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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 17th   Tequila Dinner  
         
  July 18th & July 31st  

Zyr Vodka WITH Diane 4:30 – 7:30

 
         
  July 19th   Crab Dinner SOLD OUT!  
         
  July 23rd   16 Mile Tap Takeover  
         
  July 23rd   The Beatles Wine Dinner  
         
  July 24th   FranksWine Summer Wine Tasting  
         
  August 6th   Master the Art of Blending  
         
  August 14th   Frank Sinatra Summer Wine Dinner  
         
  September 12th   Bacon and Beer Dinner  
         
  November 16th   Dogfish Head White Whale Beer Dinner  
         
     
 

 

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

 



 

 


Crab Dinner SOLD OUT!

     
 
 

 

     
Where: Union City Grille
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  8th & Union St
Wilmington, DE
e
   
When: Saturday, July 19
  6:30 p.m.
Cost: $60.00 per person including tax, gratuity, and off-street parking  
 
 

 

 

Champagne Arrival
Lambert de Seyssel NV Petit Royal ~ Savoie

Crab Rangoon
Sriracha-Yogurt

Soft-Shell BLT
Tempura Soft Shell, Bacon, Tomato, Lettuce Wrap
Domaine Maestracci 2013 E Prove Rose ~ Corsica

Crab “Margarita”
Crab, Peruvian sea salt, lime,
Patron tequila,avocado, crisp tortilla
FX Barc 2013 Pointe d’agrumes Touraine Sauvignon ~ Loire Valley

King Crab Agnolotti
Coconut milk syrup, Basil oil, curry, jicama slaw
Chateau la Roquete 2012 Chateauneuf-du-Pape Blanc ~ Rhone Valley

Bacon wrapped Crab “Filet”
Jumbo lump crab wrapped in applewood
bacon, Smoked tomato Romesco, jasmine rice
Chateau Thivan 2011 Brouilly ~ Burgundy

 

 

 

 

 

 


16 Mile Tap Takeover

     
 
 

 

     
Where: FranksWine

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  1206 N. Union Street
Wilmington 19806, Delaware
 
   
When: Wednesday, July 23rd
  4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Cost: To register please make an online donation to CFF via THIS LINK
and type "16MILE" in the Comments section.
 
 
 

What is a Tap TakeOver?
By now you all know that FranksWine has 3 tap handles where we feature a selection of really cool craft brews from various breweries. On Wednesday, July 23rd our friends from 16 Mile Brewery in Georgetown, DE will take over our GrowlerBar@FranksWine and we'll exclusively offer only their brews for 3 hours!

Here's What'll Be On Tap!

1872 Licensing Ale Imperial English Porter
Bridge Brown IPA
Delaware Oyster Stout
Soulful Ginger Amber Ale
Seed Free & Joy Watermelon Blond Ale


... & We'll Pour These from the Bottle!

Responders Ale American Blonde
Blues' Golden Ale
Amber Sun Ale
Tiller Brown Ale
Inlet IPA
Old Court Ale... so we'll be tasting these items, too!


Amber 16 Cheddar Cheese
from Chapels Country Creamery, Easton

Tiller Brown Sour Dough Beer Bread
from Old World Breads, Lewes

16 Mile Brewery & The Point Coffee House
from Rehoboth - The World's First Hops Infused Coffee!

Amber Sun Caramel Ice Cream
~ OR ~
Blues' Golden Peach Ice Cream
~ OR ~
Harvest Hazelnut Ice Cream
from King's Ice Cream in Lewes.
Which delicious malted ice cream will Brett & Chad bring to FranksWine??
You'll have to just join us to see...!

   
 

 

 

 

 


Beatles Wine Dinner

     
 
 

 

     
Where: Caffé Gelato
b
  (near U of D campus)
90 E. Main Street
Newark, DE 19711
e
   
When: Wednesday, July 23rd
  7 p.m.
Cost: $95.00 per person including tax, gratuity, and off-street parking  
 
 

MENU

Appetizer
Petite Pissaladina garnished with heirloom tomato salad drizzled with aged balsamic vinegar and basil olive oil
Spellbound Chardonnay

Salad
Roasted asparagus, baby mixed greens, parmigiano reggiano, poached fried egg, truffle vinaigrette, Oregon shaved black truffles and oven dried roma tomatoes
Rosenblum Kathy’s Viognier

Small plate
Tuscan Fennel and Rosemary Roasted Pork Belly served
with celeriac-hazelnut puree, honey-balsamic agrodolce,
apple-fennel slaw with raisins, candied hazelnuts for garnish
Cold Stream Pinot Noir

Intermezzo
“Milk and Honey” gelato with lavender

Entrée
Black garlic roasted duck breast served with a mission fig
and brandy emulsion, house crafted caramelized gnocchi
garnished with crispy duck prosciutto, treviso, shallots
and brandy roasted wild mushrooms.
Hess Select Malbec

Dessert
Italian Ricotta Cake served with lemon curd gelato,
candied lemon zest, fresh mint leaves, powdered sugar
and fresh berries

   
 

 

 

 


FranksWine Summer Wine Tasting

     
 

 

     
Where: Caffé Gelato
summer
  (near U of D campus)
90 E. Main Street
Newark, DE 19711
e
   
When: Thursday, July 24th
  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Cost: $35.00 per person including tax, gratuity, and off-street parking  
 


Stay for dinner at Caffe Gelato and receive
29% off your bill including wine.

