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Wine events for March 11

LOCAL

WINE- AND BEER-TASTING GALA: Capital High School Booster Club will sponsor a fundraising tasting from 6-9 p.m. March 12 in the South Puget Sound Community College Student Union building, 2011 Mottman Road S.W., Olympia. $40 per person or $75 for couples. 360-866-0978.

CHOCOLATE FOR WINE LOVERS: This pairing includes a wine and chocolate tasting, Tips on selecting the current wine and chocolate pairings that include tasting techniques, red and white selections, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, April 9, Centralia College, 600 Centralia College Blvd., Centralia. Cost is $29.

ONGOING

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. 360-359-4288.

OLYMPIC WINE MERCHANT Free wine tastings 5-7 p.m. Fridays, 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. 360-438-1286, www.madsenfamilycellars  . com.

WINE TASTINGS AT MEDICINE CREEK WINERY 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, 947 Old Pacifi c Highway S.E., Olympia. $5 tasting fee. 360-701-6284, www. medicinecreekwines.com .

Send information — time, date, location, fee, phone number for more details and highlighted wines — to tmcgee@theolympian.com  .

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