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Party feasts and worldwide herbs and vino

A party feast

"Love Me Tandoor: A Spicy Indian Feast" is the theme for David Rosengarten's course at Central Market on creating superb dinner parties without the help of a party planner. Based on his book, Rosengarten will discuss 16 different themed parties, including beverages, table settings, entertainment, and food. Included in the course's menu are spicy ginger-garlic shrimp with coconut milk and cilantro leaves and tandoori-style chicken. The course will be on November 8 from 6:30-9pm. Cost is $65. For information call 368-8617.

Worldwide wines

On November 7, Grey Moss Inn, 19010 Scenic Loop Road, hosts a presentation on "Wine Values from Around the Globe" by Chris Thomas, regional manager of the Vineyards. Appetizers and wine will be served from 4-7pm. Cost is $30 per person; $5 will be donated to the Cancer Therapy and Research Center in San Antonio. Reservations: 695-8301.

Herbs and vino

The Texas Wine and Herb Festival will be held on November 7 from 2-7pm at Rio Cibolo Ranch in Zuehl, about six miles northeast of St. Hedwig and 25 miles east of San Antonio. The event will feature a variety of wines and tasting stations. Entertainment will be provided by Susan Gibson. Proceeds will go toward cystic fibrosis research and care. Admission is $15, which includes five tickets for wine tasting and a keepsake tasting glass and journal. For information call 829-7267.

Compiled By: Marlene Jasso

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