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Event Menu

Aug. 28-Sept. 1

By Virginia B. Wood, August 27, 2010, Food

Becker Vineyards (464 Becker Farms Rd., Stonewall, 830/644-2681, www.beckervineyards.com ) hosts its 14th annual Grape Stomp this weekend. The event is free, and souvenir T-shirts and food will be available for purchase. Aug. 28-29, Saturday, 10am-6pm, and Sunday, noon-6pm.

• Local pie maven Emma Little celebrates her birthday with a Pie Social to benefit the South Austin Popular Culture Center (1516-B S. Lamar, www.samopc.org). Bring two sweet or savory pies (one to share and one to sell) to Evangeline Cafe (8106 Brodie, 282-2586, www.evangelinecafe.com), and join in the fun. Sunday, Aug. 29, 3-6pm.

Messina Hof Winery & Resort (4545 Old Reliance Rd., Bryan, www.messinahof.com) continues its monthly series of wine appreciation classes with a class on pairing wines with sauces. $19.95 per person; make necessary reservations at 979/778-9463 x234. Sunday, Aug. 29, 3pm.

Asti Trattoria (408-C E. 43rd, 451-1218, www.astiaustin.com) hosts a meet and greet evening for Brad Sorenson, an Asti employee who recently competed in The Next Food Network Star. Brad will prepare the evening's special menu items, and 5% of the proceeds from the sale of those items will be donated to the American Cancer Society in his name. Reservations suggested. Monday, Aug. 30, 5-10pm.

Zax Restaurant & Bar (312 Barton Springs Rd., 481-0100, www.zaxaustin.com) partners with Thirsty Planet Brewing Co. (www.thirstyplanet.net) owner Brian Smittle for a kick-off party introducing three of his beers to Austin craft beer lovers. Enjoy Zax food paired with great new beers, and keep the souvenir logo glass. Wednesday, Sept. 1, 6pm.

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