Avondale Wine & Cheese: 813B Savannah Highway, West Ashley. Wine-and-cheese tast- ings 5-7 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays, $5.

Boone Hall Farms: Free weekly wine tasting at Boone Hall Farms Market, 2521 U.S. Highway 17, Mount Pleasant. 856-8154. 5:30-7 p.m. Thursdays.

Bull St. Gourmet: Wine/beer tastings 6-8 p.m. first and third Thursdays. $5. 336-1720.

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

The Coastal Cupboard: 644-J Long Point Road, Mount Pleasant. 856-4321. Sept. 25, tasting of five varietals, 4:30-6 p.m. $5; Sept. 29, Sass Winery tasting with winemaker Jerry Sass, 6:30-8 p.m. $10.

CRAVE Kitchen & Cocktails: 1968 Riviera Drive, Mount Pleasant. 844-1177. Wine and cock- tail 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.

Firefly Distillery: 6775 Bears Bluff Road, Wadmalaw Island. 559-6867. Firefly Vodka and Sea Island Rum tastings Wednesday-Saturday 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Gaslight Art and Wine Gallery: 211 Meeting St., international boutique wine flights Monday-Saturday. www.gaslightartandwine.com or 723-2870.

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. 559-6867, www.charlestonwine.com. Tastings 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. Free wine tours 2 p.m. Saturdays.

O'Hara & Flynn: 225 Meeting St. 534-1916. Esoteric wine tastings daily until 7 p.m. Three for $5.

Samos Taverna: 819 Coleman Blvd., Mount Pleasant. 869-6619. 5-7 p.m. Mondays. $5.

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

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

Total Wine: Ashley River Road. Tastings 4-7 p.m. Fridays; noon-6 p.m. Saturdays.

Wescott Wine & Spirits: 9770 Dorchester Road, Summerville. 873-1933. Tastings 5-7 p.m. Fridays, $1-$5 per person.

Whole foods: Every week until the BB&T Charleston Wine + Food Festival March 3-6, Whole Foods Market will host free wine tastings 5:30-7:30 p.m. Fridays. Each tasting will feature wines from a different guest winemaker of the 2011 festival.

Wine Awhile: 1039 S.C. Highway 41 in the Station 41 Shopping Center, Mount Pleasant. 881-3155 or www.wineawhile.com.

WineStyles: Mount Pleasant Towne Centre, 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.

The Wine Shop: 3 Lockwood Drive, City Marina. Tastings 5-7 p.m. Friday, six wines for $5. This week, New Zealand.

Italian Wine Tasting: High Cotton restaurant is hosting a special tasting of 18 Italian wines with Sara Klein of Kobrand Wine Importers 6-8 p.m. today. Wines available for purchase. The event includes paired hors d'oeuvres. $30. Reservations required; call 724-3815.

Craft Beer Dinner: Ted's Butcherblock, 334 East Bay St., hosts Beer vs. Wine, a compara-tive tasting of beer and wine with a four-course dinner at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Diners will judge the pairing they think stands up the best to each course. $48. Reservations required, call 577-0094.

Wine Dinner: The Glass Onion at 1219 Savannah Highway will host a four-course fall tasting dinner with Oregon winemaker Jerry Sass 6-10 p.m. Tuesday. Dinner is $40; optional wine pairing is $25. See menu at www.ilovetheglassonion.com. Reservations recommended; call 225-1717.

Wine Dinner: Atlanticville Restaurant, 2063 Middle St. on Sullivan's Island, will host Circa 1922 executive chef Kyle McKnight of Wilmington, N.C., as guest chef for a five-course dinner paired with wines at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 29. $65. Call 883-9452 for reservations.

Belgium Beer Dinner: Old Village Post House, 101 Pitt St. in Mount Pleasant, will host a Belgium Beer Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 29. The dinner will feature four Affligem Brewery high-gravity Belgian beers with a four-course menu. $58. Reservations required; call 388-8935. View menu online at www.mavericksouthernkitchens.com.

Wine Strolls: Wine tastings each Wednesday into fall in a garden. $10; reservations not required. Visit www.middletonplace.org or call 556-6020.