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Tastings Around Town

Updated: November 4, 2012 6:02AM

Bin 36, 339 N. Dearborn

Wine Director Brian Duncan hosts the 10th Annual Harvest Festival, where guests can blend their own wines; 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 14; $36. Chef William Hewitt will prepare harvest snacks. Call (312) 755-9463; .

American Red Cross
2200 W. Harrison

The organization’s Auxiliary Society Mixer will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16. The evening includes a free cocktail reception from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Call (312) 729-6178; .

Sepia, 123 N. Jefferson

Executive Chef Andrew Zimmerman partners with guest Matthew Accarrino, executive chef of San Francisco-based SPQR for a prix fixe menu that will begin at 6 p.m. Oct. 13; $125.

The menu will include dishes from Accarrino’s upcoming book, SPQR: Modern Italian Food & Wine, Call (312) 441-1920; .

Lockwood, 17 E. Monroe

Sous chef Valeria Benner will host “Italy in a Red Dress,” a wine education class paired with small bites; 6 p.m. Oct. 25; $25. Call (312) 917-3404; .

Zocalo, 358 W. Ontario

Oktoberfiesta, a complimentary tequila tasting featuring Oktoberfest-inspired Mexican food that includes pierogi taco and Jalisco bratwurst taco, will be from 6 until 9 p.m. Oct. 9. Call (312) 302-9977; .

Denise I. O’Neal

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