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The Wine List

Wednesday July 10, 2002 12:04 am EDT

Miracle in a Glass
And no, it's not the usual miracle of inebriation. No, Kroger at Ansley Mall hosts the first Miracle in a Glass fund raiser for Children's Miracle Network (a national, nonprofit organization that generates funds for local children's hospitals) Fri., July 12. More than 100 wines will be available to sample at SciTrek Museum located at 395 Piedmont Ave. 6-9 p.m. Admission...

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Wednesday July 3, 2002 12:04 am EDT

PUT A GRAPE IN YOUR GLASS
Spice introduces weekly tastings featuring an array of wines from various regions served with complimentary hors d'oeuvres during its Sipping from the Vine held every Thursday 6-8 p.m. A professional wine distributor will be on hand to guide the sipping. $10 per person. 793 Juniper St. 404-875-4242.

SIMPLY RED
La Travola Trattoria presents Anything But Chardonnay...

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Wednesday June 26, 2002 12:04 am EDT

No eclipsing the wine
Eclipse di Luna hosts a tasting of All-American Wines Tues., July 2. The patio is open and tapas by Executive Chef Nancy Mathews will be served. Tastings are held the first Tuesday of every month. 6-7 p.m. $10 per person. 764 Miami Circle. 404-846-0449. ?
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A wine-filled Canoe
Canoe is back with its Wines by the River series. Test the waters with Australian offerings...

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Wednesday June 19, 2002 12:04 am EDT



WINEY WEDNESDAY
?City Grill features wines from the Guenoc Winery of California at its next Wednesday Wine Tasting, June 19. Stop by the third Wednesday of each month throughout the summer for wine sampling and light hors d'oeuvres. $19 per person (plus tax and tip). 6:30-8 p.m. Downtown at 50 Hurt Plaza. 404-681-4644.

LET THE GOOD WINES FLOW
With the recent creation of the Barrelman Wine...

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Wednesday June 12, 2002 12:04 am EDT

Winey Wednesday
City Grill features wines from the Guenoc Winery of California at its next Wednesday Wine Tasting, June 19. Stop by the third Wednesday of each month throughout the summer for wine sampling and light hors d'oeuvres. $19 per person (plus tax and tip). 6:30-8 p.m. Downtown at 50 Hurt Plaza. 404-681-4644.

Working With Wine
Villa Christina and the Atlanta Wine Academy have teamed...

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Wednesday June 5, 2002 12:04 am EDT

Perfume & Spice
Ali-Oli's second monthly Saturday wine tasting Perfume & Spice: Aromatic Whites & Zesty Reds takes place Saturday, June 8. Monthly tastings offer tastes of 15-25 wines and light hors d'oeuvres. $30 per person (plus tax and tip). 3-5 p.m. For reservations, call 404-266-0414.

G'day in a Glass
Wines from the Outback make their way up front Wednesday, June 12, as the Australian...

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Wednesday May 29, 2002 12:04 am EDT

Giving us the boot
Merchants Package Store and Antica Posta restaurant celebrate Italy on May 30 with a five-course Italian dinner. Courses include prosciutto and cantaloupe, seared diver scallop atop chickpea puree, spinach and ricotta ravioli with wild boar ragu, grilled piemontese filet mignon and fresh berries with almond ice cream, each paired with an appropriate Italian wine. $95 per...

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Wednesday May 22, 2002 12:04 am EDT

__Wine Monkey

On Thurs., May 23__, Java Monkey slows down and shuns the bean for the grape. Have a seat on the patio and sample wines from Martin & Weyrich, part of Java Monkey's (every other) Thursday wine series. Music, hors d'oeuvres and a massage therapist offering chair massages round out the mellow scene. $10 per person. 7-9 p.m. 205 E. Ponce de Leon, Decatur, 404-378-5002.


