Tastings

AMUSE: 1720 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., West Ashley. 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. 5-7 p.m., $5.

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

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

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

IRVIN-HOUSE VINEYARDS: 6775 Bears Bluff Road, Wadmalaw Island. 559-6867 or 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. Fridays and 3-5 p.m. Saturdays at 160 East Bay St.

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. Special tastings of wines for holiday entertaining paired with gourmet food 5-7 p.m. Friday and Dec. 14, $10. Monthly craft beer dinner features five wintry beers with five courses, 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, $25. Reservations required, 577-0094.

THE TRUSTED PALATE: 563 King St. Guess the wine every Tuesday and Wednesday 6 p.m. Free. Call 810-0088.

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

Dinners/events

HOLIDAY WINE TASTING: The South Carolina World Trade Center will host a wine tasting and dinner Dec. 12 at the Francis Marion Hotel. The complimentary wine tasting will be 5-7 p.m. RSVP to christina@scwtc.org or 852-9880. After the wine tasting, members of the S.C. World Trade Center may get a three-course meal and glass of wine for $45, plus tax and gratuity, at the hotel's Swamp Fox restaurant. Contact SwampFox@thefrancismarion.com or 724-8888 for reservations.