When: Wed., March 23, 6:30 p.m. 2011
Husband-and-wife wine mavens Julie Johnson and Jon Engelskirger talk shop and present handcrafted zinfandels at Meritage at the Claremont (41 Tunnel Rd., Berkeley) on Wednesday, Mar. 23. As part of the three-month Berkeley Wine Festival, a reception and gourmet dinner accompany insights from Johnson (who owns Tres Sabores Winery) and Engelskirger (who oversees production at Gainey Vineyard). 6:30 p.m., $130. BerkeleyWineFestival.com.