Smith-Berry Winery, 855 Drennon Road in New Castle, is releasing a new riesling on Saturday. The winery’s first off-dry riesling will be available for tasting and sales at the August dinner/concert series from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Entertainment provided by Old School Band. Cost is $22.95. The menu includes grilled pork chop sandwiches and marinated chicken breasts. Call (502) 845-7091 or go to Smithberrywinery.com.
■ Acres of Land Winery is releasing two new wines on Saturday: late harvest vignoles and a 2006 cabernet sauvignon. Robert Sharp II is the new executive chef at the winery and will serve fresh fruit and imported cheeses from noon to 4 p.m. The winery is at 2285 Barnes Mill Road in Richmond. Call (859) 328-3000 or go to Acresoflandwinery.com.
■ Chrisman Mill Vineyards, 2385 Chrisman Mill Road, in Nicholasville, is having a Surf or Turf cookout on Saturday. The menu features steak or shrimp, salad and mashed potato bars, and dessert. Cost is $25. Live music provided by Acke & Hale from 7 to 10 p.m. Call (859) 881-5007, Ext. 1. or go to Chrismanmill.com.
■ Jean Farris Winery & Bistro, 6825 Old Richmond Road, now is offering Sunday Supper from noon to 7 p.m. instead of separate brunch and dinner seating times on Sundays. The winery is no longer serving Saturday brunch but will open the wine bar at noon serving wine, cheese, and charcuterie. Call (859) 263-9463 or go to Jeanfarris.com.
■ Chef Ouita Michel is serving a six-course Summer in Madrid wine dinner Saturday at the Holly Hill Inn, 426 North Winter Street in Midway. “We’ll start with vegetarian tapas, three or four small portions, which will include a tortilla with local eggs, and other dishes using the fresh produce coming in from the area farmers, like peppers and tomatoes,” Michel said. The menu includes courses with fresh Gulf seafood and paella. Cost is $50. Optional Spanish wine pairing with dinner is $35. Call (859) 846-4732.
■ Rich Parducci from McNab Ridge Winery in Mendocino County, Calif., will be guest winemaker at WineStyles, 2535 Nicholasville Road, from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Parducci, the great-grandson of John Parducci, will talk about his family’s 70-plus years in the winemaking business. Call (859) 278-9463.