Quick: get yourself over to the Seaport World Trade Center and Seaport Hotel (200 Seaport Boulevard, Boston), where the 22nd annual Anthony Spinazzola Gala Festival of Food and Wine happens on February 9, followed by the 16th annual Boston Wine Expo on February 10 and 11. The Spinazzola Gala features food from more than 130 restaurants and wine from more than 90 international vintners, to benefit culinary-scholarship assistance and hunger relief. The Wine Expo, the largest consumer wine event in the country, features more than 440 wineries pouring more than 1800 wines. Tickets for the Gala are $200; visit spinazzola.org or call 781.344.4413. Wine Expo tickets, which are $85 for a single day or $120 for both days, can be purchased at wineexpoboston.com, or at the door.
: Taste Buds
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