Wine Dinners

The Chesapeake Bay Wine Classic Foundation hosts special wine events and dinners throughout the year.

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November 9, 2023

Simon Family Estate and Marston Family Vineyard Dinner at Eurasia Cafe

Spend the evening at Eurasia Cafe with Kit and Eddie Gilbert as they present fabulous wines from Simon Family Estate and Marston Family Vineyard paired with cuisine from Chef Brian Wegener. Thursday, November 9th 6pm $400 per guest inclusive.

November 9, 2023

VGS Chateau Potelle Vintner Dinner at Cobalt Grille

Join Matthew Regan of VGS Chateau Potelle at Cobalt Grille for an exceptional evening of world-class wines and fabulous cuisine prepared by Chef Alvin Williams. Thursday, November 9th 6pm – 9pm $350 inclusive per guest.

November 9, 2023

Winemaker Sam Kaplan Portfolio Dinner at Terrapin Restaurant

A rare opportunity awaits with the Sam Kaplan Porfolio Dinner at Terrapin Restaurant! Join Lauren Van Ness of Memento Mori, Nancy Kaplan of Maxem Wine, Lacey Burke of Vida Valiente and Mark Davidowski of Vangone Wines for an unforgettable experience and delicious cuisine prepared by Chef Rodney Einhorn. Thursday, November 9th 6pm $500 per guest inclusive.

Memento Mori
Vida Valiente

November 9, 2023

The Mascot Dinner at Zoes Restaurant

Call (757) 200-9463 for more information.

November 9, 2023

Spottswoode Estate Dinner at Hearth Wood Fired Cuisine

Join Lindy Novak of Spottswoode Estate Winery as she hosts an amazing culinary evening at Hearth Wood Fired Cuisine. Chef Clint Compton will create outstanding cuisine to pair perfectly with each wine selection: Thursday, November 9th, 6:00 pm $250 per person inclusive.

November 9, 2023

Damilano Barolo Dinner at Todd Jurich’s Bistro

Thomas Cuni will join us from his home in Italy for the Grand Auction weekend and will host an unforgettable dinner with Chef Todd Jurich. Todd’s exceptional culinary talent and these delicious wines will pair for fantastic dining event: Thursday, November 9th 6:00 pm $120 per person + tax and gratuity.

Damilano Barolo
Todd Jurich's Bistro

November 10, 2023

Honored Vintners Reception

You don’t want to miss the 2023 Honored Vintners Reception! This is your chance to meet the outstanding vintners traveling to Virginia Beach to share their wines with you. BJ Griffin will be playing for us this year to get the party going! Mix and mingle while enjoying very special wines that you can try, love and order! Cuisine prepared by Chef Dawn will be equally impressive!

$100 per person, limited availability

32nd Grand Auction

The Grand Auction is the largest and most successful wine auction on the eastern seaboard and we are looking forward to another amazing event this year. Grand Auction activities begin at noon with the preview reception featuring gourmet cuisine prepared by eight of the region’s top chefs complemented by exquisite champagnes and wines.