Thursday, February 16, 2012

Hilton Arlington hosts Wine and Chocolate pairing party

Love chocolate and wine? Why not try them together. In our first of a monthly tasting series, Hilton Arlington, in conjunction with Things To Do DC will be hosting a fun event on Wednesday, February 29th. In addition to some fabulous sweets, we'll be sampling 6 wines and having a presentation by a wine expert on how to taste wine and what to look for in a pairing. Here is the wine line-up:

Poema Cava Brut Rose
Sokol Blosser Evolution Red
The Seeker Malbec
Lock & Key Meritage
Confectioners Chocolate Red
Banfi Rosa Regale

If this sounds like fun, learn more and register and I'll see you on the 29th!

Saturday, February 4, 2012

Blast from the past at Hilton Arlington: Amy and Scott 10.10.10

For those of you that remember the hoopla, October 10, 2010 was a huge wedding date. Not only did it have the allure of the digits 10.10.10, it was also a holiday weekend in October, the busiest wedding month of the year in the DC area. In these images provided by the mother & daughter team of Ever After Visuals, we take a look back at one of the years most beautiful wedding days.

Amy and Scott started their wedding day with a photo session at the community park with fountain, park benches and lush landscaping a block away from the hotel. Here they posed alone, with each other and with the bridal party for some great outdoor shots.

Returning to the hotel, everything was set for their ceremony including runner, chuppah, and chair covers with sashes.

Here comes the bride!

Inside the ballroom, everything was ready including complimentary centerpieces and dramatic uplighting.

Mmmmm, yummy cupcakes.

Amy and Scott opted for a sweetheart table.

After making their grand entrance, they twirled into their first dance.

Time for the best man to deliver his speech.

Some cupcake feeding and then time to toss the bouquet.

Best wishes to Amy and Scott for a long and happy marriage!