The 2023 War of the Rosés broke another fundraising record. Nineteen restaurants and bars participated and sold $117,511 in pink drinks in July. As a result, participants will donate over $11,7511 to good causes.
The winner of the War of the Rosés was Pop Fizz Bar. Its victory secured a total donation of $6,653.64 for Pop Fizz's designated charity, the Serving Those Serving ("STS"). STS is an organization dedicated to the social, mental and physical welfare of the service industry - employees and employers alike.
The 2022 War of the Rosés was the biggest iteration of the annual charitable competition to date. Twenty one restaurants and bars participated and sold over $100,000 in rosé in July. As a result, participants will donate over $10,000 to charity.
The winner of the War of the Rosés was Michelin-starred Maydan. Its victory secured a total donation of $5,575 for Maydan’s designated charity, the National Network of Abortion Funds.
In this episode of City Cast DC, Bridgette Todd interviews War of the Rosés co-founder Ralph Brabham to explore the origins of the War of the Rosés, this year's competition, and the future plans for this annual fundraiser.
Fritz Hahn names the War of the Rosés as one of the best things to do in DC this July.
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One of the DC area’s best known and most respected food and wine journalists, Nycci Nellis highlights the War of the Rosés in her round up of summer sips on The List Are You On It.
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