French Cultural Center hosts annual wine dinner
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.