Friday's uncorked: a casual and comparative wine tasting from 5-7:30 p.m., on the deck overlooking Puget Sound at the Bayview School of Cooking, 516 Fourth Ave. W., Olympia. Events: Chill Out With Cool Wine, $12, July 23; Zesty Zinfandels, $12, Aug. 27.
olympic wine merchants: White Rhone, 2-4 p.m. July 25, $9. 101 Capitol Way N., Suite 106, Olympia. 360-786-9463.
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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, 1-5 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.
OUT OF TOWN
Grape regions of the world: Discover old world traditions of France and Italy and meet the new world winemakers of Australia, Chile, California, and Washington, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Centralia Community College, 600 Centralia College Blvd., Centralia. Call 360-736-9391 ext. 427, to register.
The art of wine tasting: Students will learn about the great vineyards of the world, 1-4 p.m. Aug. 7, Centralia Community College, 600 Centralia College Blvd, Centralia. Cost is $29, and students must be 21 or older to participate. Call 360-736-9391 ext. 427, to register.
If your wine shop, restaurant or organization is hosting a wine-tasting event where the general public is welcome, send information — time, date, location, fee, phone number for more information and the highlighted wines — to email@example.com no later than 10 days before the event. Cheers!