Saturday, May 12, 2018

Bordeaux Master Class & Grand Tasting

Saturday begins with a virtual tour of Bordeaux, including a unique wine tasting of the 2015 vintage. 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. Guests will also enjoy wine from the world’s best vineyards as well as the opportunity to bid on exclusive travel packages, dining experiences and rare and exceptional wines during the spirited silent and live auctions.

The Ritz-Carlton
1150 22nd Street NW
Washington, DC

Dress ranges from cocktail to business casual – it is your Saturday night so wear what you want.

Bordeaux Master Class
4:00 – 6:30 p.m.

A seated tasting of the 2015 vintage and an older vintage of the winemaker’s choosing.  Château owners and directors will also be on hand to discuss their wines.


Participating Châteaux 

 Château Cos d’Estournel  Château Coutet  Château Guiraud
 Château Haut-Bailly Château Kirwan Château Lafon-Rochet
Château Lagrange Château Lascombes Château Lynch-Bages
 Château Montrose  Domaine de Chevalier


Seminar 1
Champagne Henriot: Independence and Ingenuity since 1808

Seminar 2
Travel the World of Wine through the Eyes of Bartholomew Broadbent

Seminar 3
The debut of WineGame – an easy-to-use app that makes blind-wine-tasting a fun, multiple-choice game. A Sommelier will lead a blind-tasting of 6 world-class wines, while guests play along on their phones, competing with the others in the room.

Grand Tasting

6:30 – 11:00 p.m.

Silent auction reception with Celebrity Chef Stations, Wine Stations and 200 lot silent auction. Also includes a live auction of dining experiences featuring our participating chefs and exciting trips.


Stand Up for Your Heart Speaker
Pascal Brooks, Brooks


Participating Wineries 

Addax Wines Bevan Cellars Broadbent Selections, Inc.
 Brooks  Château Cos d’Estournel Château Coutet
Château Guiraud Château Haut-Bailly Château Kirwan
Château Lafon-Rochet Château Lagrange  Château Lascombes
Château Lynch-Bages  Château Montrose Domaine de Chevalier
City Winery  Fine European Wines  Larkmead Vineyards
 Tres Sabores   VINIV Tasting Station


Participating Chefs

Amy Brandwein
Anita Lo
New York
Daniel Alvarez
Union Square Cafe
Danny Grant
Maple & Ash
Danny Lee
CHIKO | Mandu
David Kinch
 Douglas Ruley
Edward Lee
Graham Elliot
Gideon Sweet
 Javier Cuesta
Taberna del Alabardero
Jeff Tunks
TenPenh Tysons
 Kwame Onwuachi
Massimo Fabbri
Ristorante Tosca | San Lorenzo
Miro Uskokovic
Gramercy Tavern
Neal Fraser
Redbird & Vibiana
Opaline Bar and Brasserie Scott Drewno
Victor Albisu
Taco Bamba
Zac Young
Craveable Hospitality Group
Caviar Tasting Station
L’Osage Caviar
Oyster Tasting Station
Rappahannock Oyster Co.


Event Time Price
Bordeaux Master Class & Grand Tasting 4:00 – 11:00 p.m. $500
Seminars 4:30 – 5:15 p.m. &
5:30 – 6:15 p.m.
$50 per session
Grand Tasting 6:30 – 11:00 p.m. $250
Table of 8 for Grand Tasting + Seminars 4:30 – 11:00 p.m. $5,000

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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