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Cowboy Ciao Tuesday, January 21

The next installment of Cowboy Ciao's Sommelier Showdown will mean the "Polka Kings" will go head-to-head in a battle of the bottles. And the event also will bring one of Scottsdale's best-known chefs to the kitchen: Petite Maison's James Porter. On Tuesday, Peter Kasperski of Cowboy Ciao and Chris Kemspski, John Galasieski, Bill Williams-ki (all of whom are from Southern Wine & Spirits) will join forces with "honorary Polka King, Chef James Porter" to offer seven courses, four cocktails, 14 wine samplings, and one memorable experience. The event costs $65 a person. Call 480-946-3111 for a reservation.