Olympic wine merchant: Free wine tastings every Friday, 5-7 p.m.; Bordeaux, 2-4 p.m. Sunday, $9. 101 Capitol Way N., Suite 106, Olympia. Call 360-786-9463.
fridays uncorked: Enjoy the comparative wine tastings series 5-7:30 p.m. Nov. 5 and 19, Bayview School of Cooking, 516 Fourth Ave. W., Olympia. Cost is $12. No reservations are required, and drop-ins are welcome. Call 360-754-1448.
the art of wine tasting: Learn about the great vineyards of the world. Students will taste six different wines. Wine seminar book is included. Students must be 21. Class is 1-4 p.m. Nov. 13, Olympic College Shelton, 937 W. Alpine Way, Shelton. Cost is $29. Call 360-432-5400 to register.
Wine tasting 101 with classic winemakers: This free class will help you pay attention to the ways that wine affects all of your senses. Class is 7:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 17 at Olympia Timberland Library, 313 Eighth Ave., Olympia. Call 360-352-0595.
The art of wine tasting: Students will learn about the great vineyards of the world. Attendees must be 21. This class is offered through Centralia College’s Continuing Education Program. 1-4 p.m. Nov. 20 and Feb. 19. Call 360-736-9391, ext. 427, to register with a credit card.
Chocolate for wine lovers: Wine and chocolate pairing course includes a tasting. Class is offered through Centralia College’s Continuing Education Program. 1-4 p.m. Jan. 29. Cost is $29. Attendees must be 21 or older. Call 360-736-9391, ext. 427, to register with a credit card.
mccrea cellars: Wine tasting bar, 1 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays, New Caldonia Building, 116 Fifth Ave. 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 — time, date, location, fee, phone number for more information and the highlighted wines — to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 10 days before the event. Cheers!