Nothing says the holidays like a fine glass of vino. While LA's version of winter still calls for tees and flip flops, there's nothing like cozying up to a flight of fine wines. This November, Santa Monica's laid-back, stylish food and drink spot, Esters Wine Shop & Bar, is playing host to a series of wine tastings for all you oenophiles. Join the team of aficionados this Sunday, November 13, to taste a series of perfect pairings for your Thanksgiving feast ($25 per person; 3-6pm) or on Sunday, November 20, for a palatable guide through Esters' more rare and older wines ($25 per person; 3-6pm). Check out Esters' online calendar for a list of this month's tastings. After all, it is gifitng season.