News — Special Occasions/Holidays

Giving Tuesday - Brands That Give Back

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In honor of #givingtuesday, we want to draw attention to some of the companies in our store that #giveback outside of days like today. SweetWater Brewing Company has a big commitment to keeping the great outdoors protected. Beers like Costa Kick Plastic Pilsner, made in partnership with Costa Sunglasses, help protect our waterways and #kickplastic. PLUS SweetWater donates over $100,000 a year to 5 different non-profits. Lubanzi Wines is Fair for Life Fair Trade Certified AND 50% of annual profits are shared with those that grow the wine through The Pebbles Project - promoting growth for the future of South African...

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This Week at Wine Gourmet

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New Product Arrivals The holidays here at Wine Gourmet mean our shelves become lined with a plethora of unique, quality gifts that help you mark everyone off your holiday shopping list in one place. With the addition of so many new vendors this year, instead of inundating your news feed or email with an overload of information, we'll share tidbits about some of our favorite new vendors on the blog!  Click to learn more!   Thanksgiving Tastings "As long as we have wine... Thanksgiving will be fine." Having the right wine on your table for Thanksgiving Dinner can feel as crucial...

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Virginia Craft Beer Month

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The Virginia Tourism Corporation has it right when they say "Virginia is for Craft Beer lovers". Over the last decade, the beer business in Virginia has rapidly grown but did you know August is Virginia Craft Beer Month? After a transformative legislation passed, the month long celebration was established to honor these masterminds and their impact on Virginia's economy. Back in 2012 former Governor Bob McDonnell observed the influx in Virginia's craft beer industry and signed Senate Bill 604. This bill allowed the retail sales of beer on brewery premises and in public tasting rooms, ultimately transforming the state's industry. With the new legislation...

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International Beer Day - ONE DAY ONLY SALE at Wine Gourmet!

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Don't miss our ONE DAY ONLY International Beer Day Sale! Mark your calendars! Next Friday, August 2nd, is International Beer Day and we're having a ONE DAY ONLY SALE to celebrate!  Stop by Wine Gourmet on August 2nd between 10:00AM - 8:00PM and enjoy 10% OFF ALL beer and beer-related accessories and 25% OFF large format beers (16oz+).

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2019 Father's Day Gift Guide

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Often times we get lost in the hustle and bustle of Mother's Day. Now, with less than a week until Father's Day, it's time to shine some light on the rock star fathers that help keep us all together! Below are 6 types of dads we all know (and LOVE) and some gifts they’ll be sure to enjoy. And remember… if he’s the type that’s impossible to shop for, a Wine Gourmet gift always makes the perfect gift! ...the beer geek Whether he has a beer belly and a 6 pack of beer or 6 pack abs and belly full of beer,...

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