Awesome Bottles

Are you already nostalgic for the "wine me, dine me" days of the Green Room? The next best thing has emerged in the form of the fourth annual WineFest 2006. More than just an excuse to get drunk, this is a chance to experience a huge selection of fine wines paired with food selections from local greats like Sambuca, Ruth's Chris Steakhouse and Clay Pit. You'll learn that Merlot isn't a bad word after all once you experience this never-ending food and wine extravaganza. Get your drink on at The 500 Inc.'s WineFest 2006 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Addison Conference Centre, 15650 Addison Road. Tickets are $45; you must be 21 or over to attend. Call 214-565-0200 or visit
Sat., Nov. 4, 6-10 p.m.