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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!
 
     
  September 10th   Taste $1,190 Worth of Single Malt Scotch!  
         
  September 12th   Bubbles in the Garden  
         
  September 12th   Bacon and Beer Dinner  
         
  September 14th   Sonoma Cutrer Wine Dinner  
         
  September 25th   FranksWine Fall Tasting  
         
  November 16th   Dogfish Head White Whale Beer Dinner  
         
     
 

 

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

 



 


FranksWine Scotch Tasting

     
 

 

     
Where: FranksWine

 

 

 

1206 North Union Street
Wilmington Delaware

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When: Wednesday, September 10th
 

4:30PM - 7:30PM
(taste at your own pace over a 3 hour span -
not a seated or structured event)

 

Cost:

$35 minimum donation to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation via THIS LINK
(type SCOTCH in the comments section)

 

 
 
 

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FranksWine on North Union Street was chosen as the exclusive merchant to offer this rare tasting of $1,190 worth of Single Malt Scotch with The Exclusive Malts guru Jared Card! One of the most prominent independent bottling companies, Creative Whisky, has released another batch of their Exclusive Malts line to the US market. These malts are hand picked by founder David Stirk who is known far and wide in the whisky industry. There will be six single malt expressions and one special blend. The whiskies hail from four popular Scotland regions: Highland, Speyside, Lowland and Islay. These are Single Cask fills which were all bottled at Cask Strength and show their Natural Colour. Each of these productions was bottled in 2014 in extremely small amounts... note the number of bottles produced for the entire world! The Exclusive Malts are truly that - exclusive.

Special pricing for all attendees... Limited to 30!
5% Off 2 Bottle Purchase
10% Off 4 Bottle Purchase
15% Off 6 Bottle Purchase

Here is the lineup!

The Exclusive Blend of Malts 20 Year Old ~ Distilled in 1994 ~ $119.99
Finest Highland and Speyside Scotch Malt Whiskies all distilled in 1994, blended together and married in first fill ex-Sherry Butt. Natural color and without chill filtering for more flavorful Whisky. 100 proof.

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Ardmore Distillery 14 Year Old Highland ~ Distilled in 2000 ~ 179 Bottles Produced ~ $139.99
There was a time when all of the malt whisky made in Scotland was made using barley that had been dried over a peat fire meaning the whisky was smoky. Whilst this tradition slowly diminished with the production of coal, there are a few distilleries that continue to produce smoky on the mainland. Ardmore is one such distillery and this heavily peated expression is a real lesson in the history of Scotch whisky. 108.6 proof.

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Glenrothes Distillery 18 Year Old Speyside ~ Distilled in 1996 ~ 294 Bottles Produced ~ $149.99
Glenrothes Distillery is at the heart of the town with the same name. The whisky has been prized by blenders for over a century and by malt whisky drinkers when they could find it. It is now quite commonly available although single cask bottlings are getting rarer to find. This cask demonstrates all of the reasons that make Glenrothes so prized. 104.6 proof.

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Dalmore Distillery 18 Year Old Highland ~ Distilled in 1996 ~ 297 Bottles Produced ~ $159.99
Dalmore Distillery is situated in the North Highlands on the edge of the Dornoch Firth. It is a rugged area of Scotland, full of mystique and charm yet the people are always warm and friendly. Expect the same from this cask aged 18 years in a refill oak hogshead. It is a rugged whisky, full of Highland charm but very warming. 103.6 proof.

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Bladnoch Distillery 21 Year Old Lowland ~ Distilled in 1992 ~ 265 Bottles Produced ~ $159.99
Situated on the South-West tip of Scotland is Bladnoch Distillery. A picturesque distillery tucked away in a stunning, if remote, part of Scotland. This whisky, taken from a refill ex-American oak hogshead, is a glimpse into the offerings from this pretty distillery. 96.2 proof.

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Speyside Distillery 25 Year Old Speyside ~ Distilled in 1989 ~ 186 Bottles Produced ~ $209.99
This single barrel of malt whisky is taken from a secret distillery in Speyside. Famed for its honey-richness and soft fruits, this cask does not disappoint with an added layer of vanilla in the finish. A classic cask from a classic distillery - sip and savour all of its 25 years. 97.6 proof.

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Bunnahabhain 26 Year Old Islay ~ Distilled in 1987 ~ 297 Bottles Produced ~ $249.99
This cask from the Bunnahabhain Distillery has been maturing quietly in an oak hogshead for over 26 years. In that time, the oak has given the whisky a golden glow and a rich, dessert-like flavour. Time does not suit all malt whiskies but this cask has matured slowly allowing a gradual depth of flavour. 26 years well spent! 95.6 proof.

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Bubbles in the Garden

     
 

 

     
Where: Marian Coffin's Gardens at Gibraltar

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Intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Greenhill Ave.
Wilmington, DE
(1/2 mile North up Rt 52 from FranksWine)

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When: Friday, September 12th
  6- 7:30 p.m.
Cost:

$25.00 per person including tax, gratuity, and off-street parking

 

 
 
 

The American Lung Association and FranksWine would like to invite you to join us at the MARIAN COFFIN’S GARDENS AT GIBRALTAR for a fun evening of champagne, wine, and cheese.

