Chocolate for wine lovers: Wine and chocolate pairing course includes a wine and chocolate tasting. Class is offered through Centralia College's continuing education program, 1-4 p.m. Jan. 29. Cost is $29. Attendees must be 21. Call 360-736-9391, ext. 427, to register.
westport winery: Valentine’s Day dinners, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 13-14. Entrees are baked Cornish game hen or beef Wellington. Reservations are required and a choice of entree will be required at the time of the reservation. Cost is $35 per person. Reservations can be made by calling 360-648-2224. Westport Winery, 1 South Arbor Road, Aberdeen. mccrea cellars: Olympia Wine Tasting Bar, featuring McCrea Cellars and Salida Wines, 1 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays, New Caldonia Building, 116 Fifth Ave. S.E., Olympia. Tasting fee waived with purchase of bottle. Call 360-359-4288.
olympic wine merchant: Free wine tastings every Friday, 5-7 p.m., 101 Capitol Way N., Suite 106, Olympia. 360-786-9463.
WINE TASTINGS AT MADSEN FAMILY CELLARS: Noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, 2825 Marvin Road N.E., Olympia. Call 360-438-1286, or go to www.madsenfamilycellars.com.
WINE TASTINGS AT MEDICINE CREEK WINERY: 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, 947 Old Pacific Highway S.E., Olympia. $5 tasting fee. Call 360-701-6284 or go to www.medicinecreekwines.com. fourth annual grays harbor wine & seafood festival: Wine tasting, wine sales, food booths, gift and merchandise booths and live entertainment, noon-9 p.m. Jan. 22, Grays Harbor Fair & Event Center Pavilion, 32 Elma-McCleary Road, Elma. Tickets are $5 in advance, or $8 at the door, and are available at Les Schwab Tire Centers in Grays Harbor and West Olympia, or from any Elma Chamber of Commerce Board member. Attendees must be 21 or older.
If your wine shop, restaurant or organization is hosting a wine-tasting event where the public is welcome, send time, date, location, fee, phone number for more information and the highlighted wines to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 10 days before the event.