Curious about wine? Check out one of the five events in the area that teach you about different styles from around the world. (Noriko Hayashi/Bloomberg)

WINE DINNER: Five courses paired with wine from La Ligière. 6:30 p.m. $89. Bastille, 606 N. Fayette St., Alexandria.


HISTORY AND HOPS: An evening with Bill Madden, Mad Fox Brewing Company chief executive and brewer. Ticket includes tastings, snacks and a self-guided tour of the Heurich House Museum. 6:30 p.m. $30. Heurich House Museum, 1307 New Hampshire Ave. NW.

STORY TIME GALA: Chefs Erik Bruner-Yang and Johnny Spero, bartender JP Fetherston and more create food and drinks in a benefit for D.C. Public Library’s early childhood literacy programs. 6:30 p.m.-10 p.m. $150. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, 901 G St. NW.

WINE CLASS: Participants taste wines from the Right Bank of Bordeaux’s Gironde Estuary. 7 p.m. $50. Chain Bridge Cellars, 1351 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean.


COCKTAILS FOR C-CAP: Mixologists create special drinks to benefit the Washington D.C. region of Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP). Through March 24. Prices vary. DBGB Kitchen and Bar, 931 H St. NW and Bobby Van’s Grill, 1201 New York Ave. NW.


WINE DINNER: Chef David Sierra prepares a tasting menu to be paired with wine. 6:30 p.m. $150. Joselito Casa de Comidas, 660 Pennsylvania Ave. SE.

WINE TASTING: Sample four Italian wines featuring notes of cherry. 7:30 p.m. $35. Via Umbria, 1525 Wisconsin Ave. NW.



HISTORY HAPPY HOUR: Derek Brown moderates a discussion of Cuban cocktails with Julio Cabrera, bartender at the Regent Cocktail Club in Miami; Simon Ford, co-owner of the 86 Spirits Company; and more. Event includes a cocktail tasting. 2:45 p.m. $50-$60. National Archives, 700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW.

STORIES OF THE WHITE HOUSE EGG ROLL: Egg dishes prepared by chef Ris Lacoste followed by a talk by Cecilia Glembocki, executive director of the Virginia Egg Council, about the history of the White House Egg Roll. Noon. $58. Ris, 2275 L St. NW.

Kara Elder

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