Upcoming Events

Dio Wine Bar hosts frequent wine tastings, special events, and fundraisers. Follow us on Facebook or Instagram to stay in the loop. Click on an event for all the grape-juicy details and to secure your tickets, where applicable.

Juicebox Juke Box
EVERY Thursday
Ever wished you could try that bottle on the shelf, but it's not by the glass right now? This is it people. Join us every Thursday for Juicebox Juke Box ...
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W3: Women Wine Wednesday
Wednesday, October 16, All Night
On the 3rd Wednesday of each month (October 16, November 20, December 18 etc…) we celebrate the female owners, makers, and bosses in wine. Enjoy a special women-driven menu of wines by ...
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Nobody Puts Baby in a Corner
Saturday, October 26, 3pm-5pm
Tired of getting the stink eye for bringing your little one to the bar with you? As a mama-owned space, we get it. Dio is rolling out Nobody Puts Baby ...
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Hallo-Wine
Thursday, October 31, All Night
White wines dry as bones. Sanguine reds. Harvest-moon orange wines. On Hallo-Wine, we are pouring our wines Juicebox Jukebox style - with a twist. We'll be pouring your wines as ...
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Magnum P.I. Party
Sunday, November 3, 3pm-8pm
On November 3, we are poppin open all the magnums in style! Come drink from rarely-opened, massive bottles of natural wine while surrounded by Hawaiian shirts and mustaches. The by ...
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Nobody Puts Baby in a Corner
Saturday, November 16, 3pm-5pm
Tired of getting the stink eye for bringing your little one to the bar with you? As a mama-owned space, we get it. Dio is rolling out Nobody Puts Baby ...
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Wine Class: How To Taste
Sunday, November 17, 1:30pm-2:30pm
Learn the basics of what to do and look for when tasting wine! ...
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For A Cause: U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants USCRI)
Tuesday, November 19, All Night
On November 19, we are hosting USCRI on our ‘For A Cause’ night. The U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants is a non-profit that protects and advances the rights of refugees, immigrants, ...
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W3: Women Wine Wednesday
Wednesday, November 20, All Night
On the 3rd Wednesday of each month (October 16, November 20, December 18 etc…) we celebrate the female owners, makers, and bosses in wine. Enjoy a special women-driven menu of wines by ...
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Beaujolais Nouveau Day
Thursday, November 21, All Night
Some say Beaujolais Nouveau is a French marketing gimmick. We say, who cares? If it means we get to down some juicy, fresh red wine from Beaujolais, sign us up! ...
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Crush and Craft
Sunday, December 8 from 3pm-8pm
Join us for a day of holiday crafting activities! Post up next to the tree and make yourself a gingerbread house or cork ornaments. We will also offer workshops in ...
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Nobody Puts Baby in a Corner
Saturday, December 14 from 3pm-5pm
Tired of getting the stink eye for bringing your little one to the bar with you? As a mama-owned space, we get it. Dio is rolling out Nobody Puts Baby ...
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W3: Women Wine Wednesday
Wednesday, December 18, All Night
On the 3rd Wednesday of each month (October 16, November 20, December 18 etc…) we celebrate the female owners, makers, and bosses in wine. Enjoy a special women-driven menu of wines by ...
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(PAST) Nobody Puts Baby in a Corner
Saturday, September 28 from 3pm-5pm
Tired of getting the stink eye for bringing your little one to the bar with you? As a mama-owned space, we get it. Dio is rolling out Nobody Puts Baby ...
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(PAST) Importer Takeover with Tess Bryant
September 23, 6pm-9pm
Tess Bryant imports memorable, exquisite, and highly sought-after wines from California, France, and Australia. On September 23rd from 6pm-9pm we are opening our doors so that you can choose from ...
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(PAST) H Street Festival
September 21, 2019
Join us for the fun and chaos of our third annual H Street Festival. For the day, we'll have an outdoor wine garden and patio for you to enjoy a ...
