Caffè Umbra will be hosting themed wine tastings to welcome the new year. Mark Thomas Gavigan of Boston Wines will be playing the role of tour guide for guests who are interested in learning about wines from Veneto (Wednesday, January 21st), Rhone (Wednesday, January 28th), Spain (Wednesday, February 4th) and dessert wines (Wednesday, February 11th). For his part, sous chef Adam Halberg will be providing tasty little morsels designed to complement the wines. Tastings will take place from 5:00-7:00pm and cost $15 per person. Call 617.867.0707 for more information and to make reservations.