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Beverage and Bar Service

Standard Hosted and Cash Bars include name brand liquors, house wines, imported and domestic beers, sodas, juices, and bottled waters. Please ask a sales representative about premium or additional brands, upgraded or sparkling wines, and liqueurs or cordials.

Juices, Mineral Waters
$4 Hosted $4.50 Cash

$4 Hosted $4.50 Cash

Domestic Beers
$4.50 Hosted $5 Cash
Yeungling Lager, Miller Lite

Imported Beers
$5 Hosted $5.50 Cash
Heineken, Bass Ale, Pilsner Urquel, Corona, Dos Equis

Craft Beers
$6 Hosted $6.75 Cash
Flying Dog Old Scratch, Dogfish Head IPA 60 Mins, Samuel Adams Boston Lager

House Wines
$6.50 Hosted $7.25 Cash
Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon

$8.50 Hosted $9.50 Cash

Name Brands
$6.50 Hosted $7.25 Cash
Dewar’s, Canadian Club, Virginia Gentleman, Smirnoff, Bombay, Bacardi, Seagrams VO

Premium Brands
$7.25 Hosted $8 Cash
J.W. Black, Crown Royal, Jack Daniels, Absolut, Tanqueray, Mount Gay, JW Red

National Press Club Private Label Round Hill Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot are available at $29 per bottle. A variety of domestic, imported, and sparkling wines are available. Please contact your sales representative for additional selections or specific requests.

Drink Tickets
A combination of the host and cash bar, $6.50 drink tickets can be provided by hosts to offer guests a beverage charged by consumption, while allowing guests to pay cash for subsequent beverages.

Drinks Unlimited
Bar with Name Brands first hour $15 per person with $8 per person each additional hour. Bar with Premium Brands first hour $16 per person with $9 per person each additional hour.

A fee of $40 per hour will be charged for each bartender with a two hour minimum. A bartender per each seventy-five guests is recommended.

Banquet Wine List

White Wine

Chateau Ducasse Bordeaux Blanc, Graves, France $39
White Bordeaux at its finest; Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon. Pairs beautifully with roast chicken and seafood.

Decoy Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley, California $45
100% Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc from Duckhorn Wine Company. Very zesty with lots of citrus and herb flavors.

Vitiano Bianco, Umbria, Italy $34
Vermentino and Verdicchio from one of Italy’s top winemakers Riccardo Cottarella. Light, crisp and dry.

Zenato Pinot Grigio, Veneto, Italy $32
Elegant Pinot Grigio from the Veneto region of Italy. Easy to drink and versatile with food.

Licia Albarino, Galicia, Spain $38
Albarino is Spain’s most popular white wine. Luscious fruit flavors with a very dry finish. Great as an aperitif or with seafood.

Revery DuCroux Sancerre “Beau Roy”, Loire Valley, France $40
Sancerre is the world’s favorite Sauvignon Blanc. Very dry, with racy acidity and a silky texture.

Better Half Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand $32
Original Kim Crawford winemaker Jules Taylor and her husband, her “better half”, created this delicious, not too “grapefruity” Sauvignon Blanc to provide an easy drinking every day style of white wine.

NPC Private Label, Round Hill, California $29
Chardonnay or Pinot Grigio. Soft and varietally correct.

Domain Verget Macon Village Terres Des Pierres, Burgundy France $36
Winemaker/owner Jean Marie Guffens was called “the greatest white wine maker on earth” by critic Robert Parker. This Chardonnay is unoaked, crisp and fresh tasting.

Morgan Chardonnay Santa Lucia Highlands, California $40
This focused, elegant, Chardonnay has rich flavors that are complemented by a light touch of toasty oak and refreshing citrus with bright acidity. Incredibly food-friendly, Morgan Highland Chardonnay is a perfect match with cream-sauced pastas, roast chicken and pork, and seafood.

Red Wine

Chateau Julian Merlot, Monterey, California $36
Oak Barrel aging adds character to this rich, soft wine.

Catena Malbec Vista Flores, Tupungato, Argentina $39
From the first family of Malbec –Catena Zapata- this is a medium bodied, plum and spice filled wine that is not too dry to be enjoyed by itself.

Bodegas Renacer Malbec “Punto Final” Tupungato, Argentina $32
A fruity, forward style of Malbec with flavors of raspberry, plum and cherry. Bittersweet chocolate and mineral notes complete the finish. A real crowd pleaser.

Ravenswood Zinfandel Lodi, California $34
You can’t think of Zinfandel without thinking Ravenswood. One of the best!

Shoo Fly Shiraz, South Eastern Australia $33
A real crowd pleaser! Fun to drink, and very good with meats of all kinds.

Les Cigales Cotes du Rhone Villages, France $36
Unmistakably French. Lots of spicy fruit flavors with perfect balance.

Domaine Brunet Pinot Noir, Limoux, France $34
Delicious Pinot Noir from the south of France with delightful cherry berry flavors.

NPC Private Label, Round Hill California Cabernet Sauvignon or Merlot $29
Varietally correct wines that are always a good value.

Cousino Macul Cabernet Sauvignon, “Antiguas Reservas”, Buin Valley, Chile $35
Cousino Macul is a pioneer of Chilean winemaking excellence, the Antiguas Cabernet is one of the world’s best values in Cabernet Sauvignon. Aromas of chocolate, berries and a touch of vanilla embedded in a good body with velvety tannins and a delicious finish.

Twenty Bench Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, California $40
A full bodied wine that is loaded with luxurious red fruit and vanilla flavors.

Mercer Canyons Red Blend, Columbia Valley, Washington $35
A blend of Merlot, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec. The Mercer family is now led by Rob Mercer, an ex-marine who did several tours in the mid east. On the palate the wine is full and rich with supple tannins and lush fruit. The balanced acidity and tannins lead to a lingering finish of dark fruits, earth and spice.

Sparkling Wine

Mionetto Brut Prosecco, Italy $36
Prosecco is becoming the most popular sparkling wine in America. Soft, fruity, and not too sweet. Delicious.

Juve y Camps Cava “Cint Pupura” Brut, Spain $33
From one of the most respected Cava producers in Spain. Crisp light and dry.

Moet y Chandon Imperial France $80
A slightly sweeter style of French Champagne. Great as an aperitif

For additional wine requests, please contact your catering sales associate. Wines are subject to substitution at Club’s discretion if unavailable from distributors.

(Prices are subject to 20% Service Charge plus 10% D.C. Tax)
Prices are subject to change.