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(PAST) For A Cause: BEHOLD.HER Self-Worth Conference
September 19, 5pm-9pm
Once a month, we hold a fundraiser for a cause we are passionate about as part of our 'For a Cause' series. On September 19 from 5pm-9pm we will host ...
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(PAST) El Grito and 2-Year Birthday
September 15, 2019
Dio is turning two! We are celebrating our birthday in tandem with El Grito - the cry that rings in Mexican Independence. On September 15, from 3pm til close we'll ...
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(PAST) Wine Class: Hip Hop & Wine
August 25, 2019
How Rappers Impact Wine Economics What do Jay-Z, Drake and Nicki Minaj have in common? Rappers they may be, but they also embrace distinct wine varietals and styles in their ...
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(PAST) W3: Women Wine Wednesday
Wednesday, August 21, All Night
On the 3rd Wednesday of each month (August 21, September 18, October 16 etc…) we celebrate the female owners, makers, and bosses in wine. Enjoy a special women-driven menu of ...
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(PAST) For A Cause: Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights (CAIR) Coalition
Wednesday, August 14, All Night
On August 14, we are hosting CAIR on our 'For A Cause' night. The Capital Area Immigrants' Rights Coalition - CAIR Coalition is a non-profit that strives to ensure equal ...
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(PAST) Wine Class: Natural Wine 101
August 11, 2019
Natural wine is indeed buzzy right now. But what does it actually mean? You may be wondering about this wild yeast fermentation or what it means to fine a wine ...
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(PAST) Wine Class: Made In America
July 28, 2019
We might have 99 problems right now but wine is not one of them. American winemakers are killing it in the natural wine game. They're pushing boundaries and straying away ...
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(PAST) Vino-Yasa
July 20, 2019
It's finally happening people. We are hosting our first ever Vino-Yasa - yoga followed by a wine and cocktail happy hour. On Saturday July 20, yoga instructor JoAnn Hill will ...
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(PAST) Women x Wine x Wednesday ft. Elizabeth Parker of Williams Corner
July 17, 2019
We host Women x Wine x Wednesday on the third Wednesday of every month. On W3 we celebrate female owners, makers, and bosses - particularly in wine! On July 17, ...
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(PAST) Bastille Day
July 14, 2019
Celebrate storming the Bastille with us in Les Mis style on Sunday July 14. We'll be serving up food of the people - think French Onion Soup - and pouring ...
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(PAST) Nobody Puts Baby in a Corner
Saturday, July 13 from 3:30pm-5pm
One Saturday a month, Dio Wine Bar hosts Saturday happy hour for parents, guardians and their children. Families are welcome to enjoy drinks and food without the added expense of ...
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(PAST) ‘Flirting with Faults’ class with Eric Moorer of Domestique
June 29, 2019
Eric Moorer is guest teaching at Dio! Eric is trekking over from Domestique for a tasting and discussion around how faults manifest in wine and all the feels we have ...
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(PAST) Takeover with Laura Bissell of INCONNU
June 25, 2019
Laura Bissell is a DC native and the winemaker behind INCONNU in California. And she's coming to Dio on June 25! We'll be pouring her low intervention, vin de soif ...
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(PAST) Wine Class: Sustainability and Wine
June 23, 2019
Ever wonder what sustainability actually means in the wine industry? In partnership with Slow Food DC, we are hosting a wine class on this very topic! Come learn from guest ...
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(PAST) Solstice Natural Wine Festival
June 22, 2019
We are so excited for Solstice - the Old Westminster Winery natural wine festival on their biodynamic property Burnt Hill. On June 22, you'll get to taste with 30 winemakers, ...
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(PAST) American Pie: All-American Winemakers and Pie Sisters Pop-Up
June 20, 2019
Want to get your hands on some delicious natural wine made only in the USA? On Thursday, June 20 we'll have four American winemakers from across the country pouring their ...
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(PAST) W3: Women Wine Wednesday
ft. Green Things Work, Cosmo Castle & Take Care
We host Women x Wine x Wednesday on the third Wednesday of every month. On W3 we celebrate female owners, makers, and bosses - particularly in wine! On June 19 ...
