The Wine List

Events around the city

WINES FROM FRANCE Le Bouchon Bistro offers wines and cuisine from France. $47, plus tax/gratuity. 7 p.m. Oct. 13. 796 Indian Rocks Road, Belleair Bluffs (727-585-9777).

GOING ORGANIC Richard Cremaschi of Cremaschi Argentinean wines samples his organic offerings. Free. 4-7 p.m. Oct. 14, and 1-5 p.m. Sat., Oct. 15. Nature's Harvest, 1021 N. MacDill Ave., Tampa (813-873-7428).

THE OTHER DOWN UNDER New Zealand wines are fast making their way into our hearts. Come taste why. Reservations requested. $25. 6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 14. Bern's Fine Wines & Spirits, 1002 S. Howard Ave., Tampa (813-250-9463).

TASTE ITALIAN Enjoy Italian wines and a silent auction for Katrina victims. $10. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 14. Uncorked, 2706 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg (727-892-WINE).

WIDE WORLD OF CABS Taste two cabernet sauvignons from each continent. $10. 7-9 p.m. Oct. 14. Vintage Wine Cellars, 3629 Henderson Blvd., Tampa (813-879-2931).

CHAMPAGNE FUN Make sparkling wine coolers. $15 advance/$20 door. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14. Charlie's Wine Cellar, 533 S. Howard Ave., Tampa (813-250-1967).

GORGEOUS SHIRAZ B-21 offers a grand tasting of Rhone varietals. R.S.V.P. required. $25. 3-6 p.m. Oct. 16. B-21, 43380 U.S. 19, Tarpon Springs (727-937-5049).

SWINGING ITALIAN Learn why Italian wines continue to be strong in quality and quantity. Reservations requested. $25. 6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 17. Bern's Fine Wines & Spirits, 1002 S. Howard Ave., Tampa (813-250-9463).