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WINES FROM NOVUS Sample wines from Novus, a winery in Argentina that has a selection of affordable wines. $10; includes souvenir glass and hors d'oeuvres. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fri., May 5. Uncorked, 2706 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg (727-892-WINE or www.uncorkedwines.com).
CINCO DE MAYO Celebrate with wines from south of the border: Montes Alpha, Concha y Toro and more. Free. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fri., May 5. Got Wine and Cigars, 662 Main St., Dunedin (727-736-4077).
CODE RED Come taste 10 red wines sure to illuminate why people think red is the answer to all problems. $10. 7-9 p.m. Fri., May 5. Vintage Wine Cellars, 3629 Henderson Blvd., Tampa (813-879-2931 or www.vintagewinecellars.net).
SIDEWAYS WINE TOUR Sip your way around the infamous movie that explores the vineyards of Santa Barbara, paired with sushi. $15 in advance; $20 at the door. 7:30 p.m. Fri., May 5. Charlie's Wine Cellar, 533 S. Howard Ave., Tampa (813-250-1967 or charlieswine.com).
TASTINGS, A WINE EXPERIENCE The winner of Weekly Planet's 2005 Best New Wine Bar hosts wine tastings every week, and discounted flights on Saturdays. More details and tastings at www.awineexperience.com. $10. 6-8 p.m. Tastings, 149 First Ave. N., St. Petersburg (727-894-2255).
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).