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(PAST) For a Cause: A Wider Circle
June 14, 2019
On our 'For A Cause' nights we extend happy hour for the whole night and give 25% of happy hour sales to a cause we are passionate about. A Wider ...
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(PAST) Waning Crescent
June 1, 2019
Join us for our pre-summer solstice party: Waning Crescent. Dio will be taken over by flower crowns, tarot readings, earth jewelry, and seasonal rituals. We'll celebrate by pouring wines from ...
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(PAST) Movie Night: Wine Country
May 31, 2019
Join us for popcorn, California wine flights, and a screening of the hilarious and lady-laden Netflix film: Wine Country. The screening starts at 8pm and no tickets necessary. Snag a ...
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(PAST) Takeover with Ken Albert of Iapetus
May 10, 2019
Iapetus is Vermont wine produced in close relationship with the environment. They make red, skin-contact, and pet nats from hybrid grape varietals bred to grow in cold climates, like Marquette ...
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(PAST) Janine’s Going Away Party!
May 2, 2019
Since we opened our doors in September 2017, Janine has made Dio a warm, fun, and smooth operation. She is ambitious (in the best way) and has a personality like ...
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(PAST) Little Salon 46
April 30, 2019
Dio is pouring at Little Salon on April 30. We'll be pairing our naturally made orange and red wine with a night of stellar creatives and artists. Tickets go on ...
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(PAST) Wine Class: Natty x Nature
April 28, 2019
Natural? Sustainable? Biodynamic? Native Yeasts? Fermentation? Amphora? Skin Contact? Petillant Naturel? What does it all mean?! NattyxNature, our 101 style class, will teach you all of the basics. Come sip ...
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(PAST) Wine Class: Channel Orange
April 7, 2019
Yes, orange wines are a trend. But they also have a long history dating back thousands of years in Georgia. Come get some face time with an old wine tradition ...
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(PAST) Two Shepherds Takeover with Winemaker William Allen
March 28, 2019
Two Shepherds is taking over Dio! We'll be serving up William Allen's minimal intervention, Rhone-varietal wines by the glass all night long. Meet and chat with William about his Sonoma ...
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(PAST) Quinta Milu and Gomariz Winemaker Takeover
March 26, 2019
German (Quinta Milu) and Inma (Gomariz) make fresh and natural wines from Spain’s Ribera del Duero. We’ll serve up their stunning and approachable wines by the glass and in flights ...
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(PAST) Wine Class: Natty x Nature
March 24, 2019
Natural? Sustainable? Biodynamic? Native Yeasts? Fermentation? Amphora? Skin Contact? Petillant Naturel? What does it all mean?! NattyxNature, our 101 style class, will teach you all of the basics. Come sip ...
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(PAST) Cowhorn Takeover with winemaker Bill Steele
March 21, 2019

Cowhorn is an innovative and certified Biodynamic winery nestled in Oregon’s Applegate Valley. In partnership with Wardman Wines, we are hosting winemaker Bill Steele for a night of specialized ...
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(PAST) Wine Class: Austrian Dreamin’
Sunday, March 10, 2019
This Sunday’s class will now be Austrian Dreamin’ with Remy from Plant Wines. Remy is going to taste you through five of her favorites from the Plant Wines portfolio which ...
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(PAST) Division Wine Co. Takeover with Winemaker Kate Norris
March 7, 2019
Division Wine Co. is an artisanal winery based in Portland Oregon. And winemaker Kate Norris taking over the bar! We'll be serving Division flights and wines by the glass all ...
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(PAST) Tess Bryant
March 2, 2019
Natural wine importer Tess Bryant is taking over Dio! In partnership with Domestique, we'll be serving up her wines by the glass all night long. Meet and chat with Tess ...
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(PAST) Joe Swick Takeover
February 28, 2019
Joe Swick makes badass natural wines from Oregon and Washington. We will be serving up his wines all night in Jukebox Juice Box fashion. Come in, pick a Joe Swick ...
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(PAST) Galentine’s Day
February 13, 2019
Join us for our second annual Galentine's Day celebration - a night of friends, activities, goodies, and scrumptious wine pairings! ...
