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  Wine Dinners & Events
FranksWine hosts fun, friendly, fine dining wine events with your favorite restaurants!
We also host parties in your own home or event location. Your friends will never forget
a night at your house tasting wines paired with professionally prepared cuisine or your own home cooked meals hosted by FranksWine!
  July 15th   FranksWine Summer Tasting & Big Bottle Craft Brew Walk-about! - Fundraiser  
  September 11th   Piemonte Winemaker Dinner with Cesare Pio!  
  September 27th   FranksWine Oktoberfest to benefit the KHS Friends of Music  
  November 1st   Dogfish Head Beer & Spirits Dinner  


**Cancellation after making reservations results in a Gift Card refund only





FranksWine Summer Tasting & Big Bottle Craft Brew Walk-about! - Fundraiser



Where: Caffé Gelato
  (near U of D campus)
90 E. Main Street
Newark, DE 19711
When: Wednesday, July 15th
  6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m

$35.00 per person including tax, gratuity, and off-street parking

Stay for dinner and receive 29% off your total bill (including wine)





Ahh... it’s SUMMER on Main Street! We’ll start with bubbles on the Patio: Prosecco, Champagne, Cava and Moscato... then head inside for the newlyreleased, dry and crisp 2014 Rosés in the Lobby & Wine Cellar... continue on to the Dining Room for floral Rieslings, Albariños, Sancerre and Chenins...finally hit the bright, fruit-forward medium-bodied outdoor weather reds from Tuscany, Rioja, Willamette and Napa Valley in the Library!

Join the FranksWine.com Marathon Team for our 2nd fundraiser of the 2015 Running Season! Kids Runway for Research will be the beneficiary of all our fundraising efforts which goes entirely to the Nemours Children’s Hospital Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders. We’ll be selling raffle tickets for all the Fine Wine & Craft Brew prizes listed below! If you’re part of a running group or team you’ll get $10 off the ticket price… yup, that’s only 25 bucks for the FranksWine SUMMER Tasting! Just mention the group/team in the Comments Box of the RSVP form… CHEERS to Corkscrews & Running Shoes!

Fine Wine & Craft Brew Raffle Prizes!
There will be a prize and raffle box on each vendor table… simply put your tix in the box for the prize(s) you wish to win!
Purchase Raffle Tickets at the time of RSVP’ing by noting the desired quantity in the Comments Box: $5 each, 3 for $10, 7 for $20 or 20 for $50
At 8PM each wine vendor will pick a ticket and call the cell phone listed on the ticket… then go an collect your goods!

1. FranksWine CLUBVino -
One Year Wine of the Month Club Membership - value $150

2. FranksWine CLUBGrowler -
One Year Growler Fills for $10 in our Engraved German Growler - value $150

3. Large Format Craft Brew 12pack in Wooden Crate - value $200

4. Drink Pink Dry Rosé 12pack in Wooden Crate - value $200

5. FranksWine@HomeTasting for 12 - Your Choice of Wine or Craft Brew Tasting! - value $500


Passed Hors d’ Oeuvres and Cheeses

Prosciutto wrapped, grilled scallops with lemon-honey

Baba Ghanoush on toasted pita with roasted red peppers and feta

Flatbread w/ rosemary pulled pork, chii sautéed broccoli rabe,
pecorino romano and balsalmic drizzle

Flat bread with fig jam, goat cheese, port wine macerated
dried cherries and arugula salad

Limoncello glazed shrimp bruschetta w/ tomato fennel relish

Cheese and fruit board

Smoked salmon croquettes served with lemon-caper aioli

Chicken and cranberry salad tea sandwiches

Sherry pickled button mushrooms with rosemary

Truffled parmigiano popcorn

Butternut squash and parmigiano risotto spoons

Petite seared Beef tenderloin with port wine drizzle

Grilled tuna morsels ( on skewers) with lemon-artichoke pesto

Curried chicken salad tea sandwiches with raisins

Spiced lamb lollipops

Assorted dips with crudités and gourmet chips

Crostini with Tuscan roasted tomato bruschetta




Piemonte Winemaker Dinner


With Special Guest Winemaker Cesare Pio

Where: TBD




When: Friday, September 11th

T.B.D. per person including tax, gratuity, and off-street parking






Cesare Pio is visiting the US this Fall and FranksWine is one of his stops! He will be bringing his high-end, allocated, single vineyard wines to pair with a Piemontese-inspired menu by Chefs Banks & D’Amico. You won’t want to miss this one… limited seating!

Menu coming soon

Pio Cesare Fides Barbera
Pio Cesare Piodilei Chardonnay
Pio Cesare il Bricco Barbaresco
Pio Cesare Ornato Barolo
…and one more TBD





FranksWine Oktoberfest to benefit the KHS Friends of Music



Where: Greenbank Mills
  500 Greenbank Road
(Located off Kirkwood Highway)
Wilmington Delaware
When: Sunday, September 27th
  1pm - 4pm

$50.00 per person





It’s obvious with the sell-out crowds each May for the FranksWine Spring Tasting at Oberod that Kennett High School Friends of Music does indeed have a lot of friends… that like wine:-) My guess is you like enjoy Craft Brew as well! Our friends at Greenbank Mills & Philips Farm have donated their historic space and will be opening their doors to the KHS-FOM for our 1st Annual Oktoberfest!

Yes, we're kicking off Autumn at another historic property for our inaugural Walk-around Craft Brew tasting with the good folks at this restored 1600's mill that I bet you've never visited! Read more about the history of this living history museum, then click that little green RSVP Now button to help support this Delaware landmark and the KHS-FOM.

Local restaurants will be providing the foodstuffs and FranksWine will be donating the beer for this event. The Greenbank Mill staff will be giving tours of the property throughout the evening… hope to see you there!





Dogfish Head Beer & Spirits Dinner


With Special Guest Sam Caligione

Where: Caffé Gelato
  (near U of D campus)
90 E. Main Street
Newark, DE 19711
When: Sunday, November 1st

$95.00 per person including tax, gratuity, and off-street parking

Stay for dinner and receive 29% off your total bill (including wine)





Spirits to be determined

Dogfish Head Namaste

Small Plate
Maryland Blue Crab and Beer Fonduta served in focaccia
bread bowl with old bay fingerling frites, cucumber
and carrot crudite garnish, chives
Paired with Dogfish Head Namaste

Maple and Palo Santo braised heritage pork belly served with sweet potato and aged Vermont cheddar puree, roasted cauliflower and crispy Brussel sprout leaves and chili oil drizzle.
Paired with Dogfish Head Vintage (to be determined, surprise!)

Frisee, Arugula, Chicory and Red leaf lettuce tossed
with dry-cured Moulard duck prosciutto, sliced bosc pears, crumbled gorgonzola, toasted pecans and Indian Brown Ale vinaigrette.
Paired with Dogfish Head Pennsylvania Tuxedo

Lemon-basil sorbetto

Roasted Delaware Rockfish served with house-crafted
parsnip and fine herbs gnocchi and wild mushroom trifolati
in a saffron-vanilla cream, almond crusted fried oysters
and orange scented carrot puree
Paired with Dogfish Head 20th Anniversary

Hazelnut gelato served with double chocolate biscotti
fresh berries and whipped cream15





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