Blind Tasting Challenge, Artisan Wine Depot, Oct 30
Could you identify a cabernet sauvignon in a line up of a dozen wines based solely on the bouquet, taste and how the wine just looks in the glass? Stop by the tasting room at Artisan Wine Depot and test your palate on selected wines at the blind tasting challenge. Drink for free if you pass the test.

Summit to Sea and Psycho Donuts Tasting Event, Poetic Cellars, Oct. 30
On Halloween weekend, visit the Summit to Sea wine trail for “Scary Halloween Pairings,” featuring Psycho Donuts creepy-delicious Trick or Treat temptations. Participating wineries are Burrell School Vineyards & Winery, Loma Prieta Winery and Poetic Cellars.

Winemaker Dinner at Cin Cin Wine Bar, Nov. 3
Steven Kent Winery of Livermore and T-Vine Cellars of Calistoga team up with Cin-Cin Wine Bar and Restaurant to bring their finest to the table in this wine maker dinner event. Chef Chris Schloss will enhance the flavor of the wines with his specially selected menu. 

Hannah Nicole Vineyards winemaker dinner at California Cafe in Palo Alto, Nov. 3
Hannah Nicole Vineyards showcases the unsung but delicious wines of Contra Costa County at this winemaker dinner.

Anthony Bourdain Sur La Table Session 1:Cooking Basics in Palo Alto, Nov. 3
World famous chef, bestselling author and globetrotting TV star, Anthony Bourdain has designed a series of classes to cover classic culinary skills and techniques, plus take you beyond recipes to teach you the essentials that will carry you through a lifetime in the kitchen.

A British Pub Crawl-Beer and Cheese Class at Palo Alto Cheese School, Nov. 7
Some of the most memorable flavors of the British Isles are the cheeses, ales and ciders. The best way to enjoy these products from across the pond is to attend the British Pub Crawl from the Palo Alto Cheese School. You will be able to taste pairings of the rustic flavors of a Cheshire cheese with a crisp dry cider or Stilton with a hearty stout and more.