Monday, September 12, 2016

Carluccio's to Host Wine Dinners, September 13-14

From our friends at Carluccio's...

Carluccio's Hosts Wine Dinner September 13 at Pike and Rose, and September 14 in Old Town Alexandria

Carluccio’san authentic Italian restaurant with locations at Pike and Rose in North Bethesda and in Old Town Alexandria, will host a wine dinner exploring Italian wines. Enjoy a glass of Prosecco and traditional Italian canapés on arrival followed by a three course meal. Each course will be paired with a matching wine – from old favorites to new discoveries. A Carluccio’s wine expert will be on hand to discuss the wines and share some fun facts about Italian wines as well to answer questions.

When/Where: Tuesday, September 13 at 7 PM: Carluccio’s Pike and Rose - 11826 Trade Street, North Bethesda, MD 20852

Wednesday, September 14 at 7 PM: Carluccio's Alexandria - 100 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Served with a glass of
Prosecco, Cinzano, Veneto
Italy’s famous fizz - light, crisp and refreshing - an ideal aperitif

Selezione di antipasti
Our selection of antipasti including salami, imported Italian cheese and our house-made Caponata and bruschettine.
Served with a glass of
Planeta Rosé, Sicilia
A fresh and delicate blend of Syrah and the local Nero D’Avola from Sicily’s famous winemaking family

Brasato di Manzo con Risotto Milanese
Slow-braised beef and red wine stew with saffron rice.
Served with a glass of
Chianti Classico Riserva ‘Ser Lapo’, Mazzei, Toscana
A rich, rounded example of this classic from the family who ‘invented’ Chianti!

Cannoli Sicliani
The classic Sicilian sweet - crisp pastry shells filled with ricotta.
Served with a glass of
Ferrari Maximum Brut, Trento

A traditional method sparkling wine from the European Winery of the Year and Sparkling Wine Producer of the Year!


About Carluccio’s:
Carluccio’s is an international Italian restaurant group that offers a unique combination of all-day dining coupled with an in-house market with over 80 imported products sourced direct from small artisan producers all over Italy. Founded in 1999 and named after the founder and acclaimed cook, author and TV personality Antonio Carluccio, the Carluccio’s group has over 100 restaurants operating internationally in the UK, Ireland, Turkey, Qatar, Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Carluccio’s opened their first U.S. location in Alexandria, VA in 2015 and opened at Pike and Rose in North Bethesda, MD in 2016. For more information, please call 240-669-4694 or visit www.carlucciosusa.comPlease follow Carluccio’s on Facebook , Twitter @CarlucciosUS and Instagram @CarlucciosUS.