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Easter Via Umbria

March 18, 2015

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For Easter, visit Via Umbria for their exclusive variety of baked goods from Loison. Loison is a third generation company, with over 75 years of experience. They use DOC ingredients including fresh eggs from safe farms, milk, butter and cream produced in the mountains of Italy, superfine flour, and top-grade Italian sugar. A Via Umbria favorite because of the sophisticated way they package their products, evoking the style of old Italian pastry shops where no detail is too small.

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Perfect for family gatherings, these cakes are a delight and make a fabulous present.

Italians traditionally do not have easter egg hunts, and so the giant Easter egg is the centerpiece. Sometimes, they get quite extravagant, as this report from NPR details.

Check out their selection in milk chocolate and dark chocolate, with beautiful wrapping, of course. 

 

In addition, all products are shop-able online here.

Via Umbria is located at 1525 Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown. Tel: 202.333.3904


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Experience Umbria in 2015

February 26, 2015

For centuries the dream of living la dolce vita in Italy has inspired poets, noblemen, and plain folk. That dream can be your reality at the villa, La Fattoria del Gelso, an oasis of tranquility nestled in a valley in the shadow of Assisi, the birthplace of St. Francis.  Learn more about weekly villa rentals here.

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There's so much to discover in Umbria, from the region's award-winning wines, its rustic cuisine, the centuries old craft of ceramic making and the rich history of its people. Plan an unforgettable itinerary that meets your personal needs. Learn more about what Umbria here.

Wine and food lovers (isn't that ll of us??) interestested in specialized tours of the region?

Vinopalooza

March 26 - April 1, 2015

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Cucinapalooza

April 18 - 24, 2015

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Food and Wine Tour

October 17 - 23, 2015

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Sip Wine & Watch Stars at ENO

February 18, 2015

Georgetown’s neighborhood wine bar is hosting an Oscar Viewing Party fit for the stars on Sunday, February 22, 2015. Watch the Glitz and Glam of The 87th Academy Awards on one of ENO’s high definition flat screen TV’s. Guests will enjoy $5 wine on tap, Oscar-hemed chocolates, and free popcorn as you watch movie trailers and the biggest stars in Hollywood. ENO will give out awards of their own to DC’s “film critics.” Three guests who make the most accurate predictions of Oscar winners will win ENO gift cards valued up to $75.

Ballots can be cast on ENO's Website before noon on February 22, 2015 or at ENO by 8:30pm. Guests must attend the viewing party to win.

For more information contact ENO’s Wine Director, Sabrina Kroeger, at Sabrina@enodc.com or call 202.295.2826.
       
Red Carpet events start at 7:00 pm and The 87th Academy Awards airs at 8:30 pm

ENO Wine Bar is located at 2810 Pennsylvania Avenue in Georgetown.

 

 


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