3/27: A five-course Wines From Northern Italy dinner will be served at LuNello, 182 Stevens Ave, Cedar Grove. 7 PM; $120. For reservations call 973-837-1660.
3/27: A Greek wine dinner sponsored by the NJ Chapter of Women for WineSense will be held at After Athens Restaurant, 17 Park Ave, Rutherford. 7 to 9:30 PM; $65; Women for WineSense members $55. For reservations call 201-963-4986.
3/28: A wine tasting will be held at the Atrium at the Harborside Financial Center, Hudson St, Jersey City, to benefit Hudson County Court Appointed Special Advocates. 5:30 to 8:30 PM; $60. For tickets call 201-795-9855.
3/29: A monthly meeting and tasting will be held by the Princeton Chapter of the American Wine Society at 28 Sherwood Lane, Columbus. 7 to 11 PM; shared cost of wine; dues are waived for the first two tastings. For more information call 609-575-1395.
3/30: A five-course Burgundy dinner will be offered at Andre’s Restaurant & Wine Boutique, 188 Spring St, Newton. $45. For reservations call 973-300-4192.
3/30: Arthur Schwartz will be the featured guest at a book signing, brunch, and lecture at Temple Ner Tamid, 936 Broad St, Bloomfield. Noon; brunch and lecture $36; lecture alone $10. Tickets are required. For more information call 973-338-1500.
3/30: A champagne party will be held at Berta’s Chateau, 7 Grove St, Wanaque. 4 PM; $115. For reservations call 973-835-0992.
3/30: A Wines From the Left Coast tasting sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts will be held at the Washington Inn, 801 Washington St, Cape May. 1 to 3 PM; $25. For more information and reservations call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278.
4/1: Taste of Essex will be held at the Wilshire Grand Hotel, 350 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange. 6 to 9 PM; $60. For tickets call 973-226-5500.
4/2: A Quick and Easy Meals demonstration cooking class will be held at the Brothers Moon, 7 W Broad St, Hopewell. 6:30 PM; $45. For reservations call 609-333-1330.
4/4: A Pinot Noir World Tour class will be taught by George Staikos, founder of the Educated Grape, at Fairchild’s Market, 171 Eagle Rock Ave, Roseland. 7 to 9 PM; $55. To enroll call 908-284-4930 or visit www.theeducatedgrape.com.
4/4: A four-course American microbrews dinner will be held at the Mad Batter, 19 Jackson St, Cape May. 7:30 PM; $60. For reservations call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278.
4/6: A cocktail reception, illustrated lecture, and book signing with Arthur Schwartz will be held at Congregation Anshe Emeth, 201 S Third Ave, Highland Park. There will be a VIP cocktail party from 5 to 6:30 PM and a lecture at 6:30 PM, followed by a tasting of recipes from Schwartz’s new book, Jewish Home Cooking. VIP cocktail party $118 per person, $218 per couple, including a copy of the book; lecture and tasting reception $60 per person, not including a copy of the book. To register call 732-545-6482.
4/6: The Annual Art of Chocolate event will be held at the Skylands at Randolph, 792 Rt 10 W, Randolph, to benefit the Domestic Abuse & Sexual Assault Crisis Center. 1 to 4 PM; $35. For more information call 908-453-4121 or log on to www.besafewc.org.
4/6: A five-course Provence dinner will be offered at Andre’s Restaurant & Wine Boutique, 188 Spring St, Newton. $45. For reservations call 973-300-4192.
4/8: A four-course Guenoc Langtry Estate wine dinner will be held at Frank’s Waterside, 7800 B River Rd, North Bergen. 7:30 to 9:30 PM; $85. For reservations call 201-861-0700.
4/9: A demonstration cooking class with Arthur Schwartz, Yiddish Recipes Revisited, featuring highlights from Schwartz’s book Jewish Home Cooking (all appropriate for Passover and beyond), will be held at Kings Cooking Studio, 778 Morris Tpk, Short Hills. 11 AM to 2 PM; $100. For reservations call 973-258-4009.
4/9: A demonstration cooking class with Arthur Schwartz, Yiddish Recipes Revisited, featuring highlights from Schwartz’s book Jewish Home Cooking (all appropriate for Passover and beyond), will be held at Kings Cooking Studio, 450 Route 206 N, Bedminster. 6:30 to 9 PM; $100. For reservations call 908-719-4966.