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Amistad, a fair-trade store and fine wine shop, 4255 A1A South, Suite 10, will hold a romantic Valentine’s Day wine tasting paired with fair-trade chocolates and live music from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday. An international wine expert will discuss the five featured wine selections. The cost is $12 for one and $20 per couple. Reservations are recommended. For information, call 547-2446 or email [email protected]
Florida Agricultural Museum
Farm tours are offered from 9 a.m to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday at Florida Agricultural Museum, 7900 Old Kings Road. For information, call 386-446-7630.
The Gifted Cork
The Gifted Cork, 64A Hypolita St., offers daily tastings. Guests can try four wines for $5 and keep the souvenir Gifted Cork wine glass. Hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Thursday; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. For information, call 810-1083.
Log Cabin Winery
Nestled in Putnam County, Log Cabin Winery, 376 County Road 309, Satsuma, is just minutes from the St. Johns River. Wine tasting and vineyard tours are available 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. The winery is closed Monday and Tuesday. For information, call 386-467-0000.
Mercado de Espana
The Mercado de Espana, 29 St. George St., offers an authentic Spanish experience featuring boutique Spanish wines from Bodegas Vizar Vineyards. Free sangria and wine tastings as well as food samples are available from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. For information, call 888-991-0933.
St. Augustine Distillery
Free distillery tours are offered 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at 112 Riberia St. The distillery is a farm-to-bottle spirits manufacturer. Call 825-4962 or go to staugustinedistillery.com.
San Sebastian Winery
San Sebastian Winery, 157 King St., offers daily wine tastings and tours. Visitors will sample San Sebastian’s wines. Tours run every 20 to 25 minutes and last 45 minutes. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. The last tour begins at 5 p.m. For information, call 826-1594.
Sunset Wine Tastings
Direct Eastern Access Charter offers wine and food pairing sunset sails from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Friday. The cost is $60. For information, call 477-6745 or go to deacharter.com.
Tim’s Wine Market
Tim’s Wine Market, 128 Sea Grove Main St., hosts Friday Night Wine Down from 5 to 7 p.m. every Friday in addition to a free sampling from noon to 5 p.m. every Saturday. Call 461-0060.
Vino Del Grotto
Vino Del Grotto, 1 King St., offers tastings of its Florida tropical fruit wines. Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday–Saturday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday. For information, call 824-7962.
Whetstone Chocolate Factory, 139 King St., offers insight into the history and making of chocolate in its daily original chocolate tour. For information, call 217-0275 or go to whetstonechocolates.com.
Other wine tastings
■ The Fresh Market: 840 State Road A1A North, Suite 200, Ponte Vedra Beach, 3:30-6:30 p.m. Call 273-8460.
■ Island Girl Wine & Cigar Bar: 7860 Gate Parkway, Suite 115. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Call 854-6060.
■ Royal Manor Vineyard and Winery: 223 Royal Ave., Interlachen, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. 386-684-6270 or 916-8909.
■ Table 1: 330 Florida A1A N., Ponte Vedra Beach. Wine Down Wednesday’s with appetizers, 5:30-8 p.m.; live musical entertainment, 6 p.m. Wednesday. Call 280-5515.
■ Tim’s Wine Market: 278 Solana Road, Ponte Vedra Beach, 5-7 p.m. Call 686-1741.
■ Winn-Dixie: 290 Solana Road, Ponte Vedra Beach, 4-7 p.m. Call 543-8668.