Each Wednesday, I run a complete listing of all the wine tastings we know about in the Triangle. The entire list often cannot run in the paper due to space, so here it is:
Great Grapes Wine Shop
4 p.m. Thursdays, noon Saturdays, Free. 1237 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary. 468-9088. www.greatgrapesonline.com
Apex Beverage Co.
Free and reserve tastings. 5 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays and noon Saturdays. 800 W. Williams St., Apex, 367-9414.
Umstead Hotel and Spa
Each week a wine or cocktail is featured. No reservations needed. 5 p.m. Thursdays. $18. 100 Woodland Pond, Cary. 447-4000.
Metro Café & Lounge
Half-price wine. 10 p.m. Thursdays. 309 Blake St., Raleigh. 926-8796. www.metrocafe.org
4 p.m. Fridays, 1 p.m. Saturdays, Anytime Wines, 2425 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary. 303-9463. www.anytimewines.com
Weaver Street Market - Carrboro
Sample wines selected by wine buyer Karl Miller. 4:30-6:30 p.m. Fridays. 101 E. Weaver St., Carrboro. 929-0010.
Weaver Street Market - Hillsborough
5 p.m. Fridays. Weaver Street Market in Hillsborough, 228 S. Churton St. 929-0010.
5 p.m. Friday. $19. A Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill. 929-7133
WineStyles of Apex
5:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. $5 per person. 2000 Creekside Landing Drive, Apex. 387-0110.
Total Wine & More - Brier Creek
Noon. Saturdays. Free. 8381 Brier Creek Parkway, Raleigh. 293-0362.
Total Wine & More - Crossroads
Noon. Saturdays. Free. 333 Crossroads Blvd., Cary. 235-3322.
Total Wine & More - Durham
Noon. Saturdays. Free. 3615 Weatherspoon Blvd., Durham. 489-5082.
Total Wine & More – North Hills
Noon. Saturdays. Free. 4216 The Circle at North Hills, Suite 115, Raleigh. 232-2580.
Total Wine & More - Triangle Plaza
Noon. Saturdays. Free. 6105 Capital Blvd., Raleigh. 235-0000.
Hillsborough Wine Company
Featuring wine and pastry tasting. 1 p.m. Saturday. Free. Hillsborough Wine Co., 118 S. Churton St., Hillsborough. 732-4343.
Chatham Hill Winery
Featuring the Harvest Open House 10th Anniversary Celebrations. Taste samples of old and new wines. 5 p.m. Saturday, 5 p.m. Sunday. $10. Chatham Hill Winery, 3800 Gateway Center Blvd. No. 310, Morrisville. 380-7135.
Adams Vineyards & Winery
Wine tastings with a take-home glass. 10 a.m. Tuesday to Saturday. $7-$8. 3390 John Adams Road, Willow Spring. 567-1010.
The Winery at Iron Gate Farm
Join us for three days of good music and great wine. Sept. 5: Wilton DuBois and Friends, electric jazz with steel drums, 3 p.m. Sept. 6: Bob Redding, acoustic guitar, 3 p.m. Sept. 7, 3 p.m. Free. 2540 Lynch Store Road, Mebane. 304-9463.
XIOS Authentic Greek Cuisine
Wine Down Wednesdays: Taste five of our top Greek wines and complimentary mezethes (Greek appetizers). 6 p.m. Sept. 16, 6 p.m. Oct. 21, 6 p.m. Nov. 18, 6 p.m. Dec. 16. $20 per person. 800 W. William St., Suite 100, Apex. 363-5288. www.xioscafe.com