Great Grapes: Wine, Art and Food Festival The outdoor festival offers premier wines and some of the best local, regional and national jazz and blues. www.uncorkthefun.com. Sat., Oct. 8, 12-8 p.m. $15-$20. Symhony Park at SouthPark Mall. 800-830-3976.
Wine Classes Fall classes presented by the Carolina Wine Club. www.carolinawineclub.com. Oct. 11: Building a Wine Vocabulary, 6:15-8pm. $35. Westye Group Southeast Showroom, 127 West Worthington Ave. # 104. 704-344-8027.
Wine Tasting Featuring several wines. Fri and Sat, 5-7pm. Free. Dean and Deluca, Stonecrest, 7804 Rea Road. 704-377-0037.