1.The Four Seasons
Recent Sideways converts and lifelong Pinotphiles alike can decide whether the fourteen assembled bottlings qualify as the “World’s Best Pinot Noirs.” Representatives from Benziger Family Winery and Maison Louis Jadot will be on hand to make their case
June 10; 99 E. 52nd St., nr. Park Ave.; 212-754-9494; $225.
2.Cocktails in New York
Anthony Giglio, author of Cocktails in New York, and Audrey Saunders, barmistress extraordinaire and partner in the soon-to-open Pegu Club, regale their audience with a potent brew of history and home-bartending tips
June 14; French Institute Alliance Française; 646-388-6669; $55).