Local tasting events


Village at Sandhill, 661-3 Promenade Place, (803) 708-4755,

Jan. 2: 4-6 p.m. Beer tasting.

Enoree River Vineyards and Wines

1650 Dusty Road, Newberry, (803) 276-2855,

Every Tuesday through Saturday: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Taste a variety of wines. $3.50 per person

Fleur de Lys Home Culinary Institute

3001 Millwood Ave., (803) 765-9999,

Thursday: New Year's Eve Gala Black Tie Dinner. Four-course meal with champagne. Menu: dove fontina ravioli with foie gras cream sauce and Mumm Joyesse champagne reduction; Maine lobster bisque with vintage Martell cognac; tournedos of beef flambe with French black truffle perigord sauce and mousseline of vegetable au gratin; harlequin of chocolate with Grand Marnier. $333/couple, $167/single

Gervais & Vine

620-A Gervais St., (803) 799-8463,

Thursday: Make reservations now for the six-course New Year's wine dinner. $85 includes dinner, wine and a bottle of champagne.

Mo Mo's Bistro

2930 Devine St., (803) 252-2700;

Every Wednesday: 6 p.m. wine tasting

Thursday: New Year's Dinner, three seatings: 6 p.m., 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Menu includes foie gras, rack of lamb, lobster and champagne specials.

Rosso Trattoria Italia

Trenholm Plaza, 4840 Forest Drive, (803) 787-3949,

Every Wednesday: 5 p.m. Sample four new Italian wines during the weekly drop-in. $5

Thursday: Four-course New Year's dinner, $45. Call for reservations.


841-4 Sparkleberry Lane, (803) 788-6966,

Tonight, Thursday and Saturday: Special holiday dinner menu. Call for reservations.

Total Wine & More

275-D Harbison Blvd., (803) 407-3722

Every Saturday: noon-6 p.m. Free. Upcoming tastings: South American values, Saturday; Affordable California, Jan. 9; Value Wines, Jan. 16; Wines of Spain and Portugal, Jan. 23; Game Day Wines, Jan. 30.