A stunning setting atop the Summerland bluffs will play host to this weekend’s 10th Annual Taste of the Vine & Auction. A fundraiser/soirée for the Sansum Diabetes Research Institute (SDRI), the event will feature a selection of delectable food and drink from the Central Coast’s finest wineries, breweries, and restaurants, music by Society Jazz, and a live auction hosted by area media personality John Palminteri as this year’s special-guest auctioneer. Proceeds from tickets ($75-$85) will benefit the SDRI’s medical research efforts to help prevent, treat, and cure diabetes. The tasting runs from 3-7 p.m. on Saturday, August 20, at QAD Inc. (2111 Ortega Hill Rd.). Call 682-7640 x243 for more info.