THE ART OF WINE TASTING, 1 to 4 p.m. May 2, Olympic College Shelton, 937 Alpine Way W., Shelton. An introduction on how to taste and evaluate wines. $29. To register, call 360-432-5400.
FRIDAYS UNCORKED – A BLIND WINE TASTING, 5 to 7:30 p.m. May 15, Bayview School of Cooking, 516 Fourth Ave. W., Olympia. Trust your palate and not the label when you sample varietals under “wrap” at this casual wine tasting. Four to five samples with cheeses for $12. Call 360-754-1448.
FRIDAYS UNCORKED – WINE FOR SALMON LOVERS, 5 and 7:30 p.m. May 29, Bayview School of Cooking, 516 Fourth Ave. W., Olympia. Discover food and pairing options beyond Pinot Noir at this casual wine tasting. Four to five samples with cheeses for $12. Call 360-754-1448.
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WINE TASTINGS AT MADSEN FAMILY CELLARS, noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, 2825 Marvin Road N.E., Olympia. Free. Call 360-438-1286.
WINE TASTINGS AT MEDICINE CREEK WINERY, 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, 947 Old Pacific Highway S.E., Olympia. $5 tasting fee (refundable with purchase). Call 360-701-6284 or go to www.medicinecreekwines.com.
Out of town
“COME WINE WITH ME” – PUYALLUP SPRING 2009 ART & WINE WALK, 1 to 6 p.m. May 16, downtown Puyallup. Featuring 40 biodynamic and organic wines and art in various media with a nature/environment theme or made of found/reclaimed objects. $20. Go to www.puyallupmainstreet.com.