Under Current Bar, Salt Lake’s hottest urban chic cocktail bar, will be hosting two educational seminars this month — Oct. 20 Wine 101 and Oct. 27 Fortified Wines Class — and is starting a new cocktail program on the mezzanine on weekends.

Manager Mike Fayad leads a “Wine 101” class on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 2:30 p.m. He will review wine growing regions, grape varietals, basics of wine marketing and participants will taste six wines paired with charcuterie. Cost to attend is $65. RSVP by calling 801-574-2556 or emailing info@undercurrentbar.com.

Fortified wines (Port, Madeira and Sherry) will be the focus on Saturday Oct. 27 at 2:30 p.m. Led by Under Current Bar’s Assistant Manager Ryan Manning, the afternoon will focus on a wide variety of fortified wines including production, history and tasting notes. The event will feature two classic cocktails and six tastings, paired with bites from Alan Brines’ kitchen at Current Fish & Oyster. Cost to attend is $65. RSVP by calling 801-574-2556 or emailing info@undercurrentbar.com.

Under Current Bar’s new cocktail concept starts the weekend of Oct. 26 & 27 from 9 p.m. until midnight. Offered every Friday and Saturday on the mezzanine, this month’s feature is a Negroni Bar with all variations on the classic.

About Under Current Bar

Inspired by famous cocktail bars in New York and the Pacific Northwest, this new upscale casual downtown neighborhood bar is sure to be on everyone’s list of favorite haunts. Created to perfectly complement Current Fish & Oyster next door, Under Current provides an elevated bar experience with stellar cuisine from Chef Alan Brines’ kitchen, some of the best new craft cocktails, a thoughtful wine program and extremely knowledgeable and mature staff. Both contemporary and comfortable, it’s the perfect place to build relationships, wow your new client or just enjoy friends in an atmosphere pleasantly devoid of blaring music or televisions on every wall. 270 South 300 East, Salt Lake City, Utah. 801-574-2556. www.undercurrentclub.com