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Washington D.C is world famous for their exclusive galas especially ones hosted by notable non-profits such as the French-American Chamber of Commerce. For the past three years, this organization has been spearheading this exclusive Champagne party at the residence of the Ambassador of France to much fanfare.

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Wear your most dazzling cocktail attire and best golden dancing shoes on February 6th! The party commences at 6:30 p.m and ends at 9:00 p.m (potential snow date is February 20th). The event is held at The Residence of France: 2221 Kalorama Rd, NW
Washington, DC 20008 and ticket fees are $195 for French American Chamber of Commerce Members and $259 for the general public (prices can go up at anytime). A major perk is that complimentary Valet Parking is included in your ticket purchase.

This coveted event is open to the public and tickets can be purchased here. 

The event will be hosted in the private Residence of the Ambassador of France, Gérard Araud, in his presence. Only here will attendees divulge ones sense to rare champagnes from France’s best, while also mingle with high-ranking diplomats, VIPs, and the French American community at large.

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This party is also a best kept foodie secret and here’s a sample of what’s to come:  duck foie gras, mini crepes with caviar, parmesan tomatoe confits, champagne infused truffles, delectable French cheeses, an array of macaroons,  and chocolate strawberries.

Haute gourmand cocktail finger-foods will be prepared by the Residence’s Chef to perfectly pair with each champagne selection.

Be prepared to dabble in  a wide range of champagnes such as: Pol Roger Reserve, Thienot Brut,  Thienot Rose, Thienot Garance Vintage 2007, Canard-Duchene Brut Authentic,  Canard-Duchene Rose Authentic,  Canard-Duchene Charles VII Blanc de Blancs, Roger-Constant Lemaire Rose de Saignee NV, Roger-Constant Lemaire Magnum Rose de Saignee (only 120 magnums released in 2017 – $675 retail value per bottle), Roger-Constant Lemaire Cuvee Roger-Constant 2008 Limite ($485 retail per bottle) Roger-Constant Lemaire Select Reserve Blanc de Meuniers.

Along with imbibing on the bubbily and noshing on gourmet treats, attendees will be able to dance the night away to live music by singer-actress Barbara Papendorp, who has appeared at venues including the Harman Center of the Arts, the Phillips Collection and the Arts Club of Washington and be immersed in a lovely art exhibit by French Artist Stephane Koerwyn, who will be exhibiting his painting throughout the Residence.

Sharing the Details will also be at the event to provide live coverage on the champagne tasting, foodie moments, and any best kept secrets.  Stay Tuned for more details…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Written by Sherryn Daniel

Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Sharing the Details (formerly Sherryn Daniel’s Blog), a comprehensive Gala and red carpet blog that provides the true sparkle with the D.C philanthropic and glamour scene.

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