Food & Drink

Wine Calendar

CLASSES

AMBER CREST WINERY

9623-L E. Independence Blvd.704-708-9463 and AmberCrest Winery.com.

7-8:30 p.m. May 29: “Really Fun Wine Class”; $25.

CAROLINA WINE CLUB

Wine Shop, 2442 Park Road. 704-344-8027 orinfo@carolinawineclub.com orwww.CarolinaWineClub.com.

6:30 p.m. (check-in 6:15 p.m.); Diploma Series Entry Level Classes; $250 for classes and exam or $175 to audit. Tuesday: Sensory Evaluation. June 3: Wine Vocabulary. June 10: Purchasing Wine from Grocery Store/Wine Shop. Intermediate Level Classes: Today: Viticulture and Grape Varieties. May 21: Wine Production. May 28: Wine Tasting. June 4: Wine Regions. June 11: Wine and Health; $325 for classes and exam or $250 to audit.

PEWTER ROSE BISTRO

1820 South Blvd. Reservations: 704-332-8149.

6:30 p.m. most Mondays; $10.

EVENTS

RAYLEN VINEYARDS & WINERY OPEN HOUSE

3577 N.C. 158, Mocksville, 336-998-3100.

1-5 p.m. May 31.

TASTINGS

AMBER CREST WINERY

address above, 704-708-9463.

11 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; $5 for five wines.

AROOJI'S WINE ROOM

5349 Ballantyne Commons Parkway, Suite 200, and 720 Governor Morrison St., Suite 200, near SouthPark. 704-845-5244 (Ballantyne) and 704-366-6610 (SouthPark).

4-7 p.m. Tuesdays (Ballantyne) and Wednesdays (SouthPark). Three flights with appetizers; $14.95.

ARPA

120-100 W. Trade St. 704-372-7792.

6-8 p.m. on first Wednesday of each month: Wine and Tapas parings; $12.

CAROLINA COUNTRY WINES – EASTFIELD VILLAGE

8837 Arbor Creek Drive. 704-992-1753 or www.Carolina countrywines.com.

6-8 p.m. Fridays; $5.

CORKSCREW AT BIRKDALE

16916 Birkdale Commons Blvd., Huntersville. 704-987-0011.

6-8 p.m. Thursdays; $5.

FIRENZE RISTORANTE AND BAR

6414-C5 Rea Road. 704-544-4949.

5-10 p.m. Wednesdays; $10.

GALLERY RESTAURANT & BAR

Ballantyne Resort, 10000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway. Reservations: 704-248-4100.

6 p.m.; $15. Saturday: Alexandria Nicole Vineyards. June 7: French Roses. June 14: Alternative Wines.

GRAPE @ NORTHLAKE MALL

6801 Northlake Mall Drive, Suite 246. 704-509-9017.

5-7 p.m. Wednesdays, three-wine tastings; $10 for whites and $12 for reds. Noon-3 p.m. Saturdays: Five-wine tastings; $15.

202 NORTH MAIN FINE WINES

202 N. Main St., Mooresville. 704-663-5445.

7 p.m.; $10. Thursday: Six Great Wines. 7 p.m.; $10 May 29: Wine for the Beach, BBQ and Pool.

REID'S FINE FOODS

Seventh Street Station. 704-377-1382.

5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, three-wine tasting; $7.50. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Fridays, four-wine tasting; $20.

ROCKY RIVER VINEYARDS

11685 Reed Mine Road, Midland. 704-781-5035.

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 1-6 p.m. Sundays; $5.

THE TEA HOUSE

20517 N. Main St., Cornelius. 704-896-9813.

6-8 p.m.; $15. Thursday France vs. America.

VINTAGE WINE CELLAR

12206 Copper Way, across from Earth Fare in Ballantyne. 704-543-3977 or www.vintage winestore.com.

7 p.m. Tuesdays; $10. 2-5 p.m. on last Saturday of month; $20.

THE WINE ROOM @AFTON VILLAGE

5401 Village Drive, Concord. 704-782-9463.

7:30 p.m. Tuesdays; $10.

WINESENSE

704-258-3655.

Private wine seminar and tastings in your home or choice of location.

THE WINE VAULT

9009 J.M. Keynes Drive. 704-548-9463.

7-8 p.m. Wednesdays; $5.

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