Growers Association (831- 375-9400 or www.montereywines.org) offers a Winemakers Celebration on August 12 and a Wine Escape Weekend, November 10 to 12. Also, check out Wine for Dummies by Ed McCarthy, Mary Ewing-Mulligan, Piero Antinori (IDG Books Worldwide, $19.99), as well as your local newspaper’s food section for listings. For guidance on how to pick the right wine for a special dish, visit blackenterprise.com.
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