Here is an upcoming list of wine tastings across the Triangle:
[If you are a wine shop owner, please enter your weekly tastings or special events online to appear in the paper or here. Here are the instructions: http://www.newsobserver.com/2010/01/25/299308/put-your-event-on-our-calendar.html.]
Live music provided by the talented Mark Abbott. The entree menu will be especially selected to accompany our wine selections for the evening. 6 p.m. Thursday. Free. Poppyseed Market, 8801 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh. 870-4997. http://poppyseedmkt.com.
Taylor's Wine Shop
Mark Morrow, our new wine manager, has worked with two of our venders to offer some nice choices to taste. 6 p.m. Thursday. Free. Taylor's Wine Shop, 10005 Six Forks Rd., Raleigh. 847-3069.
Organic wines by Dionysus and showcasing Yellow+Blue and Tiamo Italia Wines. 5:30 p.m. Friday. Free. Cafe Harmony, 5645 Creedmoor Road, Raleigh. 510-6910. www.CafeHarmony.net.
Cloer Family Vineyards
11a.m. Saturdays. $2. 8624 Castleberry Road, Apex. 387-5760. www.cloerfamilyvineyards.com
Join us on Main Street in the Quay for live music and wine. 5-8 p.m. Fridays. 1 p.m. Saturdays. 101 S. Main St., Fuquay-Varina. 285-3416. http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Cellar-101/174009429510
Vinos Finos Y Picadas
Each tasting features four wines that may highlight a winemaker (Graffigna, Michel Torino, Luca, Catena, etc.). 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Free. 8450 Honeycutt Road, Raleigh. 747-9233. www.vinosfinosypicadas.com
Cypress Bend Vineyard
Live jazz. Guests may buy wine tastings, wine by the bottle and wine by the glass throughout the event. 7-10 p.m. Aug. 5, Aug. 19, Sept. 2. $10. 21904 Riverton Road, Wagram. 910-369-0411. www.cypressbendvineyards.com.