Are you bored with the typical wine tastings and are searching for a unique way to experience wine? At the heart of Washington DC’s famous Dupont Circle and Midtown DC Nightclub lies DC’s freshest nightlife hub, Kabin Lounge. Taking inspiration from the Alpine culture, this 3,200- square foot space showcases a lush and unique modern-day...
Wednesday Dec 20th, 6:30pm
This introductory class is designed for those wanting to develop a good foundation of wine knowledge and an understanding of how to taste wine. You will learn about: Main styles of wine The most important wine grapes Key wine producing countries and regions How grapes are grown and wine is produced How to taste wine like a pro What to look...
Friday Feb 2nd, 6:30pm
We are honored and excited to be hosting the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux (UGC) delegation for what promises to be a magnificent wine tasting on Thursday, January 18, 2018. The UGC is made up of some of the best and most well-known châteaux from the top appellations in Bordeaux. They tour North America each year and this trip...
Thursday Jan 18th, 5pm
Blind tasting wine is more than a parlor trick, or a way to impress your friends, it is the most effective way to develop your tastings skills. Learn to identify grapes and regions by color, acidity, residual sugar, tannin, alcohol, winemaking techniques, flavor, and aroma. These skills will help you improve your ability to assess, judge, describe,...
Friday Feb 9th, 6:30pm
We will embark on an around-the-world tasting of all blues rich and robust, each paired with a different companion, as well as wine. Learn all about the mystery behind the making of blue cheese. If you think you don’t like veined cheese, we may change your mind with this evening of perfect pairings.
Sunday Jan 21st, 11am
Who doesn’t love cheese, chocolate AND wine?! We have handpicked a selection of cheeses to pair with our gourmet chocolates and wines. During this class, we’ll experiment together with the process of pairing while we play with flavor and texture combinations. Note: All attendees must be 21 or older and bring a valid ID.
Saturday Feb 17th, 5pm
Italy has been known to romance one through its food and wine. This class will put that to the test. You'll prepare a 3-course Italian themed menu and pair each with a tasty regional Vino. In addition to your cooking demo the instructor will give you some insider tips on how to pair food and wine appropriately as well as information on each Italian...
Friday Feb 2nd, 6:30pm
In this course was developed by the Society of Wine Educators (SWE) in conjunction with prominent members of the wine industry. The CSW has become one of the most important trade credentials in the wine industry today. Companies such as Banfi, E & J Gallo, Kobrand, Trincero Winery, and many national distributors are major supporters....
Saturday Feb 3rd, 9am
Join fellow beer lovers for a free tasting EVERY Thursday at the Crystal City Wine Shop. They have different craft beers every time and knowledgeable folks pouring the beers.
at Penn Commons
If you’re a connoisseur of rare & exquisite liquors – or you want to become one - this is the class you always wanted to take! Our Potables Professional Scott Clime will guide you through an abundance of hard-to-find extraordinary spirits, including Bourbon, Irish Whiskey, Cognac, Tequila & Scotch. A full buffet lunch will be provided!
mong Italy’s greatest wines are Barolo/Barbaresco, Brunello di Montalcino, Amarone di Valpolicella, and the Super Tuscans. But what exactly are Super Tuscan wines? Join Jay Youmans MW for a tasting and discussion of the wines that created the category. We will taste Sasicaia, Ornellia, Tignanello, Promis and more.