4339 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20008
202-966-4400    wineline 202-966-0445
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Meet Our Wine Staff

Tom McKnew - Wine Buyer

Tom has been our wine manager for over 30 years, starting at Woodley Wine & Liquor before the CW merger in 1982. His knowledge of wine is second to none. He is a lover of all wines, especially Burgundy and Bordeaux.

Bill Hunter - Wine Sales

Bill joined us in September 2010 after many years in the restaurant business. He's managed a few local restaurants throughout the past 20 years and helped develop the wine list at each restaurant. He's a lover of wines from the Northern Rhone Valley and from Loire, as well as wines from Oregon's Willamette Valley.

Matt Roman - Wine Sales

Matt entered the wine business after many years serving Washingtonians in some of DC's finest restaurants. He enjoys working with customers to find the right wine to match a meal or as the perfect gift. Matt joined us in 2006.


Christina Caswell
 - Wine Sales

Christina started with us in July 2012. She is a native Austrian who loves introducing customers to wine from her homeland — from the more well-known Grüner Veltliner to Zweigelt and Blaufränkisch. In addition, she especially enjoys Argentinian and Spanish wines. An avid food lover and cook, Christina spends many weekends at the DC farmers' markets.

Blair Caviness
 - Wine Sales

Blair came to Calvert Woodley in November 2013 after many years on the wholesale side of the wine business. He loves helping people find a great bottle of wine, and loves French wines most of all.