A new development release of Wine, version 1.7.51 is available for download now. This release brings us many improvements like support for the Universal C Runtime DLL (Universal CRT).
Another improvement is the support for XAudio2 (low-level Microsoft audio API). XAudio2 is the succesor of the DirectSound API.
- XAudio2 implementation using OpenAL Soft.
- Support for the new Universal C Runtime DLL.
- Dropdown menu support in the standard Open Dialog.
- Grayscale rendering mode in DirectWrite.
- Various bug fixes.
Head over here for the announcement & download link(s).