February 21-22 & February 28-March 1 The Maryland Passport Experience allows guests to visit all the wineries in six different wine trails. Ticket holders will get free wine tastings, a behind-the-scenes experience, a commemorative wine glass, 10% off all bottles and special discounts at local attractions. For tickets and more information, visit www.marylandwine.com
April 22-25 The 16th Annual Heart's Delight Wine Tasting & Auction benefits The American Heart Association. The event kicks off on Wednesday with the United States of Wine Reception and Collectors Dinner. Thursday feature a private dinner series. On Friday, folks can enjoy an exclusive Vintners Dinner, while on Saturday presents a master class, seminars, grand tasting and auction. For more information, visit www.heartsdelightwineauction.org
Monday through Friday Sonoma Restaurant and Wine Bar hosts an Italian Happy Hour from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Peroni sells for $4 and glasses of house red, white or sparkling wine sell for $5. Seasonal small plates are also available. This offer is available in the lounge. Sonoma Restaurant and Wine Bar, 223 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20003, 202-544-8088.
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays Cork Wine Bar offers wines that are personal favorites and off-the-list to patrons on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. All wines are sold at affordable by-the-glass prices during this Cinq à Sept promotion. Cork Wine Bar, 1720 14th St. NW, Washington, DC 20009, 202-265-2675.