CONISTON and District International Twinning Association is planning to toast their twin towns of Illiers-Combray, in north central France, and Solto Collina, in Lombardy, Italy, at a wine tasting event to be held in the Institute Reading Room on Thursday October 9, at 7pm. Red and white wines will be tasted from both countries and Colin Cropley from the Porterage Company, Greenodd, will be talking about each wine sampled. Regional cheeses will also be tasted. Tickets are available by calling 015394 41654.