Clark County wine

By Susan Abe, Columbian staff writer

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Clark County wine

Bader Winery: Free tastings noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. 711 Grand Blvd., Vancouver. * 360-750-1551 or baderwinery.com.

Bethany Vineyard & Winery: Free tastings 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. 4115 N.E. 259th St., Ridgefield. * 360-887-3525, bethanyvineyards.com.

Gougér Cellars Winery: Free tastings 2 to 8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. 1812 Washington St., Vancouver. * 360-909-4707.

Columbia Willamette Enological Society: Wine education from noted speakers and regional wineries with tastings and hors d’oeuvres to match, 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month. Red Cross Building, 605 Barnes Road, Vancouver. * columbiawillamettewine.org.

Confluence Vineyard & Winery: Tastings noon to 6 p.m. every Saturday and by appointment, 19111 N.W. 67th Ave., Ridgefield. * 360-887-2343 or confluencewinery.net.

East Fork Cellars Winery: Free tastings Tuesday through Sunday. Opens at 11 a.m.; closing times vary. Live music: Bluegrass Jam from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday nights, Rock on the Dock from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday nights. 24415 N.E. 10th Ave., Suite 104, Ridgefield. * 360-727-3055, eastforkcellars.com.

English Estate Winery: Free tastings noon to 6 p.m. Fridays through Sundays or by appointment, 17806 S.E. First St., Vancouver. * 360-772-5141 or englishestatewinery.com.

Rusty Grape Vineyard: Free tastings and tours every weekend. Open noon to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. 16712 N.E. 219th St., Battle Ground. * 360-513-9338, rustygrape.com.

Three Brothers Vineyard & Winery: Free tastings, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays. 2411 N.E. 244th St., Ridgefield. * 360-887-2085 or threebrotherswinery.com.

Classes and events

Class Cooking & Catering: Presented by Kim Mahan, reservations required. * Register at 360-600-8006 or www.class-cooking.com. n Pasta Making, $50, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 13. n Greek Meze, $50, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 19.

Cooking Class with Le Sous Chef: By Chef Muffin Bastiste. 3516 S.E. 173rd Court, Vancouver. * 360-253-6248 or lesouschef.com. n Advanced Fish Menu, $80, 6:30 to 10 p.m. Nov. 10. n French Menu & Wine, $125, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 13. n My First Thanksgiving, $65, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 14. n Braising and Stewing, $75, 6:30 to 10 p.m. Nov. 17. n A Taste of Spain, $65, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 21. n Weeknight Dinners, $75, 6:30 to 10 p.m. Nov. 23.

Clark College Cooking & Wine School: Clark College at Columbia Tech Center, Room 153, 18700 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd. * Register at 360-992-2939 or www.clark.edu/mycce. n 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 12 and 19, Wine and Cheese Pairings, $85. n 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 14, Thanksgiving Pies, $85. n 6:30 to 9 p.m. Dec. 3, Spanish Tapas, $85.

Clark County Goat Association: Cheese-making class featuring Jack cheese, includes handouts, cheese sampling and a light lunch. Cheese making supplies will be available for purchase. 11 a.m. Nov. 21, $15. CASEE Building B, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. * Registration recommended, 360-687-3259.

Vegetarian Thanksgiving: 6 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 18. David Gabbe, vegetarian author, lectures and demonstrates that preparing an old-fashioned, home-cooked, pure vegetarian Thanksgiving dinner is easier and less expensive than you’d think. Class is offered through Vancouver Parks & Recreation at Firstenburg Community Center, 700 N.E. 136th Ave., Vancouver. $34. * Pre-registration, 360-487-7001.

WSU Extension food safety hot line, 360-397-6060, ext. 5366, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Leave name, phone number and questions. Master food preserver volunteers will return the call within 24 hours.

Send calendar information to food@columbian.com.