On March 15, Alliance for Independence will present the Wine Festival of Central Florida on Lake Mirror Promenade in Lakeland. There will be more than 100 wines, spirits and microbrews and samplings from chefs and restaurants. Tickets are $50 in advance and can be purchased at www.winefestivalofcentralflorida.com or at the AFI Administrative Offices. Tickets purchased at the event will be $50. Call 665-3846, Ext. 222.