What’s New/Returning in the Beer Section (Halloween Edition)

Here are the new and returning beers for this week: Schlafly Pale Ale Schlafly Kolsch Sixpoint 5 Beans Erdinger Weissbier O’Connor Sweater Weather Belgian Wit Champion Megalodon Imperial Coffee Stout Starr Hill Little Red Roostarr Left Hand Fade to Black Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery Virginia Black Bear Russian Imperial Stout Deschutes Mirror Pond Pale Ale Read more about What’s New/Returning in the Beer Section (Halloween Edition)[…]

This Week at the Shop: Happy Halloween!

This Week’s Schedule: Beer Thursday, 5-7p: Schlafly Tasting with Dan Wine Friday, 5-7p: Halloween Wine Tasting with Jenalyn from The Country Vintner (with Wine & Candy Pairings!) Staff Pick Saturday, 2-6p: Check out Twitter & Facebook for more details! Introducing a new producer: Hush Heath Estate Hush Heath is a 400-acre family owned Tudor estate Read more about This Week at the Shop: Happy Halloween![…]

Featured Producer: Hush Heath Estate

Hush Heath is a 400-acre family owned Tudor estate in the heart of the Garden of England with vast ancient oak woodlands, vineyards, Kentish apple orchards and wildflower meadows. In its heart lies Hush Heath Manor, built in 1503, home to the Balfour-Lynn family. The estate is dedicated to producing England’s finest still and sparkling Read more about Featured Producer: Hush Heath Estate[…]

What’s New/Returning in the Beer Section (Pumpkin Edition)

Pumpkin Beers, Maple Beers, & Other Fall Seasonals Currently in Stock: Saucony Creek Captain Pumpkin’s Maple Mistress Uinta Funk’n Patch Brett Pumpkin Ale South Street Brewery Twisted Gourd Imperial Chocolate Chai Pumpkin Ale Boulevard Brewing Funkier Pumpkin Boulevard Brewing Funky Pumpkin (Limited Supply) Devils Backbone Pumpkin Hunter Smuttynose Pumpkin Ale New Holland Ichabod Brothers Fairground Read more about What’s New/Returning in the Beer Section (Pumpkin Edition)[…]

This Week at the Shop: Pumpkin Beers & Virginia Wine

This Week’s Schedule: Beer Thursday, 5-7p: Pumpkin Beer Tasting with Chase Wine Friday, 5-7p: Gray Ghost Vineyards with Amy Staff Pick Saturday, 2-6p: Check out Twitter & Facebook for more details! Gray Ghost Vineyards: A family owned and operated vineyard, Gray Ghost, is the lifelong dream of Al & Cheryl Kellert. Al, who has been Read more about This Week at the Shop: Pumpkin Beers & Virginia Wine[…]

organic, natural, biodynamic

What’s the difference? Organic? Natural? Biodynamic? Sustainable?

Here is a quick-and-dirty guide to some of the words and logos that you will see on wine labels at the Crystal City Wine Shop: Organic: The U.S. government regulates use of the term “organic,” and they are labelled according to very specific guidelines. You will see two types of organic wines: those made from certified organically Read more about What’s the difference? Organic? Natural? Biodynamic? Sustainable?[…]

This Week at the Shop, 10 Oct 2016

This Week’s Schedule: Cider Tuesday, 5-7p: Schilling Cider with Jonathan from RVWC Beer Thursday, 5-7p: Long Trail Brewing Wine Friday, 5-7p: Falls Wines with Andrea from Downey Selections Staff Pick Saturday, 2-6p: Check Facebook & Twitter for more details! As we head into the Fall, don’t forget all of the services that the Crystal City Wine Read more about This Week at the Shop, 10 Oct 2016[…]