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MAMMA MIA ITALIAN TASTING Taste little known vernaccia, cortese, traminer grapes as well as sangiovese & Chianti standards. $12 in advance, $15 at door. 7:30 p.m. Fri., April 15. Charlie's Wine Cellar, 533 S. Howard Ave., Tampa (813-250-1967 or charlieswine.com).
DA VINCI CODE Got Wine offers tastings of Italy's fun wines: Da Vinci Chianti, Big Momma's Italian Red and others. Free. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fri., April 15. Got Wine, 662 Main St., Dunedin (727-736-4077).
BLENDS HAVE MORE FUN A tasting of great blended wines from around the world. $10. 7-9 p.m. Fri., April 15. Vintage Wine Cellars, 3629 Henderson Blvd., Tampa (813-879-2931).
VINA REQUINGUA This tasting features a new label from the Curico Valley in Chile. Tasting a chardonnay, two cabernets and Chile's specialty, Carmenere. $10; includes souvenir glass and hors d'oeuvres. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fri., April 15. Uncorked, 2706 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg (727-892-WINE or uncorkedwines.com).
BERN'S WINEFEST Now in its eighth year, Bern's Winefest features dozens of winemakers freely pouring their best stuff and fantastic cuisine from Jeannie Pierola. Over 150 wines available to taste. $85. 12:30-4 p.m. Sun., April 24. SideBern's Restaurant, 1002 S. Howard Ave., Tampa (813-250-9463 or bernswinefest.com).