Colorado Springs Chorale's Chef's Gala. $90, proceeds benefit the Colorado Springs Chorale. Taste culinary treats prepared by chefs from more than two dozen leading regional restaurants as they compete for honors in several categories. Also includes live music and a silent auction. Sun., Feb. 19, 5-8:30 p.m. Call 634-3737 for more.
Blue Star Events, 1645 S. Tejon St., 632-1086. $15, 5:45 p.m. Italian wines, Feb. 2.
Powers Liquor Mart, 5847 Palmer Park Blvd. Free. Featuring "Wines of the World" tasting on Thurs., Feb. 2, 6 and 7:30 p.m. Reservations required at 596-4700.
The Warehouse Restaurant Wine Dinners, 25 W. Cimarron St., call 475-8880 to RSVP. $50 per person. Saturdays at 7 p.m. Dinners include five courses and five wines. Aphrodisiacs on Feb. 18; New Orleans/Cajun on March 18; Spain on April 15; Southwest on May 20; Asian Fusion on June 17; Traditional American on July 15; Italy on Aug. 19; Pacific Northwest on Sept. 16; France on Oct. 21; Germany on Nov. 18.
The Warehouse Restaurant Wine Tastings, 25 W. Cimarron St., call 475-8880 to RSVP. $25 per person. Tuesdays from 6:30-8 p.m. Tastings include six wines and appetizers. Champagne France on Feb. 7; The Rhone France on March 7; South Africa on April 4; Argentina/Chile on May 2; Greece on June 6; New York State on July 11; Austria on Aug. 1; New Zealand on Sept. 5; Australia on Oct. 3; Spain/Portugal on Nov. 7; Martinis on Dec. 5.
Wild Oats Natural Marketplace, 3180 New Center Point, 622-1099. Featuring a Gluten-Free Store Tour on Tues., Feb. 7, 1-2 or 6-7 p.m. Blood and Cholesterol Health Screening, $15 and up, Wed., Feb. 8, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aromatherapy Aphrodisiacs, $5, Sat., Feb. 11, 3-5 p.m. Chocolate Fondue Demonstration and Tasting on Sat., Feb. 11, 1-2 p.m. Shopping Organic on a Shoestring on Wed., Feb. 15, 6-7 p.m. Superfoods Natural Weight Loss and Nutrition on Tues., Feb. 21, 6-7 p.m. Register at 622-1099.