May 6-8, 2004


Embassies, Residences, Restaurants,

Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium

and Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center

Net Amount Raised



The Honorable Ted Stevens

First Growths

Château Latour and Château d'Yquem Presented by Florence Pinault-Rogers, Frederic Engerer and Aymeric de Montault

Special Guests

Robert M. Parker, Jr., The Wine Advocate

Bill Plante, CBS News

Jamie Ritchie, Sotheby's, Auctioneer

Participating Châteaux

Château Angelus, St. Emilion

Château Branaire Ducru, St Julien

Château Brane Cantenac, Margaux

Château Canon La Gaffelière, St. Emilion

Château Carbonnieux, Pessac-Léognan

Château Chasse-Spleen, Medoc

Château Climens, Sauternes-Barsac

Château Clos de l'Oratoire, St. Emilion

Château Corbin, St. Emilion

Château Cos d'Estournel, St. Estèphe

Château d'Aiguilhe, Côtes de Castillon

Château D'Issan, Margaux

Château du Tertre, Margaux

Château Domaine de Chevalier, Pessac-Léognan

Château Fombrauge, St. Emilion

Château Gazin, Pomerol

Château Gigault, Cuvee Viva, Premiere Côtes de Blaye

Château Giscours, Margaux

Château Guiraud, Sauternes

Château Haut-Bailly, Pessac-Léognan

Château La Fleur de Boüard, Lalande de Pomerol

Château La Lagune, Haut-Medoc

Château La Mondotte, St. Emilion

Château Lagrange, St. Julien

Château Léoville-Poyferre, St Julien

Château Les Grands Marechaux, Premières Côtes de Blaye

Château Les Ormes de Pez, St. Estèphe

Château Lynch-Bages, Pauillac

Château Malartic-Lagraviere, Pessac-Léognan

Château Marojallia, Margaux

Château Pape Clement, Pessac-Léognan

Château Paveil de Luze, Margaux

Château Pavie Macquin, St. Emilion

Château Pichon-Longueville Baron, Pauillac

Château Pichon-Longueville Comtesse de Lalande, Pauillac

Château Rol Valentin, St. Emilion

Château Smith-Haut-Lafitte, Pessac-Léognan

Château Valandraud, St. Emilion

Château Vieux Château Certan, Pomerol

Participating Chefs

Jamison Blankenship, Nectar

David Daniels, Federalist, XV Beacon Hotel (Boston)

Terrell Danley, Caucus Room

Tuesday Evans, Empire Torte Company (Boston)

Michael Greenstein, Red Sage

Manuel Hernandez, Orsay (New York)

Randy Johnston, Smith & Wollensky

Paul Kahan, Blackbird (Chicago)

Gerry Klaskala, Aria (Atlanta)

Cesare Lanfranconi, Ristorante Tosca

Dennis Leary, Rubicon (San Francisco)

Jamie Leeds, 15 ria

Steve Mannino, Olives

Shawn McClain, Spring (Chicago)

Frank Morales, Zola

Jerry Pellegrino, Corks (Baltimore)

Melissa Perello, Charles Nob Hill (San Francisco)

Bill Telepan, JUdson Grill (New York)

Geoffrey Tracy, Chef Geoff's and Chef Geoff's Downtown

Jeff Tunks, DC Coast/TenPenh/Ceiba

Didier Virot, Aix (New York)

Bryan Voltaggio, Charlie Palmer Steak

Thursday's Dinner

Sushi-Ko/Château Pape Clement/ Château Smith-Haut-Lafitte

Embassy of Australia/Dog Ridge Vineyards/ Michael Franz, The Washington Post/Inn at Easton

Residence of the Ambassador of New Zealand/ Ambassador and Mrs. John Wood/Villa Maria Estate

Residence of the Ambassador of France/ Ambassador and Mrs. Jean-David Levitte/ Château Latour/Château d'Yquem

Firefly Restaurant/Chef John Wabeck/ Eve Zibart, The Washington Post/ Château Corbin/ Château d'Issan/ Château Lagrange

Top Sponsors


Northrop Grumman


Amherst Securities Group, L.P.

Aventis Pharmaceuticals

Banc of America Securities

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Clark Charitable Foundation

George Vradenburg III

Gordon and Helen Smith Foundation

Greenberg, Wexler & Eig LLC

National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation

Novartis Corporation

Prudential Financial


Washington Homes


Top Auction Lots

13 lots - collection of large format wines straight from the Chateaux, will be signed by the winemaker/owner and winning bidder will receive photo with winemaker

First Class Wine Trip to Napa/Sonoma/San Francisco, Seattle, Bordeaux, Italy

Mouton Rothschild Collection

Wine Dinner with Robert Parker at Veritas in New York

Gaja Wine Dinner at Ristorante Tosca's Chefs Table

Burgundy Wine Dinner with Robert Kacher

Case of Sine Qua Non

Pride Mountain lot with wine, tour and mailing list slot

Great case of 1982 Bordeaux

Culinary trips to New York, Chicago, Twin Farms Country Estate in Vermont

1982 Bordeaux Dinner with Pierre Rovani at Le Paradou

Case of Maison Leroy Mazis Chambertin 1983 in original wooden case

Three magnums of Château Mouton Rothschild 1975

Half Case Château Mouton-Rothschild 2000

Château Haut-Brion dinner with Jackie Quillen, founder of Christie's Italian Wine Dinner at the Chef's Table at Tosca