GOING ORGANIC Up and coming organic producer Heller Estates Winery showcases its line of wines. Free. 4-7 p.m. Fri., Oct. 7. Nature's Harvest Market, 1021 N. MacDill Ave., Tampa (813-873-7428).

CELEBRATE COLUMBUS DAY, THE FUN WAY The Florida Orchestra and Vivo introduce wines from Spain and Portugal. Price includes wines, appetizers by Pelagia, live music by members of the Orchestra and an information seminar. Reservations Requested. $25, plus tax and gratuity. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Fri., Oct. 7. Pelagia Trattoria, 4200 Jim Walter Blvd., Tampa (813-313-3209).

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Uncorked celebrates its fourth anniversary with an evening of appetizers, fabulous wines and a guest wine expert. $10; includes souvenir glass. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fri., Oct. 7. Uncorked, 2706 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg (727-892-WINE).

VIVA LA FRENCH Come see why French wine and cheese are a match made in heaven. $15 advance/$20 at door. 7:30 p.m. Fri., Oct. 7. Charlie's Wine Cellar, 533 S. Howard Ave., Tampa (813-250-1967).

WINE FESTIVAL Explore Florida Estates Winery's weekly fest. Event offers fresh produce, live music, wine and more. Free. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat., Oct. 8. Florida Estates Winery, 25241 S.R. 52, Land O'Lakes (813-996-2113).

RHONE RANGERS Learn why California thrives at producing Rhone style wines. Reservations requested. $25. 6:30-8 p.m. Mon., Oct. 10. Bern's Fine Wines & Spirits, 1002 S. Howard Ave., Tampa (813-250-9463).


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