Thursday, May 10, 2018

2017 Embassy & Winemaker Dinner Series

*Stay Tuned for 2018 Dinners

 

Thursday offers a series of intimate wine dinners with an international flair in homes, restaurants and Embassies with a host, chef and winemaker at each.

Dinner 1
Host:

His Excellency, The Ambassador of France to the United States, Gérard Araud

Sponsor:

available

Chef:

Michel Bastid, Ambassador’s Chef

Wine:

Château Mouton Rothschild presented by Philippe Sereys de Rothschild and Philippe Dhalluin

Reception: Krug Grande Cuvée Edition 163

Residence of the Ambassador of France
2221 Kalorama Road, NW

7:00 p.m.              24 guests              *on hold for sponsors

 

Dinner 2
Host:

His Excellency, The Ambassador of Liechtenstein to the United States, Kurt Jaeger

Supported by:

Embassy of the Principality of Liechtenstein

Sponsor:

available

Residence of the Ambassador of Liechtenstein
2900 K Street, NW

7:00 p.m.              10 guests              $500

 

Dinner 3
Sponsor:

Shannon Finley

Chef:

Ralf Schlegel, Plume, The Jefferson, Washington, DC

Wine:

PlumpJack Estate Winery, CADE Estate Winery and Odette Estate Winery presented by John Conover

Plume, The Jefferson Hotel
1200 16th Street, NW

7:00 p.m.              14 guests              *pre-sold

 

 

Dinner 4
Sponsor:

General Dynamics

Chef:

Samuel Kim, 1789 Restaurant

Wine:

Château Malartic-Lagravière presented by Michèle and Alfred-Alexandre Bonnie

Location & Time:

1789 Restaurant
1226 36th Street, NW

7:00 p.m.              14 guests              *pre-sold

 

Dinner 5
Sponsor:

Dennis Yee, Abacus Technology Corporation

Chef:

Brinn Sinnott, Fiola Mare

Wine:

Hirsch Vineyards presented by Jasmine Hirsch

Home of Dennis Yee
Washington, DC

6:30 p.m.              20 guests              *pre-sold

 

Dinner 6
Sponsor:

Conrad Kenley

Chef:

Michael Santoro, Kingbird at The Watergate Hotel

Wine:

Brooks Winery presented by Janie Brooks Heuck and Chris Williams

Location & Time:

Kingbird at The Watergate Hotel
2650 Virginia Avenue, NW

7:00 p.m.              16 guests              *pre-sold

 

Dinner 7
Host:

His Excellency, The Ambassador of the Gabonese Republic to the United States, Michael Moussa-Adamo and Brigitte Moussa-Adamo

Wine:

Château Lafon-Rochet presented by Lucas Leclecq
Château Léoville Poyferré presented by Anne Cuvelier

Residence of the Ambassador of the Republic of Gabon
2416 Tracy Place, NW

7:00 p.m.              14 guests            $ sold out

 

Dinner 8
Sponsor:

Mr. & Mrs. J.D. Murphy, Jr.

Chef:

Massimo Fabbri, Ristorante Tosca

Wine:

Château Smith Haut Lafitte presented by Florence and Daniel Cathiard

Home of Mr. & Mrs. J.D. Murphy, Jr.
Washington, DC

7:30 p.m.              14 guests              $ sold out

 

Dinner 9
Sponsor:

Kearney & Company

Wine:

Bevan Cellars presented by Russell Bevan

Location & Time:

The Capital Grille
601 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

7:00 p.m.              24 guests              *pre-sold

 

Dinner 10
Host:

His Excellency, Henne Schuwer, The Ambassador of the Kingdom of The Netherlands

Sponsor:

National Retail Federation

Chef:

Joakim Söderberg, Ambassador’s Chef
Linton Hopkins, Restaurant Eugene

Wine:

Château Troplong Mondot presented by Xavier Pariente

Location & Time:

Residence of the Ambassador of the Kingdom of The Netherlands
2347 S Street, NW

7:00 p.m.              24 guests              $ sold out

 

Dinner 11
Sponsor:

American Airlines

Chef:

