Thursday, May 9, 2024


Embassy & Winemaker 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.

A special thank you to all of our restaurants, wineries, and hosts that have signed up for our Winemaker Dinner Series. Please contact [email protected] for hosting or sponsorship opportunities for these one-of-a-kind dinners!

To join a waitlist, please contact Heidi Arnold at 703.248.1720 or [email protected] 

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Dinner 1:

Host:                   Genevieve Murphy

Wine:                  Château Pontet-Canet and Pym-Rae presented by Alfred Tesseron

Chef:                   Massimo Fabbri, San Lorenzo Ristorante

Home of Genevieve Murphy

Washington, DC

6:30 pm       14 guests      $ sold out


Dinner 2:

Sponsor:          Conrad Kenley

Wine:                Bodega Lanzaga presented by Telmo Rodríguez

Chef:                  Enrique Limardo, Imperfecto

The Room, Imperfecto
1124 23rd Street, NW

7:00 pm       16 guests      $ pre-sold


Dinner 3:

Wine:               Château Lascombes presented by Axel Heinz

Chef:                Fortunato Nicotra, Ristorante Tosca

Ristorante Tosca
1112 F Street, NW

6:30 pm       22 guests      $ sold out


Dinner 4:

Wine:              Château Lynch-Bages presented by Kinou Cazes Hachemian

Chef:               Frederik de Pue, The Henri

The Henri
1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

7:00 pm       20 guests      $ sold out


Dinner 5:

Wine:              Château Giscours presented by Alexander Van Beek

Chef:               Fabio Salvatore, The Jefferson, Washington, DC

The Private Cellar, The Jefferson, Washington, DC
1200 16th Street, NW

6:30 pm       18 guests      $ sold out


Dinner 7:

Host:              The Ambassador of Chile to the United States, Juan Gabriel Valdés

Wine:              Casa Lapostolle presented by Brandon Fincher

Chef:               Estela Jude, Ambassador’s Chef

Residence of the Ambassador of Chile
2305 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

7:00 pm       18 guests      $sold out


Dinner 8:

Wine:              DK Grail presented by Dan Kosta

Cork Wine Bar & Market
1805 14th Street, NW

6:30 pm       20 guests      $ sold out


Dinner 9:

Host:             The Embassy of Argentine Republic

Wine:            Bodega Corazón del Sol presented by Marcela Leal

Embassy of the Argentine Republic
1600 New Hampshire Avenue, NW

6:30 pm       24 guests      $ sold out


Dinner 10:

Wine:             Massican Winery presented by Dan Petroski

Chef:              Matt Baker, Gravitas and Michele’s

Gravitas
1401 Okie Street, NE

6:30 pm       20 guests      $ sold out


Dinner 12:

Sponsor:     Debbie and Michael Capretti

Wine:           Château Talbot presented by Jean-Paul Bignon

Chef:             Nicolas Legret, The Hay-Adams

The Hay-Adams, Concorde Room
800 16th Street, NW

7:00 pm       24 guests      $ pre-sold


Dinner 13:

Wine:           Château Figeac presented by Alexa Boulton

Chef:            Andrew Cleverdon, Blue Duck Tavern at Park Hyatt Washington, DC

Blue Duck Tavern at Park Hyatt Washington, DC
1201 24th Street, NW

7:00 pm       18 guests      $ sold out


Dinner 14:

Wine:           Château Angelus presented by Yves de Launay

Chef:            Michael Fusano, La Bise

La Bise
800 Connecticut Avenue, NW

6:30 pm       18 guests      $ sold out


Dinner 15:

Wine:          Matthiasson presented by Jill Klein Matthiasson

Chef:           Johnny Spero and Jason Chavenson

Bar Spero
250 Massachusetts Avenue NW

7:00 pm       20 guests      $ sold out


Dinner 16:

Sponsor:                    Michael Herson and American Defense International

Host:                             His Excellency Georg Sparber, The Ambassador of the Principality of Liechtenstein

Supported By:          Embassy of the Principality of Liechtenstein

Wine:                            Wine selected by Ambassador Sparber including a selection from the vineyards of the Liechtenstein Princely Family

