Thursday, October 2, 2014

Heavy Pour Mondays

The Pursuit Wine Bar
Monday, Oct 20

Now THAT'S a glass of wine! 1/3 of a bottle to be exact (250ml)

Every Monday night, The Pursuit has Heavy Pour Mondays to get the week started off right!

Join us on Monday, Oct 20th

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Rock the Roof Pt II at Lost Society

Wednesday, Sept 17, 6-10pm
Lost Society

We had a blast at our last rooftop event with Rock the Roof DC so we're doing it again!

This time at Lost Society on 14th St. If you've never been to their rooftop, it's spacious and partly covered. Read the brunch review from Rock the Roof:!lost-society-brunch/c3av

Here's the deal: 1/2 off house white and red by the glass plus a free bottle of wine with the purchase of 2 entrees. Want some appetizers? 1/2 off apps will be provided to our group as well. 

As always, all are welcome to bring your friends!

RSVP here

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

New Vintage Jazz + Wine Festival

Saturday, Aug 9
Half St Fairgrounds

In it's second year, New Vintage is excited to showcase Bobby Kachers portfolio of wines.

In addition to the fantastic wine selection, they are presenting 6, high energy and modern jazz bands, including local funk and party band Funk Ark! The music stage is curated by the DC's go to group for all things hip on the jazz scene, Capital Bop. All elements of the event have been carefully paired for maximum good times!

Check out this teaser video from last year:

Read more about this exciting event on their site.

Want complimentary tickets? Comment below with your name and contact info. Only 10 spots available!


Rock the Roof at Eventide

Wednesday, Aug 6

It's everyone's favorite thing to do...drinking on a roof! 

Brought to you by Young Winos, Rock the Roof DC and Eventide...
Join us for a rooftop happy hour from 4-8pm at Eventide's roof (Clarendon). Rain site: Odd Bar inside Eventide.

Featuring half priced wines by the glass, plus other seasonal wine features and their regular happy hour pricing. All are welcome so bring your friends! RSVP here

Never been or scared to venture over the river? Read Rock the Roof's write up on Eventide's fantastic rooftop:!eventide/c1xhn

Mira Wine Dinner at Occidental

Thursday, Aug 21 6pm
Occidental Grill

Mira Winery may be the best kept secret in the DC wine industry!

Led by world-reknown winemaker, Gustavo Gonzalez, this winery has roots in Napa as well as Charleston, SC where they are experimenting with underwater aging.

Join Gustavo and Chef de Cuisine, Matt Baker, at Occidental Grill on Thurs Aug 21 for a 5 course dinner with wine pairings for $85!

Check out this mouthwatering menu:

Mira Wine Dinner

Thursday August 21st 6:30



Amuse Bouche

Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley  2011


1st Course

Tasting of Northern Neck Farms Heirloom Tomatoes

Fresh / Sorbet / Gazpacho

Avocado Mousse / Cucumber Gelee / EVOO Powder / Forum Chardonnay Vinegar

Rose, Napa Valley  2012


2nd Course

Pesto Infused Cavatelli

Slow Poached Egg Yolk / Crispy Speck / Grated Pecorino

Chardonnay, Napa Valley  2011


3rd Course

Butter Basted Lancaster County, PA Breast of Squab

Carrot-Ginger Puree / Smashed English Peas and Mint / Charred Baby Red Mustard / Natural Jus

Pinot Noir, Napa Valley  2011


4th Course

Braised Border Springs, VA Lamb Shoulder

Caramelized Baby Eggplant / Piquillo Pepper Relish / Pickled Red Onion

Zucchini-Basil Coulis / Banyuls Gastrique

Syrah, Napa Valley  2010


5th Course

Modern Chocolate Ganache

Passion Fruit / Chocolate Soil / Vanilla Custard / Dehydrated Chocolate Chips

Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley  2010


Chef de Cuisine Matt Baker


$85  (All Inclusive) -  202-783-4147 for reservations

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Twilight Tuesdays

Tues, June 17, 8-11pm
Vida Fitness Rooftop Pool

The Penthouse Pool Club is Washington's only exclusive, members-only urban oases perched high atop the Vida U-Street Fitness and Wellness Club.

