In the presence of His Excellency François Delattre, Permanent Representative of France at the United Nations, and Former Prime Minister Alain Juppé, Mayor of Bordeaux and, George Sape President, and Robert Wilmers Chairman of the Board of the American Friends of Cité des Civilisations du Vin, and Sylvie Cazes, President of the Cité des Civilisations du Vin will host a Wines & Civilizations Tasting Extravaganza in the United Nations Delegates Dining Room.
VIPs in attendance will get to taste wines from over 40 countries, including France, the United States, Italy, Spain, Argentina, Chile, Germany or South Africa of course, but also wines from China, India, Brazil, Lebanon, Kenya, Israel, Thailand, Tunisia, Ethiopia and many more “unexpected” countries.
An exclusive and unique assortment of delicious foods of the world will be prepared specially for our guests by some of the most respected chefs in the world.
This Wines & Civilizations Tasting Extravaganza will be organized in a non formal but elegant setting, allowing guests to mingle and enjoy many different experiences and surprises from Europe, Africa, Asia, America or the Middle East throughout the evening.
Jamie Ritchie from Sotheby’s, unanimously recognized as one of the world’s top Wine Experts, will lead a very exceptional auction during this evening, with the opportunity to bid on some of the most unique experiences you can ever imagine.