The Wine List

Events around the city

Z-GRAPES The Zodiac Group hosts its annual Z-Grapes wine tasting fundraiser, with premium wines and heavy hors d'oeuvres. $25-$55. 7-10 p.m. Fri., Sept. 16. Salvador Dali Museum, 1000 Third St. S., St. Petersburg (727-823-3767).

LOVIN' LODI Wines from the Lodi region of California. $10; includes souvenir glass and hors d'oeuvres. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fri., Sept. 16. Uncorked, 2706 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg (727-892-WINE).

MOMMA MIA Italian wines revealed, with Tuscans, Barberas and Chiantis on the docket, paired with Italian cuisine. $15 in advance, $20 at door. 7:30 p.m. Fri., Sept. 16. Charlie's Wine Cellar, 533 S. Howard Ave., Tampa (813-250-1967).

AFTER DARK WINE MINGLE Café Alma and Abilities host this fundraiser, with wines from Morande, Rutz and Veramonte, and food from Café Alma. $22 in adv., $30 at door. 9 p.m.-2 a.m., Fri., Sept. 16. Café Alma, 260 First Ave. S., St. Petersburg (727-502-5002).

AND NOW FOR SOMETHING DIFFERENT Try wine based on other fruit, like blueberry, strawberry and mango, from the Keely and Curley Winery. Free. 1-5 p.m. Sat., Sept. 17. Nature's Harvest Market, 1021 N. MacDill Ave., Tampa (813-873-7428).

VINEYARD OF OZ Tampa Theatre hosts its annual wine tasting fundraiser, with food samples, premium wines and a silent auction. $50-$80. 6-9 p.m. Sat., Sept. 17. Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa (813-274-8982).

LEARN A LITTLE WINE Class topics include grape varieties and how to taste wines. $20 in advance, $25 at door. 2-4:30 p.m. Sat., Sept. 17. Florida Estates Winery, 25241 S.R. 52, Land O'Lakes (813-996-2113).

DON'T BE BLUE — EAT! Blue Heron features the wines of New Zealand's Kathy Lynskey Winery at a five-course dinner. $60. 6:30 p.m. Wed., Sept. 21. Blue Heron, 5771 Roosevelt Blvd., Clearwater (727-258-0093 or [email protected]).

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