del Lago announces wine dinner series at Portico

From the very start, del Lago Resort & Casino has had a focused mission to strengthen the community by supporting local businesses.

The resort and casino has prided itself on forging strong partnerships with Finger Lakes wineries, breweries and meat and cheese vendors while sourcing farm fresh local ingredients. On Wednesday, February 7 at 6:30 p.m., Portico by Fabio Viviani will host its first Wine Dinner Series featuring Seneca Lake’s Damiani Wine Cellars. The wine and dinner pairing will feature Portico’s local, seasonal farm-to-table Italian-inspired dishes paired with Damiani’s elegant, hand-crafted old-world style wines.

Tickets to the four-course meal are $65 per person plus tax and gratuity.

Guests purchasing tickets to the Damiani Wine Cellars dinner will also receive 2 complimentary tickets to Jersey Seasons Matinee on Feb. 7 at 2 p.m. plus a 25 percent discount on Spa del Lago services that same day.

The wine paring menu will include:


Sparkling reception with light passed canapes
Damiani Wine Cellars Bollicini N.V.

Foie Gras

Foie gras terrine with poached brûlée pear
Damiani Wine Cellars Sparkling Brut 2012

Beets and Burrata

Herbs salad, crispy fried onions
Damiani Wine Cellars Dry Riesling
Davis Vineyard 2016


Grilled rack of lamb, carrot & coriander purée, rice croquet, chasseur sauce
Damiani Wine Cellars Cabernet
Sauvignon Barrel Reserve 2013, 2008

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