Tampa Bay food, wine and beer events

Wednesday-Wednesday, December 1-8: Dunderbak's

Candles won't be the only thing getting lit this holiday season! Shmaltz Brewing Company has chosen 88 bars across the country to feature all 8 of their award-winning recipes of Jewbelation® during the 8 days of Chanukah and Dunderbak's is one of them. 14929 Bruce B Downs Blvd., Tampa, 813-977-4104; dunderbaks.com, shmaltz.com/HEBREW

Thursday, December 2: Whole Foods Market

Join Michael Palese as he takes you through some of the most noted wine growing regions of California. Taste classics classics like Russian River chardonnay, Napa Valley cabernet and many more. Register by the exit lobby or by emailing [email protected]. Free; 6:30-7:30 pm. 1548 North Dale Mabry Hwy., Tampa.

Thursday, December 2: New World Brewery

Get your fill of seasonal craft brews at New World Brewery's upcoming holiday ale tasting. Sample 50 fine and rare beers and learn more about them from the purveyors who will be present to guide you through their offerings. Purchase tickets at New World. $15; 7:30 p.m. 1313 8th Ave., Ybor City, 813-248-4969; newworldbrewery.net.

Sunday, December 5: The Fresh Market

Get tips on creating the perfect holiday meal from the experts at The Fresh Market. Their chefs will lead a free, step-by-step presentation and give tips and tricks on whipping up fab holiday fare. Free; 12-3 p.m. 3722 Henderson Blvd., Tampa, 813-875-7400 ;1-4 p.m. 13147 N. Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, 813-964-8001; thefreshmarket.com