Soroptimist International of Carson Valley is hosting its 18th annual Savor the Flavor wine tasting Feb. 2.The tasting runs from 6 until 9 p.m. at the Carson Valley Inn in Minden. “This annual fundraising event, which has been a favorite of many Carson Valley residents for nearly 20 years, raises money to support women’s and children’s causes in our local community,” organizers said in a press release. “This year, the Soroptimists are pleased to be holding their event for the first time in banquet facilities at the Carson Valley Inn.” Presented with a Valentine’s Day theme, Savor the Flavor features wine tasting, beer tasting, gourmet food from some of the area’s finest restaurants and caterers, and a silent auction. Tickets are available for $35 in advance or $40 at the door, and can be purchased at Nevada State Bank, US Bank, Aloha Liquor, Battleborn Wine, Remax Realty, Holiday Inn Express, Valley Eyecare & Eyewear Gallery, Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce, Minden Meat and Deli or by emailing, email@example.com. “SICV wishes to thank their generous sponsors for helping to make this event possible: Carson Valley Medical Center, GE, McDermid Management Company, Nevada State Bank and US Bank,” organizers said.SICV meets each Tuesday at noon at the Carson Valley Inn. Professional woman interested in joining the club are invited to join them for lunch and a club meeting the second Tuesday of each month. For more information about the club, visit www.sicarsonvalley.org.