Tastings

AMUSE: 1720 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., West Ashley. Flights 5-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. $5. 573-8778.

Avondale Wine & Cheese: 813B Savannah Highway, West Ashley. 5-7 p.m. Mondays, sample five wines and the cheese fondue of the week. $5.

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

Cherie's: 1005 Tanner Ford, Hanahan. 797-2441. Wine classes featuring 6 wines, bread, cheese and food samples, 6-7:30 p.m. April 21, May 5 and May 19. $12 in advance, $18 at door.

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

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

IN GOOD TASTE: 1901 Ashley River Road. 5-7 p.m. Friday; 2-4 p.m. Saturday. $1. 763-5597.

IRVIN-HOUSE VINEYARDS: 6775 Bears Bluff Road, Wadmalaw Island. 559-6867, 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. 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.

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

Total Wine: Crossroads Plaza, Ashley River Road. Tastings 4-7 p.m. Fridays and noon-6 p.m. Saturdays.

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

WineStyles: Mount Pleasant Towne Centre, 1628 Palmetto Grande Drive, 388-8233. Thursday tastings 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Friday flights 4-8 p.m.; Saturday tastings 2-7 p.m. Free for Wine Club members, $5 nonmembers.

Classes

WineStyles Wine and Gifts: Mount Pleasant Towne Centre, 1628 Palmetto Grande Drive, 388-8233. Wine 101 offered Wednesday evenings and Saturdays; prices range $10-$45. For course schedules and registration: www.winestyles.net/mtpleasant.

IN GOOD TASTE: 1901 Ashley River Road. 763-5597. Wine 101: four-part series, $80.63 plus tax per person. 6:30-9 p.m. May 4, 11, 18, 25.

Dinners/Events

Beerfest: Gene's Haufbrau will host Gene's Outdoor Beerfest on Sunday. Gates open at noon at 817 Savannah Highway in West Ashley. A variety of beers, a Lowcountry boil and barbecue, and live music until 7 p.m. $5 with a portion of proceeds benefitting Pet Helpers.

Wine dinner: Woodlands Resort & Inn hosts a "Passport to South America" Tuesday as its monthly Wines of the World tasting and pairing dinner. Tasting begins 6:30 p.m., followed by a four-course dinner at 7:30. $88, excluding tax and gratuity. Reservations required; call 308-2115.

CRAFT BEER DINNER: Ted's Butcherblock, 334 East Bay St. 577-0094. "Gluttonous Craft Beer Dinner" 7-9 p.m. April 23. $30.

Wine tasting: Join Stephen Bates from British Wine Merchant for a wine tasting and learn about the Watermark neighborhood, 4-7 p.m. April 23 at 1280 Appling Drive, Mount Pleasant. Call 933-0423.