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.

December 8th Wine Dinner

Freemark Abbey Wine Dinner

We invite you on Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 6:30 PM to join us as we explore the wonderful wines of Freemark Abbey. Freemark Abbey has been a Napa Valley mainstay for over 100 years, this longevity is well earned with fantastic and consistent traditional Napa Wines. Join us for a 4 course paired dinner from chef Homeyra Darugar and 4 remarkable wines from Freemark Abbey. Jim Futrell from Republic National Wine Company will guide you through the evening’s wines. Expect a wonderful evening of fine food, wine, and history.

First Course

Seafood Napoleon

Freemark Abbey Chardonnay 2020

Fourth Course

Apple Tart
Second Course

Quail Stuffed with Mushrooms

Freemark Abbey Merlot 2019

Third Course

Beef Stroganoff

Sequel 2016

Freemark Abbey Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

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

November 15th Wine Dinner

Tuscan Wine Dinner

Join us on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at 6:30 PM for our Tuscan Wine Dinner perfectly paired with a multi-course menu created by Executive Chef Homeyra Darugar. Jen Monaco 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

Pear, Fontina Cheese, and Arugula wrapped with Prosciutto
Le Bruniche Chardonnay Toscana IGT 2019

Second Course

Mushroom Ravioli with Burned Butter and Caramelized Onions
Nozzole Chianti Classico, Riserva, 2018

Third Course

Veal Scallopini with Cream of Mushroom Sauce
San Guido, Le Difese Toscana IGT 2020
San Guido, Guidalberto Toscana IGT 2020

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

October 20th Wine Dinner

Robert Mondavi Wine Dinner

Join us on Thursday, October 20th, 2022 at 6:30 PM as we feature amazing wines from Robert Mondavi vineyard 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!

First Course
Crab Cake

Robert Mondavi, Chardonnay, 2018

Fourth Course

Chocolate Mousse

Second Course

Cream of Mushroom Soup

Robert Mondavi, Pinot Noir, Carneros, 2019

Third Course

Beef Stroganoff 

Robert Mondavi Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa, 2019

Robert Mondavi, Cabernet Sauvignon, Oakville, 2018

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