Dates for your diary

June 28-29 Tapas Fantasticas - Wines From Rioja, Brick Lane, London (rioja@phippspr.co.uk)

July 2 Organic Wine Tasting and Tasting Menu, Grafton House Hotel, Durham City (stuart@swinesofdurham.co.uk)

July 3 Pinot Noir with Michael Buriak, London Wine & Spirit School, Bermondsey (courses@wset.co.uk)

July 6 Beginner's Guide to Wine, Morley College, London (morleycollege.ac.uk/courses/)

July 8 OLN New Wave Spanish Wine Awards 2008, The Worx, Heathmans Road, Parsons Green (alison@dillonmorrall, 020 8432 2087)

July 8-10 McGuigan City Vineyard, Broadgate Arena, London (scott@cubecom.co.uk)

July 22 English and Welsh Wine of The Year Award presentations, House of Lords, London (sian@ukva.org.uk)