Tavola di Tosa Ristorante and Wine Bar cooking classes

Monday, Feb. 10, 6:30 p.m. - Tuscany

Saturday, Feb. 15, 11 a.m. - Tuscany

Monday, Feb. 17, 6:30 p.m. - Sicily

Saturday, Feb. 22, 11 a.m. - Sicily

Cost is $40 per person, which includes a three-course cooking demo paired with regional wines. Please call 202-0240 for reservations as space is limited. Wine tasting at Tosa

You are invited to the Tosa Wine Bar on Monday, Feb. 24 at 6:30 p.m. for a tasting of rare and hard to find Italian wines. Charles Davis from Winebow Importers will host this tasting. Cost is $40 per person. Call 202-0240 for reservations.

Tavola di Tosa now has a full service bar, offering some unique cocktails and liquors from Italy and Europe as well as house-made Limoncello and fruit infused Grappas.

2003 Midwest Cabernet Experience

Thursday, May 1, 6:30-9 p.m. at The Montage, to benefit the new pediatric cardiac center at Riley"s Children"s Hospital. Taste an exciting array of top-flight Cabernet Sauvignon from Bordeaux, Napa, Sonoma, Australia, Chile and Tuscany. Tickets are on sale now at both Kahn"s locations. Please call 251-9463 for further information and reservations.

"A Toast To Breast Cancer Awareness"

Sunday, March 9 at The Montage. Reception from 4-6 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. You are invited to take this opportunity to meet representatives of numerous top-flight wineries (including Duckhorn, Caymus and Penfolds) for a tasting and dinner in support of the Y-Me Breast Cancer Organization of Central Indiana. Various ticket packages are available. Please call 844-6017 for further information and reservations.

Tutored tasting at Bistro 936

Monday, Feb. 10, 5:30-7 p.m. Bistro 936 is located at 936 Virginia Ave.

This is part of a series of sit-down tastings in which eight wines will be presented to highlight regional styles. Each month will consist of wines from a different geographical area, and will demonstrate how geography, as well as winemaking tradition, can affect the nature of wine. The tastings will be conducted by your very own , and will run just over one hour. Full notes will be provided for each wine.

This month"s featured wine region: Spain & Portugal

Valminor AlbariÒo, Rias Baixas, Spain; Corcovo Tinto, ValdepeÒas, Spain; Bodegas Primicia Rioja Crianza, Spain; Pagos de Obanos, Spain; Pergolas Crianza, ValdepeÒas, Spain; JP Ramos, Tinta Caiada, Alentejano, Portugal; JP Ramos Aragones, Alentejano, Portugal

Advance reservations are $15; day of the event $20. RSVP to Rob Williamson at 812-332-9495, ext. 12 or e-mail rob@bigredliquors.com.