Friendsgiving - At Maxwell Park, 25 of the 50 wines by the glass are rotated based on a monthly theme. This month’s theme is dubbed “Friendsgiving.” Sommeliers Brent Kroll, Niki Lang and Daniel Runnerstrom have designed these 25 themed wines to go with traditional Thanksgiving fare. Expect to see classics like Gamay, Cabernet Franc and Gewurztraminer along with some oft-forgotten classics like Soave, Blaufranisch, Lambrusco, and 6 different dessert wines. They will also be selling a limited run of Charlie Brown Thanksgiving T-Shirts for the month ($18). 1336 9th St NW; 202.792.9522; (maxwelldcwine.com)
Shaken or Stirred - MGM National Harbor has a new experience a chance for you, sip, socialize, and learn the art of mixology at the Harbor’s Lobby Bar. You will enjoy interactive cocktail demonstrations, as well as the history behind iconic American cocktails such as the Mai Tai, Moscow Mule, SideCar, and more. You will also learn how the American cocktail culture evolved over the past 150 years, from a highly skilled mixologist. All guests will receive a 1-liter Woodford reserve barrel, class is held Monday through Friday from 1:30 p.m. -3:00 p.m. click here for more information.
Rum A La Carte – Whaley’s is pleased to announce the addition of their rum cart, you can enjoy aged rums and after dinner drinks tableside. Beverage director Brian Zipin has curated a selection of rums from around the Caribbean. You can order your rum a la carte or mix it up however you like. 301 Water Street, SE Suite 115; 202.484.8800 (www.whaleysdc.com)