Ladies of the Vine 5 Course Dinner

February 19, 2017 @ 4:30 PM – 9:00 PM
2941 Restaurant
2941 Fairview Park Dr
Falls Church, VA 22042

On Sunday, February 19th, 2941 (2941 Fairview Park Drive, Falls Church, VA 22042;; (703) 270-1500; @2941Restaurant) is excited to welcome and celebrate some of the most prolific women in the wine world by hosting a one-of-a-kind ‘Ladies of the Vine’ 5-course wine dinner.  Notable women wine importers in attendance on behalf of ‘Ladies of the Vine’ include Christina Thornton of Wine Sellers of Chicago, Katie Dorazio of Dalla Terra Italian Imports, Debra Lewis of Vintage ’59 French Imports, and Lisa Norris of Broadbent Selections.


Priced at $159 per person (all-inclusive) and with open seating times available from 4:30PM-9PM, guests will enjoy a stunning 5-course menu by Executive Chef Bertrand Chemel with each course paired with a wine hand selected by a member of Ladies of the Vine and the team at 2941 including Sommelier Ryan Jones. Guests are invited to enjoy a complimentary wine tasting available at 2941’s bar prior to being seated for the wine dinner, and guests will also have the opportunity to purchase bottles of their favorite wines featured throughout the seated wine dinner before or after their dining experience.


‘Ladies of the Vine’ wine dinner dish highlights include Butter Poached Lobster with lobster emulsion and baby leek paired with Beaumont Family Wines, Hope Marguerite, Chenin Blanc, Western Cape, South Africa (2014), Fontina Cheese Fondue “Ravioli” with black truffle paired with Chateau Coupe Roses, Cuvee Orience, Minervois AC, Languedoc, France (2011), and a Wood Grilled Roseda Beef with chimichuri sauce paired with Familia Zuccardi, Zeta, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza, Argentina (2012), just to highlight a few dishes. And for a sweet finish, diners will enjoy a quartet dessert tasting featuring tasting-sized desserts including and Olive Oil Cake with quince vanilla whipped ricotta, Pavlova with meringue, pear duo, vanilla ice cream, Passion Fruit Sorbet with a buttermilk biscuit, caramel, and Chocolate Financier with dark chocolate crèmeux, candied walnut. Each dessert will also be paired with a special hand selected wine.


Ladies of the Vine showcases a group of notable female wine importers, representing portfolios from around the world, who enjoy each other’s wines as much as each other’s company. Members formed Ladies of the Vine to highlight their diverse range of wines, hosting events to give the attendees a greater experience and an around the world venture with their individual expertise.


For reservations or additional information on 2941’s ‘Ladies of the Vine’ wine dinner, please visit or call (703) 270-1500. Reservations and a $25 deposit are required. The cancellation policy is 72 hours in advance.



‘Ladies of the Vine’ Wine Dinner

5-Course Tasting Menu


$159 Per Person (All-Inclusive)






Butter Poached Lobster

lobster emulsion, baby leek

Beaumont Family Wines, Hope Marguerite, Chenin Blanc, Western Cape, South Africa (2014)




Fontina Cheese Fondue “Ravioli”

black truffle

Chateau Coupe Roses, Cuvee Orience, Minervois AC, Languedoc, France (2011)




Braised Lamb Osso Buco

chick peas, roasted eggplant, caramelized baby carrot

Aia Vecchia, Sor Ugo, Bolgheri DOC, Tuscany, Italy (2013)




Wood Grilled Roseda Beef

chimichuri sauce

Familia Zuccardi, Zeta, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza, Argentina (2012)




Quartet of Desserts

tasting size desserts with 1 oz of wine each


Olive Oil Cake | quince vanilla whipped ricotta

Marchesi di Gresy, La Serra, Moscato D Asti DOC, Piedmont, Italy (2015)


Pavlova | meringue, pear duo, vanilla ice cream

Chateau de Caladroy, Muscat de Rivesaltes AC, Languedoc, France (2014)


Passion Fruit Sorbet | buttermilk biscuit, caramel

Heinz Eifel, Riesling Beerenauslese QMP, Mosel-Saar-Ruwer, Germany (2009)


Chocolate Financier | dark chocolate crèmeux, candied walnut

Broadbent, Colheita, Madiera, Portugal (1996)



Executive Chef, Bertrand Chemel | ​Sous Chef, Filippo Buglisi


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