Behind the Scenes in the Virginia Wine Industry

Linda Barrett Wine Issue 2017

You can’t drive anywhere in Virginia without seeing a road sign indicating a nearby Virginia winery. They are everywhere. The winery signage, and the wineries themselves, are the visible part of the Virginia wine industry that now hosts more than 290 wineries; but how much do you know about what goes on behind the scenes?

10th Annual Mingle for Charity

TysonsToday Staff Around Town

Carolyn Delaney hosted the 10th Annual Mingle for Charity Benefiting Breast Cancer last May at Greenhouse Bistro with a live band and Silent Auction. Proceeds went to The IIIB’s Foundation Bosom Buddy Baskets

Shelter House

Elaine Watt Features, Staff Picks

A Conversation with Joe Meyer There is no question that Joe Meyer is the dynamic leader enabling Shelter House to continue to grow its mission to address the issues of homelessness and domestic violence in our community.  As Executive Director and CEO of this wonderful organization, he is focused on fostering a culture of excellence, mentoring and inspiring his team, …

Saarinen’s Purpose in Design

Dusty Smith Tysons Update

Atop of the list of considerations that designers of Metro’s Silver Line extension through Dulles International Airport was protecting the main terminal’s façade, the result of one of architect Eero Saarinen’s creative bursts.

A Tale of Three Virginia Vineyards

Allison Chase Sutherland Wine Issue 2017

Fabbioli Cellars The ever-meandering wine trail through the Northern Virginia wine region just keeps on growing. Just as the ripe wine grapes cluster on the vines, Loudoun’s wineries have been grouped into six distinct wine clusters. Just take 7 to Leesburg and head north on 15 through the fertile, rolling countryside of the Potomac Cluster, and you’ll reach Fabbioli Cellars, …

Wine Tasting Dinners

TysonsToday Staff Wine Issue 2017

Nothing celebrates Summer like an evening of wine and fine dining. And in Tysons, the selection of restaurants offering Dinner with Wine Pairings are second to none. Enjoy this list of Wine Tasting Dinner events that will make your palate sing!

Community Gathering Place: Cafesano Italian & Mediterranean Bistro

Renee Sklarew Taste of Tysons

“This is where you can go to get healthy food every single day,” explains Gino Maza, the general manager at Cafesano. Maza oversees Cafesano’s kitchen, dining area and the restaurant’s very busy take out business. “It’s been a success since the day it opened its doors,” writes Reston real estate agent Eve Thompson in Reston Now about Cafesano. The name …

How to Choose the Right Private Schools for Your Child

Cassandra Parker Education

According to the Council for American Private Education, private schools make up 25 percent of all schools in the United States and serve five and a half million students across the country. For many parents, private schools offer a great alternative to underfunded public schools, schools that fail to live up to their expectations, and schools that can’t quite meet …

But Who Remembers?

Jan King Talk of Tysons

It’s true that having an elderly parent presents many challenges. However, there’s also a lot of laughs because at some point they totally lose their P.C. filters. (And yes—some never had them). Also, an older parent keeps you humble. My dad is 99 years old, still mobile, and resides in the memory care unit of Vinson Hall, called the Sylvestry. …