Brian McDonald, head of the delegation of the EU Commission to Korea, is hosting a reception at the Lotte Hotel in Seoul today at noon to celebrate Europe Day.

Starting at 6:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Wine and Women Korea are holding a Wine Focus event at the Novotel Ambassador Gangnam. Among the Dionysian festivities will be a blind wine-tasting for oenophiles to test their knowledge of wine, a wine presentation, a buffet dinner and a drawing at the end of the night. Men are also welcome at this event. Tickets are 35,000 won for members and 45,000 won for non-members. For more information write to, or call (02) 725-0381.