Belvedere at the InterContinental Grand Stanford hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui has a dinner on Wednesday featuring Cuvaison Winery of the Napa Valley. The six-course dinner includes: vanilla-baked barramundi with parsnips and Asian greens, paired with the winery's Pinot Noir Carneros 2002; miso-infused foie gras with nashi pear, radish and cress salad, served with the Merlot 2000: and spiced baby lamb shank with salsify puree and shaved black truffle, served with the Cabernet Sauvignon 1998. The dinner is $750 plus 10 per cent. Bookings: 2731 2880. And if you can't make the Cuvaison dinner on Wednesday, you still have a chance to try the winery's products at the wine tasting at Morton's of Chicago next Thursday. Guests will taste the Cuvaison Pinot Noir 2002, Chardonnay Carneros 2002, Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2000, and Merlot Carneros 2001. Canapes such as petite filet mignon on soft roll, chicken goujonettes and smoked salmon pinwheels will be served to accompany the wines. The event is $180 plus 10 per cent. Bookings: 2732 2343. John and Jennifer Joslin, owners of Mud House Winery in Marlborough, New Zealand, will host a dinner next Thursday at the Repulse Bay. The five-course dinner has a starter of white asparagus and crabmeat salad, served with the Mud House Sauvignon Blanc 2004, a main course of lamb medallions in sage crust, served with the winery's Pinot Noir Vineyard Selection 2002, and dessert of dark chocolate and macadamia nut timbale, paired with the Late Harvest Riesling 2003. The dinner is $548 plus 10 per cent. Bookings: 2292 2822. If you're interested in learning more about different cuisines of the world, check out the programme by the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Students at the three-day course (every Saturday from May 14-28) will learn how to cook foods from South Africa, the Caribbean, South America, the Pacific and Indonesia. The course is limited to 26. The price of $2,200 includes uniforms, tools, ingredients and recipes. Bookings: Dorothy Yim, 2766 4766 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org . If you're an oyster-lover, head over to the restaurants under the Cafe Deco Group, which are featuring Australian Smoky Bay, Franklin Harbour and Streaky Bay oysters for only $10 each throughout May. The restaurants are also offering a special deal on a glass of Grant Burge Barossa Vines Semillon/Sauvignon Blanc 2004 plus six oysters for only $88. The oysters are available at Cafe Deco on the Peak (tel: 2849 5111), One Bar in Exchange Square (tel: 2522 2246), the Peak Cafe Bar in SoHo (tel: 2140 6877) and byte in Cyberport (tel: 2989 6011).