Chimney Rock winemaker Elizabeth Vianna will guide diners through a tasting of one of Napa’s finest wines at a wine dinner at 6:30 p.m. April 30 at the National Press Club’s Fourth Estate restaurant.
The vineyards of Chimney Rock, situated on the fabled Silverado Trail in Napa Valley’s renowned Stags Leap District, produce wines that compete with the best of Bordeaux and is recognized as one of the world’s premier fine wine producers. Chef Susan Delbert will expertly pair the wines with five luxurious courses.
The wine dinner costs $75 for a member single ticket and $105 for a member couples ticket. For non-members, a single costs $85 and a couple costs $125.
Reservations are required.
The four-course menu begins at 6:30 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres of blue cheese tarts, pate on toast and wild mushrooms wrapped in pastry.
Grilled asparagus salad with new potatoes, crème fraiche dressing, poached egg and peppered almonds served with Chimney Rock Sauvignon Blanc 2011
Char-grilled Alaskan halibut drizzled with anchovy butter, accompanied by two-color sweet potato gratin and a trio of sugar snap peas, snow peas and spring peas served with Chimney Rock Elevage Blanc 2008
Roasted Spring lamb accompanied by rosemary potatoes with truffle oil and brown butter broccolini served with Chimney Rock Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
Chocolate mousse-filled dark chocolate shell with Merlot-macerated oranges and raspberries served with Chimney Rock Elevage 2008
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The National Press Club
The National Press Club, a private club for journalists and communications professionals, has been a Washington institution for more than a century. It is also a world-class conference and meeting facility that hosts thousands of events each year for sophisticated clients from around the globe. And while these are the Club’s functions, its mission is to be The World’s Leading Professional Organization for Journalists. It is a social and business organization dedicated to supporting the ongoing improvement of the profession of journalism.