Summer is about dispensing with the old and testing the new… why not start with some of our favorite wine venues around town?
Let your inner oenophile take flight this summer as you explore this small wine bar located in Chinatown. This neighborhood spot focuses on family estates and lesser-known regions to bring you tastings of wines grown with care. 777 6th St. NW, 202.864.6445
2. Mockingbird Hill
The first wines to reach the New World are also still some of the best wines of our world. This sherry and ham bar packs 3,000 years of history into every summery serving of wine and food pairing. 1843 7th St. NW, 202.316.9396
Like good old Benjamin Franklin said, “Wine is proof that God loves us,” and this restaurant hopes to prove that this summer, with its extensive list of vino that transitions for the summer season. 775 G St. NW, 202.737.7663
Spanish tapas teamed with more than 250 wine labels turns Estadio into one of the hottest places for sips. Taste all the flavors of blanco, rosado, tinto and any color in between! 1520 14th St. NW, 202.319.1404
Treat yourself to Table’s five-course Grand Tasting menu with fabulous wine pairings ($120). Or become part of the resto's family in July at its Family Meal on Thursday, July 28, for delicious kitchen samples and a glass of house red or white wine. $25, 903 N St. NW, 202.588.5200