Wine events for August 20

Olympic wine merchant: Free Fridays, 5-7 p.m. every Friday; "Best Buys," 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 22, $7:50; "End of Summer," 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 29, $7.50. 101 Capitol Way N., Suite 106, Olympia. 360-786-9463.

Scatter Creek Winery Wine Tasting: Noon-6 p.m. Aug. 21. Great appetizers, no fees. 3442 180th Ave. S.W., Tenino. 360-273-8793.

friday’s uncorked: a casual and comparative tasting of Zinfandels from 5-7:30 p.m. Aug. 27 on the deck at the Bayview School of Cooking, 516 Fourth Ave. W., Olympia. $12.

A grand tasting with the Olympia symphony: 5:30-7 p.m., Indian Summer Golf and Country Club, 5900 Troon Lane S.E., Olympia. Cost is $50 presale, and $60 at the door. 360-753-0074.

WINE TASTINGS AT MADSEN FAMILY CELLARS: Noon-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, 2825 Marvin Road N.E., Olympia. Call 360-438-1286, or go to

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.

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