Wine Tasting, Mixer and Tour at Hill Center
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The last date listed for Wine Tasting, Mixer and Tour at Hill Center was Friday November 8, 2013 / 7:00pm.
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Stories of the world come alive at the Newseum, where you can go behind the scenes to experience how and why news is made. Stand in the shadow of the Unabomber's cabin, touch the Berlin Wall, marvel at a comprehensive collection of Pulitzer Prize-winning photographs and hear never-before-told stories from the journalists and photographers who stood on the front lines of history. This high-tech museum features seven levels of galleries and exhibits, theaters, retail spaces and visitor services where you can explore electronic news, unique artifacts, photojournalism, news history and world news. And, since there's so much to see, your ticket is good for two consecutive days. Take your time and see half the first day, then return the next day to catch what you missed. Learn More
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This event runs from 7:00pm to 9:00pm.
Your ticket includes:
A Glass of Wine
5 Additional Wine Samples
Featured wines include:
Riondo Soave – a new style of Soave, a refreshing pink cocktail wine
Piazzo Chardonnay -- a flavorful chardonnay from the highest altitudes of Northwest Piedmont, Italy.
Horton Cabernet Franc -- Aromas of violets and tar combined with spicy oak flavors
result in a wine with a firm structure, ripe fruit and a spicy finish.
Trentadue Merlot -- This consistent Gold Medal Winner has concentrated complex aromas and flavors of blackberry, cassis, plums and chocolate.
Piazzo Moscato d'asti -- This dessert wine bursting with fruit flavors, such as pineapple, peach and pear, is light and refreshing with a slight fizz.
A Tour of Hill Center:
In 2011 the Old Naval Hospital, which was built in 1863 during the Civil War, was reborn as Hill Center. Hill Center has become a bustling hub of activity in the Capitol Hill neighborhood, attracting multitudes of visitors each week to attend everything from documentary film screenings, concerts and educational classes. Learn how the facility functioned during the different phases of its history. Who was Benjamin Drummond, Ammi B. Young or Michael Shiner, and what significance do they have in Civil War D.C.?