Good Times & Wine at English Estate

English Estate Winery, Vancouver's oldest vineyard, hosts "Good Times & Wine" every Friday night in the "Loafing Shed" tasting room, comfortably housed in the winery's historic red barn. Wine-lovers will enjoy not only English Estate wine, but also food and live music. To learn more, e-mail or visit If you can't make it on Friday night, but would like to come by for a tasting, the Loafing Shed is open on Fridays from noon to 9 p.m., and on Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 6 p.m. Game Night is held every Monday from 4:30 to 7 p.m. in the covered Bocce Court.


Thirsty Thursdays at Rusty Grape

If your Thursday evenings could use a little liquid enlivening, may we suggest Thirsty Thursdays at Rusty Grape Vineyard? In addition to award-winning wine, there's live music every Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m., and select menu items can be enjoyed at a discount from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., including the popular wood-fired pizzas for $6 a pop, roasted red pepper hummus and flatbread, and Caesar salad. Wine is $3 a glass, and for those who favor the flavor of fermented hops, pints of beer are available for $2 each.

Thirsty Thursday happens every week in every season, rain or shine, drizzle or dazzle. The tasting room is open from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays, from noon to 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and from noon to 6 p.m. on Sundays. Rusty Grape is located at 16712 N.E. 219th St. in Battle Ground. For more details, visit or call 360.513.9338.