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Rosé All May At Vinoteca – Vinoteca, wine bar and restaurant is hosting its first Rosé All May celebration dedicated to Rosé wines, sangria, cocktails, ciders, flights (three different rosé wines), and more. This wine bar will feature Rosé every way imaginable…on draft, by the glass, bottle specials, housemade vermouth and boozy ice cream floats! Vinoteca’s outdoor plaza bar will be decked-out with climbing roses, fresh flowers and lush greenery. Sommelier Kate Chrisman has always loved rosé and wanted to go all out and showcase her favorite Spring wine in a variety of unique ways. She even found a high quality, natural kegged rosé, which will be served on draft. Even cider lovers can get their rosé fix with colorful bottles of rosé cider made exclusively from apples grown in upstate New York. (1940 11th Street NW; 202.332.9463; vinotecadc.com) Dupont Live – Every Thursday from May through July, Bar Dupont will bring back its weekly music series “Dupont Live,” showcasing local artists from across the region. Bar Dupont has a new patio menu that includes innovative cocktails and a dozen different rosés. While the music plays, sip on refreshing cocktails such as the Evening Shade (Absolut Elyx Vodka, Villa Sandi Prosecco, house lemon jam, fresh lemon juice and edible gold glitter) or the Green Variety Margarita (El Jimador Tequila, house cardamom syrup, fresh grapefruit juice and fresh lime juice), as well as a rotating mix of local and national beers like Dogfish Head. They will partner with local breweries and distilleries throughout the summer to create more unique cocktails. (1500 New Hampshire Avenue NW; 202.797.0169; doylecollection.com/hotels/the-dupont-circle-hotel/dining) Tico Has New Additions – Tico on 14th has updated its bar menu for the Spring. New sips include the Lawn Jockey made with gin, cucumber, mint, chartreuse and cava, and the Hunting Wabbits made with vodka, carrot and ginger—not one, but two ways! (1926 14th Street NW; 202. 319-1400; ticodc.com) Cheers to That! Kyirisan Does Happy Hour – Chef Tim Ma and the team of Kyirisan is now offering a happy hour Monday through Friday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the bar only. The happy hour will offer half price wings, Sapporo, their wine on tap and select cocktails. (1924 8th St NW, Suite 140; 202.525.2383; kyirisandc.com) New Lunch Happy Hour – Tredici Enoteca at The St. Gregory Hotel now has a new happy hour menu, available exclusively during weekday lunch (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.). Included on the menu is beer, wine, and specialty cocktails. Favorite sip, the Lambrusco Mojito with Viceroy rum, coconut purée, lemon juice, simple syrup, and Aperol ($8). (2033 M Street NW; 202.888.2899; tredicidc.com) Take A Dip And Have A Sip – Summer comes early at VIDA Fitness’ Penthouse Pool & Lounge. The rooftop pools are open for themed happy hours and poolside celebrations at both U Street and The Yards locations. Each spot has deck lounge chairs, day beds, cabana service, fire pit seating and a new food and beverage menu to relax the day away. Penthouse members can reserve customized rooftop spaces and host private events with food and beverage options, such as, mixed drinks, frozen cocktails, beer and wine. Favorite sips include, the MargaVIDA (Vida Blanco Tequila, Grand Marnier, house made sour, lime and orange juices), Sparkle Berry (prosecco, strawberries, simple syrup, lime juice), and Frozen Blueberry Lemonade (Ketel One Citroen Vodka, lemonade, blueberries). A VIDA Fitness membership is required for Penthouse Pool Club access. (1612 U Street, NW, 202.939.2563 and 1212 4th Street, SE; 202.554.0444; penthousepoolclub.com) DMV Restaurants Come Together for the 3rd Annual GaMay – Max Kuller, president of Fat Baby Inc. (Proof, Estadio, doi moi and 2 Birds 1 Stone), is once again spearheading GaMay, a month-long celebration of Gamay wine to raise funds for pancreatic cancer research. He aims to bring attention to one of the most delicious, yet underrated grape varieties while raising money for the Lustgarten Foundation throughout the month of May. GaMay is a tribute to Mark Kuller, Max’s father, tax attorney turned restaurateur who passed away from pancreatic cancer in 2014. GaMay has raised thousands with the help of 25 local restaurants, bars, wineries and distributors. All four of Fat Baby Inc.’s restaurants are participating, as well as other partners such as, 1789 Restaurant, Iron Gate, The Partisan, and Weygandt Wines. (For more information and updates on participants visit ga-may.com) Hawaiian Happy Hour and Get Lei’d Aloha Fridays – Hula Girl Bar and Grill, has launched a Hawaiian happy hour with a variety of beers from Hawaii, wines and classic and tropical drinks including Hula Girl Punch (coconut rum and tropical juices) at special prices. Leis for all on Fridays! (4044 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, VA; 703.998.4853; hulagirlbarandgrill.com) District Distilling Co. Launches WildJune – District Distilling has launched WildJune, a western-style gin made with wildcrafted junipers harvested by Molly Cummings, and distilled at their U Street location by head distiller Matt Strickland. WildJune is made using the North American Red Berry juniper, wildcrafted from its native habitat in the West Texas mountains. Molly Cummings, co-owner of District Distilling and biologist by trade, went on expeditions with her family. While traveling, she discovered a juniper species vastly different from the common juniper that is used in 95 percent of gins worldwide. It was this rare essence of the Red Berry juniper and the distinct taste it gives to gin, that made it the perfect choice for WildJune. WildJune, along with District Distilling’s full line of spirits, is available at District Distilling’s bar and on-site retail store as well as available online and at select area retailers for purchase. (1414-1418 U Street NW; 202.629.3787; district-distilling.com/bar) Springtime Sips – Casolare has introduced new cocktails to the drink menu to showcase Spring’s flavors and ingredients. Some highlights include the Sicilian Sunset made with grappa, don ciccio mandarinetto, allspice, lime and angostura; the Della Sud with cucumber mint infused gin, don ciccio mandarinetto and pineapple; and the Rosa Amaro made with white rum, triple sec, Campari and lime. (2505 Wisconsin Avenue NW; 202.625.5400; casolaredc.com) New Happy Hour -- Policy Restaurant & Lounge has launched a new Saturday Happy Hour running from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Beer starts at $4.50 and wine at $5.50. Cocktails—like a Lavender Collins—start at at $6.50. New spring dishes from Executive Chef Lonnie Zoeller include mushroom arepa ($9, cheese, jalapeno, scallion, corn emulsion), chicharron arepa ($9, mango, cucumber, cilantro dressing), roasted peppers patacón ($7, cotija, avocado dressing), chorizo patacón ($7, black beans, cheese, chimichurri), and more. (1904 14 Street NW; 202.387.7654; policydc.com)