.
23 June 2011
An Interview with John Kent Cooke, owner of Virginia's own The Boxwood Estate Winery and The Tasting Room.
17 June 2011
Get a taste of Ireland, Scotland, Canada, and America all in one night as you travel the world one shot of whiskey at a time.
17 June 2011
Wine classes, cocktail seminars and local hooch are bound to quench your father’s thirst this weekend.
17 June 2011
M Bar & Lounge at the Renaissance Dupont Circle Hotel launches a fundraising cocktail series.
14 June 2011
Eight generations after its original creation, Hennessy still remains a family affair.
27 May 2011
The Global Ambassador for Hennessy, Maurice-Richard Hennessy, dropped into the French Embassy and gave a cognac tasting on Tuesday.
25 May 2011
This season, frigid cocktails inspired by an outing to the Italian ice stand are super hot.
17 May 2011
The self-proclaimed “history dork” and cocktail aficionado dishes on the sordid secrets of the Prohibition era in DC, spots to grab a great drink in the District and where to find authentic speakeasy sites.
03 May 2011
Assyrtiko? Agiorgitiko? A sparkling Moschofilero-based minty cocktail? It’s all Greek—and delish—to me.
28 April 2011
The Source debuts Triple Crown inspired drinks for horse racing season.,
21 April 2011
Toast the winemakers of Argentina's signature varietal, who are practicing natural, organic winemaking methods.
12 April 2011
Michel Richard offers free weekly wine tastings at Central.
06 April 2011
Chatting about wine, women and song with George Rose of J Winery.
05 April 2011
It was the battle of the most creative bartenders, but which drinkable work of art came out on top at the sold-out ARTINI?
23 March 2011
Washington, DC is awash with pink blooms, and area bars are mixing up some cherry-licious libations to match.
11 March 2011
Bourbon Steak hosts a four-course tasting dinner showcasing High West Distillery’s whiskeys.
08 March 2011
Got pork? The five chefs and winemakers joining forces this weekend at the Newseum’s split-hoof lovefest surely do.
01 March 2011
New booze, a handy little drink rimmer, and an upcoming festival dedicated to Mexico’s native spirits make your Margaritas more memorable.
18 February 2011
Washington may only occupy 68.3 square miles, but there is a never-ending list of bars, restaurants and clubs to attract the city’s energetic under-40 set. Here are some special picks as well as a few off offered by our Y&GL honorees.
11 February 2011
The Embassy of Peru sets out the find the tastiest and most creative takes on their country’s national cocktail.
08 February 2011
The Sommelier at undeniably one of the most romantic spots in the area dishes on making Valentine’s Day memorable.
07 February 2011
The Donovan House’s exclusive rooftop pool bar, ADC (Above DC) ices over this February to become DC’s hottest place to chill.
28 January 2011
DC Mixologists Chantal Tseng and Adam Bernbach offer up some simmering sips to cure what ails ya.
12 January 2011
A thirst-quenching array of events, seminar, books and more to help you get your drink—and your thinking cap—on this year.
30 December 2010
Chill it, serve it, mix it, pair it, save it. A lesson in Sparkling Wine 101 to help you ring in 2011.
09 December 2010
Wine- and cocktail-themed gifts this holiday season make for happy recipients (who may even share them with the lucky giver...) Read on for four creative ideas inspired in part by DC wine and spirit movers and shakers.
30 November 2010
How to make Beaujolais one of your go-to sips this (and any) season.
23 November 2010
Why stress over what kind of wine to uncork this Thursday? Rustico Beer Director Greg Engert explains how beer is not only bubbly and refreshing, but it can be complex and able to pair with the diverse ingredients found on Thanksgiving tables.
19 November 2010
Looking for a hot cocktail to warm up your cold winter evening?
10 November 2010
Suspend your disbelief and mix up a classic and contemporary concoction that need to be sipped to be believed.
27 October 2010
Get into the spirit of Halloween with one of these pumpkin-based potent potables.
20 October 2010
The 2007 vintage of Inniskillin's Vidal Pearl provides a unique taste to reward your palette.
15 October 2010
Deconstructing and reinventing a classic cocktail bridges the gin-eration gap.
08 October 2010
A spa, in the town that chocolate was built, kicks it up with exotic treatments straight from Cubaaaaaaah.
04 October 2010
Break out the tonic- Beefeater 24, a premium handcrafted gin, launched with a bang at the Gibson.
01 October 2010
The wine director of Michel Richard’s Citronelle joins the ranks of only other fifteen women in the world to have earned this coveted title.
21 September 2010
The Stella Artois 2010 World Draught Masters competition is underway. Think you have what it takes to pour like a master? Follow this 9-Step Pouring Ritual and you’ll rule the tap before you can say “cheers.”
21 September 2010
Grape names mostly unknown to American ears and palates are producing unforgettable wines in southern Portugal.
10 September 2010
Spiegelau’s New Hybrid Collection Meshes Form and Function.