Frasca Food and Wine is a local gem on Pearl Street. Inspired by the culinary and cultural traditions of northeast Italy, this restaurant brings refined North Italian plates and top-shelf wines to Boulder. You’ll find more than just outstanding food and wine here; Frasca regularly hosts events, including classes, appearances by guest chefs, and Monday Night Wine Dinners. Interested in attending? Here’s a look at what’s coming up soon:
January 27: Monday Night Wine Dinner with Alan Manley
American-born Alan Manley, who now resides in Barolo, Piedmont, is making a trip to Boulder for Monday Night Wine Dinner on January 27 at 5:30 pm. Alan helms his own winery, Margherita Otto, in Monforte d’Alba. At Monday Night Wine Dinner, you’ll enjoy a four-course meal and sample Alan’s 2013, 2014, and 2015 Baroli and an experimental rosé.
February 14 and 15: Valentine’s Weekend at Frasca
Looking for an extraordinary Valentine’s Day date night? An evening at Frasca is the ideal destination for an evening of elegance in a romantic setting. Valentine’s Weekend reservations are available at 5:00 pm on both the 14th and 15th, and guests will dine on a four-course meal with a wine flight designed to pair perfectly with the menu.
February 17: Monday Night Wine Dinner with Antonio Benanti
At 5:30 pm on February 17, Antonio Benanti of Etna, Sicily will treat guests to a special evening of sampling his legendary wines grown on the slope of an active volcano, Mount Etna. Benanti hails from a long line of winemakers, including his grandfather and father. For those hoping to get a first-hand understanding of the volcanic terroir of Mount Etna, be sure to make your reservation.
March 9: Monday Night Book Dinner with Aldo Sohm
Aldo Sohm is one of the most widely revered sommeliers in the world. On March 9 at 5:30 pm, he’ll be visiting Frasca for Monday Night Book Dinner. At this exciting event, he’ll be discussing his new book, Wine Simple: A Totally Approachable Guide From a World-Class Sommelier and provide guests with a signed copy. Wine Simple is an excellent primer for wine enthusiasts of all experience levels. This work is packed with informational gems, including infographics, illustrations, and a comprehensive set of topics on all things wine. For those interested in expanding their wine knowledge, this event is a can’t-miss.
Boulder is home to an excellent selection of top-class restaurants, and Frasca Food and Wine has distinguished itself as one of the best in town. Frasca’s menu is an experience to savor in its own right, but the events and classes enhance the experience. Space is limited for these events, so be sure to make your reservations before seats are booked.