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For Sale: Washington Harbour

March 15, 2018

Washington Harbour, Georgetown’s more than 550,000-square-foot, mixed-use property on the Potomac River, is on the market again, reports Washington Business Journal


Designed by Arthur Cotton Moore, the complex at 3000 and 3050 K Street NW consists of two curved towers and three other buildings attached to them, all of which are in the Postmodern architectural style. The complex contains luxury condominia, offices, retail space, restaurants, and underground parking.


The complex was sold to local real estate magnate Conrad Cafritz in 1988 in a controversial purchase-like lease agreement. Cafritz subsequently sold the property, which has had six different owners between 1990 and 2013. It sold again in 2013 for $370 million.


Current tenants include Fiola Mare, Farmers Fishers Bakers, Tony and Joe's and Sequoia restaurants. A popular attraction is the 12,000-square-foot ice rink, the largest in the DC area, and a fountain.




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Kevin Plank Lists Georgetown Home for $29.5 M

February 23, 2018

Kevin Plank (Photo by: Under Armour) Kevin Plank

Kevin Plank and his wife DJ Plank have listed their Georgetown home with Washington Fine Properties for $29.5 million. In 2013 the Under Armour founder and CEO purchased the property for $7.8 million.


Baltimore designer Patrick Sutton and Annapolis-based Pyramid Builders were hired for a major renovation.


Last year, the Planks hosted the annual Patrons' Party for the Georgetown House Tour in the modernized home.

(Photo by: Judith Beermann)


As reported by Washington Business Journal, "Tom Geddes, CEO of Plank Industries, Plank's private investment arm, said in an email that the house underwent a "major renovation." Plank, whose primary residence is in Baltimore County, purchased the home to host friends, family and guests, Geddes said. He said the Plank family is selling the property because they aren't "using it as often as they had hoped."


Previously owned by Bank of Georgetown's Curtin Winsor III, the property once belonged to Ambassador David K.E. Bruce and his wife, Evangeline Bell.


The historic brick Federal-style 12,200 square foot home has seven bedrooms, and includes a gym, heated pool, gated parking, marble staircase and entertainment room with a bar.

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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


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(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


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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


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