Got an upcoming or ongoing wine event? Send information to: The Wine List, 810 N. Howard Ave., Tampa, FL 33606, fax 813-739-4801 or e-mail [email protected].
DOWNTOWN AFTER SIX Tampa Bay Uncorked joins up with over 30 of Tampa Bay's other groups at various venues around downtown Tampa. Uncorked will be at the Sheraton Riverwalk Hotel. Choose from six wines by the glass at happy hour prices, listen to live music and munch on discounted appetizers. Free. 6-10 p.m. Thurs., Dec. 15. For more info: tampabayuncorked.org.
WINE FESTIVAL Explore the fruits of our local wine at the weekly Florida Estates Winery Festival. Event includes a variety of fresh produce, sauces, sandwiches, plants, homemade arts and crafts, live music and, of course, wine. Free. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat., Dec. 17. 25241 S.R. 52, Land O'Lakes (813-996-2113 or www.floridaestateswines.com).
WINE GIFT GEMS Taste a few wines and get ideas for that hard-to-buy-for person on your list. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fri., Dec. 16. Uncorked, 2706 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg (727-892-WINE or www.uncorkedwines.com).
GRAND CRU WINE CELLARS Grand Cru holds wine tastings every Friday. $10. 6-9 p.m. The second Friday of every month features live music, beer tastings and food. 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. 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.