Tastings

AMUSE: 1720 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., West Ashley. Flights 5-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. $5. Call 573-8778. Also, Summer Social with wine door prize, 6:30 p.m. Thursday. WINEDINEWINE club members and ladies free, men $10. RSVP required; e-mail info@WINEDINEWINE.com.

Avondale Wine & Cheese: 813B Savannah Highway, West Ashley. 769-5444. 5-7 p.m., $5.

Carpentier's: 976 Houston Northcutt Blvd. 884-9386. Friday 5-7 p.m.

CRAVE Kitchen & Cocktails: 1968 Riviera Drive, Shops at Seaside Farms, Mount Pleasant. 844-1177. Nightly wine and cocktail specials, 4-7 p.m. Tuesday-Friday.

Crushed Fine Wine: 716 S. Shelmore Blvd., Mount Pleasant. Flight of five wines for $5, 5-7 p.m. Fridays and 1-5 p.m. Saturdays. 856-1156.

IN GOOD TASTE: 1901 Ashley River Road. 5-7 p.m. Friday, 1-3 p.m. Saturday. $1. Call 763-5597.

IRVIN-HOUSE VINEYARDS: 6775 Bears Bluff Road, Wadmalaw Island. 559-6867 or www.charlestonwine.com. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. Free wine tours 2 p.m. Saturdays.

O'HARA & FLYNN: Around-the-world wine tastings, 5-7 p.m. Friday, 3-5 p.m. Saturday at 225 Meeting St.

Social: 188 East Bay St. Nightly wine flights $10-$15. Visit www. socialwinebar.com or call 577-5665.

SOIF: 357 N. Shelmore Blvd., Mount Pleasant. 884-9708. Daily tastings on the Wine Bar Patio; artisan cheeses and charcuterie plates. 5 p.m.-until Tuesday-Saturday. Daily specials.

Ted's Butcherblock: 334 East Bay St. 577-0094. 5-7 p.m. Friday tastings, $5. Boutique wines, paired cheeses and appetizers.

THE WINE SHOP: 3 Lockwood Drive, City Marina, Charleston. Tastings 5-7 p.m. Friday, six wines for $5. This week, cool wines for hot weather; June 27, crisp whites and balanced reds from New Zealand.

Water's Edge Restaurant: 1407 Shrimp Boat Lane, Mount Pleasant. 6-8 p.m. Thursday. 10 selections, $15. 884-4074.

Dinners/events

Craft Beer Dinner: Ted's Butcherblock, 334 East Bay St. 577-0094. Craft beer dinner, 7 p.m. Thursday, features four courses with specialty beers. $30, reservations required.

Tequila Tasting: Relish Downtown, 114 Central Ave., Summerville, 821-7151. Tequila tasting, 6-9 p.m. Tuesday. Includes six premium tequilas and hors d'oeuvres. $30, excluding tax and gratuity. Reservations recommended but not required. Call 821-7151.

Italian Wine Dinner: Pane e Vino, 17 Warren St. 853-5955. Four-course wine dinner with special host Steve Lawrence, owner of Terra Verus Italian Imports, 7 p.m. June 25. $76, plus tax and gratuity. Call for reservations.

Summer Wine Strolls: Summer Wine Strolls at Middleton Place, featuring wine tastings in different garden locations, 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesdays through September. $10.

Classes

WINE & CHEESE CLASS: 7 p.m. June 26 at Ted's Butcherblock, 334 East Bay St. 577-0094. Artisan cheeses from around the world paired with boutique wines. $25; reservations required.

Foodie 101: Tristan restaurant, 55 South Market St., is offering a series of five, one-hour food and wine pairing classes. The series begins July 16 and runs for five consecutive Wednesdays. Hosted by chef Aaron Deal and sommelier Brian Austin, each class will focus on a different dinner course paired with wine. July 16, soup and salad; July 23, appetizers; July 30, entrees; Aug. 6, desserts; and Aug. 13, cheese. Classes are 6-7 p.m. $45 per class; limited to 20 guests. Call 534-2155.