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February 11-14, 2010

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Thursday – Sunday, February 11-14

As a visitor, you’ll enjoy sampling hundreds of wines and international street-style fare, plus festivities throughout the city, celebrating Washington’s unique offerings of wine, food and culture.  Among the highlights, there is something for everyone… the Opening Night Reception, an exclusive Film Evening, a Champagne Brunch and much more.

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2010 Washington D.C. International
Wine & Food Festival
Events Schedule

THURSDAY 11TH – SUNDAY 14TH
Winemaker Dinners at Local Restaurants

While you’re in town, you’ll want to enhance your Festival experience with Winemaker Dinners, featuring specialty wine-related menus at area restaurants offered only during this special four-day celebration.
Offers and packages will vary, so please contact participating restaurants for full details.


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11TH

Festival Kick-Off Reception at PS7’s
6pm – 8pm / $50 –

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Co-Hosted by DC’s favorite chefs, Todd Gray of Equinox Restaurant & Peter Smith, PS7’s Restaurant. Space is limited to the first 50 ticket holders.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12TH
The Spirit of the Festival After Hours Reception
9pm – 11pm / $40 –

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Featuring: Master Mixologist Gina Chersevani, PS7’s Restaurant, Event Chair Participating Mixologists:  Dennis Burns (Aria) and Simo Ahmadi (Equinox)
This special occasion offers you a chance to mingle with other Festival guests and like-minded wine enthusiasts in a relaxing setting while treating your palate to cocktail creations from around the world, prepared by Washington’s leading mixologists.  Price of admission includes light hors d’oeuvres and two drink tickets.
- Location TBD – Check Events Page for Details

SATURDAY & SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 13TH & 14TH

Grand Tasting & International Food Pavilion
2pm – 6pm –

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Whether you’re a connoisseur or new to wine, the Festival’s main event will dazzle your senses with 100 international wineries pouring more than 500 wines for you to sample in the elegant surroundings of the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.  
During the afternoon, you can taste your way through the wine regions of Argentina, France, Italy, Germany, Greece, New Zealand, Spain and the U.S., grouped together on the show floor, were you’ll find your old favorites and add new flavors to your repertoire.
NEW THIS YEAR!
With an upgraded ticket purchase you can choose from complimentary food samples from food providers and treat yourself to global cuisine, prepared in the VIP International Food Pavilion. You’ll enjoy all this, plus opportunities to meet top winemakers who can advise you on selecting and serving wine; and discover the latest wine-related lifestyle products from a broad array of exhibitors. 
Demonstrations on the Washington Post Main Stage
2pm, 3pm & 4pm
You’ll want to secure your seat early to watch premier chefs, vintners and mixologists in action as they demonstrate their prowess and expertise in the field, matching wine and spirits to delectable cuisine. Check our events page for a full schedule. 
Festival Film
4pm – 6pm / $20 – BUY NOW
The perfect finale to your afternoon, a  special showing of the film, Bottle Shock, will delight you with its story about how Napa Valley’s Montelena Winery challenged France’s position as the world’s top wine producer  in 1976, putting California wines on the map.  Before the lights go down, you’ll whet your appetite for the movie with wine and cheese in the lobby.

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