HOLIDAY REDS, WHITES AND BUBBLIES Enjoy a seasonal sip at this wine taste-a-thon of 25 choices. Price includes hors d'oeuvres. $15 in advance; $20 at door. 7:30 p.m. Fri., Dec. 30. Charlie's Wine Cellar, 533 S. Howard Ave., Tampa (813-250-1967).
A TOAST TO 2004 Say goodbye to 2005 with some 2004 vintages as we look forward to 2006. $10; includes souvenir glass and hors d'oeuvres. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fri., Dec. 30. Uncorked, 2706 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg (727-892-WINE or uncorkedwines.com).
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).
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.