Saturday, May 3, 2014
Heart's Delight Grand Tasting & Auction
Saturday begins with a virtual tour of Bordeaux, including a unique wine tasting of the 2011 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 West End
1150 22nd Street, NW Washington, DC
Formal Bordeaux Tasting
A formal seated tasting of the 2011 vintage and an older vintage of the winemaker’s choosing. Château owners and directors will also be on hand to discuss their wines. The tasting will be led by Le Figaro's Bernard Burtschy, Ph.D.
4:30 – 5:15 p.m. and 5:30 – 6:15 p.m.
Two 45 minute, interactive sessions
Tasting Reception & Auctions
6:30 - 11:00 p.m.
Silent auction reception with Celebrity Chef Stations, Wine Stations and 200 lot silent auction. Followed by a live auction of dining experiences featuring our participating chefs and exciting trips.
Heart’s Delight Bordeaux Tasting, Reception & Auction (4:00 – 11:00 p.m.) $500
Heart’s Delight Seminars (4:30 – 5:15 p.m. and 5:30 -6:15 p.m.) $50 per session
Heart’s Delight Tasting Reception & Auction (6:30 – 11:00 p.m.) $250
Table of 8 for Seminars, Tasting Reception & Auction (4:30 – 11:00 p.m.) $5,000