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Tuscarora Mill Restaurant, 203 Harrison St. S.E., Leesburg, is hosting a Victory Brewery dinner Wednesday, Feb. 4, 7 p.m. Five courses of Tuskieâ€™s food and five beers will be served. The restaurant will also host their annual sparkling wine dinner Saturday, Feb. 7, 7 p.m. Sample champagne from France as well as sparkling wines from California and Australia, all matched with food. Cost: $110 per person. Call 703-771-9300 or visit www.tuskies.com.
Tarara Vineyard and Winery, 13648 Tarara Lane, Leesburg, is hosting a "Time to Wine Anti-Valentineâ€™s Day Affair" Saturday, Feb. 7, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wine and cheese tasting for singles. Fees apply. Call 703-771-7100.
Demystify decanters, glassware and the gamut of wine accessories at an oenology seminar Sunday, Feb. 8, 1-3 p.m., at Tarara Winery, 13648 Tarara Lane, Leesburg. $15 per person; fee for Wine Club members. Tarara will also host a Valentineâ€™s wine dinner Saturday, Feb. 14, 6:30 p.m., fee TBD. Tarara will also host a day of wine sampling and live jazz Saturday, Feb. 28, 11 a.m. Tasting fees apply. Call 703-771-7100.
Willowcroft Farm Vineyards, 38906 Mount Gilead Road, Leesburg, offers gourmet sweets and ice and dessert wines for Valentineâ€™s Day Saturday, Feb. 14, 12-4:30 p.m. Cost: $12 per person. Call 703-777-0426.
Tuscarora Mill Restaurant, 203 Harrison St. S.E., Leesburg, is hosting an Australian wine dinner Wednesday, Feb. 25, 7 p.m. Wines made from Semillon, Shiraz and Grenache will be paired with Tuscaroraâ€™s interpretations of Australian culinary classics. Cost: $95 per person. Call 703-771-9300.