April 1-May 31 Happy 30th anniversary to Damian's Cucina Italiana, which is celebrating with lunch and dinner specials all year long. In April, Damian’s will offer a treat for vino lovers with a half-off wine program Monday through Thursday nights. During May, Damian’s signature cocktail, the Sicilian Cosmo, will be half-off every night for ladies. Damian's Cucina Italiana, 3011 Smith St., Houston, TX 77005, 713-522-0439.
Fridays Imbibe in free wine courtesy of tastings at the Houston Wine Merchant on Fridays from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.houstonwines.com. Houston Wine Merchant, 2055 Westheimer, Ste. 155, Houston, TX 77098, 713-524-3397.
Saturdays The Tasting Room location on Uptown Park offers tastings of seven wines for $20 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays. (Guests can get that money back with a retail purchase.) Meanwhile, the other Tasting Room location (2409 W. Alabama St., Houston, TX, 77098, 713-526-2242) also offers $20 wine tastings on Saturdays from 3 p.m.-7 p.m. The Tasting Room, 1101-18 Uptown Park Blvd., Houston, TX 77056, 713-993-9800.