Thursday Events

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Private Dinner Series

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.

(ticket information will be coming soon) 

Dinner 1
Host: His Excellency, The Ambassador of France to the United States, Gérard Araud
Sponsor: General Dynamics
Chef: Christophe Tanneau-Kervran, Ambassador's Chef
Wine: Château Cheval Blanc and Château d’Yquem presented by Pierre Lurton

Residence of the Ambassador of France
2221 Kalorama Road, NW 


Dinner 2
Sponsor: Riea and Steve Lainoff
Chef: Ryan LaRoche, Blue Duck Tavern
Wine: Domaine Drouhin Oregon and Maison Joseph Drouhin presented by David Millman

Blue Duck Tavern, Park Hyatt Washington
24th & M Streets, NW 


Dinner 3
Sponsor: available
Chef: Franck Loquet, Sofitel Washington, DC Lafayette Square
Wine: Château Troplong Mondot presented by Myriam Ruer

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


Dinner 4
Sponsor: Dennis Yee
Chef: Massimo Fabbri, Ristorante Tosca & Posto
Wine: Château Haut-Bailly presented by Daina Paulin

Home of Dennis Yee
Washington, DC


Dinner 5
Host: Her Excellency, Cecilia Nahón, The Ambassador of the Argentine Republic
Sponsor: available
Chef: Cecilia del Carmen Carcamo Castillo, Ambassador’s Chef
Wine: Cheval des Andes presented by Kristen Brott

Embassy of Argentina
1600 New Hampshire Avenue, NW


Dinner 6
Sponsor: available
Frederick de Pue, Catering by Frederik de Pue LLC
Wine:  Château Lafon-Rochet presented by Lucas Leclercq
                Château Guiraud presented by David Ornon

UPS Townhouse
421 New Jersey Avenue SE


Dinner 7
Supported by the Embassy of Australia 
Sponsor: available
Wine: Best of Australia: Penfolds, Torbreck, D’Arenberg and more

Embassy of Australia
1601 Massachusetts Avenue, NW


Dinner 8
Sponsor: Conrad Kenly
Chef: Adam Barnett, Westend Bistro
Wine: Opus One presented by Michael Silacci

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


Dinner 9
Sponsor: available
Chef: Samuel Kim, 1789 Restaurant
Wine: Quintessa presented by Larry Stone

1789 Restaurant
1226 36th Street, NW


Dinner 10
Host: Her Excellency, Claudia Fritsche, The Ambassador of Liechtenstein
Supported by The Embassy of the Principality of Liechtenstein
Wine: Wines from the vineyards of HSH Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein, as selected by Ambassador Fritsche

Residence of the Ambassador of Liechtenstein
2900 K Street, NW


Dinner 11
Sponsor: Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Murphy, Jr.
Wine:  Château Coutet presented by Dominique Baly
                Château Pontet-Canet presented by Alfred Tesseron
                Château Rauzan-Segla and Château Canon presented by John Kolasa

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


Dinner 12
Sponsor: Kearney & Company
Chef: Bryan Thomas, The Capital Grille
Wine:  Château Clerc Milon presented by Jean-Emmanuel Danjoy
                Château Malartic-Lagravière presented by Bruno Laplane

The Capital Grille
601 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW


Dinner 13
Sponsor: Genentech
Wine: Château Lynch-Bages presented by Kinou Cazes-Hachemian

Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House
950 I Street, NW


Dinner 14
Sponsor: available
Supported by Linmarie Concepción Memorial Charity
Chef: Roberto Hernandez, Mio Restaurant
Wine: El Don Wines presented by Rodrigo Vasquez

Mio Restaurant
1110 Vermont Avenue, NW


Dinner 15
Host: His Excellency, Nuno Brito, The Ambassador of Portugal
Sponsor:  available

Residence of the Ambassador of Portugal
2125 Kalorama Road, NW


Dinner 16
Host: His Excellency, Geir Haarde, The Ambassador of Iceland
Sponsor: available

Residence of the Ambassador of Iceland
2443 Kalorama Road, NW