Coastal cupboard: Belle Hall Shopping Center, Mount Pleasant. 856-4321. Thursday, Sip & Shop, Summer Porch Wines; free glass of wine for shoppers.

Irvin-House Vineyards: 6775 Bears Bluff Road on Wadmalaw Island. 559-6867, Tastings 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. Free wine tours 2 p.m. Saturdays. Sippin' Saturdays 1-4 p.m. include live music and food vendors weekly. This week, Kristi Starr and Gary Hewitt, Jack's Cosmic Dogs; May 28, Road Agents and Home Team BBQ. Free admission; food and drink extra.

Wine Awhile: 1039 S.C. Highway 41, Suite 200. 881-3155. Daily wine tasting; choose from 24 wines. "Lobsterfest" on Saturday sponsored by Wine Awhile, 3 Italians and a Tomato and the Charleston Animal Society. Call 881-3155 for details or email

The Wine Shop: 3 Lockwood Drive, City Marina. Tastings 5-7 p.m. Friday, six wines for $5. This week, Red wines of Tuscany; May 27, New Zealand White Wines. May 28, free tasting Party on the Porch Anniversary Celebration, 1-5 p.m., includes wine, food and music by Lime & The Coconuts.


In Good Taste: 1901 Ashley River Road. Cabernet Sauvignon class of Wine 102 series, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday $30.

In Good Taste: 1901 Ashley River Road. Wine 101 classes. Four-part series, $80.63 including tax. 6:30-9 p.m. Mondays, June 6, 13, 20 and 27. RSVP by calling 763-5597 or email

Pour it Forward: A wine tasting that benefits charitable groups will be 5-8 p.m. today at the Square Onion, 411 Coleman Blvd. in Mount Pleasant. A $10 donation is requested and includes libations, music, snacks and more. Proceeds this week go to Louie's Kids, a locally based nonprofit that fights childhood obesity.

Wine dinner: Woodlands Inn in Summerville hosts a multicourse wine dinner, The Great Wine Debate: California vs. Oregon, at 6:30 p.m. today. $109. View the menu and de- tails at Call 875-2600 for reservations.

Spanish Wine Dinner: The Old Village Post House, 101 Pitt St. in Mount Pleasant, hosts its "Cena con Amigos," a four-course dinner featuring the foods and wine of Spain, at 6:30 p.m. May 25. See the full menu at $50 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations required; call 388-8935.

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