+ TODAY: Huonville Market will have plenty of the region’s top produce and producers, plus live music. 9am to 1.30pm.
+ JULY 13: Bottega Rotolo will hold its first Italian Wine Series session, with a matched four- course dinner by Alberto Taurian. $ 145. Details and bookings 6234 9978.
+ JULY 15: DWS Wine Day. Meet 25 winemakers from France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the mainland and Tasmania presenting more than 160 wines for tasting, plus German, Spanish and Italian master classes. Hobart Function Centre. 5.30pm to 7pm. 0409 137 142.
+ JULY 17: Italian snapshot at Cool Wine, with nine new wines and seven different varieties, including a classic Barolo, plus cheese. $ 19. 6pm to 7.15pm. 6231 4000.
+ JULY 19: Cornelian Bay Boathouse’s Great Duck Dinner, an annual hit since 2001. Five fabulous courses of duck. $ 88. 6228 9289.
+ TRUFFLES: The season’s first black truffles are now available at the Wursthaus in Hobart and Launceston.
+ With the opening of her new Elizabeth St Food + Wine in North Hobart, Karen Goodwin- Roberts has closed her Taste Cafe in the Baha’i Centre.
+ Mai Ake Thai, replacing Blue Skies on the waterfront, is due to open in a few weeks, with a menu extending beyond just Thai and with a liquor license ( no longer BYO).