Meet and greet Texas winemakers and craft brewers on the comfortable outdoor patio and garden with live music, complimentary wine and beer tastings, food samples, and prizes. Up this week: Val Verde Winery and (512) Brewing Co. 5-8pm.
The Grapevine, 1612 Hunter Rd., New Braunfels, 830/606-0093
Find out which of the six local bar teams will create our "official" cocktail for 2014 at this Texas Spirits Showcase and help the Austin Food & Wine Alliance raise money for culinary innovation grants. 7-10pm. $65.
AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, 1900 University Ave., 512/404-1900