Boss Shepard's Teutonic Wine Dinner
Boss Shepherd’s and Teutonic Wine Company are teaming up to host a wine dinner on Thursday, April 30 starting at 6:30pm. The dinner will feature beautiful wines from Oregon and Germany focused on a sense of place and a desire to showcase the individuality of grapes both familiar and rare. Executive Chef Jeremy Waybright will serve four courses reminiscent of spring, while winemaker Barnaby Tuttle pours perfectly paired wines for guests to enjoy. Dinner highlights include tea smoked duck breast with shaved foie gras and lavender panna cotta. The dinner is $79 a person and to reserve a seat, call 202.347.2677.
The 8th Annual National Harbor Wine & Food Festival Returns
A great summer tradition will return to the National Harbor Waterfront on the Potomac with the much anticipated 8th Annual National Harbor Wine & Food Festival on Saturday, May 2nd and Sunday, May 3rd from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pmeach day. More than just a tasting, the Festival brings together award winning celebrity chefs, artisanal craftsmen, culinary pioneers, smooth jazz, as well as wine and spirits from around the world.
This year’s festival will include over 150 International wines, spirits and beers featured along with local and regional favorites. Guests will be able to sample all of the varieties as well as purchase them by the glass and the bottle, on-site at special event only low prices. Beyond the drink tastings there are many other highlights which include: a Cinco De Mayo Pavilion, Special craft beer tasting Bier Garten experience, Whiskey and Bourbon Tasting Experience, three stages of live music and smooth jazz, and so much more. It is the largest award winning wine festival of its kind in the Metro DC market.
This year’s organizers have turned up the heat on the Cooking Stage and brought in some award winning super star chef talent. Special appearances on the Cooking Stage include, Saturday: Chef Scott Drewno of The Source by Wolfgang Puck, Chef Mike Isabella of Graffiato, and Chef Victor Albisu of Del Campo. Sunday will feature Chef Marjorie Meek-Bradley of Roofers Union, Chef Bryan Voltaggio of Volt/Range Restaurant, and Chef Rahman “Rock” Harper winner of Fox Reality television series Hell’s Kitchen. All of these local, regional and nationally recognized chefs will offer meet and greets and cooking demonstrations.
Tickets are on sale now and range from a Grand Cru Two-Day All Access Pass at $199 per person, VIP Saturday $79 or Sunday $69 a General Admission One Day Pass for $39 in advance/$49 onsite. $30 designated driver ticket in advance. To purchase tickets and view schedule, visit www.wineandfoodnh.com or call (800) 830-3976.