Wines to go with barbecue: tastings at Rosso Wine Shop, Silverlake Wine
Rosso Wine Shop's picks:
Jean-Francois Fayel Costieres de Nimes Rosé 2009 France
Sampietrana Negroamaro 2007 Italy
Teira Zinfandel 2008 California
Tastings of all three wines will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. $10 per person. 3459-1/2 Verdugo Road, Glendale, (818) 330-9130, www.rossowineshop.com.
On Sunday, Silverlake Wine will hold its "7th Annual Memorial Day
Barbeque Wine Tasting," with barbecue from the First Assembly Baptist Church:
"ribs, links, chicken, etc."
L'Hortus de Bergerie "Rose de Saignee" Languedoc 2009 France
Chateau de l'Eperonniere Savennieres 2007 France
Maquis Lien Red Blend Colchagua Valley 2006 Chile
Parrone Malbec Reserve Mendoza 2006 Argentina
Huber Dornfelder Santa Rita Hills 2006 California
3 p.m. Sunday. $20 per person. Reservations required. 2395 Glendale Blvd., Los Angeles, (323) 662-9024, www.silverlakewine.com.