Hi-Ho, and away they go.

Lovers of the syrah, grenache and mourvedre varietals will converge on Fort Mason?s Festival Pavilion at 2 p.m. March 22 for the 12th annual Rhone Rangers Grand Tasting. More than 125 wineries will pour an array of 1,000 wines while purveyors offer tastes of artisan cheese, bread, charcuterie and fruit.

Proceeds from the silent auction will benefit Meals on Wheels of San Francisco. Tickets are $65, available at rhonerangers.org or 1-800-213-6406. Buchanan and Marina streets, San Francisco.

? Diane Peterson

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