Upcoming Wine Dinners and Tastings


Wine o’clock. Photo via Mezés/Facebook.

~COI~ is running a monthly wine dinner series, and coming up is a special Arnot-Roberts dinner with Duncan Roberts on Thursday August 15th. The dinner will feature five courses, each paired with one of Arnot-Roberts’ wines, though the menu will not be available for viewing until the day of the event. Seatings begin at 5:30pm and cost $150 per person including food and wine; reservations can be made by calling 415-393-9000.

Join Charlotte Chipperfield of The Wine Key at ~MEZÉS~ on Monday August 19th for an evening of the wines of Santorini, Greece. The event includes tastes of three whites along with instruction on the region and its wines, plus small bites from the restaurant. Tickets are $35 per person, and the event runs from 7pm-8pm. 2373 Chestnut St. at Divisadero, 415-409-7111.

~CAFÉ ROUGE~ is throwing their 12th annual Think Pink party Wednesday August 21st. They’ll be pouring lots of special rosés from Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant, along with a special à la carte menu designed to pair well with the pink wines (think bouillabaisse, oysters, and charcuterie). Prices vary per glass and dish; more details here. 5:30pm-9:30pm. 1782 Fourth St. at Delaware, Berkeley, 510-525-1440.