Via Umbria Family

Experience a slice of Italy
in Georgetown, DC

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Welcome to our Famiglia

Not just a market, cafe and restaurant, a rustic farmhouse in Umbria, your passport to artisanal Italian wines or a fashionable venue for your next big event. Via Umbria is all of these things.

Ours is a family of businesses built around our love of all things Italian. We seek to create a community around that passion. We invite you to come in, look around and join us.

Emporio — Satisfy all your Italian cravings under one roof

Catering Menu for Pickup

We cater private events on site and off for 10 to 100 guests. Our farm-to-table style ensures that the freshest and best products are used. View Catering Menu

 

Wines for the Holiday Season

Celebrate the Holidays this year with a beautifully crafted selection of Italian wines. View Wines

Panettone for the Holidays

With over 40 flavors to choose from, we have something for everybody. Don't get caught empty handed. Shop Now

Vino — Browse our Selection of Artisanal Italian Wine & Beers

Distinctive wines with character that reflect the passion of the families who have tended their lands for generations.

casa — Experience Italy's Green Heart at our Farmhouse

Rent our Farmhouse

Located in a peaceful valley in the shadow of Assisi, our rustic farmhouse is the perfect base from which to discover Umbria, the “green heart of Italy.” Learn More

Tours and Activities

Join us on a tour or let us organize activities during your rental. Either way our expertise will transform your vacation into an unforgettable experience. View Tours

Plan your event — at Georgetown's newest venue

Our chic Georgetown gallery and outdoor patio space is ideal for your special event. Let us help you plan the perfect reception, meeting or celebration. View the Space

Dining and Events at Via Umbria

Dinner at the Chef's Table in our Laboratorio Kitchen

Dinner at the Chef's Table

Join us Thursday, Friday and Saturday Nights at the Chef’s Table for an evening of spectacular food, unique wines, and conviviality in the ultimate experience of La Dolce Vita. Dine with friends old and new around our communal table in this immersive, chef driven dining experience.

News Welcome Chef Liam

Via Umbria is thrilled to announce Liam LaCivita as our new Head Chef. Read More

Visit Our Cheese Counter

Drop by our cheese counter and discover our selection of artisanal cheeses from around the world. Not sure what you are seeing - just ask for a bite. Read More

Discover Classes & Demos

Via Umbria organizes weekly cooking classes, demonstrations and tastings.  Book Now

la DOLCE VITA

Fresh Features from Our Blog

It's the Next Best Thing to Being There

Free Jennifer!

On a beautiful fall morning with crisp cool air and a deep blue sky we start our morning off with a walking tour of one of our favorite Umbrian cities, Read more

It's a Dog's Life

A truffle is the fruiting body of a subterranean Ascomycete fungus, predominantly one of the many species of the genus Tuber. Truffles are ectomycorrhizal fungi and are therefore usually found Read more

Carriage and Feeding

The highlight of Day 1, on which eight of our group, including Suzy and me arrived in country, had to be the carriage ride with Roberto. Its not easy picking just Read more

who we are

Get to Know the Via Umbria Team & Story

Bill and Suzy's Excellent Adventure

Via Umbria is the latest chapter in Bill and Suzy Menard’s decades long love affair with Italy. Read More

Our Team in Georgetown

We’ve assembled a team of Italophiles and foodies that bring Italy to Georgetown every day. Read More

Our Team in Italy

Meet the artisans whose passions have fueled their artistry for generations. Read More