Tastings

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

ARLAANA RESTAURANT: 259 Seven Farms Drive, Daniel Island. 471-2400. "Wines on the Patio." 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays. $20.

AVONDALE WINE & CHEESE: 813B Savannah Highway, West Ashley. 769-5444. Tastings 5-7 p.m., $5.

CARPENTIER'S: 976 Houston Northcutt Blvd. 884-9386. Friday tastings 5-7 p.m.

GRAZI'S: 15 Resolute Lane, I'On Square, Mount Pleasant. Friday tastings 5:30-7:30 p.m. $5. 216-2087 or grazisshoesandwine.com.

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

IRVIN-HOUSE VINEYARDS: 6775 Bears Bluff Road, Wadmalaw Island. 559-6867 or charlestonwine.com. Tastings of vineyard's five labels. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. Free wine tours at 2 p.m. Saturdays.

J. BISTRO: 819 Coleman Blvd., Mount Pleasant. Tastings of four varietals, finger foods, 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesdays. $10. Next: Italy.

O'HARA & FLYNN: Around the world wine tastings, 5-7 p.m. Fridays and 3-5 p.m. Saturdays at 160 East Bay St., Charleston.

Also, St. Supéry tasting, 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday. $15.

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

TED'S BUTCHERBLOCK: 334 East Bay St. 5-7 p.m. Friday tastings $1. 577-0094.

WATER'S EDGE RESTAURANT: 1407 Shrimp Boat Lane, Mount Pleasant. Thursday tastings 6-8 p.m. 10 selections, $15. 884-4074.

THE WINE SHOP: 3 Lockwood Drive, City Marina, Charleston. Friday tastings 5-7 p.m., six wines for $5. This week, Wines of Sicily; Oct. 26, wines of Tuscany; Nov. 2, wines of the Pacific Northwest.

Dinners/Events

VERTICAL WINE DINNER: Carolina's, 10 Exchange St., will host a six-course vertical wine dinner with Silver Oak Winery at 7 p.m. Nov. 1. $160, inclusive. Call 724-3800.

"LOWCOUNTRY OKTOBERFEST" BEER DINNER: Old Village Post House, 101 Pitt St., Mount Pleasant, hosts a four-course dinner with beer pairings at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 24. Beers are all domestic, handcrafted, high-gravity microbrews. $68, including tax and gratuity. Reservations required; call 388-8935.

OCEANSIDE WINE DINNER: 6 p.m. Oct. 25 at Jasmine Porch restaurant at The Sanctuary, Kiawah Island. Oceanside tasting and four-course dinner with wines from Far Niente, one of California's oldest wine estates. $130, excluding tax and gratuity. Call 768-6253 for reservations.

WINE & ART PARTY: Monthly wine and food pairing club meets West of the Ashley and showcases a local artist, 7-9 p.m. Friday at Avondale Wine & Cheese, 813 B Savannah Highway. $15 for members, $20 for others.