Alvin Dela Cruz, Westend Bistro, The Ritz-Carlton, Washington DC

Wine:

Château Clerc Milon presented by Jean-Emmanuel Danjoy

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

7:00 p.m.              14 guests           *pre-sold

 

Dinner 12
Chef:

Gyo Santa, Sofitel Washington, DC Lafayette Square

Wine:

Château Beychevelle presented by Philippe Blanc
Château Guiraud presented by Xavier Planty
Château Kirwan presented by Sophie Schÿler
Château Latour-Martillac presented by Wilfrid Groizard

Sofitel Washington, DC Lafayette Square
806 15th Street, NW

6:30 p.m.              20 guests            $400

 

Dinner 13
Sponsor:

available

Chef:

Jason Schreuder, Cork Wine Bar and Cork Market & Tasting Room

Wine:

Château Climens presented by Bérénice Lurton
Château Lascombes presented by Karine Barbier

Cork Market & Tasting Room
1805 14th Street, NW

7:00 p.m.              20 guests            $400

 

Dinner 14
Host:

His Excellency, Fayçal Gouia, Ambassador of the Republic of Tunisia

Chef:

Rached Ben Salem, Embassy Chef

Residence of the Ambassador of Tunisia
5131 Broad Branch Road, NW

7:00 p.m.              20 guests            $500

History with Diplomatic Corps

2017

France – Residence of the Ambassador

Gabon – Residence of the Ambassador

Liechtenstein – Residence of the Ambassador

Netherlands – Residence of the Ambassador

Tunisia – Residence of the Ambassador

 

2016

Brazil – Residence of the Ambassador

France – Residence of the Ambassador

Liechtenstein – Residence of the Ambassador

Portugal – Residence of the Ambassador

Netherlands – Residence of the Ambassador

 

2015

Argentina – Embassy

Australia – Embassy

France – Residence of the Ambassador

Iceland – Residence of the Ambassador

Liechtenstein – Residence of the Ambassador

Portugal – Residence of the Ambassador

 

2014

France – Residence of the Ambassador

Netherlands – Residence of the Ambassador

Philippines – Residence of the Ambassador

Singapore – Embassy

South Africa – Residence of the Ambassador

 

2013

Colombia – Residence of the Ambassador

France – Residence of the Ambassador

Gabon – Residence of the Ambassador

Portugal – Residence of the Ambassador

Singapore – Embassy

South Africa – Residence of the Ambassador

 

2012

Australia – Embassy

France – Residence of the Ambassador

Italy – Residence of the Ambassador

Peru – Residence of the Ambassador

South Africa – Residence of the Ambassador

Turkey – Residence of the Ambassador

 

2011

Australia – Embassy

India – Residence of the Ambassador

Luxembourg – Embassy

South Africa – Residence of the Ambassador

Turkey – Residence of the Ambassador

United Kingdom – Embassy

 

2010

Argentina – Residence of the Ambassador

Australia – Embassy

Brazil – Residence of the Ambassador

Colombia – Residence of the Ambassador

France – Residence of the Ambassador

 

2009

Argentina – Residence of the Ambassador

Australia – Embassy

Canada – Residence of the Ambassador

Chile – Residence of the Ambassador

France – Residence of the Ambassador

 

2008

Australia – Embassy

Austria – Residence of the Ambassador

Canada – Embassy

France – Residence of the Ambassador

New Zealand – Residence of the Ambassador

 

2007

Argentina – Residence of the Ambassador

Australia – Embassy

Austria – Residence of the Ambassador

Chile – Residence of the Ambassador

France – Residence of the Ambassador

Italy – Residence of the Ambassador

New Zealand – Residence of the Ambassador

 

2006

Argentina – Residence of the Ambassador

Australia – Embassy

France – Residence of the Ambassador

Greece- Residence of the Ambassador

Italy – Residence of the Ambassador

 

2005

Argentina – Residence of the Ambassador

Australia – Embassy

Chile – Residence of the Ambassador

France – Residence of the Ambassador

New Zealand – Residence of the Ambassador

Spain – Residence of the Ambassador

 

2004

Australia – Embassy

France – Residence of the Ambassador

New Zealand – Residence of the Ambassador