On Sunday, February 19th, 2941 (2941 Fairview Park Drive, Falls Church, VA 22042; www.2941.com; (703) 270-1500; @2941Restaurant) is excited to welcome and celebrate some of the most prolific women in the wine world by hosting a one-of-a-kind ‘Ladies of the Vine’ 5-course wine dinner. Notable women wine importers in attendance on behalf of ‘Ladies of the Vine’ include Christina Thornton of Wine Sellers of Chicago, Katie Dorazio of Dalla Terra Italian Imports, Debra Lewis of Vintage '59 French Imports, and Lisa Norris of Broadbent Selections.
Priced at $159 per person (all-inclusive) and with open seating times available from 4:30PM-9PM, guests will enjoy a stunning 5-course menu by Executive Chef Bertrand Chemel with each course paired with a wine hand selected by a member of Ladies of the Vine and the team at 2941 including Sommelier Ryan Jones. Guests are invited to enjoy a complimentary wine tasting available at 2941’s bar prior to being seated for the wine dinner, and guests will also have the opportunity to purchase bottles of their favorite wines featured throughout the seated wine dinner before or after their dining experience.
‘Ladies of the Vine’ wine dinner dish highlights include Butter Poached Lobster with lobster emulsion and baby leek paired with Beaumont Family Wines, Hope Marguerite, Chenin Blanc, Western Cape, South Africa (2014), Fontina Cheese Fondue “Ravioli” with black truffle paired with Chateau Coupe Roses, Cuvee Orience, Minervois AC, Languedoc, France (2011), and a Wood Grilled Roseda Beef with chimichuri sauce paired with Familia Zuccardi, Zeta, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza, Argentina (2012), just to highlight a few dishes. And for a sweet finish, diners will enjoy a quartet dessert tasting featuring tasting-sized desserts including and Olive Oil Cake with quince vanilla whipped ricotta, Pavlova with meringue, pear duo, vanilla ice cream, Passion Fruit Sorbet with a buttermilk biscuit, caramel, and Chocolate Financier with dark chocolate crèmeux, candied walnut. Each dessert will also be paired with a special hand selected wine.
Ladies of the Vine showcases a group of notable female wine importers, representing portfolios from around the world, who enjoy each other’s wines as much as each other’s company. Members formed Ladies of the Vine to highlight their diverse range of wines, hosting events to give the attendees a greater experience and an around the world venture with their individual expertise.
For reservations or additional information on 2941’s ‘Ladies of the Vine’ wine dinner, please visit www.2941.com or call (703) 270-1500. Reservations and a $25 deposit are required. The cancellation policy is 72 hours in advance.
‘Ladies of the Vine’ Wine Dinner
5-Course Tasting Menu
$159 Per Person (All-Inclusive)
‘LADIES OF THE VINE’ WINE DINNER: http://www.2941.com/ladies-of-the-vine-dinner-2017.html
Butter Poached Lobster
lobster emulsion, baby leek
Beaumont Family Wines, Hope Marguerite, Chenin Blanc, Western Cape, South Africa (2014)
Fontina Cheese Fondue “Ravioli”
Chateau Coupe Roses, Cuvee Orience, Minervois AC, Languedoc, France (2011)
Braised Lamb Osso Buco
chick peas, roasted eggplant, caramelized baby carrot
Aia Vecchia, Sor Ugo, Bolgheri DOC, Tuscany, Italy (2013)
Wood Grilled Roseda Beef
Familia Zuccardi, Zeta, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza, Argentina (2012)
Quartet of Desserts
tasting size desserts with 1 oz of wine each
Olive Oil Cake | quince vanilla whipped ricotta
Marchesi di Gresy, La Serra, Moscato D Asti DOC, Piedmont, Italy (2015)
Pavlova | meringue, pear duo, vanilla ice cream
Chateau de Caladroy, Muscat de Rivesaltes AC, Languedoc, France (2014)
Passion Fruit Sorbet | buttermilk biscuit, caramel
Heinz Eifel, Riesling Beerenauslese QMP, Mosel-Saar-Ruwer, Germany (2009)
Chocolate Financier | dark chocolate crèmeux, candied walnut
Broadbent, Colheita, Madiera, Portugal (1996)
Executive Chef, Bertrand Chemel | Sous Chef, Filippo Buglisi
ABOUT 2941 RESTAURANT
Opened in 2002, 2941 – nestled in the heart of Falls Church, VA surrounded by lush landscaping, koi ponds, waterfalls, world-class artwork, and a lakeside view - is one of the most celebrated restaurants in the DC Metropolitan area. Following its transition from a special occasion fine dining restaurant to a bustling upscale casual dining experience in 2012, award-winning Executive Chef Bertrand Chemel and Pastry Chef Caitlin Dysart infuse sweet and savory perfection into their contemporary American cuisine accented with bold French and Mediterranean flavors. Named by Washingtonian Magazine in 2014 as a 100 Very Best Restaurant, consecutively named by Northern Virginia Magazine as one of the Top 50 Best Restaurants in Northern Virginia, and by Eater DC as a 38 Essential Washington Restaurant, to name a few accolades, 2941 continues to charm gourmands with its stunning views, relaxed ambiance, complimentary valet, warm and personable service, and creative seasonal cuisine. For additional information on 2941, please visit www.2941.com or follow on social media viaTwitter and/or Instagram @2941Restaurant.