Got an upcoming or ongoing wine event? Send info to: The Wine List, 810 N. Howard Ave., Tampa, FL 33606; fax 813-739-4801; or e-mail [email protected].
'SPLAININ' SPAIN Crianza, Riserva, Gran Reserva, huh? Taste the stages of Spanish wine designations. $10; includes souvenir glass and hors d'oeuvres. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fri., Feb. 10. Uncorked, 2706 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg (727-892-WINE).
LOVE POTIONS Scintillate your romantic senses with reds, whites and a sparkling for Valentine's. $10. 7-9 p.m. Fri., Feb. 10. Vintage Wine Cellars, 3629 Henderson Blvd., Tampa (813-879-2931).
SPANISH FIESTA Taste wines from Rioja, Ribera del Duero, Rias Baixas and La Tierra Manchuela, paired with Spanish delectables. $15 in advance; $20 at the door. 7:30 p.m. Fri., Feb. 10. Charlie's Wine Cellar, 533 S. Howard Ave., Tampa (813-250-1967).
WINE FESTIVAL Explore the fruits of our local wine at the Florida Estates Winery Festival. Free. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat., Feb. 11. Florida Estates Winery, 25241 S.R. 52, Land O'Lakes (813-996-2113).
TASTINGS, A WINE EXPERIENCE This local joint hosts wine tastings every week. Feb. 15 brings a tasting of Oregon pinot noirs from Erath, Firesteed, King Estate and Panther Creek wineries. $10. 6-8 p.m. Tastings, 149 First Ave. N., St. Petersburg (727-894-2255).
GRAND CRU WINE CELLARS Grand Cru holds wine tastings every Friday. $10. 6-9 p.m. Second Friday of every month features live music, beer tastings and food. Grand Cru, 1724 N. Dale Mabry, Tampa (813-269-8463).
GO ITALIAN Specialties Wines features a tasting of artisan Italian producers every Friday. Free. 6-9 p.m. Specialty Wines, 11803 Martin Luther King Blvd., Seffner (813-413-2003).