Monday, September 21, 2009

Come meet the new Consul General of France at “ Vrais Amis”

Please join us in welcoming the newly appointed Consul General of France Mr. Christophe GUILHOU, Cultural Attache Mrs. Anne Miller and Honorary Consul for France in Maine Mr. Severin Beliveau at our event "Vrais Amis" this Friday at the Portland Harbor Hotel - 6pm to 9pm
To buy tickets go to or call +1 (207) 865-3308.
We are looking forward to seeing you there!

The evening will show case:

* Premier Bordeaux wines for tasting
Chateau Fonguillon Lenclos 2005 Montagne Saint-Emilion ~ Bordeaux, France
Chateau Bellevue 2005 La Randee ~ Bordeaux, France
Domaine Chiroulet Rouge 2005 Cotes de Gascogne ~ SW France, France
Domaine Chiroulet 2006 La Cote dHeux Gascogne Blanc Sec ~ SW France, France
Le Vin de Bob, 2005 Bergerac Blanc ~ Bordeaux, France
Chateau Compassant 2004, Thunevin Red
Methode Traditionelle Bulles - Non-Vintage ~ Loire Valley, France

* Specially created Hors d'oeuvres to compliment the wines
Le Vin de Bob 2005, Thunevin White
Plugra poached Glidden Point Oysters, Candied Citrus Emulsion
Domaine Chiroulet 2006, La Cote dHeux, Thunevin White
Gnocchi encrusted Live Scallop, Warm Apple Glacage
Chateau Fonguillon 2005, Thunevin Red
Wild Grouse Paillard, Porcini Mushroom Arancini
Chateau Compassant 2004, Thunevin Red
Oxtail & Foie Gras Stuffed Venison Loin, Smoked Juniper scented Jus
by Executive Chef Earl Morse

* Live Auction by Mike Carey of Tranzon Auctions
Hyatt at the Mohegan Sun
Penthouse stay for 2
Boston Red Sox
Tickets for 2 with complementary Amtrak train tickets to the game
Portland Harbor Hotel
Weekend stay for 2 including breakfast
200 Fresh Oysters
Locally harvested
Historic Bed & Breakfast in Quebec City
Stay for 2
French Language Classes
1 year of adult education lessons
Langham Hotel in Boston
Weekend stay for 2 including Sunday Brunch
Complementary Amtrak train ticket from Portland to Boston
Plus various other items from local businesses

* Fine Art by the Freeport Art Club
Paintings by local artists
Including Margareta “Meta” McDonald

To buy tickets go to or call +1 (207) 865-3308.
We are looking forward to seeing you there!