Saturday, May 7, 2022

Bordeaux Master Class & Grand Tasting

Saturday begins with a virtual tour of Bordeaux, including a unique wine tasting of the 2017 & 2019 vintage plus an additional vintage of their choosing. 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
1150 22nd Street NW
Washington, DC

Dress ranges from cocktail to business casual – it is your Saturday night so wear what you want.

Grand Tasting is Heart’s Delight Derby – feel free to don your big hats and best Kentucky Derby wear!

Purchase Tickets Here!
To join the waitlist for any of the sold-out events, contact

Bordeaux Master Class
4:00– 6:30 p.m.

A formal seated tasting of the 2019 or the 2017 and an older vintage of the winemaker’s choosing.  Château owners and directors will also be on hand to discuss their wines.

2022 Participating Châteaux

Château Beychevelle
Philippe Blanc
Château Coutet
Aline Baly
Château Grand-Puy Lacoste
Emeline Borie
Château Gruaud Larose
Arnaud Frederic
Château Guiraud
Luc Planty
Château Lagrange
Justine Memmi
Château Lascombes
Karine Barbier
Château Malartic Lagravière
Séverine Bonnie
Château Pichon Comtesse
Nicolas Glumineau
Domaine de Chevalier
Hugo Bernard

Seminars (4:30 – 5:15 PM and 5:30 – 6:15 PM)

2022 Seminars 

Beaux Frères, a boutique adventure in Oregon with Ethan Hunt, Maisons & Domaines Henriot

The terroirs of Santa Rita Hills, Santa Barbara, CA with Alex Gambal, GAMBAL-WORK, Lompoc, CA

Domestic Dupes: finding the stateside version of your favorite cheese with Missy Pankow, Winebow


Grand Tasting
6:30 – 11:00 p.m.

Silent auction reception with Celebrity Chef Stations, Wine and Beer stations, a 200 lot silent auction and a live auction of culinary experiences featuring our chefs, exciting trips, wine and more.



Jamie Ritchie, Sotheby’s Wine

2022 Participating Wineries & Breweries 

Almaviva Winery
Maipo Valley, Chile
Danielle Thompson
Artisans & Vines
Eric Platt
Association of African American Vintners
Phil Long
Butterfly Spirits
Bethesda, MD
David Galinsky
Piedmont, Italy
Mattia Pagliasso
City Winery
Washington, DC
Component Wine Company & Gagnon Kennedy Vineyards
Napa, CA
Michael Kennedy
Cuzen Matcha
Eijiro Tsukada
DC Brau Brewing
Washington, DC
Stephen Taylor
Elyse Winery
Napa Valley, CA
Josh Peeples
Flâneur Wines
Willamette Valley, OR
Marty Doerschlag
FRIAS Family Vineyard
Napa Valley, CA
Manny Frias
George Wine Company
Sonoma County, CA
George Levkoff
hope & grace wines
Yountville, CA
Charles W. Hendricks
Joseph Phelps Vineyards & SEPPI Craft Sparkling Wine 
Napa Valley & Sonoma, CA
Kelsey Phelps
Kelley Fox Wines
Willamette Valley, OR
Kelley Fox
Willamette Valley, OR
Jay Boberg & Juliette Boberg
Palmaz Vineyards
Napa Valley, CA
Shawn Lutwak
Really Good Boxed Wine
Jake Whitman
Sera Luce Venetian Spritz
Justin Pass & Rachel Watson
Trombetta Family Wines
Petaluma Gap, CA
Rickey Trombetta
Venture Wines
Napa Valley, CA
Scott Dilyard


And Our Friends from Bordeaux

Château Beychevelle
Château Lagrange
Château Duhart-Milon
Château Lascombes
Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste
Château Pichon Comtesse
Château Guiraud
Domaine de Chevalier


2022 Participating Chefs


Washington, DC
Yesenia Jarquin
Chiko & Anju
Washington, DC
Scott Drewno 
Creative Food Group
Washington, DC
Nicolas Stefanelli 
District Small Bites
Washington, DC
Reggie Anderson
Donahue Lounge
Washington, DC
Binyam Alemayehyrian
Georgetown Cupcakes
Washington, DC
Gramercy Tavern
New York, NY
Miro Uskokovic
La Famosa
Washington, DC
Joancarlo Parkhurst
La Moo Creamery
Washington, DC
Chelsea Li-Zhang
L’Osage Caviar
Caviar Tasting Station
MFG Toffee & Bark Co. 
Baltimore, MD
Kathy Nelson 
Washington, DC
Matt Baker
RoPo Bakery 
Washington, DC
Roger Potter 
San Lorenzo
Washington, DC
Massimo Fabbri
New York, NY
Zac Young
Washington, DC
Elias Avendano
Washington, DC
Philip Marzelli
Late Night Pop Up
Sliders, Pizza & Tacos!


Heart’s Delight Derby Day…
Don your big hat, bow tie, and place your bets for a great evening!
Event Time Price
Bordeaux Master Class and Grand Tasting & Auction 4:00 – 11:00 p.m. $500
Seminars 4:30 – 5:15 p.m. &
5:30 – 6:15 p.m.
$50 per session
Seminars and Table of 8 at Grand Tasting & Auction 4:45 – 11:00 p.m.  $5,000
Bordeaux Master Class, Seminars and Table of 8 at Grand Tasting & Auction 4:00-11:00 pm. $10,000
Grand Tasting & Auction Presenting Sponsor  $75,000

Purchase Tickets Here!

A special heartfelt thank you to Barriére Fréres and MacArthur Beverages for organizing and arranging the shipment of all the wine from Bordeaux.

If you would like sponsorship information or to would like to purchase tickets, please contact
Heidi Arnold at (703) 248-1720 or