At the end of a long day, people just want to relax and rejuvenate before heading to bed. Wine is a favorite pastime among connoisseurs who can't wait to get their pour on. Whether you like red or white, sweet or dry, old world or new, the Washington, D.C. area has a number of wine bars to satisfy your palate.
Looking for lots of different choices? There are several bars in the nation's capital that have wine menus so long that they resemble small books. Grapeseed American Wine and Bistro has 350 selections with more than 80 just waiting to be sampled by the glass. Cork Wine Bar offers at least 50 wines by the glass and 160 bottles from small producers from around the world.
Take an hour drive up I-270 to Frederick, Maryland to try two local favorites – The Tasting Room and Vini Culture. You won't be able to decide which is better – the amazing New American fare or the selection off the drink menu at The Tasting Room. Prepare for a fun experience at Vini Culture where wine is poured through a high-tech dispensing system. Try samples of all to find your favorite and go back for more!
Wine can be fun whether you are a novice or an expert so head to the nation's capital to raise a glass at these top D.C. wine bars.