Beer Tastings, Alice Waters and Other Madison Food Events This Week

Beer Tastings, Alice Waters and Other Madison Food Events This Week
Brewery Ommegang will be taking over the taplines at Craftsman Table & Tap in Middleton on Wednesday.

Monday, March 24: Sip some vino accompanied by a four-course meal at 43 North with a Old World Wines in a New World Style wine dinner. $40,

Tuesday, March 25: Head to L’Etoile for its newest wine dinner celebrating Wisconsin Winemakers. A four-course dinner will be paired with five wines made in-state. Call 251-0500 for reservations. $125, 6:30 p.m.,

Wednesday, March 26: Brewery Ommegang (out of Cooperstown, New York) is taking over the taplines at Craftsman Table & Tap. One of the five Ommegang beers on tap will be Take the Black, inspired by HBO’s fan-favorite (and Vanity Fair cover subject!) Games of Thrones series. Free admission, 4 p.m., craftsmantableandtap.comBluephies is hosting a Tapas & Vodka four-course dinner. Enter the raffle for a chance to win fifteen free vodka cocktails for future use. Tickets available online. $35, 5:30 p.m., Enjoy a four-course beer dinner at Restaurant Muramoto with Karben4 brews. Call 259-1040 for reservations. $45, 6 p.m., Roast Public House is serving a four-course beer dinner with Dogfish Head beer. Email or call the restaurant at 260-0088 for more information. 6 p.m., Merchant is opening up its beer taps to 3 Floyds brewery (out of Munster, Indiana). It’s a hop-heavy lineup, with five rare IPAs, double IPAs, pale ales, etc. to celebrate the coming of spring. 4 p.m.,

Thursday, March 27: Food pioneer Alice Waters will be in Madison for a talk at Union South as part of UW’s Humanities Without Boundaries lecture series. Free admission, 7:30 p.m., humanities.wisc.eduWatch the Badgers take on the Baylor Bears in the NCAA tournament at 6:47 p.m. Check out our to find a place to watch the game.

Friday, March 28: Take a thirty-minute tour of Capital Brewery followed by a chocolate and beer pairing with Paul’s Chocolates out of Sauk Prairie. $12, 6 p.m.,