May 11-13, 2006


Embassies, Residences, Restaurants,

Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium

and the Omni Shoreham Hotel

Net Amount Raised



Samuel Schreiber

Richard L. Thompson


The Honorable Jim McCrery

First Growths

Château Margaux presented by Paul Pontallier

Special Guests

Thomas Matthews, Wine Spectator

Bill Plante, CBS News

Jamie Ritchie, Sotheby's, Auctioneer

Serena Sutcliffe, Sotheby's

Participating Châteaux

Château Angelus, St. Emilion

Château Beau-Séjour Bécot, St. Emilion

Château Branaire Ducru, St. Julien

Château Camensac, St. Emilion

Château Canon, St. Emilion

Château Carbonnieux, Pessac-Léognan

Château Chasse-Spleen, Moulis en Médoc

Château Corbin, St. Emilion

Château Cos d'Estournel, St. Estèphe

Château Coutet, Sauternes - Barsac

Château d'Issan, Margaux

Château du Tertre, Margaux

Château Giscours, Margaux

Château Guiraud, Sauternes

Château Haut-Bailly, Pessac-Léognan

Château La Fleur de Boüard, Lalande de Pomerol

Château La Gaffeliére, St. Emilion

Château La Lagune, Haut-Médoc

Château Lagrange, St. Julien

Château Les Ormes de Pez, St. Estèphe

Château Lynch-Bages, Pauillac

Château Malartic-Lagravière, Pessac-Léognan

Château Palmer, Margaux

Château Pape Clement, Pessac-Léognan

Château Pontet-Canet, Pauillac

Château Smith-Haut-Lafitte, Pessac-Léognan

Château Suduiraut, Sauternes

Château Talbot, St. Julien

Château Tertre Daugay, St. Emilion

Château Valandraud, St. Emilion

Participating Chefs

Tammy Alana, Alizé at the Top of the Palms (Las Vegas)

Eric Bertoïa, Café Boulud (New York)

Philippe Boulot, The Heathman (Portland)

Graham Elliot Bowles, Avenues (Chicago)

Yannick Cam, Le Paradou

Annie Clemmons, Cyrus (Healdsburg)

Sue Conley & Peggy Smith, Cowgirl Creamery (Point Reyes Station, California)

William Conway, Harry's Essential Grille (Vienna, VIrginia)

Ariane Daguin, D'Artagnan, Inc. (New Jersey)

Craig Deihl, Cypress (Charleston)

Chris Douglass, Icarus (Boston)

Christophe Emé, Ortolan (Los Angeles)

Neal Fraser, Grace (Los Angeles)

Alexandra Guarnaschelli, Butter (New York)

Craig Hartman, Morrison-Clark Inn

Adrian Hoffman, One Market (San Francisco)

Sean Huggard, Black Pearl (Denver)

Gerry Klaskala, Aria (Atlanta)

Jamie Leeds, Hank's Oyster Bar

Eddie Marine, Red Sage

Frank Morales, Zola

David Myers, Sona (Los Angeles)

Sean O'Brien, Myth (San Francisco)

Thierry Rautureau, Rover's (Seattle)

Scott Shampine, Olea (Portland)

Geoffrey Tracy, Chef Geoff's, Chef Geoff's Downtown & Lia's

Jeff Tunks, Acadiana, Ceiba, DC Coast and TenPenh

Johnny Vinczencz, Johnny V, Las Olas (Fort Lauderdale)

Bryan Voltaggio, Charlie Palmer Steak DC

Santi Zabaleta, Taberna del Alabardero

Thursday Dinners

Morrison-Clark Inn/Chef Craig Hartman/Château La Lagune/Château Lynch-Bages/Château Les Ormes de Pez

Residence of the Ambassador of the Hellenic Republic/Ambassador and Mrs. Alexandros Mallias

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

Champagne Dinner/Firefly Restaurant/Chef John Wabeck

Willard InterContinental/Chef Scott Bryan of Veritas (New York)/Château Margaux

Le Paradou/Chef Yannick Cam/Château Pape Clement/Château Valandraud

The Caucus Room/Chef Lisa Graves/Château Beau-Séjour Bécot/Château La Gomerie/Château La Gaffelière/Château Tertre Daugay

Residence of the Ambassador of Italy/Ambassador and Mrs. Giovanni Castellaneta/Vinnaioli Jermann

Home of Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Murphy, Jr./Chef Robert Wiedmaier -Marcel's/Château Pontet-Canet, Château Smith-Haut-Lafitte

Home of Dr. & Mrs. Pierre Asmar/Chef David Myers of Sona (Los Angeles)/Château Corbin/Château d'Issan/Château Lagrange

Zola/Chef Frank Morales III/Château Haut-Bailly/Château du Terte/Château Giscours

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

Café M o ZU/Chef Christian Schmidt/Château Malartic-Lagraviére/Château Palmer

Embassy of Australia/Grateful Palate

1789 Restaurant/Chef Nathan Beauchamp/Château Coutet/Château Guiraud/Château Suduiraut

Top Sponsors


Northrop Grumman

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company


American Airlines



Westport Corporation


Amherst Securities Group L.P.

The Clark Charitable Foundation

Fleishman-Hillard International Communications


Prudential Financial

Toyota Motor North America


Wine Spectator

Top Auction Lots

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

Case of Château Margaux 1996

Double Magnum La Mission Haut-Brion 2000

First Class Wine Trips to Napa/Sonoma/San Francisco, Seattle/Portland, Bordeaux, Champagne, Provence, and Italy

Jeroboam of Château Marguax 1996

Dinner at the chefs table at Central Michel Richard

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

Burgundy Wine Dinner with Robert Kacher

Vertical of Dominus

Château Haut-Brion dinner with Jackie Quillen, founder of Christie's Wine Department

6 bottles Château Mouton-Rothschild 2000