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Justin Trabue, owner of Ward Four Wines, and Erica Christian of Empowering the Diner and Satiated, are coming together for one night of witchy vibes and delicious wines! We present, The Witch, the Vine, and the Wine, a fundraiser to support Erica through the current medical crisis she is navigating.

Erica has worked through the severe pain and extreme difficulties associated with both illnesses she navigates: Ankylosing Spondylitis, an inflammatory disease and autoimmune disorder, and Fibromyalgia, a chronic musculoskeletal pain disorder. 

After losing access to her medication because of poor healthcare practices, she can no longer work consistently. She needs financial support as she seeks treatment plans and care that allows her to thrive beyond survival and get back to the work she loves.



Our favorite Head Wine Witch is coming home to DC to pour and talk about Ward Four Wines. She'll be pouring 2oz tastes of two of her beautiful wines: 2022 Barbera and her 2022 Mouvedre!



Local multimedia artist Rhythm Bowers will be present to talk about the design for the bottles and her artwork! Meet her, get your bottle signed, and check out her art!



DJ Xsa will be there to set the witchy and lifted vibe as she spins to bring it all together! She's a sensory queen and perfectly connects sonics to the moment.



We are hosting a raffle as well! Join in to win one of two prizes:

1st Prize: a bottle of Ward Four Wines' 2022 Barbera and a small print from local and bottle artist Rhythm Bowers.

2nd Prize: a bottle of Ward Four Wines' 2022 Barbera

Even if you can't make the event you can still purchase a raffle ticket or a few! Get your first raffle ticket discounted with your event ticket! Add more raffle tickets for more entries.

Raffle winners can pick up their prizes at Hiraya, the event location, during open hours.


All profits from the wine tasting and the raffle will go towards Erica's fundraiser and supporting her through medical crisis!


  • $25 - The Witch & the Vine: Two 2oz pours of Ward Four Wines with Owner Justin Trabue

  • $40 - The Witch, the Vine, & a Chance to Win the Wine: Two 2oz pours & One Raffle Ticket Entry

  • $20 - A Chance to Win the Wine: Raffle Ticket Entry (may purchase more than one)

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