Putting out a fire
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Bacchus wine tasting
Nickel & Nickel single vineyard selections of chardonnay, syrah, cabernet and more will be poured at a wine tasting from 6 to 7 tonight at Bacchus Food & Spirits, 1200 I St., Suite 1, Modesto. 576-8994; $15. For more information, visit www.bacchusmodesto.com.
And the winner is ...
Manuel Vega of Modesto wowed the judges with hot iron Manny, Mexican corn on the cob and slow-cooked sweet beans in Friday's Great American Tailgate Party, an amateur barbecue contest sponsored by Save Mart Supermarkets and The Modesto Bee at Modesto Junior College.