Italian Wine Dinner – October 12

Ciao Bella! Join us for a journey through Italy at the University Club on Thursday, October 12, and explore fine food and wine pairings from Italy and Chef Alejandro. Dave Bangert, sommelier and friend from Empire Distributors, is back again as our special guest. Through the dinner, Dave will share his insight and knowledge of the rich history of the following featured Italian wine:

Enza Prosecco, Veneto
Masi Masianco Pinot Grigio, Veneto
If You See Kay Red, Lazio
La Cheara Gavi di Gavi, Piedmont
Bastianich Vespa Bianco, Feuili-Venezia
Vecchia Amarone, Veneto
Michele Chiarlo Nivole, Veneto

Chef Alejandro will offer an hors d’oeuvres reception with wine at 7:00 pm. Four plated courses will be paired with wines during a group seated dinner at 8:00 pm.

$65++ for Members, $75++ for Non-Members.

Contact Amanda at 919 323 4816 or to make your reservations today.

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    • I’ve worked at the Club since 2001, going from server to owner
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