Lots of food and drink this month, so mark your calendars:
Tonight, April 7, 7:30 p.m. Lola's on Harrison: Meet the Winemaker Dinner with Nada Guiseppe Vineyards, $75 all inclusive four-course dinner with pairings. 2032 Harrison St., Hollywood. 954-927-9851.
Nightly, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Christine's Appetite Stimulus Package. Three courses, $29.99 plus a free glass of wine. Then hang out for two-for-one Happy Hour, Live Music Thursday through Saturday 7 to 11 p.m. at 2671 E. Oakland Park Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-566-1919.
Tuesday, April 14, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Dine Magazine hosts a mixology class at Forte Palm Beach, $25. Resident mixologist Joshua Lieberman teaches you how to mix some of Forte's delicious signature cocktails at home.
Reserve tickets here. 225 Clematis St
West Palm Beach. 561-833-3330
Saturday April 18th, 7 to 11 p.m. New Times Beerfest. Sample more than 200 beers from around the world, check out live music, plus try nibbles from area restaurants. Tickets $25. Esplanade Park at Himmarshee Village.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Friday and Saturday May 1 and 2, Las Olas Wine and Food Festival. Buy tickets for wine dinners ($100-$200) or the street festival ($75 per person) The street festival ticket includes a complimentary wine glass (6½oz.), butler tray and unlimited sampling from over 60 restaurants, 30 wine, spirit and micro brews from 7.30 to 10 p.m. Street festival tickets also include the Bombay Sapphire Music & Mixology lounge. The drinks will change with the music -- Latin music with Latin drinks etc. Bombay Sapphire will serve the specialty cocktails paired with fine cuisine.