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Wednesday May 15, 2002 12:04 am EDT

Down by the river
Canoe's next Wines by the River tasting is Thursday, May 16. Celebrate the Thunder from Down Under with a pouch full of Australian wines chosen from Canoe's 300-selection wine cellar by Wine Director Kevin Good. (Tastings are held monthly on the third Thursday throughout the spring in the River Garden, overlooking the Chattahoochee.) $15. 5:30-7:30 p.m. 4199 Paces Ferry Road....

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Wednesday May 8, 2002 12:04 am EDT

Uncork A Cure
The AIDS Research Consortium of Atlanta brings its Springtime in Paris celebration to SciTrek for its 11th annual Uncork A Cure fund raiser. More than 300 wines will be available for tasting. Try them all and you'll be in a generous mood for the silent auction including hotel stays, original artwork, spa visits and more. Hors d'oeuvres provided by Einstein's. Friday, May 17. $85...

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Wednesday February 27, 2002 12:04 am EST

Eno gives us The Boot??
And of course, by that I mean Italy. Veneto, in northern Italy, is the featured wine region for the month of March. On Tuesday, March 5, at Eno's New Wines to Market series sample 20 wines for $20. 6- 8 p.m. On March 6 at "Tapas Wednesday," the focus is on Wines of Italy With Small Bites From the Mediterranean. $6.50 a glass, $3.50 a plate. 6-9 p.m. 800 Peachtree St....

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Wednesday February 20, 2002 12:04 am EST

Murphy's law
Virginia-Highland anchor establishment Murphy's hops on the wine wagon with tastings every Tuesday at 6 p.m. Along with the grape juice, enjoy light hors d'oeuvres at the hands of Executive Chef Nick Oltarsh. $10 per person. 997 Virginia Ave. For more information, call 404-872-0904 or visit online at www.murphysvh.com.

Take a break from tequila
The margaritas may rock, but don't...

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Wednesday February 13, 2002 12:04 am EST

It takes a Village
Village Tavern in Alpharetta hosts a Robert Mondavi wine dinner Feb. 19. Executive Chef Albert Charles' four-course menu of grilled Portabella mushroom, steak au poivre and pork tenderloin is paired with wines from the Robert Mondavi Coastal Private Selection, Cabernet Sauvignon and the Robert Mondavi Fume Blanc. $55 per person. 11555 Rainwater Drive. 770-777-6490.

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Wednesday February 6, 2002 12:04 am EST

To Bordeaux, with love
Put pen to paper by Feb. 10 and celebrate your love ... of Bordeaux wines. In 250 words or less, describe your dream date, (which, of course, should include some Bordeaux) and you could win a five-day trip to the Bordeaux region of France. (No professional writers allowed.) It's too late for snail mail, but if you hurry, you can check out the official rules and enter...

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Wednesday January 30, 2002 12:04 am EST

Feeling Aqua Blue
Aqua Blue pairs Sequoia Grove wines with Executive Chef Christopher Pyun's cuisine Monday, Feb. 4. The five-course dinner includes dishes such as Dungeness crab dumplings, brie en croute and pistachio-crusted ono loin or big eye lamb rack. $75 per person. Reception at 7 p.m.; dinner at 7:30 p.m. 1564 Holcomb Bridge Road. 770-643-8886.

Making progress
Here to Serve...

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Wednesday January 23, 2002 12:04 am EST

Get wild with wine
Half off means twice the fun Tuesday nights at Wildwood Restaurant at Colony Square. More than 120 bottled wines are half their regular price. 1197 Peachtree St. 404-888-1898

Making progress
Here to Serve Restaurants and Hess Winery host a progressive wine dinner Monday, Feb. 4, starting at 6 p.m. Begin at Goldfish in Sandy Springs with hors d'oeuvres and selections of Hess...

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Wednesday January 16, 2002 12:04 am EST

Your best guess
Now there's a way to choose wine that's better than simply going by which bottle has the prettier label. Atlanta's Wine Insite Inc. has developed an in-store interactive computer system to give people personalized wine recommendations while they're shopping. Set your parameters for price, color, varietal and/or food pairing. Give it a try at eatZi's in Buckhead through April 15....

