+ APRIL 17: Cool Wine’s new 2010 Burgundy tasting of nine Faively and Dujac wines, including Premier and Grand Crus, with cheese. 6pm to 7.15pm. $ 56.50. Bookings essential. 6231 4000
+ TODAY: Bottega Rotolo’s GlutenFree Entertaining with Veronica. Demonstration and hands- on preparation of a three- course dinner. 6.30pm- 9.30pm $ 110. 6234 8879
+ JULY 12: The Red Velvet Lounge’s early Bastille Day dinner celebrating the way we might be eating had the early French explorers stayed on to colonise us. $ 100 including French beverages. 6295 0466
+ JULY 14: Cool Wine presents a master class with wines from one of the greatest Rhone Valley producers, Chapoutier with host Florent Croce- Spinelli. 6pm- 7.30pm. $ 25 Bookings essential. 6231 4000
+ JULY 17: Bottega Rotolo’s winter warming puddings with Kirsten Bacon. 6.30pm- 9.30pm $ 110. 6234 8879
+ JULY 19- 20: Huon Valley Mid- Winter Festival at The Apple Shed in the Huon Valley.
+ JULY 27: Slow Food Hobart AGM and dinner with Terry Clarke of Monty’s at the stoves, Tim Goddard of Cool Wine presenting a wine tasting and Eliza Wood of Mount Gnomon Farm as guest speaker. slowfoodhobart@ yahoo. com. au