Wine dinners at Ya Ya’s

Ya Ya’s Eurobistro, the fine dining restaurant at 8115 E. 21st St., will be the site to a couple of fancy, libations-based dinners over the next two weeks.

The Wichita chapter of the American Institute of Wine and Food is putting on a Van Duzer Vineyards wine dinner at 7 p.m. Thursday at Ya Ya’s. It’ll feature five courses paired six wines from the vineyard, an Oregon winery known for its Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris. Admission is $55 for AIWF members and $65 for non-members. Call 316-682-5502 for reservations, which are due by noon on Monday.

Ya Ya’s also is putting on a $95-a-person champagne dinner on Feb. 13 that will include a five-course meal, each course paired with champagne. The entree is pan-roasted duck breast with smoked gouda polenta. Call 316-634-1000 soon for reservations since it’s Valentine’s Day eve and all.