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November 8, 2006 at 10:39am

Get your wine on in Tacoma this weekend

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Ten years ago the drinking trend du jour was microbrews. It was about the same time this state was peaking as Hipster Relocation Centrale, and regional microbreweries were booming pulling fresh drafts for dudes who looked like they were doing their best to avoid the draft. Well, those dudes have moved onward and upward. Today, wine is once again the libation of the hip hobbyist. Check it. â€" Jake de Paul

  • Pour At Four hosts a string of wine tastings, all 5:30-8:30 p.m.: Spanish sherries Nov. 9, free; wines for Thanksgiving, Nov. 16, free; pinot noirs from around the world, $5; ports for the holidays, Nov. 30, $5.
  • Affairs Café & Bakery presents a Dessert and Dessert Wine Tasting Saturday, Nov.11, that includes six dessert wines and ports and at least as many desserts, including lots of chocolate.  Side note: The Weekly Volcano is digging Affairs’ creamy quiches of the day.
  • Rosewood Café hosts winemaker Don Townsend who drops by to chat wine, showcase his Townsend Cellars and taste bubbly from Domain Chandon Sunday, Nov. 12, 4-6 p.m.
  • Vin Grotto owner Kris Blondin yanks the Barnard Griffin off her retail shelves for a Third Thursday Art Walk wine tasting Thursday, Nov. 16 5-8 p.m.  Blondin just added new wines for your drinking pleasure and updated her personal picks.
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