CHARLOTTE INTERNATIONAL WINE FESTIVAL will be held February 23 at Phillips Place. Wine lovers can experience five to six wine tastings all in one afternoon followed by "Celebration of the Grape," the after-party at La Bibliotheque Patio. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door. Tickets can be purchased in advance at Dean & Deluca Wine Room at Phillips Place. For more information call 704-277-0744 or 704-651-1588.
LATORRE'S 118 West 5th St. Offers Wine Tastings every Wednesday at 6:30pm. For more information contact the restaurant at 704-377-4448.
TONIC 1427 E. 4th St. has free wine tastings every Wednesday. The evening begins at 8:30pm and runs till 2am. Entry and tastes are free. For more information, call 704-347-2582 after 8pm or visit www.withtonic.com.
THE WINE GALLERY 8020 Providence Road, offers wine tastings every Thursday, 6:30-8:30pm. Cost is $5 per person. Call 704-544-2455.
WINE TASTINGS AT REID'S 7TH ST. WINE SHOP Every Wednesday night at the Wine Bar from 5:30-7:30pm, very informal. Three wines will be tasted each week. Cost is $10 per person. Call 704-513-7014.