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. Mondays 5-7 p.m., sample five wines and the cheese fondue of the week. $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. 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.

THE WINE SHOP: 3 Lockwood Drive, City Marina. Tastings 5-7 p.m. Friday, six wines for $5. This week, South America.


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.


Beer dinner: Carolina's Restaurant, 10 Exchange St., will host a five-course beer dinner with Rogue Brewery at 7 p.m. today. $55 plus tax and gratuity. 724-3800.

Wine dinner: Ted's Butcherblock, 334 East Bay St., hosts a wine dinner at 7 p.m. Thursday featuring the South American winery, Vina Montes, and Christophe Courteaud of TGIC Importers. $40, reservations required: 577-0094.

Festival tastings: Caviar & Bananas, 51 George St., hosts wine tasting as part of Historic Charleston Foundation's Spring Festival of Houses and Gardens. Tasting follows Anson Street tour at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday. Tour, $45, tasting, $35. Also, the Wine Shop and Circa 1886 join for a wine and food tasting following Rutledge Avenue tour. April 13, 17 at 5:15 p.m. Tickets may be purchased together/separately. Tour, $45, wine tasting, $35. Call 722-3405 or www.historiccharleston.org.

Spring Winefest: Middleton Place will host spring wine tastings 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 1 and 8. $20 per tasting. For reservations, call 556-6020.

Beerfest: Gene's Haufbrau will host Gene's Outdoor Beerfest on April 19. 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 benefiting Pet Helpers.