MONDAY, DECEMBER 17
The Wines of Iuli dinner will be held at Undici Taverna Rustica, 11 West River Road, Rumson; 6:30 PM; $79 includes tasting, seminar and dinner. Reservations: 732-842-3880.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18
“Vibrant Italian” is the theme for the dinner with Ryan DePersio, executive chef at Bar Cara, Bloomfield; Fascino, Montclair; and Nico Kitchen + Bar, Newark, his mom pastry chef Cynthia DePersio and general manager/sommelier Anthony DePersio that will be held at the James Beard House, 167 W 12th St, New York City. 7 PM; $170; members $130. Reservations: 212-627-2308.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 26
Celebrate a proper British Boxing Day with a special dinner at The British Chip Shop, 146 Kings Highway East, Haddonfield. Information and reservations: 856-354-0204; BYO.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27
A Sparkling Wine Celebration Night with hors d’oeuvres and wine will be held at Morris Tap & Grill, 500 Rt 10 West, Randolph with a portion of ticket sales and silent auction proceeds to be donated to Interfaith Food Pantry. 6 PM; $50. Reservations: 973-886-8208 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org