You are here

Zaytinya Winemaker Dinner: George Gavalas of Gavalas Winery

February 20, 2019 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Zaytinya Welcomes George Gavalas, Fourth Generation Winemaker of Gavalas Winery

For one night only, Zaytinya is thrilled to have George Gavalas of Santorini's award-winning winery, Gavalas, in town for an intimate wine dinner. George will present his family's unique wines that have been expertly paired with a special menu from Zaytinya Concept Chef Michael Costa.



A wine flight of three of Gavalas Assyrtikos:

Gavalas Blue Bottle Assyrtiko 
Gavalas Santorini Natural Ferment Assyrtiko 
Gavalas Nykteri Assyrtiko

served with Seafood Mezze  //  Stone bass crudo with cucumber, grilled octopus with caper and lemon, Rapahannock River Olde Salts Oysters with seawater granita


Gavalas Katsano
served with Bakaliarokeftedes  //  Skrei cod fritters with potato and Sterling Caviar


Gavalas Xenoloo
served with Rabbit and Pork Belly Stifado  //  Red wine, tomato, cipollini onions


Gavalas Mavrotragano
served with Duck Breast Roasted on the Bone  //  Olive oil duck confit and sundried tomato trahana


Gavalas Vinsanto
served with Melitinia  //  Shepherd’s Manor Dairy Ewe Crème sheep’s milk cheese tart with pine honey, dried figs, salted walnuts and golden raisin sorbet


Zaytinya | 701 9th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001