Lisa Airey, FWS’s director of education, will lead a short lecture on France’s Rhône Valley. That’s followed by a tasting of some of the area’s top appellations, including Crozes-Hermitage, Côte Rotie, Gigondas, Château-du-Pape, and Tavel.
Wines will be paired with hors d’oeuvres from 11 area French chefs, including Michel Richard of Citronelle, Christophe Poteaux of Bastille, and Philippe Piel of Ici Urban Bistro.
The event takes place from 6 to 8:30 PM at the Embassy of France, 4101 Reservoir Rd., NW. Tickets are $65 for members of the French Wine Society, $79 for nonmembers. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.