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Let The Grill Room Take You to Tuscany

February 11, 2018

“Washington, D.C. has truly blossomed as a culinary destination in recent years, and we are excited to contribute to the capital’s food and wine scene with this special series,” said Pascal Forotti, Managing Director at Rosewood Washington, D.C.


If you missed their first fabulous dinner with RdV Vineyards last week, don't despair.


Starting in Tuscany, three more very special dining experiences celebrating local and international wines at The Grill Room await. 

(Photo by: Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco)


Wednesday, February 28th

With wine production dating back to 1888, Castiglion del Bosco was the first to bottle what would become Tuscany’s most prestigious red wine denomination, Brunello di Montalcino. Now owned by Massimo Ferragamo, the estate is a destination for wine connoisseurs worldwide, with facilities that are considered to be among the best in all of the region.


Featured wines:

Castiglion del Bosco 2016, Chardonnay IGT Toscana

Castiglion del Bosco 2013, Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

Castilgion del Bosco 2012, Campo del Drago – Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

Castilgion del Bosco 2010, Millecento – Brunello di Montalcino Riserva DOCG



Sea Trout Chowder with Celery Root, Potato, Vadouvan

Veal & Porcini Ravilolini with Sage, Pecorino

Roasted Virginian Pheasant with Parsnip Gratin, Black Trumpet Mushrooms, Natural Jus

Roasted Lamb Saddle with Persilade, Charred Eggplant


For reservations, click here.

(Photo by: Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco)


Wednesday, March 21st

Stag's Leap grapes were first planted at this California vineyard in 1872, which led to the production of 40,000 gallons of wine less than 20 years later. Following a hiatus that lasted until 1972, Stag’s Leap is now revered as one of the most impressive estates and wineries in the region and is led by legendary winemaker Christophe Paubert, who helps to achieve the estate’s philosophy of balance.


Featured wines:

2016 Aveta, Sauvignon Blanc

2016 Karia, Chardonnay

2015 Artemis, Cabernet Sauvignon

2014 Fay, Cabernet Sauvignon



Scallop Crudo with Blood Orange Ponzu

Burrata Mozzarella with Poached Pear, Prosciutto Di Parma, Hazelnut

Beef Cheek Tortellini with Black Truffle, Locatelli Pecorino

Grilled New York Sirloin with Swiss Chard, Caramelized Cipollini Onion, Bordelaise


For reservations, click here.


Wednesday, April 18th

A more recent addition to the wine landscape, The Prisoner Wine Company blends classic and unexpected varieties from California’s best wine regions to make wines that are approachable yet thought-provoking. Inspired by the “mixed blacks” made by Italian immigrants who originally settled in Napa Valley, and unbound by traditional blends or appellation restrictions, the winemaking team brings together exceptional fruit to produce five bold and intriguing wines: The Prisoner, Blindfold, Saldo, Cuttings, and Thorn.


Featured wines:

Blindfold, White Blend

Saldo, Zinfandel

Cuttings, Cabernet Sauvignon

The Prisoner, Red Blend



Farfalle Pasta with Maryland Blue Crab, Lemon, Pepper

Crisp Suckling Pig with Cherry Fennel, Honey Gastrique

Grilled Beef Short Rib with Broccoli Rabe, Bordelaise

Humbolt Fog with Cypress Grove, Goat Cheese


For reservations, click here.

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Design Legend Charlotte Moss Dazzles at Washington Winter Show

January 12, 2018

Honorary Chair of the 2018 Washington Winter Show (WWS), New York-based designer Charlotte Moss enthralled luncheon guests Friday with a talk on her masterful and luxurious garden and home design projects. Named one of the world’s Top 20 Interior Designers, Moss' 

graciousness is evident in her home interiors, her books on gardening and houses, and designs for home accessories.

Alhambra (Photo by: Judith Beermann) Alhambra

Moss shared her reflections on over 32 years of designing and how travel has influenced her. From Alhambra, where a lone tree is a whole garden, “one big beauty prominently displayed” to Versailles where “how fabulous green can be,” the designer's keen eye and appreciation for beauty accompanies her on exotic journeys.

Charlotte Moss signing books (Photo by: Judith Beermann) Charlotte Moss signing books

Regarding the charm of chinoiserie, a style she often uses in her work, and the theme of this year’s Show, Moss explained how, from an early age, she was “enthralled of the folly of it.”

Versailles (Photo by: Judith Beermann) Versailles

In her tenth book, out this April, Charlotte Moss Entertains, a peek inside her extraordinary entertaining style, “setting the table is everyday decorating,” she explained. 


Two exciting events are on the schedule for Saturday, January 13, 2018. First, at 11:00 am is the second annual Design Panel, lead this year by House Beautiful editor in chief Sophie Dow Donelson. 

Easy Chair, Unknown maker, ca 1790, Courtesy Dumbarton House (Photo by: Judith Beermann) Easy Chair, Unknown maker, ca 1790, Courtesy Dumbarton House

Later that afternoon, The Motley Fool co-founder David Gardner takes the stage to offer his take on investing today. Both events will take place at the Katzen Arts Center and are included with admission to the Show. 


Once again, proceeds will benefit the WWS’s charity partners: THEARC, Bishop John T. Walker School, and the Founders Board of St. John’s Community Services.

Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys Choir (Photo by: Judith Beermann) Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys Choir

The Show runs through January14th at the Katzen Arts Center.

Purchase tickets here.

Withington & Company (Photo by: Judith Beermann) Withington & Company

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2018 Toast to Georgetown

January 1, 2018

We begin our ninth year with gratitude.

Thank you for contributing to, supporting and reading The Georgetown Dish.

Wishing you a 2018 filled with love, prosperity and peace.

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