September 14th Wine Dinner

Grgich Hills Wine Dinner
Join us on Thursday, September 14, 2023 at 6:30 PM as we explore the wonderful wines of Grgich Hills Estate perfectly paired with a multi-course menu created by Executive Chef Homeyra Darugar. Bill Shenas from Grgich Hills Estate will guide you through the evening’s wines, and all wines tasted will be available for purchase.  We hope to see you there!

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First Course
Smoked Salmon
Grgich Hills Sauvignon Blanc

Second Course
Cream of Mushroom Soup
Grgich Hills Merlot

Third Course
Beef Stroganoff served over noodles
Grgich Hills Zinfandel
Grgich Cabernet Sauvignon

Fourth Course
Apple Strudel

$140.oo per person plus tax & gratuity. Reservations are required as seating is limited.

August 17th Wine Dinner

California Dreamin Wine Dinner

Join us on Thursday August 17th, 2023 at 6:30 PM for our California Dreamin Wine Dinner. A wonderful menu prepared by our executive chef Homeyra Darugar for this occasion, and our guest speaker Jen Monago from Virginia Imports Wine Company providing an inside look into our featured wines.

First CourseSeared Sea Scallops served over a summer corn salad

Cake Bread Sauvignon Blanc

Fourth Course

Pistachio Cheesecake

Second Course

Mushroom Napoleon

Mossback Pinot Noir

Third Course

Grilled Filet Mignon with Béarnaise Sauce

Cain Cuvée

Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon

$140.00 per person plus tax & gratuity. Reservations are required as seating is limited. Please call/email to make reservation.

August 5th Vodka Tasting

Russia House Restaurant
Vodka Tasting
Join us on Saturday, August 5, 2023 at 6:30 PM for our first Vodka Tasting perfectly paired with a multi-course menu created by Executive Chef Homeyra Darugar. We hope to see you there!

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FIRST COURSE
ZAKUSKI PLATTER, ASSORTMMENT OF COLD HORS D’OEUVRE
CIROC VODKA, CHOPIN VODKA, BELVEDERE VODKA

SECOND COURSE
POTATO DUMPLINGS SERVED WITH SAUTÉED ONIONS AND BACON BITS
LEMON VODKA, PEPPER VODKA, BLACKBERRY VODKA

THIRD COURSE
BEEF STROGANOFF SERVED OVER NOODLES
KETEL ONE VODKA, SQUARE ONE BOTANICAL VODKA, CUCUMBER VODKA

FOURTH COURSE
CREAM PUFFS
GREY GOOSE VODKA ESPRESSO MARTINI
BUTTERSCOTCH VODKA

$90.oo per person plus tax & gratuity. Reservations are required as seating is limited.

July 20th Wine Dinner

Spanish Wine Dinner

We invite you on Thursday, July 20th at 6:30 PM to join us as we explore the wonderful wines of Spain. Our executive chef, Homeyra Darugar, has created an exquisite menu for this occasion. A special guest speaker Emilio Peiro from Impero Wine will walk you through the wine pairing.

First Course

Spanish Lemon Garlic Shrimp

Optimizer Cava Brut

Fourth Course

Flan
Second Course

Gazpacho

Amador Medrano Dry Rose

Third Course

Galician Sirloin Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

Optimizer Rioja Riserva

Amador Medrano Rioja Terra

$120.00 per person plus tax & gratuity. Reservations are required as seating is limited. Please call/email to make reservation.

724 Pine Street

Herndon, VA 20170

www.russiahouserestaurant.com

703-787-8880

$120.00 per person plus tax & gratuity. Reservations are required as seating is limited. Please call/email to make reservation.

June 15th Wine Dinner

Dry Creek Vineyard Wine Dinner

Join us on Thursday, June 15, 2023 as we explore the wonderful wines of Dry Creek Vineyard perfectly paired with a multi-course menu created by Executive Chef Homeyra Darugar. Jennifer Monago from Virginia Imports will guide you through the evening’s wines, and all wines tasted will be available for purchase.  We hope to see you there!

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First Course
Fresh Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce
Dry Creek Chenin Blanc

Second Course
Roasted Bone Marrow
Dry Creek Zinfandel

Third Course
Beef Stroganoff over Noodles
Dry Creek Cabernet Sauvignon
Dry Creek Meritage

Fourth Course
Lemon Tart

$120.oo per person plus tax & gratuity. Reservations are required as seating is limited.

