On the second Tuesday of the month from 5-7p, we feature a wide range of local and international ciders! Stop by and expand your knowledge on what’s available in our ever-change Cider section.
Every Thursday from 5-7p, the Shop features local, regional, or national craft brewers behind our tasting bar. Stop by to try their core brands, seasonal releases, and special brews!
Every Friday from 5-7p, the Shop welcomes representatives from our distributors, wineries, and importers to educate our customers about their wines. Drop in to explore the world of wine and maybe find a new favorite!
Every Saturday from 2-6p is our Staff Pick tasting, where we feature a couple of products from the Shop’s shelves that we really enjoy! It is normally a couple wines, but it could include beer, cider, or even mead …
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About the Crystal City Wine Shop
We promise to always: 1) Be approachable, friendly and easy to talk to; 2) Be wine smart, but not snooty; 3) Only sell wines and beers that we ourselves would drink; 4) Offer extraordinary value in every price range!
And, at the very least, you will never come into the shop without feeling a bit wine wiser!
With an extensive selection of wines, ciders, and beers from around the world, our selection changes daily! Want something specific? If it’s available in Virginia and we can get it, we’ll order it for you!
We have hundreds of wines from around the world with a focus on small producers, sustainable production, and unique expressions.
We feature local, regional, national, and import beer with a focus on the unique, interesting, and hard-to-find.
We focus on local Virginia and Maryland ciders, with a selection of our favorite Normandy, Basque, and American ciders available.
Kingsbury Chocolates, Volpi Salami, Snacklins, Mexican Coca-Cola, Boylan's Soda, Route 11 Chips, Chevrai Goat Cheese ... Stop by to check out our regularly rotating selection!
This Week’s Schedule: Special Event Tuesday, 5-7p: Taste the Wines of Bulgaria Beer Thursday, 5-7p: Devils Backbone Brewing Co. Wine Friday, 5-7p: A Taste of Spring with Robins Cellars The President’s Drinks: From George Washington until today, all of our Presidents have had a strong connection with alcohol. George Washington was a whisky distiller and Read more about This Week at the Shop: President’s Day[…]
This Week at the Shop: Cider Tuesday, 5-7p: Cider Tasting with Thad Beer Thursday, 5-7p: Sweetwater Brewing Wine Friday, 5-7p: A Glimpse into European Cellars Staff Pick Saturday, 2-6p: Follow us on Facebook & Twitter for more information! Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Picks: It doesn’t matter what kind of date you are having tomorrow, whether it Read more about This Week at the Shop: Valentine’s Day[…]
This Week’s Schedule: Special Event Tuesday, 5-7p: Chocolate & Wine Pairing with Jenalyn Beer Thursday, 5-7p: Kona Brewing Co. Wine Friday, 5-7p: Happy Valentine’s Day with Metro Cellars Valentine’s Day Picks: Valentine’s Day is a day of romance, of candlelit dinners, of chocolates shared in the moonlight, and plenty of warm, fuzzy feelings. On top Read more about This Week at the Shop: Valentine’s Day is When?!?[…]
We have a lot of new and returning items in the Shop this week … Beer, Cider, Mead, Wine, and Food! With the Super Bowl on Sunday and Valentine’s Day just around the corner, are you ready? Read more about New & Returning Products! (Super Bowl 51 Edition)
The Week’s Schedule:
- Beer Thursday, 5-7p: DC Brau Tasting
- Wine Friday, 5-7p: A Selection from the Portfolio of Winesellers, Ltd.
- Staff Pick Saturday, 2-6p: Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for more information!
The Noble Grapes:
According to Jancis Robinson and her book, Wine Grapes, there are 1368 grape varieties that are used to make wine around the world commercially. Yet, when you walk into any wine shop, including here, six varieties dominate the selection and they have become known as The Noble Grapes! Read more about This Week at the Shop: The Noble Grapes
This Week’s Schedule: Beer Thursday, 5-7p: 3 Stars Brewing Company Wine Friday, 5-7p: A Special Selection with Blair from M. Touton Staff Pick Saturday, 2-6p: Check out Facebook & Twitter for more details! Buying Wine for Storage: Most of us think that keeping a cellar full of wine is an aristocratic throwback or an investment banker’s Read more about This Week at the Shop: The Long Haul, aka Buying Wine for Storage[…]
This Saturday is the 2017 1K Beer/Wine Walk and we are stocking up in preparation for it! The Walk includes a 20 beers, 19 of them will be available here at the Shop! 1K Beers: A Tout le Monde Hardywood VIPA Lagunitas Aunt Sally Atlas District Common Shiner 108th Birthday Beer Flying Dog Pearl Necklace Read more about New/Returning Beers (2017 1K Beer/Wine Walk Edition)[…]
This Week’s Schedule: Beer Thursday, 5-7p: Dogfish Head Brewery Wine Friday, 5-7p: A Taste of Italy with Fabio from Bravo Wine Imports Special Event Saturday, 2-6p: 1K Beer and Wine Walk Buying Wine and Beer for a Party? Well, then you have come to the right place! Now, you need a little more information and Read more about This Week at the Shop: Inauguration Week[…]
If we say “the Champagne of Beers,” you probably think Miller High Life! Yet, brewers have been working on newer styles of beer to compete with sparkling wine. This is a new and very interesting style of beer, these brews were originally conceived by Belgian brewers and are a great top-shelf/special occasion beer. Some varieties Read more about Bier de Champagne[…]
With last night’s National Championship game being won by a former walk-on with 1-second left on the game clock, it was more than a little special! Clemson definitely earned that win … so, what better way to celebrate than with a bottle of locally made cider! Don’t forget our tasting with Blue Bee tonight from Read more about Current Cider Selection (Clemson Wins! Edition)[…]