Events around the city

Wine tastings and dinners

WASHINGTON WINES Vino 100 hosts a wine tasting of six wines from Silver Lake Winery in Washington State. Free. 5-8 p.m. Thurs., Jan. 25. 5056 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg (727-522-8466 or www.vino100stpete.com).

EAT ITALY Experience two things Italy does best: food and wine. The Abilities Foundation of Florida hosts a fundraiser wine dinner, featuring Maine Lobster Bisque served with Trinchero 2005 Chardonnay Santa Barbara, and Bistecca Fiorentina with A Mano Primitivo Puglia 2003. $80, all inclusive. 6:30 p.m. Thurs., Jan. 25. Alfano's, 1702 Clearwater-Largo Road, Clearwater (727-538-7370, ext. 349).

UNCORK NEW YORK This event features white and red wines from the up-and-coming Finger Lakes region of New York State. Free. 5-8 p.m. Fri., Jan. 26. Winestyles, 100 Main St., Suite 105, Safety Harbor (727-669-9463 or www.winestyles.net/safetyharbor).

HOMESPUN PINOT Taste domestic pinot noirs from California and Oregon, featuring selections from Merry Edwards, Row Eleven, Melville, Patz & Hall, Talley and Domaine Serene. $25. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fri., Jan. 26. Bern's Fine Wines & Spirits, 1002 S. Howard Ave., Tampa (813-250-9463). Reservations requested.

PIMPIN' OREGON Oregon is more than just pinot noir. Taste what this Pacific Northwest wonder can produce. $10; includes souvenir glass. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fri., Jan. 26. Uncorked, 2706 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg (727-892-WINE or www.uncorkedwines.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].

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