From the majestic Caucasus Mountains to the spectacular Black Sea, Georgia is an Eastern European marvel that is attracting more and more visitors every year. When beautiful scenery, charming towns, incredible food, and a strong culture, it is no wonder that tourism is booming more and more!
Tonight, we also have a "battle" - GEORGIA vs GEORGIA! We will pair off wines from both the vineyards of Georgia against the wines from the Southern U.S. State of Georgia!
Step onto foreign soil and get your first look into Georgian culture without ever leaving the DMV. Join the diplomats of the Embassy of Georgia for a special evening of native food, wine, music, film, art, and the very special tasting.
1) GEORGIAN CUISINE:
Khachapuri- Badrijani- Pkhali
Cakhapuli & Lamb Stew
Salmon with Baze Sauce [walnut sauce]
Sate rice with Sesame and Dry Apricot
Assorted Mini Peppers Dolmas
Assorted Georgian Cheese with Berries
Dessert: Palamushi- Raspberries Cake
2) GEORGIAN BAR:
Sample Georgian wine from the best vineyards in Georgia. Regional beer and non-alcoholic drinks are also included.
3) DIPLOMATIC GREETING:
Meet the leading diplomats from this European treasure who will offer a special greeting to their embassy and will be on hand to answer any questions you may have.
4) GEORGIA vs GEORGIA WINE TASTING:
Speakers will be on hand to manage a wine tasting - well wine tasting battle - as you likely have never experienced before. First learns the Do's and Do Not's of basic Wine Tastings. Then, we will sample multiple wines from the country of Georgia vs the State of Georgia. Comparing taste, texture, color and style, you decide which wine will prevail in the Battle of the Georgias!
5) GEORGIAN FILM:
A special film presented by the Embassy will showcase their country’s beautiful landscapes, cities and culture.