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(PAST) Book-Ish Wine Tasting and Seminar: Flirting with Faults
February 10, 2019
Sommelier Ian Kraft of Free Run Wine Merchants is guest teaching at Dio! Ian joins us for a tasting and discussion around how faults manifest in wine and all the ...
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(PAST) Wine Class: NattyxNature
December 18, 2018
Natural? Sustainable? Biodynamic? Native Yeasts? Fermentation? Amphora? Skin Contact? Petillant Naturel? What does it all mean?! NattyxNature, our 101 style class, will teach you all of the basics. Come sip ...
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(PAST) Wine Class: Georgia on My Mind
December 11, 2018
This month we're learning about Georgia! (the country not the state) The former Soviet republic of Georgia has quickly become one of the year’s most popular wine regions and that's ...
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(PAST) Book-Ish Wine Tasting and Seminar: Biodynamics by the Book
December 9, 2018
The Book-Ish Series: Being in the nation’s capital, we can’t help but nerd out over politics, the sciences, and cultural phenomena. Book-ish is our series of fusion seminar/wine tasting ...
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(PAST) Latinx Holiday Market & Pachanga
December 2, 2018
Hermanas! On Sunday, Dec 2 you can visit Dio to do your holiday shopping from mostly Latina creators and makers in the DC area ...
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(PAST) Wine Class: NattyxNature
November 27, 2018
Natural? Sustainable? Biodynamic? Native Yeasts? Fermentation? Amphora? Skin Contact? Petillant Naturel? What does it all mean?! NattyxNature, our 101 style class, will teach you all of the basics. Come sip ...
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(PAST) Where Women and Wine Intersect
November 25, 2018
We are joined by natural wine journalist and guest instructor Rachel Signer! ...
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(PAST) Book-Ish Wine Tasting and Seminar: The Politics of Wine Traditions
November 18, 2018
The Book-Ish Series: Being in the nation’s capital, we can’t help but nerd out over politics, the sciences, and cultural phenomena. Book-ish is our series of fusion seminar/wine tasting ...
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(PAST) Beaujolais Nouveau Day
November 15, 2018
All night long this Thursday! French nibbles on the house from 5pm-7pm. Some say Beaujolais Nouveau is a French marketing gimmick. We say, who cares? If it means we get ...
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(PAST) Book-Ish Wine Tasting and Seminar: Hip Hop and Wine
October 28, 2018
The Book-Ish Series: Being in the nation’s capital, we can’t help but nerd out over politics, the sciences, and cultural phenomena. Book-ish is our series of fusion seminar/wine tasting ...
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(PAST) Book-Ish Wine Tasting and Seminar: The Invisible Label
October 21, 2018
The Book-Ish Series: Being in the nation’s capital, we can’t help but nerd out over politics, the sciences, and cultural phenomena. Book-ish is our series of fusion seminar/wine tasting ...
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(PAST) 1-Year Anniversary, H Street Festival 2018
October 13, 2018
It's our first birthday! And we are hosting a month of events. We'll go out with a bang with H Street Festival from 12pm-7pm on October 13. For this day ...
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(PAST) 1-Year Anniversary, Pizza Party
October 2, 2018
It's our first birthday! And we are hosting a month of events, including our 'Pizza Party' featuring: Lambrusco! From 5pm-Close you can fill up on our favorite wine/food pairing of ...
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(PAST) ‘Wine Food’ Takeover with Authors
September 27, 2018
'Wine Food: New Adventures in Drinking and Cooking' authors Andrea Slonecker and Dana Frank are dropping by Dio. Inspired by travel and the memorable experiences born of food and wine, ...
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(PAST) 1-Year Anniversary, Rare Juice Party
September 23, 2018
It's our first birthday! And we are hosting a month of events, including our 'Rare Juice Party'. At Dio we put a lot of effort into sourcing wines that represent ...
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(PAST) 1-Year Anniversary, Wine Class: Pynk
September 19, 2018
*The storm may be brewing, but this class is NOT being rescheduled. We'll see you September 19 for some good old wine education and guzzling! It’s our first birthday! And ...
