kelly magyarics

washington, d.c.-based wine, spirits, travel & lifestyle writer / wine educator


Reds and Whites for Reds and Blues

Andrew Stover is always doing something cool at DC's Oya. Inspired by the upcoming election, he's currently featuring a "Road to the White House" politicial wine round-up, with three wine flights:

The Conservative
Black Star Farms ‘Arcturos' Pinot Gris 2006,Old Mission Peninsula, Michigan
Dos Cabezas Wineworks ‘DC Red' Cabernet/Sangiovese/Grenache 2004,Cochise County, Southeastern Arizona
Sawtooth Winery Syrah 2004, Snake River Valley, Idaho

The Liberal
Brooklyn Oenology Chardonnay 2007, North Fork, Long Island, New York
Galena Cellars Frontenac 2006, Illinois
Stuart Cellars Cabernet Franc 2004, Temecula Valley, California

The Battleground
Black Star Farms ‘Arcturos' Pinot Gris 2006,Old Mission Peninsula, Michigan
Jack Rabbit Hill Sauvignon Blanc 2007,North Fork Valley, Colorado
Cardinal Point ‘A6' Viognier/Chardonnay 2007, Monticello, Virginia

The restaurant will also continue offering wines from the candidates' home states featuring wines from Arizona (McCain) and Illinois (Obama).

The Road to the Wine House selections will be featured by the glass and bottle until the Presidential Election in November.