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Updated: March 21, 2013 6:08AM



Tavernita, 151 W. Erie

Chef Greg Bastien will host a multiple-course dinner paired with white and red wines during the Tippling Brothers wine & spirits event, which will begin at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 27; $55.

White wine selections will include Elki Pedro Ximenez (Chile) and Zocker Gruner Veltliner (California). Featured reds are Trenza Tempranillo and Palmina Dolcetto. Call (312) 274-1111.

Zocalo,
358 W. Ontario

Guillermo Sauza, creator of Fortaleza Tequila, is the special guest during a three-course dinner featuring two crafted cocktails at 7 p.m. Feb. 28; $55. Call (312) 302-9977; www.zocalochicago.com .

Tavern on Rush,
1031 N. Rush

Executive Chef John Gatsos’ “Tavern’s Tour Through Italy” wine dinner will kick off at 7 p.m. Feb. 27; $75.

Pairings include open-faced osso bucco ravioli with Villa Antinori Red. Call (312) 664-9600; www.tavernonrush.com .

Macarena Tapas,
618 Rt. 59, Naperville

Chef John Borras will prepare a four-course dinner paired with Spanish wines, including the latest release of El Nido “Clio,” at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 20; $70. Call (630) 717-7800.

Bodega Ramos
Fine Wines & Spirits,
1134 W. Diversey

More than 20 pours will be featured during an international wine tasting that will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. March 2; $15. Visit www.bodegaramos.com .

Denise I. O’Neal



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