Varanese

Varanese dinners to feature Coppola wines and Frank Sinatra Jr.

Varanese, 2106 Frankfort Ave., has added a second date, Wednesday, Oct. 21, for his Coppola wine dinner, and will have Frank Sinatra Jr. himself as a special guest at a Jack Daniels dinner Wednesday, Oct. 28.

The Oct. 21 dinner is a second offering for a sold out Tuesday dinner. The Coppola Winery tastings paired with six courses will include three different Director’s Cut bottlings from various vineyards, and the Diamond Collection, Black Label Claret. The dishes will include seared white tuna carpaccio topped with grilled tropical fruit salsa, fried mozzarella ravioli with wild mushroom fricassee and grilled lamb chops served with braised greens. The dinner and wine pairings will be $65.

The October 28 Sinatra dinner will have guest speaker Jack Daniel’s Brand Ambassador Armando Zapata, as well as Frank Sinatra Jr. as a special guest.  The six-course meal will feature dishes paired with Jack Daniel’s, Tennessee Whiskey, Gentleman Jack, Jack Daniel’s single Barrel, and Jack Daniel’s Sinatra Century. The cost is $65 as well, and both dinners will begin with a reception at 6:0 p.m. Call (502) 899-9904 or email letsdine@varanese.com