+ TUESDAY: Smolt’s Winemaker Dinner with very special courses to match the exceptional Italian wines imported by Trembath and Taylor. $ 70. 6.30pm. 6224 2554. Repeated on Wednesday at MudBar in Launceston. $ 80. 6334 5066
+ FRIDAY: Cool Wine in- store tasting of three vintages of Peter and Brenda Bosworth’s superb Morningside wines from Tea Tree. Free. 4pm- 6.30pm. Repeated Saturday, 12pm- 5pm. All welcome. A quick RSVP appreciated. 6231 4000
+ FRIDAY: Applications close for the $ 10,000 Don Martin Fellowship for a Tasmania-based wine professional to undertake national and/ or international research in sustainable viticulture and oenology. Details at winetasmania.com.au
+ THE AUSTRALIAN ITALIAN CLUB in Federal St, North Hobart, is now welcoming the public to dinner on Thursday and Friday evenings from 5.30pm, with chef Alessandro Casti presenting a shortish, well- priced menu of Italian favourites. 6234 5654.