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: http://www.rocktheroofdc.com/#!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. http://www.abcnews4.com/story/25352838/mira-winery-expands-underwater-aging-across-us

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