Arlington may not house any vineyards, but there is no doubt that our Urban Villages make up a vital part of the Virginia wine experience. Serving award-winning local and international wines, Arlington's wine bars each offer a different variety and atmosphere. Make Virginia wines a part of your visit experience without ever leaving the city.
In the mood to sip and snack? Visit Arlington's premiere cheese boutique in the urban village of Shirlington. Sample as many cheeses and wines as is necessary to find the perfect flavor combination. Swing by on Saturday and Sunday for pairings from 1:00-4:00 p.m., where an associate will offer their expertly matched selections.
Offering over 40 wines by the glass, you will always find something new to try at Screwtop in Clarendon. Until 6:00 p.m. they offer 6 glasses of wine for $6.00, but be forewarned that you're likely to find standing room only during that time. Coming with a party of 5 or more? You can also reserve one of their tables in advance.
Vintage Crystal Events
In September the urban village of Crystal City invites you to their wine-themed events in the Vintage Crystal series. Every Friday evening enjoy Wine in the Water Park featuring great music, delicious tastes and fantastic wines in the beautiful Crystal City Water Park.
Twisted Vines Bottleshop & Bistro
Twisted Vines Bottleshop & Bistro owners are long time residents of Arlington's Columbia Pike urban village who have a shared a vision to create an affordable, casually elegant place. Every other month they host a Stroller Happy Hour with toys and snacks for kids, while parents enjoy happy hour specials.
Nestled by a fountain in a courtyard in Arlington's urban village of Ballston, Grand Cru offers a European style wine and dine experience. When tasting, choose from international and domestic flights including The World of Whites, California, A World of Reds, and The Grand Crew Flight.
Zen Bistro & Wine Bar
Zen Bistro is an Asian tapas venue in Arlington's urban village of Pentagon City that encourages patrons to enjoy their small plated delicacies with a good wine or cocktail. On Wednesday evenings, Carol Gaylor & Bruce Katsu's acoustic guitar and soft vocals make for a great mellow evening out. On the weekend, things tend to pick up with live music on Thursday and more local patronage throughout the weekend.
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