The Wine List February 19 2003

THE CAT'S MEOW The Cheetah hosts its monthly Wine, Women & Thong event Friday, Feb. 21. Wines from Sterling Vineyards are featured, including Sauvignon Blanc 2001, Winery Lake Chardonnay 2000, Chardonnay 2001, Merlot 2000, Cabernet Sauvignon 2000 and Winery Lake Pinot Noir 2000. 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. $15 inclusive: front door cover, Executive Room cover, gourmet hors d'oeuvres buffet & tasting. 887 Spring St. 404-892-3037. www.thecheetah.com.

I LIKE IKE City Grill hosts a four-course Isenhower Cellars of Washington state winemaker dinner Saturday, Feb. 22. Winemaker Denise Isenhower will be on hand to provide commentary on the wines served. $75, including tax and tip ($70 for AIWF members). Reception at 6:30 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. 50 Hurt Plaza. For reservations, call 404-524-2489 or visit www.citygrillatlanta.com.

SOME LIKE IT HOT Grape wine is fine, but rice is also nice. Go East when Wine Brats and 5 Seasons Brewing Company host a Some Like It Hot sake tasting Monday, Feb. 24, of hot and cold sakes. Tickets $25 in advance, $35 at the door (if available). 7 p.m. 5600 Roswell Road, Suite 21, 404-255-5911. Atlanta.winebrats.org.

ENO 101 Eno presents an Introduction to Wine Tasting Workshop Monday, Feb. 24. Learn the basics and explore wine via blind tasting technique. $40. Reservations required. Call Doug Strickland or Ben Horton at 404-685-3191 for more details, or e-mail enotria@mindspring.com. 800 Peachtree St.

HARD ROCKIN' Atlanta's Hard Rock Cafe sponsors the African-American Wine Tasting Society at the Velvet Underground (next door to the Hard Rock Cafe) Thursday, Feb. 27. The event features fine wines, the smooth jazz from M2O, performance artist Marvin Posey, Vases With Faces creations by Lydell Martin, and massage therapy and recipes from Satin and Savory. Tickets $20 in advance, $30 day of event, free for AAWTS members. 6:30 p.m. 215 Peachtree St. For more information, contact Renee Rowe at 770-943-3649 or via e-mail at aawts@aawts.org. www.aawts.org/newevents.htm.


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 Feb. 27. 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 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.

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.

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.