Alaskan king salmon at a prior wine dinner with Elk Cove Spencer’s – Tonight (October 21st) enjoy a delicious looking menu over at Spencer’s steak house. The Vine Lore led wine pairing event promises a five course tasting paired perfectly with Duckhorn Vineyard wines. Special guest John Kapranopoulus of Duckhorn will be on hand to lead guests through the meal, which costs $70 for food, $40 for wine. Menu as follows: Spencer’s: Duckhorn Vineyards pairing menu Hilton Salt Lake City Center, 255 S W Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101 (801) 238-4748 www. com Also of note for Halloween, two other seasonal events – one at Kimi’s and a pub crawl downtown. Stanza: bar and lounge Stanza – Onto November then, and the first “Flight & Bite” event will hit the lounge area at Stanza. The cost is $14 and includes two 2-1/2 oz. splashes of wine and two “bites” of Stanza’s Italian Bistro cuisine, carefully paired with the flavor profile of each wine selection. The recurring event will be held on the first Wednesday (5–7 p. ) of every month and is held by sommelier Jimmy Santangelo who will guide diners through a tasting of each wine. Most of these selections are brought into the state by special order and will be sold in flights in the restaurant the remainder of the month, while supplies last. The first two events are as follows: Wednesday, Nov. Explore the varietals of Piedmont with a California version of the white wine Arneis from the hills of the Santa Ynez Valley and classic Barbera tucked in the hillside of Asti in Piedmont. * Palmina Arneis ‘the little rascal’, Santa Ynez Valley 2015 * Vietti Barbera d’Asti ‘tre vigne’, Piedmont DOCG 2014 Wednesday, Dec. 7 Not your Mama’s Prosecco $16 ($13 wine and $3 bites) Celebrate this holiday season with a series of sparkling wines as we dive deep into the nooks and crannies of Prosecco and taste the best sparkling wine of the area. * Borgo Molino Millesimato Brut, Valdobbiadene DOCG * Villa Sandi ‘Rivetta Cartizze DOCG “With over 30 wines available by the glass of mostly Italian selections, this is a great way for our diners to be a little adventurous and to try some of these amazing wines we are special ordering,” says Santangelo. “Plus, if people can’t join me at the bar on the first Wednesday of each month, these special order wines will be available at Stanza throughout the month, while our supply lasts. ” 454 E 300 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111 (801) 746-4441.