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WHAT: Chardonnay Shootout

WHERE: O'Brien's Market, 4120 Dale Road, Modesto; 545-8100

WHEN: 2 to 5 p.m. through Sunday

WINES: Blind tasting of Napa, Sonoma and the Central Coast

COST: $10

    

WHAT: Rombauer Vineyards

WHERE: Stewart & Jasper, Del Lago Plaza, 2985 Renzo Lane, Patterson; 895-9463

WHEN: Noon to 7 p.m. daily; noon to 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday

WINES: Chardonnay, merlot, cabernet sauvignon, zinfandel

COST: Four for $10

    

WHAT: Springtime in the vineyard

WHERE: Wend-Tyler Winery, 8737 Shoemake Ave. Modesto; 548-9094

WHEN: 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday- Sunday

WINES: Chardonnay, ruby cabernet

COST: Free

    

WHAT: Friday Night Flights: Northern Italy

WHERE: Sips Bistro, 901 Carpenter Road, Modesto; 527-7477

WHEN: 5 to 8 p.m. today

WINES: Barbaresco, lagrein, moscato, pinot grigio and valpolicellal

COST: $10

    

WHAT: Cal-Ital comparisons

WHERE: Angels' Share Wine Shop, 2101 Sylvan Ave., Modesto; 492-0600

WHEN: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday

WINES: A variety

COST: $12 wines; 11 percent off all wines tasted

    

WHAT: Marilyn Merlot and Norma Jeane

WHERE: Sips Bistro, 901 Carpenter Road, Modesto; 527-7477

WHEN: 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday

WINES: Vintages from 2004-08

COST: $10

    

WHAT: Champagne Sunday

WHERE: Sips Bistro, 901 Carpenter Road, Modesto; 527-7477

WHEN: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday

WINES: Champagne, sparkling wine, brunch

COST: Variable, brunch $6

    

WHAT: Tuesday Twofers

WHERE: Angels' Share Wine Shop, 2101 Sylvan Ave., Modesto; 492-0600

WHEN: 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday

WINES: 2-ounce tastes

COST: $2 per taste

    

WHAT: Esterlina

WHERE: Tresetti's World Caffe, 927 11th St., Modesto; 572-2990

WHEN: 5 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday

WINES: A variety

COST: $10

    

WHAT: 5 for 5 at 5

WHERE: Angels' Share Wine Shop, 2101 Sylvan Ave., Modesto; 492-0600

WHEN: 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday

WINES: Three reds, two whites

COST: $5, 11 percent off wines tasted

    

WHAT: Zinfandel

WHERE: Sips Bistro, 901 Carpenter Road, Modesto; 527-7477

WHEN: 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday

WINES: Selections from four AVAs

COST: $10

    

WHAT: Big Napa Valley cabernets

WHERE: Bacchus Food & Spirits, 1200 I St., Modesto; 576-8994

WHEN: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday

WINES: A variety

COST: $25

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