Thursday Events

Thursday, April 21, 2016
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.

 

2015 Dinner Locations
(Stay tuned for the 2016 locations) 
 

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

7:00 p.m.              30 guests              $2,000/ticket

 

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 

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

 

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 

7:30 p.m.              20 guests              $400/ticket 

 

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

Home of Dennis Yee
Washington, DC

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

 

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

7:00 p.m.              16 guests              *only one spot left!

 

Dinner 6
Sponsor: available
Chef: Max Mackinnon
Wine:  Château Lafon-Rochet presented by Lucas Leclercq
                Château Guiraud presented by David Ornon

UPS Townhouse
421 New Jersey Avenue SE

7:00 p.m.              22 guests              $400

 

Dinner 7
Supported by: The Embassy of Australia 
Sponsor: available
Chef: Brett McKee, McKee's at 139B
Wine: Best of Australia presented by Robert Whale

Embassy of Australia
1601 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

7:00 p.m.              24 guests              $500

 

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

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

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


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

1789 Restaurant
1226 36th Street, NW

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

 

Dinner 10
Host: Her Excellency, Claudia Fritsche, The Ambassador of Liechtenstein
Supported by The Embassy of the Principality of Liechtenstein
Sponsor:
available
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

7:00 p.m.              10 guests              *only one spot left!

 

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

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

7:30 p.m.              14 guests              $500

 

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

7:00 p.m.              18 guests              *pre-sold

 

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

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

6:30 p.m.              18 guests              *pre-sold

  

Dinner 15
Host: His Excellency, Nuno Brito, The Ambassador of Portugal
Sponsor:  available
Chef:  Davide Guimaraes, Ambassador's Chef 

Residence of the Ambassador of Portugal
2125 Kalorama Road, NW

7:00 p.m.              16 guests              *sold out

 

Dinner 16
Host: His Excellency, Geir Haarde, The Ambassador of Iceland
Sponsor: available
Wine: Pacific Prime Wines presented by Eric Platt

Residence of the Ambassador of Iceland
2443 Kalorama Road, NW

7:00 p.m.              12 guests              $500