The Wine List March 12 2003

MORE AT MICK'S Mick's Bennett Street hosts a four-course Trinchero wine dinner Thursday, March 13. $27 per person, including tax and tip. 2110 Peachtree Road. To make reservations, call 404-351-6425.

CANOE TO OREGON Canoe hosts five-course wine dinner featuring Yamhill County Oregon's Shea Vineyards Tuesday, March 18. 7 p.m. $125 inclusive. To find out about the menu and to make reservations, call 770-432-2663.

VENI, VIDI, VINO Veni Vidi Vici celebrates Springtime in Tuscany Wednesday, March 19. From balanced reds to whites, sample wines from one of the most well-known regions in Italy. Also sample classic Italian fare from Executive Chef Jamie Adams' new menu, served appetizer-style. $30 per person. 6:30-8 p.m. 41 14th St. 404-875-8424.

JAZZY CHEESE AND WINE Sambuca Jazz Cafe hosts a wine and cheese tasting Thursday, March 20, featuring Bonterra wines and Grafton Village Cheese Company cheeses. Education by sommelier Brad Hager. Live jazz to follow. $20 per person. 6 p.m. 3102 Piedmont Road. 404-237-5299.

WINE INTO WATER WaterPartners International hosts a Water for Life wine tasting Thursday, March 20, at the World Trade Center Atlanta to raise money for a water system for a community in Sakkampatti, India. Featured wines are from Banrock Station with wine education from Michael Gallant, the "wine guy" at Toulouse Restaurant and on the Atlanta Cooks radio show (WGST 640 AM). Suggested donation starts at $60. The event also features a silent auction. 7 p.m. 303 Peachtree St. For more information or to confirm attendance: Atlanta@water.org or 404-874-7972.

BENZIGER PLUS ONE One Midtown Kitchen hosts a Benziger wine tasting Thursday, March 20. Kathy Benziger uncorks some of her family's best vintages; Chef Kevin Reilly prepares the hors d'oeuvres. $45 per person. 6-8 p.m. 559 Dutch Valley Road. 404-892-4111.

BLIND TASTING The fourth annual "Blind" Wine Tasting, Dinner and Silent Auction benefiting The Foundation Fighting Blindness will be held Friday, March 21, at the Pavillion in Buckhead. Tickets $40 per person, advance purchase only; for tickets or more information, call Patti or Tony Pruitt before March 15 at 770-384-5288. 3880 Roswell Road.

Wine, Women & Thong The Cheetah's monthly wine tasting will be held Friday, March 21, 6:30-8:30 p.m. The third Friday of every month, the Cheetah presents a selection from a different winery or vineyard, complemented with an assortment of hors d'oeuvres from Alluvia, Cheetah's on-site restaurant. This month features the wines of Treana Winery. $15 includes front door cover, executive room admission, hors d'oeuvres buffet and tasting.

HIGH ON WINE The Members Guild of the High Museum hosts its fifth annual A Taste for Wine Saturday, March 22. It's an evening of instruction, tasting and exhibition viewing. Ansel Adams photograph collection The Story of a Winery will be on view. Live music and silent auction are also planned. Tickets are $60 and $125. For information or reservations, call 404-733-4521 or visit www.high.org.

SI TO SIA'S On Sunday, March 23, Sia's in Duluth hosts a triple threat — artist Thomas Arvid, the wines of Silver Oak and the cuisine of Chef Scott Serpas — for an evening of food, wine and art. A five-course meal is complemented by Silver Oak wines while Atlanta's own Thomas Arvid paints a Silver Oak-themed oil. $150 per person. 7 p.m. 10305 Medlock Bridge Road. 770-497-9727.

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