Some of New Zealand's best food and wine will be highlighted Friday when the Vision Fund of America hosts its first West Coast gourmet evening, "A Taste of New Zealand." The event, which benefits the Lighthouse, includes a silent auction and raffle, an hors d'oeuvres buffet and some of the best vintages of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon from Corbans, Te Kairanga, Matua Valley, Martinborough and Kemblefield Estate wineries.
6 p.m. the Commissary, 20th Century Fox Studios, 10201 West Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 449-3572. $50.