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Tour De France Wine Dinner With Antoine Collet Of Kobrand

Thu, October 21, 2021 (6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)

L'Auberge Chez François
332 Springvale Road
Great Falls, VA 22066
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Cost: $195 per person; plus tax and gratuity for a total of $250.

Please join us Thursday, October 21st, as Chef Jacques welcomes Antoine Collet, French Specialist from Kobrand Corporation, to present a vinous “Tour de France” Six-Course Wine Dinner, 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 will be held in our lovely and graciously distanced Garden Room this evening, overlooking our grounds and gardens. After a reception of Brut from the Loire, your French Dinner Experience begins with two of France’s best white wines – the extraordinarily rare Bouzeron from Burgundy, and a Grand Cru Pinot Gris from Alsace’s most acclaimed producer. For the main course, compare two of France’s favorite reds – a Premier Cru Burgundy (the pinnacle of Pinot Noir), and Chateauneuf du Pape, the savory, complex red of the Southern Rhone. Finish our French Tour with a delectable Dessert from Chef Pascal, served with incomparable “Nocturne” from Champagne Taittinger. Bon appetit and see you there. No need for your passports!




Canapés de Saison

Bouvet Brut, Loire

Cours de Pain

Harvest Multigrain & Sourdough Rolls, Local Butter

Third Course

Soup de Mer et Julienne de Celeri Rave

Poached Local Rockfish with Celery Root Julienne, Herb Beurre Blanc

2019 Louis Jadot, Bouzeron, Domaine Gagey

Fourth Course

Mousseline du Homard Maine, Sauce au Homard cognac

Mousseline of Maine Lobster, Lobster Cognac Sauce

2018 Domaine Zind-Humbrech,t Pinot Gris Rotenberg, Grand Cru

Main Course

Côtelettes d’Agneau Grillées, Jardin Ratouille, Sauce Thym

Grilled Marcho Farms Lamb Chops, Garden Ratatouille, Thyme Sauce

2019 Domaine Prieur-Brunet, Santenay Maladière, Premier Cru


2017 Château La Nerthe, Châteauneuf-du-Pape


Gâteau de Mousse au Chocolat et Framboise

Valhrona Chocolate and Raspberry Mousse Cake

Taittinger, “Nocturne” Champagne


Event Price: $195 per person; Including tax and gratuity for a total of $250.00.


Tickets non-refundable. 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 rare and highly rated wines at a very special price this evening.

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  • wine
  • tasting
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  • France
  • Burgundy
  • Champagne
  • Loire
  • Rhone
  • Alsace
  • Things to do in Great Falls, VA
  • Virginia Wine & Food Events
  • Great Falls Wine & Food Events

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