Thursday, March 3: PRP Wines Warehouse
Taste over 35 exclusive, small vintage international wines — that can't be found in any local stores or restaurants — at this free tasting event benefiting the Easter Seals. Light appetizers, cheese and Godiva chocolates will be served, and there will be a raffle and silent auction. Bring a new or gently used children's book (ages 0-5) and receive a free raffle ticket. All wines will be available for purchase by the bottle. RSVP required. Free; 5:30-8:30 p.m. 5910F Breckenridge Parkway, Tampa (across from Hard Rock Casino), 239-410-8261, prpwine.com
Thursday, March 3: Kona Grill
Enjoy a night at Kona Grill with a live DJ, sushi girls, and a world renowned sushi chef, Takeshi Trinitapoli. Proceeds to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. Tickets may be purchased by stopping into Kona Grill or emailing [email protected] $25 in advance, $30 at the door; 6 p.m. 4134 West Boy Scout Blvd, Tampa. 813-877-5938, konagrill.com
Thursday, March 3: Whole Foods Market
Its going to be a battle royal in your mouth, as the top contenders from wine country battle it out on your palette. Who will reign supreme? Will it be a flashy Napa Cabernet, or will a rustic old world French syrah come out as the top dog. To find out you have to be there just bring your thirst and love of great wine. Class limited to 30 people; register by the exit lobby or by emailing [email protected] Free; 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 3: SideBern's
Attend this exclusive, six-course whiskey pairing dinner which will feature the award-winning Compass Box Scotch Whiskeys. Guest speaker Mark Pruckner will present each whiskey and discuss the methods of distillation and aging techniques unique to each bottle. Purchase tickets online here. $125 (all Inclusive); 6:30 p.m. 2208 West Morrison Ave, Tampa. 813-258-2233, sideberns.com