The Castilla-La Mancha region of Spain produces more than fictional heroes who bravely battle windmills. It also produces delectable wines that you sample at this seminar and tasting at the Villa by Barton G. 1116 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach; castillalamanchamiami.eventbrite.com.
Brickell’s newest hot spot, The Hoxton, hosts its grand opening with Moet Ice cocktails, Beck’s Sapphire Beer, passed hors d’oeuvres and live music by Cat Shell. 1111 SW First Ave., Miami; More info at email@example.com.
For some low profile, high fun pre-weekend lounging, head to The Vagabond for the new Thursday night party “Bounce” with Juan Basshead and Sean Ashworth spinning the best in dub step, breaks and freestyle. Ladies get free drinks until midnight and complimentary admission. 30 NE 14th St., Miami; 305-379-0508.