A NATURAL WINE BAR IN WASHINGTON DC

Dio Wine Bar is a female-owned natural wine bar located on DC’s H Street Corridor. Our wines are made from organic or biodynamically farmed grapes and with little added or removed in the cellar. Our intimate and casual space offers a short selection of cocktails, beers, ciders and a small farm-driven menu of shared bites and snacks.

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Our carefully curated wine program features 100 wines and a constantly rotating by the glass offering. We also offer a short selection of cocktails and variety of bar snacks. Where we can’t offer natural, we highlight local makers from the DMV — whether it’s our spirits, ice cream, tea or coffee. We also make as much as possible in house — our jams, pickles, cordials, shrubs, syrups, and bread — yes, fresh baked bread.

Wine & Cocktails Food

Why Natural?

Natural wine has no legal definition, and so it can mean different things to different people, farmers, and winemakers. At Dio it means the grapes were farmed in a sustainable, organic, or biodynamic manner (as few pesticides and chemical sprays as possible). It also means that there are little additives and mechanized processes for removing components from wine, like alcohol or acid. Farmers and winemakers all over the world have embraced the philosophy that heavy-handed chemical use — or any chemical use — is not necessary for good wine. We embrace this approach, and we are excited to offer DC something different.

Our Team

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Stacey Khoury-Diaz Owner

I was born and raised in Sonoma County, California. I studied International Studies and African Studies at Yale and worked as a USAID contractor in East Africa and DC. While I enjoyed international work, I was ready to try something new and get back to my wine roots. So I got my MA in Food Systems from NYU and was like “I want to open a natural wine bar.” And so I did. I loves all things music and books, and my husband too.

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Danielle Moreno General Manager

I’m a first generation American who studied Baking and Pastry at the Culinary Institute of America, and I never thought the CIA would open up a whole new world of wine. After working in Napa, New York, and Boston, DC was the next city calling my name. I have earned my Advanced Level from the Wine and Spirit Education Trust and the Introductory Certificate from the Court of Master Sommeliers. I love all the sweet things, jigsaw puzzles, and lists.

Odd@Dio

Dio Wine Bar and Odd Provisions are thrilled to announce their new collaboration: Odd@Dio. Starting on Friday, July 19 Dio will toss their food menu out the window for good and embrace Odd Provisions food with open arms. Next time you come in for your favorite glass of natural wine, you can pair it with tried and true Odd Provisions items like a spicy salami sandwich with herb pesto and fennel confit or a watermelon radish & snap pea salad with garlic chive chèvre. And for the ride or die Dio fans, don’t worry, Odd Provisions has your cheese and charcuterie needs covered. Finally, for all the folks asking where they can buy the stellar wines they’re tasting at Dio, you’ll be able to place special orders through Odd Provisions! Really, what is there not to love? As women-owned businesses with a passion for good food and minimal intervention wine, Odd@Dio couldn’t make more sense. So get the Odd Provisions at Dio Wine Bar experience starting July 19 and every night after that.

Events

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Happy Hour

Join us weekdays from 5-7pm for organic wine and seasonal specials.

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Event Calendar

Sip on lively and diverse wines through our ever-changing tastings and wine classes. View our upcoming events.

Private Events

If interested in a private event or class, please email us at info@diowinebar.com.