The Vendemmia Italian Wine Festival is returning to the Tubman-Garrett Park on the Wilmington Riverfront on Sunday, October 13, 2019 from 2pm to 6pm! A glorious afternoon is planned featuring unlimited goodies, from food and wine, to a world record in the traditional tarantella dance!
This is a Wine & Italian food lovers dream come true! Attendees will enjoy samplings of over 40+ wines from throughout Italy, together with many food favorites from the area's best restaurants including: Sitaly, Café Pomodoro, Café Riviera, La Pizzeria Metro, Nicola Pizza, Serpe’s Bakery and Olevano olive oil.
** New for 2019 ** If your love craft beer, then you're going to love this! A variety of beers will be featured at the Dogfish Head Beer Garden along with guest appearance by none other than beer megastar, Sam Calagione!
Led by the Wilmington Ballet, we will attempt to set a World Record for the most people participating in the tarantella dance! There will be also ton's of live entertainment including the swinging sounds of Steve Silicato and the classical arias of renowned mezzo soprano Andrea Arena.
There will be an Italian gravy/sauce competition & homemade wine/cordials competition. These competitions will be professionally judged, with awards given out to the very best in town!
This event is sponsored by the Delaware Italian American Foundation a 501(c)3 not for profit. All proceeds will be spent locally in grants for at-risk youth and educational initiatives. The grant process will be overseen the Societa` da Vinci.
For more information on this event visit us at www.ItalianWineFest.com. Tickets are $60 per person; groups of 10 are $500 & include your own personal table. Sponsorship opportunities are available - Steve Silicato at (610) 592-4285.