NPC: South American Wine Social 9/21

Join us for an exquisite Wine Social, where we explore the rich and diverse world of South American wines from Chile and Argentina. Wharton Club members & guests are invited


Join us for an exquisite Wine Social, where we explore the rich and diverse world of South American wines from Chile and Argentina. Immerse yourself in the flavors, aromas, and culture of these vibrant wine regions as you sample carefully selected wines in three distinct tasting rooms. Indulge in an array of festive bites expertly paired with wines from the tasting rooms. Enjoy the lively atmosphere as you connect with fellow wine enthusiasts and share your newfound appreciation for South American wines.

Admission is $70 for members (with login) and $80 for guests and general public.

Evening Wine Tasting Notes:

Experience the bold and velvety flavors of Montes Chilean Wines: Montes, a visionary wine venture, was brought to life by the collective expertise, wisdom, and dedication of four remarkable creators: Aurelio Montes, Douglas Murray, Alfredo Vidaurre, and Pedro Grand. Their shared vision revolved around crafting top-tier 'premium' wines tailored for discerning global markets. This trailblazing spirit led them to pioneer exceptional wine production in Chile, setting new standards for quality.

Delight in Argentinian wines: Immerse your senses in the crisp and revitalizing notes of Alta Vista's Argentinian wines – a standout winery that reigns supreme. Elevated at altitudes surpassing 3,200 feet, their vineyards create a masterpiece of unparalleled freshness and intricacy in each bottle. Nestled exclusively in the finest regions of Mendoza, Alta Vista's collection captures the very essence of Argentina's winemaking potential.

Explore The Bodega Norton Estate Selection: Nestled against the majestic Andes foothills, Bodega Norton's vineyards are a testament to time, nurturing vines that have matured gracefully for 30 to 80 years. This timeless wisdom imparts deep richness and complexity, evident throughout their distinguished portfolio, encapsulating the true character of their terroir. Spanning over 3,000 acres of land, with 1,750 acres under vine, Bodega Norton meticulously controls every step from vine to glass, upholding an unwavering commitment to excellence and craftsmanship.

Featured Wines


Limited Sauv Blanc

Alpha Chardonnay

Alpha Pinot Noir

Alpha Syrah

Purple Angel


Alta Visa 

Alta Vista Brut Rosé

Alta Vista Torrontes

Alta Vista Estate Malbec

Alta Vista Terrior Select

Alta Vista Serenade

Alta Vista


101 Bubbles

Norton Reserva Chardonnay

Norton DOC Malbec

Norton Privada

Lote Negro

Gernot Langes


Altamana malbec

Food Menu

Beef empanadas with red chimichurri sauce

Chipas (small balls of cheese bread made from tapioca starch)

Mango-Scotch Bonnet Glazed Spareribs

Hot Crab Dip with pan amasado (home made bread)

Leche Quemada

Crispy Buñuelos

South American Beef Carving Station


  • 2358
  • Wharton Club Members:
  • Lifetime & President's Club Members: You may purchase tickets for yourself and up to 3 guests:
  • Other Wharton Club members: May purchase ticket for yourself and one guest
  • All tickets cost $80/person for you and your guests.


6:15PM - 7:15PM Thu 21 Sep 2023, Eastern timezone


The National Press Club, Conference Rooms
529 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20045 US

[ Get Directions ]


Click here to reserve your place(s)

for the event!