I've gone through the shop and picked out some of my favorite Bubbly, Whites, Reds & Rosès... and I even raided our DiBruno Bros cheese case! Stroll the gardens while you sip, nosh, and chat with friends. Behind that stone wall you drive by everyday you'll forget you're in Wilmington!

 

   
 

Bacon and Beer Dinner

     
 

 

     
Where: Caffé Gelato
  (near U of D campus)
90 E. Main Street
Newark, DE 19711
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When: Friday, September 12th
  6:30 p.m.
Cost:

$71.00 per person including tax, gratuity, and off-street parking

 

 
 
 

MENU

Paired With Dogfish Head, Victory, Troegs
and Sierra Nevada

Appetizer
Beer-braised pork belly served with sweet potato and fennel puree with vidalia onions and toasted pine nuts, smoked tomato marmalade, calvados infused molasses, fennel oil drizzle and micro arugula salad

Small Plate
House-crafted roasted garlic gnocchi served with smoked gouda fonduta; hickory smoked bacon, sautéed spinach, sundried tomatoes, parmigiano-reggiano and bacon-salt tobacco onions for garnish

Salad
Mixed greens tossed with candied pecans, sundried
cherries, cinnamon and sugar spiced ciabatta croutons and sherry-maple vinaigrette. Topped with crispy pancetta and poached fried egg

Intermezzo
Raspberry Sorbetto

Entree
Chili-beer glazed roasted New York Strip Steak served with pomme frittes, shagbark hickory demi glace with caramelized shallots, roasted Brussels sprouts with pecans, hickory smoked bacon-onion jam and bacon infused olive oil

Dessert
Bacon-bourbon brownies with walnuts; salted caramel gelato; candied bacon garnish; Frangelico Chantilly cream and cocoa powder

   
 

 


Sonoma Cutrer Wine Dinner

     
 

 

     
Where: Caffé Gelato
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  (near U of D campus)
90 E. Main Street
Newark, DE 19711
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When: Sunday, September 14th
  7 p.m
Cost:

$83.00 per person including tax, gratuity, and off-street parking

 

 

 
 
 

 

 

Small Plate
Lemon grilled day-boat diver-caught sea scallop and sautéed jumbo shrimp served with Filasky’s heirloom tomato gazpacho, prosciutto wrapped grilled haloomi, grilled focaccia, heirloom tomato chip and saffron oil as garnish
Sonoma Cutrer Russian River Chardonnay

Salad
Baby mixed greens, honey glazed grilled peaches, fresh burrata cheese, roasted seckel pear and vanilla vinaigrette, crispy pancetta lardons, cinnamon dusted brioche croutons and honey roasted pearl onions
Sonoma Cutrer Sonoma Coast Chardonnay

Appetizer
House-crafted beet infused gnocchi, muscovy duck confit, caramelized shallots, Pinot Noir reduction, orange braised fennel, wilted beet greens as garnish, crumbled goat cheese and toasted toasted pistachios
Sonoma Cutrer Les Pierres Chardonnay

Interrmezzo
Mulled apple cider Sorbetto

Entrée
Garlic roasted black Angus strip loin, duxelle whipped Yukon gold potatoes, sautéed salsify and leek ragout, red wine and bone marrow jus lie, shallot marmalade, fresh thyme
Sonoma Cutrer Coast Pinot Noir

Dessert
White chocolate and sun dried cherry Crème BruleeLuxardo il Maraschino whipped creamcherry-almond biscotti

 

 

 


FranksWine Fall Tasting to Benefit
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

     
 

 

     
Where: Caffé Gelato
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  (near U of D campus)
90 E. Main Street
Newark, DE 19711
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When: Thursday, September 25th
  6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m
Cost:

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

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

 

 
 
 

 

 

Welcome autumn on main street with a splash of fall wines! Spicy cotes du rhones, brambly zinfandels, monster cabernets & big whites! We’ll have some cool gifts to give out to the winners of those lucky raffle tix sold to benefit cystic fibrosis foundation!

Passed Hors d’ Oeuvres and Cheeses

Crab and artichoke Bruschetta topped with lemon-caper aioli
Rosemary and roasted garlic flatbread with wilted wild mushrooms, arugula and shaved fontina; sherry syrup drizzle
Sweet Italian sausage beignets with tomato- fennel jam
Fried scallops topped with lemon-caper aioli
Fried scallops topped with tomato-fennel jam
Candied pecan goat cheese lollipops
Tenderloin tips on fringerling frites with roasted pepper-balsamic “ketchup”
Smoked trout mousse in pretzel cups with brunoised pickled cucumbers
Caviar eggs: deviled egg style with sour cream, sustard, lemon and caviar garnish with lemon zest and caviar
Prosciutto wrapped scallops with maple spaghetti squash topping
Sour apple sorbetto with lemon verbena
Pumpkin “pie” gelato with candied pecans
Cheese and fruit board
Assorted dips with crudités
Gourmet chips
Flatbread with pears, prosciutto, gorgonzola and balsamic drizzle

 

 

 


Dogfish Head White Whale Beer Dinner

     
 
 

 

     
Where: Caffé Gelato
dog
  (near U of D campus)
90 E. Main Street
Newark, DE 19711
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When: Sunday, November 16th
  6 p.m.
Cost: $95.00 per person including tax, gratuity, and off-street parking  
 
 

 

   
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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