sparklingwinethumb•  Sevy’s will hold a four-course Patz & Hall wine dinner at 6:30 p.m. March 25. Cost is $79.95 per person (plus tax and gratuity); reservations are recommended.

• Wine of the week: La Fiera Primitivo 2011 ($8) is an Italian red that is everything a cheap wine should be – varietally correct and indicative of its place, all the while treating the consumer with respect. Available at Jimmy’s.