 

Benefitting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation


 

 

Think Summer, Think Heat, Think Outdoors, Think Refreshing! Crisp Dry Rosé ~ Citrusy Sauvignon Blanc ~ Steely Chardonnay ~ Floral Viognier ~ Aromatic Moscato ~ Spritzy Vinho Verde ~ Refreshingly Light-bodied Reds like Dolcetto, Gamay, Barbera & Grenache!!!

Passed Hors d’ Oeuvres
Mini Cod Cakes served with Romesco Suace
Roasted Tomato Flat Bread
Country Ham and Swiss Tea Sandwiches
House Cured Salmon Mousse
with Salmon caviar on cucumber
Tuscan Flat Bread
Cheese Board
Bleu Cheese Mousse and Truffled Honey
in Pretzel Cup
Meyer Lemon sorbetto
Crostini with tomato-basil jam
French Baguette with plum jam
Red Onion Confiture on Toasted Focaccia
Lamb Lollipops
Seared Salmon over risotto
Sea Scallops

 

   
 

 


Tequila Dinner

     
 

 

     
Where: Caffé Gelato
te
  (near U of D campus)
90 E. Main Street
Newark, DE 19711
e
   
When: Thursday, July 17th
  6p.m.
Cost:

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

 

 
 


Special guest host: Karl Kadar


 

 

 

Menu

Reception
House Crafted Totopos and Pico de Gallo
Blood Orange Margarita made with Jose Cuervo Tradicional

Small Plate
Orange-ancho duck chilorio served in soft corn tortilla with sugared citrus marinated onions, cilantro, lime crema and tequila marinated grape tomatoes
Milagro Silver Select Barrel Reserve

Appetizer
Chili-lime marinated, grilled day-boat diver scallop served with chipotle creamed corn, grilled corn and scallion salsa, avocado mousse, blue corn tortilla chip garnish and cilantro oil drizzle.
Maestro Dobel

Salad
House-crafted tequila-cured salmon served over watercress and baby arugula tossed with cilantro-mango vinaigrette, sliced radish, pickled jicama, onion, avocado and chili roasted pumpkin seeds
Herradura Reposado

Intermezzo
Prickly pear-lime sorbetto.

Entrée
Achiote-marinated, grilled center-cut filet mignon, chorizo mashed potatoes with cotija cheese, charred tomatillo sauce, Mexican succotash made with poblano, corn, Vidalia onion, red bell pepper, garlic, cilantro, lemon, salt and pepper.
Don Julio 1942

Dessert

Individual sweet corn cakes; avocado gelato; key lime-tequila sauce agave glazed, peppered bacon (as garnish); lime wedges.
Jose Cuervo de la Familia

Cigars available on the porch

 

 


Master the art of Blending

     
 

 

     
Where: FranksWine
b1
  1206 N. Union Street
Wilmington 19806, Delaware
 
   
When: Wednesday, August 6th
  6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m
Cost:

Minimum $25.00 donation to Cystic Fibrosis

CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT

**Please type "LYETH" in the Comments box of the online form.

 

 
 
 

 

 

Wines:

Lyeth 2012 Chardonnay
Lyeth 2011 Merlot
Lyeth 2011 Malbec
Lyeth 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon
Lyeth 2011 Meritage

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Sinatra Summer Wine Dinner

     
 

 

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

$90.00 per person including tax, gratuity, and off-street parking

 

 
 


Live performance by Sean "Sinatra" Riley


 

 

 

Menu

Small plate
Saffron infused, olive House crafted chevre gnocchi served with asparagus and morel ragu with baby carrots, sweet peas and rosemary, lemon scented English pear puree; dressed mirco greens and grated chevre garnish
Albola Pinot Grigio

SALAD
Grilled romaine heart salad, honey red-wine vinaigrette, grilled Milburn Orchard peaches, crisp pancetta, crumbled smoked bleu cheese, artichoke-olive tapenade crostini and toasted Marcona almonds
Tilia Chardonnay

APPETIZER
Barolo braised Short Rib stuffed agnolotti served with
porcini and local Kennet Square mushroom ragu, shredded pecorino Romano,
“polpette di cavolfiore” basil oil
and rosemary garnish
Bivio Chianti

INTERMEZZO
Filasky’s Farm Cantaloupe Sorbetto

ENTRÉE
Pan Roasted Lamb Sirloin marinated with rosemary and roasted garlic, served with a lemon-mint pesto, grilled sweet corn risotto and goat cheese broiled heirloom tomato
San Giuseppe Pinot Noir

DESSERT
Short cakes with Fresh local Filasky’s strawberries and our marscarpone-whipped cream, fresh mint sprigs

 

 

 

 

 


Bacon and Beer Dinner

     
 

 

     
Where: Caffé Gelato
  (near U of D campus)
90 E. Main Street
Newark, DE 19711
e
   
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

   
 

 


Dogfish Head White Whale Beer Dinner

     
 
 

 

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

 

   
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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