Wine events for August 27


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

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

A grand tasting with the Olympia symphony: 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 10, 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 to 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 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, 947 Old Pacific Highway S.E., Olympia. $5 tasting fee. Call 360-701-6284 or go to


Olympic cellars saturday evening summer concert series: Handful of Luvin’, Saturday, $5; 255410 Highway 101, Port Angeles, 360-452-0160.

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.