Catoctin Creek Sells Minority Stake in Distillery to Constellation Brands
Jan05

Catoctin Creek Sells Minority Stake in Distillery to Constellation Brands

Virginia’s Catoctin Creek Distilling announced today that they’ve sold a minority stake in the distillery to Constellation Brands. Catoctin Creek is just the latest domino to fall—and it’s particularly noteworthy news here in the D.C. area—as many of the country’s best and most mature craft whiskey producers continue to be cherry-picked by larger companies and corporations. That’s not to say it’s a...

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Tadich Grill & The District, a Perfect Match
Nov23

Tadich Grill & The District, a Perfect Match

Tadich Grill Joins the D.C. Dining Scene: San Francisco’s iconic Tadich Grill opened its 2nd location at the start of October. It took them 167 years to get into the expansion game, so you can bet once they finally decided to pull the trigger that they were going to get it right. The District, of course, is a natural fit. It’s a town that loves old school, institution restaurants, and power lunch scenes befitting the...

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Latest Whiskey Wonderings & Wanderings
Jun19

Latest Whiskey Wonderings & Wanderings

The wide world of whiskey has taken me from DC to Virginia to Kentucky and back again in the past few months. Here’s a collection of some of my latest whiskey wonderings and wanderings. At nearby Catoctin Creek, they have a new product ready to hit the market. It’s a four year old rye, the oldest they’ve ever released. I visited the team out in Purcellville, VA — and managed to sample some straight from the...

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Boss Shepherd’s Catoctin Creek Whiskey Dinner
Apr01

Boss Shepherd’s Catoctin Creek Whiskey Dinner

Boss Shepherd’s hosted a Catoctin Creek whiskey dinner on Tuesday night, March 31st, with owners and distillers Becky and Scott Harris. Chef Jeremy Waybright crafted a 4-course feast, all paired with a Catoctin Creek cocktail or dram, and Scott spoke with guests about the distillery and their spirits, how they first got started in 2009, and some of the latest news and accolades they’ve received. The dinner was hosted in...

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St Patrick’s Day & Other Boozy Celebrations for March
Mar09

St Patrick’s Day & Other Boozy Celebrations for March

Three cheers for green beer! Check out our round-up of ways to celebrate 2015 St. Patrick’s Day in Washington, D.C. Remember though, there’s no reason to cut off your celebrations after the holiday passes. So we have a whole load of fun events to help keep you loaded the good times rolling through the end of the month. Take a look. St. Patrick’s Day Events & Specials in D.C. BLT Steak Serving Corned Wagyu Brisket...

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