Wining and dining Puerto Rico-style July 19, 2001 Share 1 -- SAN JUAN -- Wine afficionados and culinary mavens are invited to wine and dine Puerto Rico-style at the 11th annual Celebration of Vintage Hospitality Nov. 9 to 18. Visitors can select specific events to attend during the celebration.Ticket prices are commissionable at 12%.Wyndham El San Juan Hotel & Casino is offering special rates during the event. Rates at El San Juan start at $164 per room, per night, double, plus tax.A sampling of culinary evenings includes:Oriental Group Wine and Food Festival in historic Cuartel de Ballaja, a former garrison for Spanish troops during colonial times.This event launches Puerto Rico's Christmas season and features live entertainment by the island's Pops Orchestra along with its top chefs, restaurants and coffee and rum producers; Date: Nov. 10. Fee: $50.Grand Tasting, in which a panel of experts taste, critique and comment on a collection of wines; Date: Nov. 15. Fee: $200.All-Star Chefs' five-course, black-tie dinner and auction in the Grand Hall of the Puerto Rico Museum of Art; Date: Nov. 17. Fee: $250.For a schedule of events, call (787) 782-4343.