Wine for distinguished ladies and gentlemen: Some new wines will have you toasting Lady Cora Crawley as you watch “Downton Abbey.” In addition to its Bordeaux Claret and Blanc, Downton Abbey Wines recently released a Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay for its new Countess of Grantham Collection. Bottles are $14.99 each and sold at downtonabbeywine.com and select grocery stores.
Four-course feast at Olive Garden: Get your grub on with Olive Garden’s Four Course Festa Italiana. Meals start at $12.99 and include breadsticks and unlimited soup or salad. Diners pick Chicken Meatballs, Crispy Risotto Bites or Roasted Garlic Hummus as their appetizer; and one of six entrees, including Asiago Tortelloni with Meat Sauce and Spaghetti with Five Cheese Marinara. For dessert, several flavors of dolcinis are available.
A new Zoës Kitchen in town: Zoës Kitchen has added another Charlotte location, this one at 1823 E. Arbors Drive, Suite 320. To celebrate its Jan. 29 grand opening, the Mediterranean restaurant is giving away 500 meals and a year of free meals to one lucky customer. Enter the contest through Jan. 29 at www.facebook.com/ZoesKitchen. Salads, chicken kabobs, chicken rollups and hummus are a few of the items on Zoës’ menu.