The Wine List January 15 2003

COMMUNAL SAVINGS Make the most of Monday. Visit Commune for dinner at the bar or in the dining room and get half off any bottle of wine on the wine list. If you can't make it on Monday, put Commune on your list for dinner Wednesday and Steal This Wine. Hump day gets smoothed out with deep discounts on bottles of discontinued wines. 1198 Howell Mill Road. 404-609-5000. www.communeatlanta.com.

RESERVED AT TOULOUSE Seize the opportunity Wednesday, Jan. 22, to sample wines not usually offered at tastings. Toulouse serves its Reserve Wines featuring Matanzas Creek, Ferrari-Carano, Mount Veeder, Kistler and others. $40 per person. 6:30 p.m. 2293 Peachtree Road. 404-351-9533.

ZINFANDEL FEST Picture this: Bending your elbow to taste more than 60 Zinfandels and benefit the Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art at the same time. Lots of Zin sin, noshing and a silent auction go down Friday, Jan. 31, 6:30-9:30 p.m. $35 for members, $40 at the door and for non-members. For tickets, call Richard Czerwinski at 770-977-1893. Or purchase tickets through the museum at 770-528-1444. 30 Atlanta St., Marietta. www.friendsofthevine.org.

DINE 4 WINE WEDNESDAYS Starting in January, Ami offers Dine 4 Wine Wednesdays. Bring in a party of four, order four entrees, and Ami will offer a complimentary bottle of wine to the table, or each person can order one complimentary glass of wine from the list. A selection of 10 different wines will rotate often. 817 W. Peachtree St. 404-815-9273.

Borello's Trattoria & Bar — Antipasto and Italian wine tasting every La Dolce Vita Thursday. $12.50 per person. 5-8 p.m. 4969 Roswell Road. 404-843-8789.

Cavu - A Midtown Bistro Wine tastings and light hors d'oeuvres every Friday 6-8 p.m. $10 per person. 794 Juniper St. 404-875-2229.

Eno Mediterranean wine and tapas every Wednesday. $6.50 a glass, $3.50 a plate. 6-9 p.m. 800 Peachtree St. 404-685-3191. www.eno-atlanta.com.

The Grape Grape Crush every Wednesday 5-7 p.m. with wine specials and complimentary appetizers. Saturdays noon-3 p.m., sample six featured wines. 4300 Paces Ferry Road, Suite 244. 770-803-WINE. www.thegrape-at.com.

Java Monkey Wine tastings every other Thursday on the patio. Next tasting Jan. 30. Sample featured wines and complimentary hors d'oeuvres. $10. 7 p.m. 425 Church St. 404-378-5002.

Murphy's Wine tasting and hors d'oeuvres. Tuesdays at 6 p.m. $10. 997 Virginia Ave. 404-872-0904.

The Patio — Wine tasting every Wednesday 6-8 p.m. Sample four or five wines and nosh on complimentary bruschetta. $10-$15 (depending on wine selection). 1029 Edgewood Ave. 404-659-5757.

The River Room Select wines by the glass Wednesday 5-8 p.m. Music 7-10 p.m. 4403 Northside Parkway, suite 150, Vinings. 404-233-5455.

Sambuca Jazz Cafe Get half off all bottles of wine priced $100 or less every Sunday. 3102 Piedmont Road. 404-237-5299 ext. 11. www.sambucajazzcafe.com.

Star Provisions Wine tastings every Wednesday 7-8 p.m. Reservations required. 1198 Howell Mill Road. 404-365-0410, ext. 111.

Spice Sipping From the Vine wine tastings and complimentary hors d'oeuvres every Thursday 6-8 p.m. $10 per person. 793 Juniper St. 404-875-4242.

Vinings Inn Every Monday, enjoy a flight of three wines for $15. 3011 Places Mill Road. 770-438-2282.

Vino! Tuesday wine tasting with complimentary hors d'oeuvres. $20. 5-8 p.m. 2900 Peachtree Road. 404-816-0511.

Vinocity $1 wine tastings Mondays 6-11 p.m. Three or four selections presented like a flight, for only a buck. 36 13th St. 404-870-8886. www.vinocitywinebar.com.

E-mail corkscrew@creativeloafing.com or fax information to 404-420-1402.