WINE TASTING: Wine from Cline Cellars with savory pairings. 6:30-8 p.m. $15. Wegmans, 11620 Monument Dr., Fairfax. 703-653-1600. www.wegmans.com.
POP-UP DINNERS: Chefs JJ Basil, most recently of wd-50 in New York, and Chris Wolff, most recently of Viajante in London, prepare six courses with wine pairings and petits fours. 7 p.m. The dinners repeat every Sunday through Aug. 31 at 7 p.m. $125, including tax and gratuity. Darnell’s Bar, 944 Florida Ave. NW. www.zerodegreeszerominutes.com.
TASTE OF LINGANORE: Benefit for the Maryland Food Bank features wine, music, vendors and food from area food trucks, restaurants and caterers. Noon-5 p.m. $10 for 21 and older; free for designated drivers and those younger than 21 ($5 food bank donation suggested). Linganore Winecellars, 13601 Glissans Mill Rd., Mount Airy. 301-831-5889. www.linganorewines.com.
D.C. RESTAURANT WEEK: Through Aug. 17, more than 200 Washington area restaurants offer three-course lunches for $20.14 and/or three-course dinners for $35.14. www.ramw.org/restaurantweek.
MASON DIXON MASTER CHEF TOURNAMENT: Single-elimination chef competition. A portion of the proceeds goes to Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland. 5:30-9 p.m.; Tuesday, 5:30-9 p.m. $35 ($25 in advance), including tax; $55 ($45 in advance) for judging experience. Inn at the Colonnade Baltimore, a Doubletree Hotel, 4 W. University Pkwy., Baltimore. www.masondixonmasterchef.com.
COCKTAIL SEMINAR: Philip Greene discusses the history of presidential cocktails. Samples included. 6:45-8:45 p.m. $60. National Museum of the American Indian, Fourth Street and Independence Avenue SW. 202-633-3030. smithsonianassociates.org.
Event listings can be submitted online only at www.washingtonpost.com/gog/talk-to-us.html, at least 14 days in advance.