Sample food and wine from 25 local restaurants and 30 wineries at the seventh annual L.A. Shanti Wine Tasting & Auction, benefiting L.A. Shanti, a nonprofit organization that provides services for those affected by HIV and AIDS. Participating wineries include Beringer Vineyards, Far Niente, Sanford Winery, Rubissow-Sargent, Qupe Cellars and more. Bid on live and silent auction items ranging from rare bottles of wine to restaurant gift certificates and trips to Europe and the Pacific Rim.
Sunday, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Universal City Hilton, 555 Universal Terrace Parkway, Universal City. (213) 962-8197, Ext. 555. Reservations recommended. $60 in advance; $75 at the door if available.