Carafe Winemaker Dinner, Carafe, 200 SW Market, Wed March 7, 6:30 pm, $78 per person, 248-0004 for reservations

Carafe hosts award-winning winemaker Thiebault Huber of Burgundy's Domaine Huber-Verdereau. Frenchy's wines will be paired with a four-course menu created by Carafe's Pascal Sauton. AH

Portland Food Fight, Jean Vollum Natural Capital Center, Ecotrust Building, 721 NW 9th, Mon March 5, 5:30 pm, free

Salmon-Safe, Edible Portland, Ecotrust Food and Farms, and Slow Food Portland have invited the author of Food Fight: A Citizen's Guide to a Food and Farm Bill to discuss the farm bill, and to "provide consumers and activists with the information that we'll need to start the food fight that delivers a more sustainable future." The event includes complimentary food from Slow Food Portland, and a wine tasting with Willamette Valley Vineyards. Right on. AH