April 28-30, 2005


Embassies, Residences, Restaurants,

Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium

and Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center

Net Amount Raised



Thomas Hale Boggs, Jr.

George Vradenburg


The Honorable Ted Stevens

First Growths

Domaine Clarence Dillon featuring Château Haut Brion and Château La Mission Haut-Brion

Presented by

HRH Prince Robert of Luxembourg and Jean-Philippe Delmas

Special Guests

Bill Plante, CBS News

Jamie Ritchie, Sotheby's, Auctioneer

Serena Sutcliffe, MW, Sotheby's

Participating Châteaux

Château Angelus, St. Emilion

Château Bahans Haut-Brion, Pessac-Léognan

Château Branaire Ducru, St. Julien

Château Brane-Cantenac, Margaux

Château Canon La Gaffelière, St. Emilion

Château Carbonnieux, Pessac-Léognan

Château Chasse-Spleen, Moulis en Medoc

Château Climens, Sauternes-Barsac

Château Corbin, St. Emilion

Château Cos d'Estournel, St. Estèphe

Château d'Issan, Margaux

Château Fombrauge, St. Emilion

Château Gazin, Pomerol

Château Guiraud, Sauternes

Château Haut Bailly, Pessac-Léognan

Château Haut-Brion, Pessac-Léognan

Château Jean de Gué, Lalande de Pomerol

Château la Chapelle de la Mission Haut-Brion, Pessac-Léognan

Château La Couspaude, St. Emilion

Château La Fleur de Boüard, Lalande de Pomerol

Château la Lagune, Haut-Medoc

Château la Mission Haut-Brion, Pessac-Léognan

Château la Tour Haut-Brion, Pessac-Léognan

Château la Tour Blanche, Sauternes

Château Lagrange, St. Julien

Château Malartic-Lagraviere, Pessac-Léognan

Château Palmer, Margaux

Château Pape Clement, Pessac-Léognan

Château Paveil de Luze, Margaux

Château Pichon-Longueville Baron, Pauillac

Château Pontet-Canet, Pauillac

Château Rauzan-Segla, Margaux

Château Rol Valentin, St. Emilion

Château Smith-Haut-Lafitte, Pessac-Léognan

Château Suiduraut, Sauternes

Château Vieux Château Certan, Pomerol

Participating Chefs

Mark Allen, Le Soir (Boston)

José Andrés, Jaleo, Café Atlantico, minibar, Zaytinya & Oyamel

Cathal Armstrong, Restaurant Eve (Alexandria)

Graham Elliot Bowles, Avenues (Chicago)

James Clark, Palette

William Conway, Harry's Tap Room (Arlington)

Ariane Daguin, D'Artagnan (New Jersey)

Craig Deihl, Cypress (Charleston)

Roberto Donna, Galileo

Neal Fraser, Grace (Los Angeles)

Craig Hartman, Coeur de Lion and Morrison-Clark Inn

Jeff Heineman, Grapeseed (Bethesda)

Adrian Hoffman, One Market (San Francisco)

Christine Keff, Flying Fish (Seattle)

Brian Kenny, Red Sage

Gerry Klaskala, Aria (Atlanta)

Matias Lagos, Ortanique

Michael Laiskonis, Le Bernardin (New York)

Cesare Lanfranconi, Ristorante Tosca

Dale Levitski, Trio Atelier (chicago)

Shawn McClain, Spring and Green Zebra Restaurants (Chicago)

Michael Mitchell, La Tache (Chicago)

Frank Morales, Zola

Patrick O'Connell, Inn at Little Washington

Thierry Rautureau, Rover's (Seattle)

Michel Rostang, Restaurant Michel Rostang (Paris)

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

Jeff Tunks, DC Coast/TenPenh/Ceiba

Johnny Vinczencz, Johnny V (Fort Lauderdale)

Bryan Voltaggio, Charlie Palmer Steak

John Wabeck, Firefly

Robert Wiedmaier, Marcel's

Santi Zabaleta, Taberna del Albardero

Randy Zweiban, Nacional 27 (Chicago)

Thursday Dinners

Sushi-ko/Château Malartic-Lagraviere/Château la Lagune/Paul Lukacs

Residence of the Ambassador of France/Ambassador and Mrs. Jean-David Levitte/Château Haut-Brion

Home of J.D. Murphy/Chef Robert Wiedmaier of Marcel's/ Château Rauzan-Segla

Willard Room/Chef Michel Rostang (Paris)/ Château Cos d'Estournel

Embassy of Australia /Phyllis Richman, The Washington Post/Inn at Easton

Palette/Chef James Clark/ Château Pape Clement/Ben Giliberti, The Washington Post

Home of Camaliers/Chef Cathal Armstrong of Restaurant Eve/ Château Corbin/Château d'Issan/ Château Lagrange

Residence of the Ambassador of New Zealand/ Ambassador and Mrs. John Wood /Cloudy Bay

Residence of the Ambassador of Chile/Ambassador and Mrs. Andres Bianchi

Sauternes Dinner/Firefly/Chef John Wabeck/Château Climens/Château Guiraud/Château La Tour Blanche/Château Suiduraut

Residence of the Ambassador of Spain/Ambassador and Mrs. Westendorp/José Andrés of Jaleo, Café Atlantico, minibar, Zaytinya & Oyamel

Coeur de Lion/Chef Craig Hartman/Château Brane-Catenac/Château Chasse-Spleen

Galileo/Chef Roberto Donna

Residence of the Ambassador of Argentina/Ambassador and Mrs. José Octavio Bordón

The Inn at Little Washington/Chef Patrick O'Connell

Top Sponsors


Northrop Grumman

American Airlines


K. Hovnanian Homes

Amherst Securities Group, L.P.

Argy Wiltse & Robinson, PC

Aventis Pharmaceuticals

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Clark Charitable Foundation

Danker Furniture

EJ Krause & Associates, Inc.

Epstein Becker & Green

Fleishman-Hillard International Communications

Gordon and Helen Smith Foundation

Greenberg, Wexler & Eig LLC

National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation

Novartis Corporation

Patton Boggs, LLP

Prudential Financial



Vradenburg Foundation



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

Balthazar Château Haut-Brion 2000

Case of Rare 1997 California Cabs

Trip to Bordeaux for Two with a First-Class Stay in Paris and London

Bryant Family Vineyards Vertical

Culinary Trips to Chicago, Seattle and New York

Two Cases Château Haut-Brion 1982

Domaine Clarence Dillon Wine Dinner in Sotheby's Fabulous Boardroom

Insider's Trips to Napa/Sonoma/San Francisco, Champagne, Bordeaux

Chefs Table at Ristorante Tosca with Wines from Piedmont's Premier Producer - Bruno Giacosa

Jeroboam La Grande Dame 1990 and La Grand Dame Mallette from Champagne Veuve Clicquot 1995 Burgundy Dinner for 8 with Pierre Rovani at CityZen

Bottle of 1899 Château Latour