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Fiola Named in Wine Spectator's Top 100 for 2020

August 20, 2020

Congratulations to Fiola!

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Fiola restaurant has been named one of Wine Spectator’s 100 Grand Prize Winners for 2020. The magazine says, "Fabio Trabocchi is a leading force in Washington, D.C.'s Italian restaurant scene. A short stroll from the National Mall, his flagship venue brings superior Italian labels and authentic regional cuisine to the heart of the capital city.”


Since 1981, Wine Spectator has been honoring restaurants with extraordinary wine programs. The top honor is the Grand Award, granted to those that show extraordinary commitment to wine service.

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These destination restaurants around the world hold Wine Spectator's top honor for extraordinary wine programs.


In 2020, due to the coronavirus pandemic, their Restaurant Awards team was unable to conduct in-person inspections for a new Grand Award class. But while there are no new Grand Award winners this year, 100 restaurants earned the title once again, representing 17 countries and 14 states. 

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Fiola's Award-Winning Wine List Available To Go

August 4, 2020

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Fiola houses Washington, D.C.'s only Wine Spectator Grand Award-winning wine cellar, with 2,875 unique label selections and 10,200 bottles in inventory.  


Fiola's cellar is now available for online purchase and contactless pickup through third-party platform  


Fabio Trabocchi Restaurants' wine and spirits director Casper Rice can assist guests with picking the perfect bottle from among the cellar’s regional focuses, including Italy's Piedmont, Tuscany, and Sicily, and France's Burgundy and Bordeaux.   


The collection includes standout verticals from notable producers such as Giacomo Conterno, Angelo Gaja, Giuseppe Mascarello, Casanova di Neri, Antinori, Tenuta dell’Ornellaia, and Dom Pérignon, to name just a few.  


Wine orders may be picked up in person at the restaurant on Wednesdays between 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm. 


* Kindly note that an accompanying food purchase is required for all wine purchases.  

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Smithsonian's Virtual Escapes

July 14, 2020

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Smithsonian magazine has the virtual escapes, digitial exhibits, and classes that will transport you to far-off lands here

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