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French Cultural Center hosts annual wine dinner

From left: Jean-Philippe Delmas, French Cultural Center’s Catheline van den Branden, Dr. Alexandra Chabrerie and Ian Watson.
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From left: Jean-Philippe Delmas, French Cultural Center’s Catheline van den Branden, Dr. Alexandra Chabrerie and Ian Watson.

The French Cultural Center hosted its annual Le Tour de France Viticole wine dinner at the Chilton Club on Monday. The black-tie fund-raiser featured fine wines from Domaine Clarence Dillon, including vintages from Château Haut-Brion and Château La Mission Haut-Brion. Guests included Jean-Philippe Delmas of Domaine Clarence Dillon; French Cultural Center president and executive director Catheline van den Branden; Dr. Alexandra Chabrerie; Valéry Freland, Consul General of France in Boston; Steven Galante, chairman of the French Cultural Center board of trustees; Eric Vogt, chairman of the French Cultural Center Wine Committee; Nancy Adams; Wendy Shattuck and Samuel Plimpton. The evening raised over $300,000 to support the French Cultural Center and its “Accent on Success” French language program in Boston-area schools.

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