Some items pulled from my inbox. All events are slated for this Saturday…
12sqm (map), a bar that consistently punches above its weight, will mark its second anniversary with RMB15 Coopers and other drink deals from 5 PM to midnight.
Aussino will hold its first “World Wine Festival” at the JW Marriott (map). The flyer states that more than 1000 wines from 200 wineries in 12 countries will be available for tasting, from 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM. A good deal given the fee is RMB150. Wine lectures are available for RMB200, while those attending the gala dinner – for RMB1080 – get the tasting and lectures included. RSVP at 6461-2072, x123.
Zeta Bar (map) at the Hilton Hotel is holding a 007-themed night titled “For Your Eyes Only.” Dress as your favorite James Bond character, sip martinis, and save the world dance the night away. Fifty percent discount on drinks before 10:30 PM.
Spirit It will hold its 21st cocktail class, this one focused on Chinese Valentine’s Day, at 6 PM in Kokomo (map). The cocktails include the Bee’s Kiss, with raspberry puree and and cherry liquor, and one the organizer say ice cream fans will love. Twenty spaces available; RMB150. RSVP with Bob at email@example.com / 15010-352-077 (English) or Ariel Tang at 13811-787-292 (Chinese).
For those looking to get out of the city, The Schoolhouse (map) will host a folk song performance by members of the Pumi group, visiting from Yunnan, this Saturday from 2:30 PM.
China Wines & Spirits will team up with Aria (map) in China World Hotel for a five-course, five-wine dinner with wine maker Joseph Cattin from Alsace, France. From 7:30 PM; RMB498 per person. RSVP with firstname.lastname@example.org / 6505-3318.
Luga’s Villa (map) celebrates its first anniversary for three hours, from midnight on Saturday.
Cafe Europa (map) will have a Spanish tapas and wines event from 6 PM. The restaurant will offer 12 different tapas at RMB10 each as well as house wine at RMB25 per glass. Deals include five tapas and a glass of wine for RMB65. Attendees will receive a free aperitif – Tio Pepe sherry and tonic water. From 6 PM…