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 from 4 to 7 p.m. every Friday. 915 E. Main St., Battle Ground. 360-687-1718.
Bethany Vineyard & Winery: Free tastings from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 4115 N.E. 259th St., Ridgefield. 360-887-3525.
Columbia Willamette Enological Society: Wine education with tastings and hors d’oeuvres to match. 7 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month, except August. Red Cross Building, EB Hamilton Hall, 605 Barnes Road, Vancouver. http://www.columbiawillamettewine.org.
Confluence Vineyard & Winery: Tastings noon to 6 p.m. Saturdays and 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. On Tuesday, music starts at 6:30 p.m.; music starts at 7 p.m. Friday. 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 and tours Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Live music events at 7 p.m. Saturdays. 16712 N.E. 219th St., Battle Ground. 360-513-9338 or http://www.rustygrape.com.
Three Brothers Vineyard & Winery: Free tastings from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays. 2411 N.E. 244th St., Ridgefield. 360-887-2085 or http://www.threebrotherswinery.com.
Classes and events
Clark County Goat Association: Cheese-making class featuring feta, includes informational handouts, cheese sampling and a light lunch. A selection of cheese-making supplies will be available for purchase, 11 a.m. May 1, $15; pre-registration recommended. CASEE, Building B, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. Register: 360-687-3259.
Cooking Class with Le Sous Chef: Presented by Muffin Bastiste. 3516 S.E. 173rd Court, Vancouver. April class schedule at http://www.lesouschef.com or 360-253-6248.
Class Cooking & Catering: Presented by Kim Mahan. Reservations required. Classic French, $55, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., April 14. Register: 360-600-8006 or http://www.class-cooking.com.
Master Food Preserver Training: Covers the basics of food preservation and food safety. Information session 10 a.m. to noon April 23. Seven-week training, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 30 to June 11. $75 fee covers the costs of reference materials and supplies. Manor Evangelical Church, 17913 N.E. 72nd Ave., Battle Ground. http://clark.wsu.edu/family or WSU Extension office, 360-397-6060.
Third Annual Spring Wine Tasting and Tour: Six boutique wineries. Start at the winery of your choice to purchase a passport good May 1-2 and a commemorative wine glass. Travel at your own pace through the countryside of Lewis County. $15 at the door, $13 in advance. http://www.wellswinery.com.
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.
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