PRUM AND PROPER Join winemaker Katharina Prum from JJ Prum Winery for a night to remember. Features a five-course dinner paired up with nine wines from this small German producer, like Asparagus Risotto with Veal & Shiitake Mushroom Ragout served with JJ Prüm Wehlener Sonnenuhr Spatlese. $100, all inclusive. 6:30 p.m. Fri., May 4. Massimo's Eclectic Fine Dining, 31876 U.S. 19 N., Palm Harbor (888-B21-WINE or b-21.com for reservations).
DAS IST GUT? Impossible to pronounce and understand, German wines are nonetheless fantastic. Try a few and become a believer. $10; includes souvenir glass. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fri., May 4. Uncorked, 2706 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg (727-892-WINE or uncorkedwines.com).
WINE AND SUSHI Small producer, boutique wines paired with selected sushi. $15 in advance; $20 at the door. 7:30 p.m. Fri., May 4. Charlie's Wine Cellar, 533 S. Howard Ave., Tampa (813-250-1967 or charlieswine.com).
ZOLO WINEMAKER DINNER Patricia Ortiz, owner and president of Argentinean winery Zolo, hosts a four-course/five-wine dinner at the Grape. $75. 7 p.m. May 8. The Grape at International Plaza, 2223 N. West Shore Blvd., Tampa (813-354-9463).
BELLEVIEW WINE TASTINGS Historic Belleview Biltmore holds a wine and cheese tasting the first Friday of every month. Free. 5-7 p.m. May 4. Belleview Biltmore Hotel Golf, Beach & Spa Resort, 25 Belleview Blvd. Clearwater (800-237-8947).
JENN'S FINEST Jenn's Wine Shop features a selection of wines plus live jazz music the first Saturday of each month. $10. Sat., May 5. Jenn's Wine Shop, 11724 N. Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa (813-960-4808 or jennswines.com).
ITALIAN WINE, DINE AND LEARN Combine learning with fun at an event that combines wine education, a four course dinner, and fine wines from Tuscany and Piedmont regions. $35; reservations required. 7:30-9 p.m. Sat., May 5. Charlie's Wine Cellar, 533 S. Howard Ave., Tampa (813-250-1967 or charlieswine.com).
DAVIS BYNUM EXPLORATION This small production Sonoma winery has fantastic whites and reds for the summer. $10. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wed., May 9. Tastings, 149 First Ave. N., St. Petersburg (727-894-2255 or awineexperience.com).
WEEKLY WINESTYLIN' WineStyles has wine tastings every Friday from 5-7 p.m. Free. WineStyles, 2800 W. Bay Drive, Belleair Bluffs (727-518-9463 or winestyles.net/belleair).
FREE TASTINGS Each week, Total Wine and More features a different selection of four to six wines from around the world. Free. Everyday. Total Wine and More, 1720 N. Dale Mabry, Tampa (813-350-9601 or totalwine.com).
UNCORK YOUR TASTE Cork & Olive, a chain of wine shops in the Bay area, offers free wine tastings daily at all locations. Find the nearest at corkandolive.com.
Got an upcoming or ongoing wine event? Send information to: The Wine List, 810 N. Howard Ave., Tampa, FL 33606, fax 813-739-4801 or e-mail [email protected].