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12TH ALL AMERICAN WINE FESTIVAL This event features over 30 wines from Oregon, California and Washington, from wineries like Markham, Simi and Sokol Blosser. $15, includes $5 coupon toward purchase. 6-9 p.m. Fri., Oct. 28. Vintage Wine Cellars, 3629 Henderson Blvd., Tampa (813-879-2931 or www.vintagewinecellars.net).
SPANISH GEMS From Catalonia to Rioja, Spain is producing better and better wines. Taste a few. $10; includes souvenir glass and hors d'oeuvres. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fri., Oct. 28. Uncorked, 2706 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg (727-892-WINE or www.uncorkedwines.com).
WINE AND BUBBLES Taste 25 wines, bubblies and beer from all over the world. $15 in advance, $20 at door. 7:30 p.m. Fri., Oct. 28. Charlie's Wine Cellar, 533 S. Howard Ave., Tampa (813-250-1967 or www.charlieswine.com).
CASA TINA DIA DE LOS MUERTOS WINE DINNER This three-course dinner with wine pairings features yellow bell pepper soup with jalapeno cream sauce and choice of tamale entrée. $30.95 plus tax and gratuity. 5-10 p.m. Sun., Oct. 30. Casa Tina, 369 Main St., Dunedin (727-734-9226).
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).
UNCORK YOUR TASTE Cork & Olive, a chain of wine shops in the Bay area, offers free wine tastings daily at all locations. Find the nearest at www.corkandolive.com.