South Bay and San Francisco Food and Wine Events: Jan. 4-27

Source: Mercury News

Wine and beer tastings: Sample local wines and brews. Must be 21 years or older to taste. 4-6 p.m. Fridays. New Leaf Community Markets, 150 San Mateo Road, Half Moon Bay. Free. 650-726-3110, ext. 101, www.newleaf.com.

Bay Area Brew Festival: Sample beer from more than 60 local, domestic and international beer companies, nosh street food from gourmet food trucks and enjoy an afternoon at San Francisco's Fort Mason at the third annual Brew Fest. 3-6 p.m. Jan. 5. Tickets are $40, including unlimited beer; $50 for VIP admission at 2 p.m.; and $10 for designated drivers. Food available for purchase. www.bayareabrewfestival.com.

. . .

To find out more visit Mercury News.

Read more on

Suggested Articles

Who you allow to be on your team reflects your standards. It's crucial that you implement an effective hiring system.

Personalized guest experiences are an increasingly crucial element for any bar, nightclub, restaurant or hotel's success.

As Fred Minnick said recently, the bar world is a leader in driving diversity, but we still have a long way to go.