Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, but that’s not all that’s happening in Annapolis this February. It’s also FeBREWary – a celebration of Maryland brews and breweries all across the state. Pair this with a wine and cheese tasting at Great Frogs Winery, along with a romantic menu specially crafted for the big day. There’s plenty of ways to savor Annapolis this February. Check out all the great happenings below.
Annapolis Restaurant Week
Is there a restaurant you've been wanting to try out in Annapolis? Luckily for you, Annapolis Restaurant Week (February 20-26) offers fixed-price menus at participating restaurants downtown. It's the perfect way to get out and sample a restaurant you've never been to, or to indulge at your favorite spot. Each restaurant offers two-course lunches ($15.95) and three-course dinners ($34.95), while restaurants that regularly serve breakfast offer two-course breakfasts ($12.95).
Valentine’s Decadence at Blackwall Hitch
Valentine’s Day…the ultimate showcase for love and romance. Whether it’s your first date or your fiftieth, don’t leave the evening to chance. Blackwall Hitch’s decadent food, intimate décor, and personal touches will make your Valentine’s celebration an evening to remember.
The special, four-course Valentine’s dinner menu is carefully crafted to provide you and your love choices to suit a variety of tastes for appetizers, soups/salads, entrées and desserts. It’s available Friday, February 10, through Monday, February 13, alongside their regular dinner menu. Available solely for dinner Tuesday, February 14 (The Big Day). $79 per person. Reservations required. 410.263.3454
Great Frogs Winery
Join Great Frogs Winery for an evening featuring special guest and cheese expert Laura Werlin on Thursday, February 2 from 6:00pm - 8:30pm.! Begin with a pairing of five wines with artisan cheese by Tastings Gourmet Market, then listen to Laura explain the secrets of pairing cheese with wine. Followed by grilled cheese and raclette service by Tastings Gourmet Market & book signing by Laura.
In addition to the food and wine pairings of the night, each guest will receive a copy of Laura's book Cheese Essentials, a 10% off coupon for Tastings Gourmet Market, and 20% off featured wines of the night (Capital White, Vintner's Red, Meritage, Full Sail Dessert Wine, & Eastport Dessert Wine)! $35 General Admission, $32 Walk in or Uber Guest, and $28 Wine Club Member.
Purchase your tickets in advance here.
On Tuesday, February 7th, The Italian Market is happy to invite you to a dinner featuring Claudio Viberti, owner of the Viberti Giovanni Winery. Viberti started out in Piedmont in the early 1900s as a restaurant and an attached winery that only served the restaurant. Today, the winery serves the restaurant as well as international markets. Viberti is well known for its 6:30, but it also makes a variety of other wines from typical Piedmont varietals. For dinner, they will be serving the Chardonnay, Dolcetto d’Alba, La Gemella Barbera, and Buon Padre Barolo. Join for a fun evening with some great wine and food. Price for the dinner is $60 a person plus tax.
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Grapes Wine Bar Valentines Day
Join Grapes Wine Bar of Annapolis Tuesday, February 14th, for Valentine's Day! We'll be offering a delicious five-course prix fixe menu accompanied by hand-selected specialty wines from the cellar. Call to make a reservation today at (410) 571-5378!
Rams Head Tavern
Join Rams Head Tavern in Annapolis on February 2 for another Beer Release Party! Commemorative glasses are $4 and come filled with Cherry Blossom Lager, additional pours are only $2.
Dominion Brewing's Spring Seasonal, Cherry Blossom Lager is conditioned on red sour cherry pureé and dark sweet cherry pureé for 48 hours. It is delightfully effervescent, blushing, and tart and resembles a cherry champagne. 5.2% alc/vol.
The month of February is Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month, FeBREWary! We are working with the Brewers Association of Maryland to promote FeBREWary and Maryland brewers. It would be great for you to share the #MDFeBREWary posts, and use the hashtag in any related content coming from your social channels. January 24 is Beer Can Appreciation Day. If you know of any breweries that have creative beer can designs, we encourage you to post and tag us or send the link to the post for us to see!