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La Caille releases new wine

La Caille will celebrate the release of its new wine — Chateau La Caille Enchante Seyval Blanc — with a reception and three-course dinner. The grapes used for the white wine were grown on the grounds of the Sandy restaurant. A hybrid grape, seyval blanc vines ripen early and are suited to fairly cool climates. They are grown mainly in England and the eastern coast of the United States.

When • Thursday Nov. 19, 6 p.m.

Where • La Caille, 9565 Wasatch Blvd, Sandy; 801-942-1751

Cost • Dinner, $60, optional wine pairings an additional $35.

Beaujolais nouveau celebration at Current

Celebrate the 2015 release of Beaujolais nouveau wine at Current Fish and Oyster in Salt Lake City. Through the end of November, the Salt Lake City restaurant will add a variety of wines to the menu from this French wine-growing region. Beaujolais nouveau, which means new, is made with red gamay grapes and brought to market almost immediately after fermentation. Under French law, Beaujolais nouveau is officially released every year on the third Thursday of November. This year that is Nov. 19. A few days before that, hundreds of trucks will invade the region to carry the containers to be shipped by land, sea and air.

When • Thursday, Nov. 19-30.

Where • Current Fish & Oyster, 279 E. 300 South, Salt Lake City; 801-326-3474 or

Bacon love at Bambara

For every bacon dish ordered in November, Bambara will donate $1 to the Utah AIDS Foundation. Some of the guilt-free bacon options include: duck liver crostini with bacon brown butter vinaigrette, $14; bacon-wrapped chicken, $30; or seared Maine scallops with bacon-apple hash, $42.

Where • Bambara, 202 S. Main, Salt Lake City; 801-363-5454 or

When • Through Nov. 30

Thanksgiving shopping at the Winter Market

The downtown Winter Market at the Rio Grande Depot continues this Saturday, Nov. 21, and there should be plenty of Utah-grown produce — including potatoes, winter squash, greens, onions and apples — for the Thanksgiving table. The winter market includes 60 farmers and food vendors, selling produce as well as honey, bread, jam, salsa, hummus, chocolate and other packaged products.

When • Alternating Saturdays through April 23.

Hours • 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where • Rio Grande Depot, 300 S. Rio Grande, Salt Lake City

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