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Sorry, old media. We're embracing the new digital day. Like a wine label? Snap a photo. Having a great time? Upload a video. Tweet your friends. Facebook the hell out of this place. Hang around long enough and you'll even see the owners video blogging for the website themselves. Whatever your multimedia platform, welcome! Our open door policy comes from decades of combined media experience. We're never afraid to ask questions. To whip out our camera and hit record. To share all that's awesome for those who aren't here. We hope you feel the same, too.

Latest Press

“Kevin Spacey Comes to Red Red Wine Bar”

Washington Post March 20, 2014

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“A Wine Bistro, Minus the Attitude”

Baltimore Magazine August 28, 2013

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“Eastport-A-Rockin’ Showcases Best Local Bands”

Capital Gazette June 13, 2013

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“Peeps Flavored Drinks Coming to Downtown Annapolis”

Capital Gazette March 27, 2013

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“Eastport, Annapolis Battle for Party Bragging Rights”

Capital Gazette November 3, 2012

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“A Serious Game Changer: Annapolis vs. Eastport Tug-o-War”

Annapolis Patch November 2, 2012

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“RRWB Introduces Nation’s First Wine Truck”

What’s Up? Annapolis October 24, 2012

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“Out of the Box Thinking” – Keg Wine in the Cork Yard for Boat Show

Annapolis Patch October 4, 2012

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Annapolis Mayor, Restaurants Push to Extend Late-Night Outdoor Dining Hours

WJZ-TV Channel 13 September 23, 2012

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Red Red Wine Bar: Pairing People and Wine

Annapolis.com July 25, 2012

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Wine’s New Attitude

iDFIXED.com July 4, 2012

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Maryland Underground: Red Red Wine Bar

MarylandUnderground.com

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Best of Annapolis 2012: Best Wine Bar 2012

What’s Up? Annapolis

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Sounds Good, Annapolis

Bay Weekly March 12, 2012

ANNAPOLIS — Headed out for dinner and drinks in Annapolis? There’s a good chance you’ll find musical talent as well.
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Nominated for Wine and Beverage Program of the Year

The Capital February 19, 2012

ANNAPOLIS — Four Annapolis restaurants have a chance to win industry awards from the Restaurant Association of Maryland.
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Red Red Wine Bar Launches Smartphone App

What’s Up? Annapolis February 2012

Android users, for once you’re the lucky ones — at least when it comes to the new wine-tasting app launched by Red Red Wine Bar in downtown Annapolis.
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A Sweet Way to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Annapolis: Wine + Cupcakes

Examiner.com February 2012

Love wine? Love cupcakes? Who doesn’t? Red Red Wine Bar is offering the sweetest event in Annapolis this Valentine’s Day.

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An Attraction Any Wine Aficionado Would Enjoy

What’s Up? Annapolis January 2012

How to describe Red Red Wine Bar? My best effort, in short, is “Trendy with a jazzy zing to it!” Owners Brian and Lisa Bolter describe the bar as “a mood,” “a feeling,” or “a vibe.” Eclectic? Yes!

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There’s More Than Port To Portugal These Days!

ExploreHoward.com  October 27, 2011

Merlot has had its day. So has cabernet sauvignon and pinot noir. Malbec is booming. Spanish reds are becoming more and more mainstream. Shiraz is ever-popular. Could the dry reds of Portugal be the next big thing?

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Divine Thoughts!

Urban Annapolis Magazine October 23, 2011

On a recent evening, my sister-friend and I set out towards downtown Annapolis with two things in mind: The opportunity to exhale and a good glass (or two) of wine. After a little deliberation, Red Red Wine Bar seemed like the appropriate choice.  We decided that after hearing the quiet buzz about this wonderful gem, we would take a cruise down Main Street to get a fix of our favorite item of relaxation.
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Dock Here: Discover Annapolis On and Off the Water

Washington Post September 8, 2011

There’s a lot to like about the funky new spot Red Red Wine Bar. With its baroque-meets-urban decor, Red Red Wine has quickly emerged as a late-night destination for Annapolis visitors looking for a less pubby atmosphere.
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Red Red Wine Bar Offers Something Different

Annapolis Capital August 10, 2011

After an agonizingly painful permitting process with city government, the Red Red Wine Bar opened on Main Street a few weeks ago. It couldn’t have come soon enough for Brian and Lisa Bolter, who spent more than two years planning and executing a business plan for the city’s third wine bar.
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Eating Healthy at Red Red Wine Bar

EasySkinnyLife.com July 27, 2011

Skinny pizza? You betcha! It’s possible when ordering it on the stone ground whole-grain flatbread crust at Annapolis restaurant scene’s new Red Red Wine Bar. Owned by Washington DC newscaster Brian Bolter and his talented wife Lisa Bolter, this eclectic, Bohemian place is a combination of my two favorite dining out ingredients: Cheap red wine and nutritious food options. Top it off with an unpretentious server and crowd, and it’s the perfect ambiance for this Annapolis restaurant non-snobby wine bar.
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Red Red Wine Bar To Celebrate Grand Opening

Examiner.com July 24, 2011

Temperatures in downtown Annapolis over 100 degrees? Check. Watered the wilting plants and lawn? Check. Hydrated, hydrated and then hydrated again? Check. Crisp cool Chardonnay or sparkling wine flight at the newly opened Red Red Wine Bar on Main Street in downtown Annapolis? Just moved to the top of the must-do list. (You might want to carve out some time to check this one off your list a few times).
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TV News Anchor Juggles Family Life, New Wine Bar

What’s Up? Annapolis | JULY 20, 2011

While he has pursued the first passion as the lead anchor on WTTG-TV Fox 5, Bolter’s latest venture brings his love of wine to the forefront. The Red Red Wine Bar is on the verge of opening on Main Street in ANnapolis, where it is meant to be a haven for wine lovers, a neighborhood enclave, and a place to relax. Bolter lives in Annapolis with his wife, Lisa, and his two children, son Bailey, 4, and daughter, Lisa, 1. The husband and wife duo took a moment out of their busy lives to talk with us about wine, life as a celebrity, and their love of Annapolis.
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Anchorman Bolter Opens Red Red Wine Bar

WASHINGTON EXAMINER | APRIL 18, 2011

Red red wine makes you feel so fine and it has been keeping Fox 5 main news anchor Brian Bolter rocking all of the time … or at least for the past decade. ” I fell in love with wine nine years ago and it opened my eyes to how amazing and intimidating it is as well. It’s such a mountain of knowledge and it feels like it [wine] is so pretentious and so elitist, but there are ways to explain wine and enjoy it that don’t have to fall into these stereotypes,” the veteran journalist tells Yeas & Nays.
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Fox 5 anchor Brian Bolter, channeling the news and a new wine bar business

The Washington Post | November 21, 2010

The newscast unwinds like pairs figure skating – ramrod postures, noisy costuming, dramatic head tilts, a choreography of banter – except the anchors toss around segments about baby-maiming strollers instead of each other. Boxy cameras glide and pirouette around the set of Fox 5 as Brian Bolter hits various marks on the slick studio floor. Read the full article »

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