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!
We are making some changes around the Shop to make your experience better! Over the next month, we are going to be changing out our Point-of-Sale, credit card processing, and several other customer facing systems to streamline our operations and to be able to offer better/more flexible services to our customers. Please bear with us Read more about Pardon our Dust …[…]
We are here to help you celebrate! Whether you are looking to pick up a twelve pack of something easy going like Sierra Nevada Pale Ale or Sam ’76, we are here to all day long to help. Here are few of our favorites from around the Shop that we’d suggest for poolside sipping, fireworks Read more about Happy July 4th! We are open from 11a to 8p today![…]
If this was an open tournament, then the final would almost certainly be France versus Italy, but looking at wine from countries with teams playing in Russia now, Italy misses the cut! Also left out are wine heavyweights Chile, the USA, South Africa and New Zealand. Still, the defending football champions, Germany, are present as are Read more about World Cup Wines![…]
Here at the Crystal City Wine Shop, we do a lot to help out around our community! We offer a number of services that are designed to assist you in planning your next party, corporate function, community happy hour, or wedding. Here are some of the things that we can help you do: On-demand delivery Read more about Can we help you? Check out our services![…]
We have had a number of great recent arrivals, either wines are ideal as the weather warms or new releases from great recent vintages. Here are a few new arrivals that we’d highly recommend: Forge Cellars Lower Caywood Vineyards Dry Riesling 2016: These are small, artisanal producers that focus on bone dry Riesling and cool Read more about Recent Arrivals Roundup![…]
Wine, cider, and craft beer make great gifts for nearly everyone on your list, but there getting your selections to the recipients is often the biggest problem … well, let us and Drizly help you out! Are you a corporate client looking to send a whole team gifts? Or just a couple of special bottles Read more about Gifting with Drizly[…]
Pollen is everywhere, flowers are blooming, and the sun is out! Spring has hit Northern Virginia and we are celebrating with a week focuses on everything pink … don’t miss out on the week of fun … Tomorrow, we are going to explore the world of pink cider and mead. There are multiple ways that Read more about A Week of Rose![…]
Now that spring has finally sprung, we have a great lineup of events for you! Are you in the mood for a wine tasting? Looking for a great beer? Interesting in trying some fun ciders? We’ve got events on our calendar that are perfect for you! We run tasting events three or four days every Read more about Spring Events in the Shop & Crystal City![…]
Sometimes it is just good to remind ourselves about all of the great resources here and elsewhere that help make us better wine and beer consumers. So here are some of our top resources that we use around the Shop: Our Back Calendar: Don’t forget that our the old event pages are full of tasting Read more about Resource Roundup![…]
If you are known for throwing great parties or just like to have a bunch of friends over, you should kick your party up to the next level with a keg! While it can seem daunting to deal with so much beer, buying, tapping and serving craft beer from a keg is really pretty simple. If Read more about Have a keg at your next party![…]