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 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)[…]
The Week’s Schedule: Cider Tuesday, 5-7p: Blue Bee Cider, Virginia’s first urban cidery Beer Thursday, 5-7p: Victory Brewing Company Wine Friday, 5-7p: Value Picks for Winter Staff Pick Saturday, 2-6p: Follow us on Facebook or Twitter for more details! Recommendations for the Alabama vs Clemson National Championship Game: Could the sequel be better than last Read more about This Week at the Shop: Alabama vs Clemson[…]
This Week’s Schedule: Beer Thursday, 5-7p: Adroit Theory Wine Friday, 5-7p: A taste of MundoVino Staff Pick Saturday, 5-7p: Check our Twitter and Facebook for more details! Upcoming Special Events: Just because it is January doesn’t mean that we don’t have any great special events planned! Here are a couple of the events that are Read more about This Week at the Shop: Upcoming Special Events[…]
This Week’s Schedule: Special Event Wedneday, 5-7p: American Sparkling for New Year’s with Jenalyn Beer Thursday, 5-7p: Chaos Mountain Brewing Wine Friday, 5-7p: Introducing Selections from Free Run Wine Merchants with Russell Staff Pick Saturday, 2-6p: Check out our Facebook and Twitter feeds for more information! What are we drinking for New Year’s? Steininger Riesling Read more about This Week at the Shop: Bubbles, Bubbles, & More Bubbles[…]
This Week’s Schedule: Special Event Tuesday, 5-7p: Wine Cocktails with Jenalyn Beer Thursday, 5-7p: Blue Mountain Brewery & Barrel House Wine Friday, 5-7p: Holiday Wines with Jenalyn Staff Pick Saturday, 2-6p: Follow us on Facebook & Twitter for more information! Retsina: The Wine that Smells like Christmas Trees Modern styles of retsina are crisp and Read more about This Week at the Shop: One Week Till Christmas[…]
We just had to perform some routine maintenance and it caused a few bugs to pop up! I hope that we got all of them, but we apologize if we missed any. We are on the case to squash any that remain.
What better to celebrate Christmas than a truly American beverage! Come check out our selection of great Virginia ciders, plus a small carefully curated selection of imported greats. Here’s the Cider: Potter’s Grapefruit-Hibiscus Potter’s Ryesap Potter’s Mosaic Hop Potter’s Oak Barrel Reserve Foggy Ridge Handmade Foggy Ridge First Fruit Foggy Ridge Pippin Gold Albemarle Ciderworks Read more about Current Cider Selection (Cider for Christmas Edition)[…]