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(PAST) Wine Class: Made in America
July 29, 2018
American winemakers have been making big splashes lately. They're pushing boundaries, and straying away from the grapes and production methods that have been used in the past. Join us on ...
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(PAST) Wine Class: Bubblin’
June 17, 2018
This month we are talking about bubbles! If you’ve ever wondered what exactly gives your wine that sparkle, why you can't call all bubbles Champagne, or what the heck ...
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(PAST) Arepa Zone @ Dio Wine Bar
April 27, 28 and May 4,5
Arepa Zone is coming to Dio! For two weekends in a row, Arepa Zone will be stepping away from their home in Union Market and into the kitchen at ...
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(PAST) Wahaka Mezcal Happy Hour
April 26, 2018
Join us for an extended happy hour from 5pm-8pm for $8 cocktails all made from Certified Organic Wahaka Mezcal ...
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(PAST) BEHOLD.HER April Happy Hour
April 25, 2018
Behold.Her Happy Hour from 7pm-9pm on April 25, 2018. We'll be serving women-made wine for $6 and $8 sangria. There is limited space in the venue itself so, grab a ...
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(PAST) Winemaker Tasting: Charl Coetzee
April 17, 2018
Join us from 6pm-8pm for winemaker tasting with Charl Coetzee of Babylonstoren on Tuesday, April 17. We will be pouring flights of Viognier, Rose, and the Babel Red Blend. Come ...
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(PAST) Wine Class: Channel Orange
April 15, 2018
Join us for "Channel Orange" - our wine tasting class at 2pm. Yes, orange wines are a trend. But they also have a long history dating back thousands of years ...
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(PAST) Finger Lakes Invasion
April 10-April15, 2018
We are one of twelve DC restaurants celebrating the Finger Lakes Invasion! From April 10-April 15 we will be pouring Bellwether Wine Cellar's 2016 'S' Riesling. Come taste what New ...
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(PAST) Winemaker Tasting: April Collum
April 6, 2018
Winemaker April Cullom of Casa Abril & Alma de Vino is joining us this Friday from 5pm-7pm. We will be offering flights of her Spanish sustainable and organically farmed wines ...
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(PAST) Women Making History Happy Hour
March 29, 2018
Join us in celebrating women's history month on Thursday, March 29. We will be pouring all 'shapes and sizes' (magnums, 1 liters, 750 ml) of women-made wines on happy hour ...
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(PAST) Wine Class: Don’t Panic It’s Organic
March 11, 2018
Join us for "Don't Panic It's Organic" - our wine tasting class at 2pm. We'll taste and learn about sustainable, organic, and biodynamic wines with owner Stacey Khoury-Diaz ...
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(PAST) International Women’s Day Tasting
March 8, 2018
Hurray for International Women’s Day! On Thursday, March 8 we are teaming up with new DC woman-owned business Tiralark to highlight all women-made wines. We are offering all of our ...
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(PAST) All Shades of Wine, Part 1: Black History Month
February 27-March 4, 2018
In celebration of Black History Month we are pouring flights of Andre Mack's sustainable Oregon wines. This special is available from Feb 27-March 4. Flights include: 'Knock on Wood' Chardonnay ...
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Cookie decorated with words BITE ME
(PAST) Galentine’s Day
February 13, 2018
Join us 6:30PM–8:30PM for a night of friends, activities, goodies, and scrumptious wine pairings. Begin the evening with a dessert board and flight of natural, women-made wines. Dio staff will ...
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Madonna & the Beastie Boys sipping champagne
(PAST) New Year’s Eve Bash
December 31, 2017
Join us NYE from 5pm till close for an evening of gold balloons, merry-making, bubbles, and alternative food and wine pairings. We will be offering champagne method and petillant naturel ...
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(PAST) Fire Relief Fundraiser
October 26, 2017
Please join us from 5pm till close in raising funds for Sonoma, Napa, and Mendocino regions impacted by the fires. This is near and dear to our hearts, as it's ...
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