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Each Wednesday, I offer a complete list of the wine tastings across the Triangle because the complete list often cannot run in the paper due to lack of space. 

Anytime Wines

Flight Nights. 4 p.m. Wednesdays. 2425 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary. 303-9463.

Hope Valley Bottle Shop

5:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. 4711 Hope Valley Road, Durham. 403-5200.

Great Grapes Wine Shop

4 p.m. Thursday and noon Saturday. Free. 1237 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary.

Chatham Street Cafe

6 p.m. Thursday. 140 E. Chatham St., Cary. 380-1193.

The Umstead

$7 for each cocktail and $20 for a flight of three wines. 6 p.m. Thursdays. 100 Woodland Pond, Cary. 447-4000.

Metro Café & Lounge

$5 Wine Bottles all night. No cover charge for women. 7 p.m. Thursdays. 309 Blake St., Raleigh. 926-8796.


Sheri's Bordeaux wine classes. 7 p.m. Thursday. $25-$30. 227 S. Elliott Road, Chapel Hill. 968-8993.

Weaver Street Market - Carrboro

Selection by wine buyer Karl Miller, every Friday in the Specialty Department from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. 101 E. Weaver St., Carrboro. 919-0010.

Apex Beverage Company

5-7 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays. 800 W. Williams St., Apex. 367-9414.

Southern Season

Austria: Kremstal and Kamptal 5 p.m. Friday. $15. 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill. 929-7133.

Total Wine and More - Brier Creek

Noon Saturday. 8381 Brier Creek Pkwy., Raleigh. 293-0362.

The Wine Merchant - Cary

Featuring Cali Battle Royale. Noon. Saturday. 4240 NW Cary Parkway., Cary. 469-1330.

The Wine Merchant - Raleigh

Featuring wines of Paso Robles. 2 p.m. Saturday. Free. 1214 Ridge Road, Raleigh. 828-6929.

Adams Vineyards & Winery

Wine tasting includes a take-home glass. 10 a.m. Tuesday-Saturday. $7-$8. Adams Vineyards, 3390 John Adams Road, Willow Spring. 567-1010

XIOS Authentic Greek Cuisine

Come every third Wednesday for Wine Down Wednesdays with a tasting of five Greek wines and complimentary mezethes (appetizers) for $20 per person. 6 p.m. Oct. 21, Nov. 18 and Dec. 16. $20. 800 W. William St., Ste. 100, Apex. 363-5288.

Chapel Hill Wine Company

Elodie Farms/Mount Eden Tasting. 5 p.m. Oct. 22. Free. 2809 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill. 968-1884.

Millennium Hotel

Spanish wine tasting with tapas. 5 p.m. Oct. 23. $8.2800 Campus Walk Ave., Durham. 382-5014.

Rock of Ages Winery

Fourth annual Old World Wine Festival featuring wine, art, classic car cruise-in, music and food. 3 p.m. Oct. 24. $5. 1890 Charlie Long Road, Hurdle Mills. 336-364-7625.

Poppyseed Market

6 p.m. Oct. 29. Poppyseed Market, 8801-107 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh. 870-4997.

Taylors Wine Shop

6 p.m. Oct. 29. Taylors Wine Shop, 10005 Six Forks Road, Raleigh. 847-3069.

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About the blogger

Andrea Weigl has been the food writer at The News & Observer since the summer of 2007. She has won a handful of awards from the Association of Food Journalists and the Society for Features Journalism. Her profile of chef Ashley Christensen titled "A Force of Nature" will be published in the sixth edition of "Cornbread Nation: The Best of Southern Food Writing." She is serving a three-year term on the James Beard Foundation book awards committee. Follow her on Twitter at @andreaweigl.