Friday, May 17, 6–9 p.m.
532 Columbus Ave.
Enjoy a festive night discovering nine “Hidden Gems” in handcrafted, limited-production California wines from six family-owned wineries. Meet the winemakers and compare your wine scoring talents to those of an expert panel of wine connoisseurs. Listen to live jazz by the popular Vince Lateano trio, and dine on an array of thoughtfully paired artisanal farinata and pizza. Proceeds benefit North Beach Citizens, a nonprofit with a proven model for helping San Francisco’s homeless and low-income citizens find and stay in housing, and rebuild their lives. $100, 415-772-0918, northbeachcitizens.org/events.