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Wednesday January 9, 2002 12:04 am EST

ONGOING
Atlantic Star Brasserie — Wine tastings every Tuesday 6-8 p.m. $10 per person. 105 Sycamore Place. 404-377-8384.

dick and harry's — Flight nights each Tuesday. $10-$15. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres. 1570 Holcomb Bridge Road, Roswell. 770-641-8757.

The Grape — On Wednesdays it's the Grape Crush, featuring wine specials and complimentary appetizers. On Saturdays...

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Wednesday January 2, 2002 12:04 am EST

Take the Fifth
Fifth Group Restaurants continues its wine program in the new year. The first of three is Close Encounters of the California Kind Jan. 9. Michael Venezia, chief educator for United Distributors will lead guests through tastings of six to eight California wines served with light hors d'oeuvres from South City Kitchen. $40. 6 p.m. in the Event Gallery at the King Plow Arts Center,...

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Wednesday December 26, 2001 12:04 am EST

Tis the Four Seasons
Milk and cookies? How about some bubbly and black gold instead? Park 75 Lounge at the Four Seasons serves up December decadence — caviar and Dom Perignon, king of the bubblies. The Dom Perignon is a 1993 and goes for $35 a glass. Beluga, osetra and sevruga caviar available at additional cost. 75 14th St. 404-253-3840.

Take flight at SoHo
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Wednesday December 19, 2001 12:04 am EST

Tis the Four Seasons
Milk and cookies? No thanks. How about some bubbly and black gold instead? Park 75 Lounge at the Four Seasons serves up December decadence — caviar and Dom Perignon, king of the bubblies. The Dom Perignon is a 1993 and goes for $35 a glass. Beluga, osetra and sevruga caviar available at additional cost. 75 14th St. 404-253-3840.

In the grip of the Grape
The Grape at...

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Wednesday December 12, 2001 12:04 am EST

In the grip of the Grape
The Grape at Vinings serves 120 wines by the glass and bottle. Stop by Wednesdays for The Grape Crush, featuring wine specials and complimentary appetizers. Or, on Saturdays noon-3 p.m., you can sample six of the Grape's featured wines. Comprehensive and affordable. 4300 Paces Ferry Road, Suite 244. 770-803-WINE.

It's all Greek at Eno
Eno celebrates Helen with Wines...

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Wednesday December 5, 2001 12:04 am EST

It's all Greek at Eno
Eno celebrates Helen with Wines of Greece With Meze tastings Dec. 12 and 26, 6-9 p.m. Greek wines and antipasti are the focus of the evenings. $6.50 per glass, $3.50 per plate. 800 Peachtree St. at 5th Street. 404-685-3191. www.eno-atlanta.com.

Tiny bubbles
For the month of December, champagne rules the roost in the Lobby Lounge at the Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead. Taittinger...

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Wednesday November 28, 2001 12:04 am EST

Spun gold
Wine experts will be on hand at Lo Spuntino Sat., Dec. 1, to give advice and help with gift selecting for the finicky. Complimentary samples of wine and food will make shopping all the more pleasurable. All day. Free. 3005 Peachtree Road. 404-237-5724.

Candler Park it
Candler Park Supermarket, aka Mr. Lee's, which houses an impressive wine selection, sponsors December wine dinners....

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Wednesday November 21, 2001 12:04 am EST

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Drink up, mate: Have you never been mellow? On Sat., Nov. 24, 2-5 p.m. Lo Spuntino explores bottled thunder from Down Under. $10, six wines. 3005 Peachtree Road. 404-237-5724.

Put on your pith helmet: For November, Elizabeth Groth of Embry Hills Wine has put together Turkey Explorer Packs — a red, a white and a mixed pack — so customers can chart new wine courses...

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