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A “Tour De France” Wine Dinner Featuring Antoine Collette Of Kobrand

Thu, February 23, 2023 (6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)

L'Auberge Chez François
332 Springvale Road
Great Falls, Virginia 22180
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Cost: $208 per person (excluding tax and gratuity); for a total of $266 per person

Please join us Thursday, February 23rd as Chef Jacques welcomes Antoine Collet, French Wine and Luxury Brand Specialist from Kobrand Corporation, to present a vinous “Tour de France” Six-Course Wine Dinner Extraordinaire, featuring selections from their unmatched portfolio. For over 75 years, Kobrand has been a leading importer of classic French wines into the United States, and we are thrilled to be “touring” and tasting some of the world best wines from our mother country – France!

Our Tour de France Dinner Extraordinaire will be held in our lovely Garden Room this evening, overlooking our grounds and gardens. After a reception Bouvet-Ladubay, Cremand de Loire, your French Dinner Experience begins with two of France’s top white wines. The excellent pairing for Chef Jacques’ favorite Grilled Lamb Chops, are two top producers of Château la Nerthe and Domaine Prieur-Brunet (Jadot).

Finish our French Tour with a delectable Dessert from Chef Pascal, Gâteau de Mousse au Chocolat et Framboise.

With Kobrand’s Luxury Wine Portfolio, and Chef Jacques multi-course luscious Romance themed Degustation Multi Course Menu, and we’ve assembled all the ingredients for a wonderful and memorable experience for you at L’Auberge Chez Francois, Open Tables Top 100 Restaurants in America for Romance! All of Antoine’s delectable Wines will be available to purchase at very special pricing this festive evening.

Cheers to romance and see you there. Bon appetit, No need for your passports!

Tour de France Menu Dégustation:

Reception – Seasonal Canapés Bouvet

Ladubay, Crémant de Loire

Corbielle du Pain (Bread Basket)

Harvest Multigrain & Sourdough Rolls, Local Butter

Loup de Mer et Julienne de Celeri Rave

Poached Local Rockfish with Celery Root Julienne, Herb Beurre Blanc

Zind-Humbrecht, Riesling “Roche Granitique” 2020

Mousseline du Homard Maine, Sauce Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Mousseline of Maine Lobster, Châteauneuf-du-Pape Saucé

Château la Nerthe, Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc 2021

Côtelettes d’Agneau Grillées, Jardin Ratatouille, Sauce Thym

Grilled Marcho Farms Lamb Chops, Classic Cassoulet, Thyme Sauce

  • Château la Nerthe, Côtes-du-Rhône-Villages “Les Cassagnes” 2020
  • Domaine Prieur-Brunet (Jadot), Santenay 1er Cru “La Maladière” 2020

Gâteau de Mousse au Chocolat et Framboise

French Chocolate and Raspberry Mousse Cake

Julius Meinl Coffee, Harney & Sons Fine Teas

Event Price: $175 (excluding tax and gratuity), for a total of $225 per person.

Tickets non-refundable. Please remember to sign up early, as seating is very limited. We are happy to accommodate guests’ dietary concerns, so all may join the festivities. Please email chezlauberge@aol.com or call 703-759-3800 with special requests. Patrons will have an opportunity to purchase these excellent wines at special pricing for your home celebrations!

Please call to be added to our waitlist in case of cancellations.


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