Alumni Association to Host Italian Wine And Food Festival

By Sue Wuetcher

Release Date: April 20, 1998 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The University at Buffalo Alumni Association will host a celebration of the rebirth of spring with an Italian Renaissance Wine and Food Festival, to be held from 6-8:30 p.m. on May 5 in the Atrium of the Center for the Arts on the North (Amherst) Campus.

The festival will feature an extensive array of 50 fine Italian wines, accompanied by an extravagant presentation of carefully matched cuisine from Northern, Central and Southern Italy. Six experts on Italian wine and the art of winemaking will be in attendance to answer questions and offer advice.

The evening is co-sponsored by the Premier Group and Leonardo LoCascio, chief executive officer of Winebow, Inc., a leading importer of Italian wines.

The cost of the festival is $45 per person for alumni association members and up to three guests, and $55 per person for the general public.

For further information, or to make reservations, contact the alumni association at 716-829-2608.