The Colors of Wine

Linda Barrett Taste of Tysons

Are you expert enough to tell a wine by its color? One of the more complex elements to wine is it color, which can range from almost clear to a deep, rich red. Wine experts use terminology to describe a wine’s color that includes straw, yellow, gold, brown, amber, copper, salmon, pink, ruby, purple, garnet and tawny.  How Does a …

Summer 2022 Taste of Tysons Dining Guide

TysonsToday Staff Taste of Tysons

The best eats the area has to offer! BAZIN’S ON CHURCH Vienna | American | $$$ Set on historic Church Street in the heart of Vienna, Bazin’s on Church continues to exceed the expectations of the town’s discriminating diners. Chef Patrick Bazin’s modern American cuisine is simply extraordinary. Stop in for a drink at the bar or a delicious meal …

Summer & Fall 2022 Wine Festivals

Linda Barrett Taste of Tysons, Travel

Wine festivals are a wonderful way to sample our fine Virginia wines while enjoying the beautiful settings at which they are held. Enjoy the many opportunities to celebrate through music, food and wine. K9’s in the Vines June 12, 202211am – 1pm Vineyard at The Winery at La Grange4970 Antioch RdHaymarket, VA 20169  www.wineryatlagrange.com/event/k9s-in-the-vines-sunday-june Join the Vineyard at The Winery at La …

Town of Vienna Wins Three National Communications Awards

Town of Vienna Taste of Tysons

The Town of Vienna is getting national recognition with three Blue Pencil and Gold Screen Awards from the National Association of Government Communicators (NAGC). The awards were announced last night at the organization’s annual conference in Louisville, Kentucky. First place honors in the special events category went to the Town of Vienna for Liberty Amendments Month. The event celebrates the …

TAV Mediterranean Bistro: McLean Meets the Mediterranean

Allison Chase Sutherland Taste of Tysons

TAV (short for Taverna) Mediterranean Bistro is truly a hidden gem in McLean. The meticulously appointed and ultra-comfortable interior, with its daring assortment of colorful and patterned throw pillows and interesting array of art and fine photography, sets the scene with a cool vibe for happy hour or date night with a mix of Brazilian jazz and chill music providing the …

Taste of Vienna Returns for 2022

TysonsToday Staff Around Town, Taste of Tysons

Saturday, April 30, 2020 | 11am – 8pm 400 Center St. SouthVienna, VA 22180 www.tasteofvienna.com After a 2-year break due to COVID-19, the Taste of Vienna is back! The Vienna Volunteer Fire Department is planning on hosting their annual festival showcasing the many outstanding restaurants of the Vienna area on Saturday, April 30. Proceeds from Taste of Vienna directly benefit …

Enjoying Craft Beer at Breweries Close to Home

Molly Stoopler Taste of Tysons

Beer has been the most consumed alcoholic beverage in the United States for the past 20 years.  Over the past 40 years, the beer manufacturing industry has undergone a quiet revolution, despite the initial doubts of industry experts. Prior to prohibition, the influx of German immigrants into the country brought a preference for lagers, and brewery consolidation eliminated the majority of smaller-operations which …

Spring 2022 Taste of Tysons Dining Guide

TysonsToday Staff Taste of Tysons

The best eats the area has to offer! BAZIN’S ON CHURCH Vienna | American | $$$ Set on historic Church Street in the heart of Vienna, Bazin’s on Church continues to exceed the expectations of the town’s discriminating diners. Chef Patrick Bazin’s modern American cuisine is simply extraordinary. Stop in for a drink at the bar or a delicious meal …

Two Must-See Museums at Virginia Wineries

Linda Barrett Talk of Tysons, Taste of Tysons, Travel

Our area wineries keep “upping their game” to provide even more reasons to visit—other than their fine wines. You’ll find games including cornhole and axe throwing, entertainment like bands and comedy nights, fire pits, a plethora of dining options, and now…museums! In this column, we’ll introduce you to two of Northern Virginia’s winery/museum options located at The Winery at Bull …

Bring Your Appetite to Bear Branch Tavern

Analiese Kreutzer Taste of Tysons

Driving west on Maple Avenue in Vienna, it’s easy to miss Bear Branch Tavern, but you won’t want to. The warm and welcoming atmosphere, tasty menu choices, and weekend entertainment will keep you coming back again and again.  Set back from the road in an unassuming office building, Bear Branch Tavern offers several surprises. At first glance, parking appears tight, …