May 23rd Wine Dinner

The Hess Collection Wine Dinner

Join us on Tuesday, May 23, 2023 at 6:30 PM as we are very excited to bring you the wines of The Hess Collection from Napa Valley at Russia House Restaurant. These superior quality wines are picked and paired with a four course dinner. Brian Majewski from Hess will walk you through the pairing. Expect a wonderful evening of fine food and wines.

First CourseRussia House Crab Cake

Hess Panthers Chardonnay

Fourth CourseChocolate Mousse

Second CoursePortobello Mushroom Stuffed with Ground Lamb and Feta Cheese

Hess Shirtail Pinot Noir

Third CourseGrilled New York Strip with Garlic Butter and Hess Cabernet Wine Sauce

Hess Maverick Ranches Cabernet

Hess Lion Tamer Red

$120.00 per person plus tax & gratuity. Reservations are required as seating is limited

April 20th Wine Dinner

Italian Wine Dinner

Join us on Thursday, April 2o, 2023 at 6:30 PM as we explore the wonderful wines of Italy at Russia House Restaurant. Special guest speaker Massimo Silivia from Imperial Wine will walk you through the wine pairing. Our executive chef has created an exquisite menu for this occasion. Expect a wonderful evening of fine food and wines.

First CourseCaprese Salad

Fascinating Bongiovanni Langhe Arneis, 2021

Fourth CourseTiramisu

Second CourseMeatballs in a Creamy Tomato Sauce

Casalbordino Sinello Montepulciano D’Abruzzo Riserva, 2018

Third CourseVeal Scallopini with Cream of Mushroom Sauce

Villa Elena Brunello Di Montalcino, 2017

Vite Colte Barbaresco Riserva, 2015

$120.00 per person plus tax & gratuity. Reservations are required as seating is limited

March 23rd Wine Dinner

Duckhorn Wine Dinner

Join us on Thursday, March 23, 2023 at 6:30 PM as we explore the wines of Duckhorn Winery perfectly paired with a multi-course menu created by Executive Chef Homeyra Darugar. Abbey Fox from Winebow will guide you through the evening’s wines, and all wines tasted will be available for purchase.  We hope to see you there!

First Course

Sautéed Shrimp in Lemon Butter Sauce

Duckhorn Sauvignon Blanc

Fourth Course

Cheese Plate

Paraduxx Red Blend

Second Course

Cream of Mushroom Soup

Calera Pinot Noir

Third Course

Beef Stroganoff

Duckhorn Cabernet Sauvignon

$150.00 per person plus tax & gratuity. Reservations are required as seating is limited.

February 23rd Wine Dinner

Stags Leap Wine Dinner

Join us on Thursday, February 23, 2023 at 6:30 PM as we feature Stags Leap Winery. Stags Leap wines have a classic beauty with balance, complexity and harmony. Expect a wonderful evening of fine food, wine, and history.

First CourseCaviar and Blini

Stags Leap Winery, Viognier, Napa Valley, 2019

Fourth Course

Black Forest Cake

Stags Leap Petite Sirah, Napa Valley, 2019

Second Course

French Onion Soup

Stags Leap Winery, Merlot, Napa Valley, 2019

Third Course

Grilled Filet Mignon Wrapped with Bacon in Garlic Butter Sauce

Stags Leap The Investor Red Wine, Napa Valley, 2019

$140.00 per person plus tax & gratuity. Reservations are required as seating is limited. Please call/email to make reservation.

January 19th Wine Dinner

Far Niente Family Wine Dinner

Join us on Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 6:30 PM as we explore the wonderful wines of Far Niente perfectly paired with a multi-course menu created by Executive Chef Homeyra Darugar. Jim Futrell from Republic National Wine Company will guide you through the evening’s wines, and all wines tasted will be available for purchase.  We hope to see you there!

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First Course
Crab Cake
Nick & Nickel Truchard Chardonnay, Carneros 2021

Second Course
Pasta with Sautéed Mushrooms and Onions
Enroute Pinot Noir, Russian River 2021

Third Course
Grilled Filet Mignon with Peppercorn Sauce
Far Niente Cabernet, Sauvignon Napa 2019

Fourth Course
Chocolate Mousse Cake

$160.oo per person plus tax & gratuity. Reservations are required as seating is limited.