Wine events for December 17


Scatter Creek Winery: tasting, noon-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3442 180th Ave. S.W., Tenino. 360-273-8793.

olympic wine merchant: Free wine tastings every Friday, 5-7 p.m.; Stocking Stuffers, 2-4 p.m. Sunday; Bubbles, 2-4 p.m. Dec. 26. 101 Capitol Way N., Suite 106, Olympia. 360-786-9463.

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 to participate. 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 traditional beef Wellington. Reservations are required. Cost is $35 per person. Reservations and prepayment can be made by calling Westport Winery, 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.

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.

If your wine shop, restaurant or organization is hosting a wine-tasting event where the general public is welcome, send information to tmcgee@the olympian.com no later than 10 days before the event.