Residence of the Ambassador of Liechtenstein
2900 K Street, NW

7:00 pm       10 guests      $pre-sold


Dinner 17:

Wine:            Château Malartic Lagravière presented by Guillaume Virsolvy

Chef:              Colin McClimans, Opal

Opal
5534 Connecticut Avenue, NW

7:00 pm       20 guests      $ sold out


Dinner 18:

Host:         His Excellency Andrei Muraru, Ambassador of Romania to the United States

Residence of the Ambassador of Romania to the U.S.
3003 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

6:30 pm       24 guests      $  sold out

 

History with Diplomatic Corps

2023

Argentina – Embassy of the Argentine Republic

Korea – Residence of the Ambassador

 

2022

Argentina – Embassy of the Argentine Republic

Brazil – Residence of the Ambassador

France – Residence of the Ambassador

Liechtenstein – Residence of the Ambassador

Thailand – Residence of the Ambassador

 

2019

Gabon – Residence of the Ambassador

Italy – Residence of the Ambassador

Liechtenstein – Residence of the Ambassador

Netherlands – Residence of the Ambassador

 

2018

Gabon – Residence of the Ambassador

Germany – Residence of the Ambassador

Italy – Residence of the Ambassador

Korea – Residence of the Ambassador

Liechtenstein – Residence of the Ambassador

Netherlands – Residence of the Ambassador

Sweden – Residence of the Ambassador

 

2017

France – Residence of the Ambassador

Gabon – Residence of the Ambassador

Liechtenstein – Residence of the Ambassador

Netherlands – Residence of the Ambassador

Tunisia – Residence of the Ambassador

 

2016

Brazil – Residence of the Ambassador

France – Residence of the Ambassador

Liechtenstein – Residence of the Ambassador

Portugal – Residence of the Ambassador

Netherlands – Residence of the Ambassador

 

2015

Argentina – Embassy

Australia – Embassy

France – Residence of the Ambassador

Iceland – Residence of the Ambassador

Liechtenstein – Residence of the Ambassador

Portugal – Residence of the Ambassador

 

2014

France – Residence of the Ambassador

Netherlands – Residence of the Ambassador

Philippines – Residence of the Ambassador

Singapore – Embassy

South Africa – Residence of the Ambassador

 

2013

Colombia – Residence of the Ambassador

France – Residence of the Ambassador

Gabon – Residence of the Ambassador

Portugal – Residence of the Ambassador

Singapore – Embassy

South Africa – Residence of the Ambassador

 

2012

Australia – Embassy

France – Residence of the Ambassador

Italy – Residence of the Ambassador

Peru – Residence of the Ambassador

South Africa – Residence of the Ambassador

Turkey – Residence of the Ambassador

 

2011

Australia – Embassy

India – Residence of the Ambassador

Luxembourg – Embassy

South Africa – Residence of the Ambassador

Turkey – Residence of the Ambassador

United Kingdom – Embassy

 

2010

Argentina – Residence of the Ambassador

Australia – Embassy

Brazil – Residence of the Ambassador

Colombia – Residence of the Ambassador

France – Residence of the Ambassador

 

2009

Argentina – Residence of the Ambassador

Australia – Embassy

Canada – Residence of the Ambassador

Chile – Residence of the Ambassador

France – Residence of the Ambassador

 

2008

Australia – Embassy

Austria – Residence of the Ambassador

Canada – Embassy

France – Residence of the Ambassador

New Zealand – Residence of the Ambassador

 

2007

Argentina – Residence of the Ambassador

Australia – Embassy

Austria – Residence of the Ambassador

Chile – Residence of the Ambassador

France – Residence of the Ambassador

Italy – Residence of the Ambassador

New Zealand – Residence of the Ambassador

 

2006

Argentina – Residence of the Ambassador

Australia – Embassy

France – Residence of the Ambassador

Greece- Residence of the Ambassador

Italy – Residence of the Ambassador

 

2005

Argentina – Residence of the Ambassador

Australia – Embassy

Chile – Residence of the Ambassador

France – Residence of the Ambassador

New Zealand – Residence of the Ambassador

Spain – Residence of the Ambassador

 

2004

Australia – Embassy

France – Residence of the Ambassador

New Zealand – Residence of the Ambassador