Saturday Events

 

Saturday, April 25, 2015
Heart's Delight Grand Tasting & Auction  

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Saturday begins with a virtual tour of Bordeaux, including a unique wine tasting of the 2012 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 Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert St NW
Washington, DC 20008


Formal Bordeaux Master Class  

4:00 – 6:30 p.m.

A formal seated tasting of the 2012 vintage and an older vintage of the winemaker’s choosing.  Château owners and directors will also be on hand to discuss their wines.  

Château Canon Château Clerc Milon Château Cos d’Estournel
Château Coutet Château Guiraud Château Haut-Bailly
Château Lafon-Rochet Château Lynch-Bages Château Malartic-Lagravière
Le Petit Cheval Château Phélan Ségur Château Pontet-Canet
Château Rauzan-Segla Château Troplong Mondot  

 

2015 Seminars

Choose two of the 45 minute, interactive sessions

4:30 – 5:15 p.m.
The Art of Crafting Bubbly - How the World's Greatest Wine is Made and How to Drink it presented by Champagne Henriot
Cooking Class by L'Academie de Cuisine 

5:30 – 6:15 p.m.
The Art of Crafting Bubbly - How the World's Greatest Wine is Made and How to Drink it presented by Champagne Henriot
Sweet & Savory Scones with Ovenly

Sip, Swirl, Bid & Repeat

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

This is the newest addition to Heart's Delight!  Come join a twist on your usual cocktail reception while bidding on exciting silent auction lots.

 

Tasting Reception & Auctions

7:30 - 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.  

Participating Wineries

Banshee Wines  Brooks Winery Catoctin Creek 
Champagne Louis Roederer Château Clerc Milon Château Coutet
Château Guiraud Château Lafon-Rochet Château Lynch-Bages
Château Malartic-Lagravière Château Pontet-Canet DC Brau
George Wine Company Hoopes Vineyard Jack's Hard Cider
Massican Winery Pacific Prime Wines Peay Vineyards
Pernod Ricard USA - Mumm Napa Brut Red Car Wine  Tres Sabores
   Young Inglewood Vineyards   



After-Party

Chefs, winemakers and top sponsors unwind after a day of fun, food and wine! 

Doi Moi
1800 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 

11:00 p.m. -  1:00 a.m.

Tickets

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 Receptions & Auction (6:30 – 11:00 p.m.) $250
Table of 8 for Seminars, Tasting Receptions & Auction (4:30 – 11:00 p.m.) $5,000
Heart's Delight Chefs After Party (11:00 p.m. -  1:00 a.m.) $100


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