What to expect: 
- breathtaking views
- a large, heated, and very welcoming swimming pool
- multiple cabanas available for your reservation & enjoyment
- a brand-new, full service dining menu 
- hand-crafted cocktails, designed by the finest mixologists
- a wonderfully diverse, eclectic crowd of men & women
- an equally mixed array of tunes & beats from your fav DJ's
- and of course...that unique Twilight flare from years past
Entrance is GUEST LIST ONLY.  Register for your complimentary ticket & experience with your confirmed RSVP @

We have reserved the VIP Cabana for the evening. Cost of drinks/food not included. They are able to split checks for the group. 

Please reserve your spot on their eventbrite page AND respond via email so I can keep track of how many people will be there. ONLY RSVP if you are sure you are able to make it!

War of the Rosés

Wed, June 11, 6-8pm
Tel'Veh Wine Bar

Because you can never have too many rosé events! #alltherose part II is on

Join us on Wednesday, June 11 from 6-8pm for a FREE sampling of rosés and special discounts on glasses and bottles!

They will also have their awesome happy hour pricing on food and $1 oysters, talk about a perfect pair!

RSVP here.

Meet & Greet: Gustavo Gonzalez

Thurs, 6/5 5-8pm
Calvert Woodley

Gustavo Gonzalez has been producing wine for over 2 decades in 5 different countries. He even produced a 100pt wine, the 2001 Masetto, which was described as "best super Tuscan ever". He was also the red winemaker for Robert Mondavi for 17 years. 

Mira Winery has also been in the news recently for aging their wine underwater! Now it's your turn to meet and greet with Gustavo and learn from one of the best in the industry!

Taste his award-winning wines from Mira Winery at Calvert Woodley this Thursday from 5-8pm.

FREE Tasting! RSVP here.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Stop & Taste the Rosés

Cashion's Eat Place
May 14, 6-8pm

It's Spring and you know what that means....our annual Rosé event!

Join us for #alltherose on the patio at Cashion's Eat Place on Wednesday, May 14 from 6-8.

A flight of 4 rosés (3oz each) will be at a discounted rate of $16 (not inclusive of tax and tip) and also extended Happy Hour specials to include 50% off food!

Follow the event discussion using #alltherose on twitter and tell your friends!

*This is not a seated event so feel free to arrive at anytime before 8pm to receive the special pricing*

RSVP here

Friday, February 14, 2014

WineDown Yoga at 8 Chains North

Yoga, wine, tasty dishes and silent auction to benefit the African Yoga Project in Nairobi, Kenya. All proceeds go to the project which supports local food, yoga, and education programs for 5,000 + youth and adults. 

Tickets are $35, and includes a relaxing Yoga class, glass or tasting of wine, tasty dishes and access to our silent auction. Event takes place in the 8 Chains North newly renovated tasting room over looking the vineyard. Don’t forget to bring your Yoga mat (extras available upon request!) and comfy, breathable clothes. 

Contact us to book over the phone or by using Paypal. Tickets will also be sold at the door — credit cards, checks and cash are accepted. RSVP here.

Relax and enjoy the atmosphere while bidding on a smorgasbord of incredible items that include:
  • Jason Aldean and Sound Garden signed memorabilia
  • Concert Tickets to Popular Bands like Foster the People
  • Spa Packages
  • Private Yoga Sessions
  • Tuscarora Mill Restaurant Gift Card
  • Wine Baskets
  • Capitol Hill Bikram Yoga 10 Day Pass
  • Private Music Recording Sessions

Thursday, January 30, 2014

FREE Sparkling Wine Tasting at Paul's

Friday, February 7
Paul's on Wisconsin in DC

Friday, 2/7, from 5:30-8pm, visit Paul's Wine & Spirits for a FREE tasting of sparkling and Champagnes. They will be pouring 12 different wines!

RSVP here