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There is no better way to start the new year than an exclusive Champagne open bar evening at the Residence of the Ambassador of France.

The French-American Chamber of Commerce invites you to participate to its 4th annual La Soirée Champagne! The event will be hosted in the private Residence of the Ambassador of France, Gérard Araud, in his presence. This is the perfect occasion to enjoy a rare opportunity to taste different Champagnes from France's best, while at the same time mingle with the Chamber's Board of Directors as well as Chamber members and friends, high-ranking
diplomats and VIPs. 

In addition to the open bar Champagne, there will be an upscale fingerfood cocktail prepared by the Residence's Chef, to pair with the Champagne! The Soirée will also feature live music.

The Residence: From a portrait of Lafayette to a bust of Benjamin Franklin to Empire style couches, neoclassical tapestries and other works of contemporary art, the residence is home to numerous treasures.Some of the residence’s featured works of art came from the collections of the Louvre museum, while others were donated by diplomatic officials or other French ambassadors over the 80 years that the home has belonged to the French government.
More about the Residence
A virtual tour of the Residence

Champagne Roger Constant-LemaireThe Champagne: just like last year, we will have some of the best Champagne in the world.
Some of our selections:
- Champagne RogerConstant Lemaire, Cuvee RogerConstant 2008, Prestige Tête de Cuvée only 1200 bottles made (retail $625)
- Champagne RogerConstant Lemaire, Cuvee HautesPrieres 2009, Blanc de Blancs Millesime, Chardonnay, 3600 bottles made (retail $305)
- Champagne RogerConstant Lemaire, Cuvee Trianon
- Champagne RogerConstant Lemaire,Rose de Saignee Limite
- Dom Perignon
- Moet et Chandon

- Cube de Thon Pate de Citron 
- Toast Saumon and Cream Cheese 
- Toast Foie Gras 
- Charbon a la Truffe 
- Gougere 
- Guimauve Framboise 
- Tarte Citron 
- Cannele Bordelais 
- Macarons

Entertainment: The musical ensemble Bergamot Rose will be performing original music and world jazz, featuring vocals in French, Italian, Spanish and English. The duo features Jennifer (Scott) Bergamot-Rose on piano and vocals and Cristian Perez on guitar. Jennifer's debut album, Le temps de l’Amour, reached the Top 40 on the jazz charts and has been played on radio stations worldwide.
The ensemble is delighted to return to the French Ambassador’s Residence to perform at La Soirée Champagne. More information on the group is available at

Snow Date: Mar 14

March 1st, 2019 6:00 PM   through   8:30 PM
Residence of France
2221 Kalorama Rd, NW
Washington DC, DC 20008
United States
Event Fee(s)
Event Fee(s)
FACC Members - Call us if you are not yet a member and want to become one: 202-640-1806 $ 179.00
Non-FACC Members $ 249.00

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