Chef Aaron McCloud's "perfect margarita tequila dinner" at Vintage 50 Restaurant and Brew Lounge, 50 Catoctin Circle, Leesburg, 7 p.m., June 26. The five-course menu features food with Latin influences paired with five unique tequilas and ends with the "perfect margarita." Cost: $60/ per person. Call 703-777-2169 or visit http://www.Vintage50.com.
Good Taste! Tours (GTT), a culinary arts excursion company will be offering weekend getaways in rural Virginia for cuisine enthusiasts. Participants will become immersed in the regional cuisine of rural Virginia through dining occasions, hands-on cooking classes, chef demonstrations, wine tastings and much more. Must be 21 years old or older. The dates for the first three tours in 2008 are: Friday, June 27-Sunday, June 29; Friday, July 11-Sunday, July 13; and Friday, July 18-July, 20.
To book a tour, contact Good Taste! Tours at 540-822-5000 or visit www.goodtastetours.com.
Olwen Woodier is offering a cooking class at Glenfiddich Farm, 17642 Canby Road, Leesburg, from July 9-11. Woodier will lead two-hour classes followed by a four-course meal. Cost: $50 per person for lunch class, $60 per person for dinner class. Registration and prepayment can be made by calling 703-771-3056 or by visiting www.glenfarmcookery.com.
Austrian wines paired with Tuskies' premier cuisine at Tuscarora Mill, 203 Harrison St., Leesburg, 7 p.m., July 10. Cost: $85 per person. Call 703-771-9300 or visit http://www.tuskies.com.