The Wine List November 21 2001

The Wine List

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 without breaking the bank. The white pack ($59) includes: Chateau Haut Rian White Bordeaux, 2000 (France); Lurton Les Salices Viognier, 2000 (France); Willm Gewurtztraminer, 1999 (Alsace); Guy Bocard Bourgogne Blanc, 1999 (France); Abundance Chardonnay, 1999 (California); and Kiona White Riesling, 2000 (Washington).

The red pack ($61) includes: Domaine Brusett Côtes du Rhone 1999 (France); Martini & Prati Pinot Noir, 1999 (California); Abundance Vineyards Abundantly Rich Red, 1999 (California); Palha-Canas Vinho Tinto, 2000 (Portugal); Chateau Peybonhomme Bordeaux, 1998 (France); or Librandi Ciro Rosso Classico, 1999 (Italy).

The mixed pack ($56) includes three each from the red and white packs. 3503 Chamblee Tucker Road. 770-455-8549.

ONGOING: Atlantic Star Brasserie — Wine tastings every Tuesday 6-8 p.m. On Nov. 27, learn about European Wines of Great Value. $10 per person. 105 Sycamore Place. 404-377-8384.

dick and harry's — Wine flight nights at the bar each Tuesday evening. Flights consist of three different glasses, 3 to 4 ounces each and feature a different varietal each week. $10-$15. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres. 1570 Holcomb Bridge Road, Roswell. 770-641-8757

Star Provisions — Sip and savor, sample and compare at wine tastings Fridays 7-8 p.m. 1198 Howell Mill Road, 404-365-0410 ext. 134.

Vinings Inn — Every Monday at Vinings Inn is flight night. Enjoy three wines for $15 with food. 3011 Places Mill Road. 770-438-2282.

Vino! — Tuesday wine tastings at Vino!. Stop by on Nov. 27 for some Big and Beefy Reds. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres. $20. 5-8 p.m. 2900 Peachtree Road. 404-816-0511.

Send wine event information by e-mail to corkscrew@creativeloafing.com or by fax to 404-420-1402.??

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