Clark County wine
Bader Winery: Free tastings noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 711 Grand Blvd., Vancouver. 360-750-1551 or http://www.baderwinery.com.
Battle Ground Produce: Free tastings 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays. 915 E. Main St., Battle Ground. 360-687-1718.
Bethany Vineyard & Winery: Free tastings 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 4115 N.E. 259th St., Ridgefield. 360-887-3525.
Confluence Vineyard & Winery: Tastings, noon to 6 p.m. Saturdays or by appointment. 19111 N.W. 67th Ave., Ridgefield. 866-717-1304 or http://www.confluencewinery.net.
East Fork Cellars Winery: Free tastings Tuesday through Sunday. Hours vary by event. Music events several nights each week. Music starts at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 7 p.m. Fridays. 24415 N.E. 10th Ave., Suite 104, Ridgefield. 360-727-3055 or http://www.eastforkcellars.com.
English Estate Winery: Free tastings, noon to 6 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays or by appointment. 17806 S.E. First St., Vancouver. 360-772-5141 or http://www.englishestatewinery.com.
Rusty Grape Vineyard: Free tastings at noon Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Live music from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays and 7 p.m. Saturdays. 16712 N.E. 219th St., Battle Ground. 360-513-9338 or http://www.rustygrape.com. Movies on the lawn Fridays at dusk, weather permitting:
o July 16, “Sound of Music.”
o July 23, “Saturday Night Fever.”
o July 30, “Airplane.”
Three Brothers Vineyard & Winery: Free tastings from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 2411 N.E. 244th St., Ridgefield. 360-887-2085 or http://www.threebrotherswinery.com.
Classes and events
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 calls within 24 hours.
Cooking class with Le Sous Chef: Presented by Muffin Bastiste. 3516 S.E. 173rd Court, Vancouver. Schedule at http://www.lesouschef.com or 360-253-6248.
Class — cooking & catering: Presented by Kim Mahan. Reservations required. 360-600-8006 or http://www.class-cooking.com for upcoming topics and menus .
o Summer salad and sandwich meals. $55, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 21.
Stocking the Pantry – Food Preservation 101: Sign up for one or all classes, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, CASEE, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. $20 each. Register, 360-397-6060. Information, http://clark.wsu.edu.
o July 22, jams and jellies (with sugar and sugar-free).
o July 29, safe food dehydration and freezing.
o Aug. 5, pickling and fermentation.
o Aug. 12, tomatoes and salsas.
o Aug. 19, pressure canning for meat, fish, poultry and vegetables.
Pressure Gauge Testing: Dial gauges need to be tested each year for accuracy. Volunteer master food preservers will test gauges at Wilco, 815 W. Main St., Battle Ground, from 11 a.m. to noon July 24, Aug. 7 and 28, Sept. 11 and 25 and Oct. 9. $3 for each lid tested. WSU Clark County Extension Food Safety hot line, 360-397-6060, ext. 5366.
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