Wine your way through this week with these 5 food events

From chocolate to cheese, find your ideal pairing
Wine your way through this week with these 5 food events
The Icon will host a Tour de Spain Wine Dinner this Wednesday. 

Wednesday, Feb. 21
Go on a Spanish adventure without leaving Madison at the Icon’s Tour de Spain Wine Dinner. Executive Chef Omar Falcon will prepare a five-course meal to pair with a selection of wines from Spain. A guide will help you understand each of the five wines paired with your meal, which starts with a meat and cheese charcuterie plate and ends with a chocolate mousse. $60 per person (plus tax and gratuity), cocktails at 6 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m., click here for more info

Thursday, Feb. 22
Stop by the Barriques on Park Street this Thursday for its Wine Tasting featuring wines from Pyrenees to Galicia. Celebrate reaching the weekend a day early with this event, which will excite your palate with its range of options. $12 per person, 5-7 p.m., click here for more info

Friday, Feb. 23
Table Wine wants to take your taste buds south of the hemisphere with its event titled Go South. With wines from Australia, Chile and South Africa, this event will comfort you in Wisconsin’s harsh winter but also make you long for warmer weather. While we are reaching the end of winter, the Southern Hemisphere is approaching the end of its summer, so experience a different kind of February this Friday. $12 per person, start your tasting at any time from 5-7 p.m., click here for more info

Fisher King Winery is hosting an event called Winter Indulgence in Verona featuring several of the west side’s delicious food purveyors. You’ll have your pick of wine, spirits or beer samples along with food from the winery, Sugar River Pizza Co., 4 Sisters Tapas restaurant and La Taguara. Prizes and music from Katie Scullin will also liven up this Friday night event. $32.04 with fees, 4:30-8:30 p.m., click here for more info

Monday, Feb. 26
What’s better than a glass of wine? Pairing it with cheese, chocolate and a good cause makes it even better, in our opinion. Madison Eats Food Tours and Capital City Food Tours invite you to attend their Spread the Love – Chocolate, Cheese, and Wine Pairing at Square Wine Co. Learn how to best pair chocolates and cheeses with a variety of wines while 10 percent of ticket sales are donated to Second Harvest Food Bank. Sweets will come from local businesses including Batch Bakehouse and Madison Chocolate Co., while cheeses will come from Brennan’s Cellars, Roth Cheese and Hook’s Cheese Co. Each tasting will include only 16 people to insure a personal experience. $49 per person, first tasting starts at 6 p.m., second tasting starts at 7:30 p.m. (each will last about an hour), click here for more info