Here are few upcoming events that might intrigue you:
- Piedmont restaurant in Durham is hosting a Fullsteam beer dinner at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The four-course meal cost $45 per person. Then on March 15, Piedmont is hosting a four-course dinner featuring Matteo Correggia wines in Italy. The event costs $55. To see menus for both events, go to http://piedmontrestaurant.com/events/. Call 683-1213 for a reservation.
- Hope Valley Bottle Shop is teaming up with two Durham restaurants for upcoming wine dinners: Blu Seafood and Bar will be offering a four-course shellfish dinner at 7 p.m. March 14 for $45. Call 286-9777 for a reservation. Then Four Square Restaurant is hosting a South African wine dinner at 7 p.m. March 28. The cost is $85 per person. Call 401-9877 to reserve your seat.
- Elaine's on Franklin is hosting a special five-course Loire Valley wine Dinner at 6 p.m. March 18. These winemakers will be on hand to talk about their wines: Jo Landron of the Domaine de la Louvetrie, Laurent Bonneau of Domaine de la Croix Des Vainqueurs and Nicolas Grosbois of Domaine Grosbois. The cost is $75 and call 960-2770 for reservations. To see the menu, go to http://elainesonfranklin.com/menu/loire-dinner.