“Burgundy Meets Virginia” Tasting & Six-Course Wine Dinner Experience Featuring Special Guest Michael Shaps—Maison Shaps & Michael Shaps Wineworks

  • “Burgundy Meets Virginia” Tasting & Six-Course Wine Dinner Experience Featuring Special Guest Michael Shaps — Maison Shaps & Michael Shaps Wineworks
    August 19, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Garden Room– Very Limited Exclusive Seating

Please join us for an extraordinary event on Thursday, August 19th, at 6:00pm for a wine tasting and dinner with our host, Michael Shaps, featuring his fine Burgundies and Virginia bottlings.michael shaps event

Known for his innovation and winemaking expertise, Michael Shaps has established himself at the forefront of the modern Virginia wine industry. Producing wines under the Maison Michael Shaps in France and under the Michael Shaps label in Virginia, as well as consulting for several prestigious wineries throughout the state – one winning the Governor’s Cup in 2017 – Shaps has garnered numerous accolades. 

He holds a degree in Enology and Viticulture from the Lycée Viticole de Beaune in Burgundy and has been making wine in Burgundy since 2004. Both his French and Virginian wines are made in traditional, old-world style, with careful attention to detail but minimal intervention.

Guests will be greeted with hors d’oeuvres and cool, crisp Shaps’ Crémant de Bourgogne, before sitting down for a pre-dinner tasting flight of these highly rated fine Burgundies.

Additionally, three of Shaps’ Virginia offerings will accompany the delectable dinner, which Chef Jacques will create from local ingredients and French technique. We are thrilled Michael will be on hand to introduce his wines and talk about winemaking in Burgundy and Virginia. We look forward to having you join us.  Merci beaucoup and a bientot!

Chef’s Plated Seasonal Hors d’Oeuvres

Maison Michael Shaps, Crémant de Bourgogne

Tasting: A Flight of Three Burgundies from the Côte de Beaune:

  • Maison Michael Shaps, Meursault 2017
  • Maison Michael Shaps, Volnay 2018
  • Maison Michael Shaps, Pommard “Les Vignots” 2017

“Burgundy Meets Virginia” Six Course Wine Dinner Experience

Cours de Pain

Harvest Multigrain & Sourdough Rolls, Local Butter

Second Course

Sautéed Chesapeake Rockfish, Garden Ratatouille, Tomato Coulis

Michael Shaps, Chardonnay “Wild Meadow Vineyard”, Virginia 2016

Third Course

Chef’s Garden Tomato Salad, Housemade Vinaigrette

Fourth Course

Seasonal Sorbet Palate Cleanser 

Main Fifth Course

Creekstone Farms Natural Classic Peppered Filet Mignon, Seasonal Garden Vegetables, Bordelaise Sauce

Michael Shaps, Petit Verdot, Virginia, 2017

Dessert Sixth Course

Tarte Au Citron Verte, Vanilla Ice Cream

Michael Shaps Raisin d’Etre White

Locally Roasted Coffee & Assortment of Harney & Sons Fine Teas


Event Price: $180.00 per person; Including Tax & Gratuity for a total of $230.00 per person.

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 exceptional wines at a very special price this evening.

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Ticket for “Burgundy Meets Virginia” Tasting & Six-Course Wine Dinner Experience with Michael Shaps $230.00 (USD)  

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