This week's wine and food events

WEDNESDAY: TASTINGS

Wine and cheese sampler features Rembrandt two-year aged Gouda paired with world-class wine selections. $15. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Nov. 5, Tastings, 149 First Ave. N., St. Petersburg (727-894-2255 or awineexperience.com).

THURSDAY: WEST PALM WINES

"Connoisseur Series" presents an in-depth look at the wines, estates and trends in France's famous Bordeaux region. Limited to 20 reservations. $30. 6-7 p.m., Nov. 6, West Palm Wines, 2009 N. 22nd St., Tampa (813-241-8587 or westpalmwines.com).

THURSDAY: ABC FINE WINE AND SPIRITS ST. PETERSBURG

Wine and hors d'oeuvres. Each guest gets a souvenir wine glass and a coupon for $3 off any purchase. $5. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Nov. 6, ABC Fine Wine and Spirits, 6398 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N., St. Petersburg (727-527-1579 or abcfws.com).

THURSDAY: VINO 100 ST. PETERSBURG

Vino 100 welcomes new neighbor Bonefish Grill for a special joint tasting. Free. 5-8 p.m., Nov. 6, Vino 100 St. Petersburg, 5056 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg (727-522-8466 or vino100stpete.com).

FRIDAY: VINO 100 BRANDON

Preview of Eisch "breathable" glasses. Free. 5-7 p.m., Nov. 7, Vino 100 Brandon, 1038 Bloomingdale Ave., Valrico (813-654-8466 or vino100brandon.com).

FRIDAY: BELLEAIR GRILL AND WINE BAR

Harvest celebration offers complimentary wine tasting and hors d'oeuvres with live jazz music. Free. 5:30-7 p.m., Nov. 7, Belleair Grill and Wine Bar, 1575 Fort Harrison Ave., Clearwater (727-449-2988 or bellairgrill.com).

FRIDAY: CORK & OLIVE PALM HARBOR

Taste varietals from Spain, Italy, Germany and Chile alongside local offerings. Free. 6-8 p.m., Nov. 7, Cork & Olive, 4978 Ridgemoor Blvd, Palm Harbor (727-781-9463 or corkandolive.com).

FRIDAY: CORK & OLIVE CARROLLWOOD

Wines from around the world accompanied by tasting of EVOO from Greece. Free. 6-8 p.m., Nov. 7, Cork & Olive, 10019 N. Dale Mabry, Tampa (813-868-3733 or corkandolive.com).

FRIDAY: THE WINE SHOP

"Welcome back": First tasting of autumn's seasonal varietals. $15. 6-9 p.m., Nov. 7, The Wine Shop, 401 Corey Ave., St. Pete Beach, (727-363-9463).

FRIDAY: FLEMING'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE & WINE BAR

Meet and greet renowned still-life artist Thomas Arvid while tasting the wines that inspire his work. $175. 6:30 p.m., Nov. 7, Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 4322 W Boy Scout Blvd., Tampa (813-874-9463 or Flemings steakhouse.com).

FRIDAY: ORANGE PARK GALLERY INTERNATIONAL

Boutique Harvest: Wine tasting coupled with fine art. $10, 6-9 p.m., Nov. 7, Orange Park Gallery International, 1215 N. Franklin St, Tampa (813-333-6299 or orangeparkgallery.com).

SATURDAY: B-21 FINE WINE AND SPIRITS

R Wines tour featuring Australian winemakers Dan Philips, Chris Ringland and Dan Hickinbotham. Free w/reservation. 1-4 p.m., Nov. 8, B-21 Fine Wine & Spirits, 43380 U.S. 19 N, Tarpon Springs (727-937-5049 or b-21.com).

SATURDAY: SCIENCE CENTER OF PINELLAS

Second Annual Jazzy Starry Night event features hors d'oeuvres, live jazz, desserts, a cash bar, planetarium shows and silent auctions. $50. 6-10 p.m., Nov. 8, Science Center of Pinellas, 7701 22nd Ave. N., St. Petersburg (727-289-1721 or sciencecenterofpinellas.com).

SATURDAY: MALIO'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE

San Rafael wine and live music series. $20. 7-8:30 p.m., Nov. 8, Malio's Prime Steakhouse, 400 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa (813-349-9539 or sanrafaelimport.com).

SATURDAY: DOWNTOWN SAFETY HARBOR

Dimmitt Cadillac presents the Seventh Annual Safety Harbor Wine Festival, with wines from around the globe, food vending from area restaurants, arts and crafts, and live entertainment on three stages. Free. 5-11 p.m., Nov. 8, 401 Main St., Safety Harbor (727-724-1572 or cityofsafetyharbor.com).

SATURDAY: CORK & OLIVE PALM HARBOR

Girls' Night Out offers eight varietals from Europe, South America and the U.S. along with product samples from Karavita Skin Care. Free. 6-8 p.m., Nov. 8, Cork & Olive, 4978 Ridgemoor Blvd., Palm Harbor (727-781-9463 or corkandolive.com).

SATURDAY: CORK & OLIVE CARROLLWOOD

Same as above, except with massages instead. Free. 6-8 p.m., Nov. 8, Cork & Olive, 10019 N. Dale Mabry, Tampa (813-868-3733 or corkandolive.com).

SUNDAY: SWEETWATER ORGANIC COMMUNITY FARM

Sunday Farmers' Market offers organic produce, coffee, tea, chocolate and clothing along with local arts, crafts and live music. $5. 12-4 p.m., Nov. 2, Sweetwater Organic Community Farm, 6942 W. Comanche Ave, Tampa (813-887-4066 or sweetwater-organic.org).

MONDAY: BERN'S FINE WINES & SPIRITS

Six courses of Mediterranean cuisine paired with the wines of Dr. Ernst Loosen, one of Germany's preeminent winemakers. $125. 6:30-9:30, Nov. 10, Bern's Fine Wines & Spirits, 1002 S. Howard Ave., Tampa (813-250-9463 or bernsfinewines.com).

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