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March 9, 2009

Fearne Cotton, Cheryl Cole and Chris Moyles may be grabbing all the headlines as they attempt to climb Kilimanjaro but you don’t need to risk altitude sickness to support Red Nose Day.

The official Red Nose Day is on Friday 13 March but you can make a start on your own red nose at the Comic Relief Wine Tasting which is being held at the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh on Tuesday 10 March.

Master of wine Rose Murray Brown will be leading the proceedings and, with thirty different supermarkets, high street retailers and independent merchants offering their wines for sample, the evening should be a hoot.

The event runs 7-9pm. Tickets cost £15 and are available from

While on the subject of wine, 5pm has teamed up with the wine website Naked Wine to offer £25 discount vouchers on 12 bottle cases costing £64.99 or more. All you need to do to take advantage of their offer is visit and enter the code ‘5pm’ and password ‘grapes’.