VSAG sends a shout out to Yellow + Blue, the eco-friendly, very tasty, tetra-pak (AMAZING wine in a box!) purveyor and friend of Founding Farmers and Farmers & Fishers restaurants, for their feature in Fast Company this week. Their interesting white Torrontes, Cafayate, Argentina 2008 and the 2005 Malbec from Mendoza, Argentina are two of the restaurant’s top sellers by the glass, and no surprise—they’re delicious, great pairings for many items on the menus. From harvest to packaging to the glass, these are all certified organic wines that are stored in environmentally friendly packaging. It’s the kind of thing… read more
Category: Bar & Beverage Concepts
VSAG Chief Mixologist and director of our bar and beverage programs Jon Arroyo was visited by mixology industry Pegu blogger Doug Winship on a recent visit to Washington, D.C. Check out his review of Farmers & Fishers‘ cocktail program, and gain some great insights into what makes Jon’s cocktail crafting stand out. TIki cocktails, anyone?
On July 27, VSAG’s Chief Mixologist Jon Arroyo (as well as Founding Farmers‘ and Farmers & Fishers) participated in the DC Craft Bartenders’ Guild “Rickey” contest held at Bourbon. Here’s a snapshot of Jon’s entry… get the full story here.
VSAG is working with Founding Farmers on Whiskey Week, part of our celebration of the latest addition to the bar – Founding Farmers’ own Rye Whisky, Exclusively Hand Crafted by Wasmund’s, at the Copper Fox Distillery in Sperryville, VA. Events like these help us keep guests involved in the business and help VSAG hear what they are thinking…. read more
Founding Farmers Uncorks Exclusive Founding Farmers Rye Whisky by Wasmund’s Custom Blend From Copper Fox Distillery of Sperryville, VA Celebrates Local Sourcing VSAG proudly announces that Founding Farmers, Washington, D.C.’s eco-friendly restaurant with sustainable agriculture at the heart of the menu, has furthered its commitment to sourcing locally with the launch of Founding Farmers’ Rye Whisky Exclusively Hand Crafted by Wasmund’s. The special distillation made exclusively for Founding Farmers, and only available at the restaurant, will be uncapped and celebrated with “Founding Farmers Whisky Week”, June 8 – 13, 2009. “We examined every part of the whisky making process, and… read more