Wednesday evening is our Congress Has Heart celebration showcasing the best of American wine. Highlighted wines will be presented by owners and winemakers and will include a live auction featuring large format bottles direct from the winery. This will be followed by a Collectors Dinner.
Thursday evening offers a series of intimate wine dinners with an international flair in homes, restaurants and Embassies with a host, chef and winemaker at each.
Friday features an exclusive Vintners Dinner at the National Portrait Gallery featuring the wines of Château Lafite Rothschild presented by Baron Eric de Rothschild. The dinner is followed by a live auction led by Sotheby’s Jamie Ritchie.
Saturday begins with a virtual tour of Bordeaux including a Master Class with directors and owners in attendance to discuss their wine. The adventure continues with exciting seminars and food prepared by some of the nation’s top chefs, making Heart’s Delight the place to discover the latest in epicurean trends and new talent. During the Grand Tasting Reception guests will have the opportunity to bid on exclusive travel packages, dining experiences and rare and exceptional wines during the spirited silent and live auctions.
If you would like information on event sponsorship or purchasing tickets please contact Heidi Arnold at the American Heart Association office (703) 248-1720 or Heidi.Arnold@heart.org. Tickets are non-refundable.
COVID-19 Protocols for this event:
As an organization dedicated to the health and well-being of our survivors, volunteers, guests and staff, the American Heart Association’s leadership is constantly monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic. To reassure our guests, survivors, volunteers, supporters and staff, all guests are encouraged to wear a high-quality, close-fitting mask anytime they are indoors and not actively eating or drinking. Please do not attend the event if you are not feeling well or have symptoms, irrespective of your vaccine status. If you have a condition that weakens your immune system or take certain medications, you may need to take extra precautions even if you are fully vaccinated, as instructed by your doctor. The AHA encourages you and everyone you love, care for, or care about to be vaccinated and boosted.