BRAZILIAN WINE Come taste the up-and-coming wine from Brazil, from aromatic whites to cabs and merlots. $10; includes souvenir glass and hors d'oeuvres. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fri., Sept. 9. Uncorked, 2706 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg (727-892-WINE).

AUSSIE SHRIMP ON THE BARBIE Down under food paired with Aussie favorites. $15 in advance, $20 at door. 7:30 p.m. Fri., Sept. 9. Charlie's Wine Cellar, 533 S. Howard Ave., Tampa (813-250-1967).

FINE WINE WORLD Taiga, a new shop in Brandon, pours fine wines from all over the world. Reservations requested. Free. 6-8:30 p.m. Fri., Sept. 9. Taiga, 10315 Causeway Blvd., Brandon (813-630-0003).

WINE FESTIVAL Explore the fruits of our local wine at the weekly Florida Estates Winery Festival. Free. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat., Sept. 10. Florida Estates Winery, 25241 S.R. 52, Land O'Lakes (813-996-2113).

WINE BOOT CAMP Uncorked introduces the second in a series of formal wine classes, offering you a greater understanding of wine: tasting, varietals, wine-making techniques, and food and wine pairing. Space is limited, advanced reservations required. $50 per class. Thurs., Sept. 15. Uncorked, 2706 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg (727-892-WINE or

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