The 13th Annual Great Grapes! Wine & Food Festival will take place at Oregon Ridge Park. The event is a casual affair and attendees can bring lawn chairs, blankets and their own picnics. There will be 20 Maryland wineries present at the event, and 200 different Maryland wines to try. Cooking demos are held in the Gourmet Live! Theatre and there is a kid’s area to accommodate families. There are one-day and two-day passes available, as well as general and VIP admission. Tickets range from $26 to $90, and there is a discount for designated drivers. For more information, visit www.uncorkthefun.com. Oregon Ridge Park, 13401 Beaver Dam Road, Hunt Valley, MD 21030.
Ze Mean Bean offers a 12 for 12 deal every Monday featuring twelve selected wines for twelve dollars with the purchase of an entrée. Ze Mean Bean, 1739 Fleet St., Baltimore, MD 21231, 410-675-5999.
The 13.5% Wine Bar features no corkage fees on Tuesdays. 13.5% Wine Bar, 1117 West 36th St., Baltimore, MD 21211, 410-889-1064.
Chesapeake Wine Company hosts Tuesday wine tastings at 7 p.m. An admission fee of $25 per person includes eight wine samples and antipasti. Guests can also take advantage of the 15% off "mix-or-match" wine cases throughout the store. Chesapeake Wine Company, 2400 Boston St. #112, Baltimore, MD 21224, 410-522-4556.