Sure, finding time to enjoy a glass of wine, now that you probably have a kid shadow at your feet, may not be easy; but, it can be done! Check out these area wine bars–from a date night staple to a kid-friendly brunch + vino spot–that totally get adultin’ and want to make enjoying that pour a little easier.
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For family brunch…Vinoteca DC
Located in NW D.C., with an expansive wine list and a menu that will make your mouth water, you’ll definitely want to bring the whole fam. Enjoy Sunday brunch with a glass of Rosé, while the kiddos nosh on silver dollar pancakes and the hubs enjoys a brew.
For the foodie…Eno Wine Bar
For the local loving momma, Eno Wine Bar has a variety of different wines from all over the DMV. But the wine isn’t the only thing worth trying. Just reading the food menu will make your mouth water. A fan favorite is the Truffle Mac-n-Cheese. After noshing on the mac n cheese, be sure to try a chocolate flight because…well… chocolate!
2810 Pennsylvania Ave., NW (Georgetown)
For a mommy pause with friends… Flight
Ever wish you could take a wine getaway around the world with all of your friends? Flight is local answer to that. With a wine list that reads like a travel seekers bucket list, it’s the perfect spot for a mommy pause with friends. You can get a customized flight based on your preferences or you can pick from a list of their pre-booked flights.
777 6th Street NW (Chinatown)
For date night…Jug & Table
Call a sitter because Jug & Table is the perfect place for a low-key date night in the city. With amazing wine pairings, music and delicious snack plates, it’s perfect for some quick quality time with your S.O. Insider secret: Don’t miss the daily happy hour special of a winejug for $25 (5 pm-7 pm)!
2446 18th St. (Adams Morgan)
For a day trip with your kid crew (and pooch)…Barrel Oak Winery
If you’re in search of more than an evening break then Barrel Oak Winery is the place for you! Located in Delaplane, Virginia a little over an hour outside of the district, it is the perfect place to wind down from a hectic week. Kids are always welcome at Barrel Oak so you can bring the whole family or it can be a romantic getaway for you and your significant other.
3623 Grove Ln. (Delaplane, Va)
Know of any other must try wine bars for parents in the DMV? Tell us about them in the comments below!