3524 International Ct NW
Washington, District of Columbia 2008

GiraMondo Wine Adventures cordially requests the pleasure of your company at the Embassy of Austria for a very special Austrian wine tasting and culinary adventure, dedicated to Austria's finest wines and winemakers.

  • Agenda
7:00pm Welcome remarks by Austrian Ambassador or Trade Attaché

7:10 pm: short presentation on the wines of Austria. Laurent Guinand, president of GiraMondo Wine Adventures will present the Austrian terroirs, varietals, wine making history and techniques

7:30pm: Taste at your own pace 7 different Austrian wines and Austrian Dinner buffet style

  • Wine Selection:
Two Gruner Vertliner wines: The signature white grape of Austrian producing crisp and fruity white wines (green apple, grapefruit)

Two Zweigelt wines: The signature red grape of Austria, producing wonderful medium bodied reds with fragrances of currants and pepper

One Pinot Noir: Austria’s terroir and climate provides excellent conditions to develop the raspberry and leather aromas found in excellent Pinot Noirs

One Saint Laurent: A little known but full bodied varietal that delivers heavy reds so enjoyable in the winter (cherry and spice aromas)

One dessert wine: A late harvest blend of 3 white varietals: Pinot Blanc, chardonnay and Schereube

We will pair the wine with delicious food prepared by Austrian chef Raimund Stiegler.

  • Dinner Menu:

Chicken Granciola :Tender chicken breast topped with a succulent mix of broccoli, crabmeat, and mozzarella cheese in a creamy white wine sauce"

Jaeger Schnitzel : A favorite Austrian specialty! Lightly sautéed and breaded boneless Veal topped with mushrooms and served in a brown gravy.

We also offer a selection of typical Austrian side dishes: sautéed potatoes, Spaetzle (an Austrian pasta like delicacy), and mixed vegetables.

Sachertorte :The famous "death by chocolate" cake created by the world renowned Konditorei Sacher in Austria.

Your choice of Cheese or Apple Strudel :A delicious puff pastry with a filling of sweet cream cheese or apple and cinnamon.

Requested Attire

Business or cocktail attire is requested.
Tickets for the dinner reception and wine tasting are only $65 for a limited time and $85 afterwards.

Reserve your tickets now to take advantage of the discounted early-bird pricing. We expect this event to fill up quickly.

For more information or tickets purchase, please go to GiraMondo Wine Adventures website.

Official Website: http://www.giramondowine.com/events

Added by giramondo on December 13, 2007

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