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Passport to Italy, Wine Dinner Series

  • Lupo Italian Kitchen 47 Rehoboth Avenue Rehoboth Beach, DE, 19971 United States (map)

Join us over the next two months as we depart on a culinary and cultural tour through Italy without leaving Rehoboth Beach! On the third Thursday of every month we will host a regional wine dinner that will focus on a specific regions' food & wine. Chef Chris Parks will pair food with wine from each region highlighting native grapes, traditional pastas & authentic cuisine. We’ll be joined by winemakers, Sommeliers and Italian wine experts to create authentic unique experiences. Every month will be different.  Join us for one, or come to them all!

This month we will be focusing on Lombardia! We will be joined by Italian wine expert Franceen Kahng.  Franceen is the portfolio specialist for Leonardo LoCascio Selections and The Winebow Group. He will be speaking about the wonderful Lombardia region in North Central Italy.  Chef Parks has created a beautiful five course dinner to pair with five amazing wines. This is series dinner you won't want to miss! 

1st Course

Roasted New Potatoes taleggio fonduta, green garlic, fig vin cotto

Barone Pizzini, ‘Animante’, Brut, Franciacorta NV

2nd Course

House Cured Duck Prosciutto pickled green grapes, frisee

Barone Pizzini, Brut Rose, Franciacorta 2014

3rd Course

Veal Milanese cured fennel, saffron emulsion, gremolata

Rainoldi, ‘Alpi Retiche’, Nebbiolo, Valtellina 2017

4th Course

Black Garlic Crusted Venison Backstrap polenta rustica, smoked pancetta vinaigrette

Rainoldi, ‘Prugnolo’, Nebbiolo, Valtellina Superiore 2015

5th Course

Almond Cornmeal Crumble Cake brut zabaione, mascarpone, extra virgin olive oil

La Valle, ‘Primum’, Brut, Franciacorta NV

$75. Call 302-226-2240 or email for more information to and make your reservations.

Passport to Italy Wine Dinner Series Schedule:

October 18th, Calabria

November 15th, Sicily

December 20th, Piedmont 

January 17th, Abruzzo

February 14th, Veneto 

March 21st, Tuscany 

April 18th, Lombardia

May 16th, Campania