The Wine List April 09 2003

FONDUE FUN The Melting Pot hosts its monthly wine tasting Wednesday, April 9. Optional three-course dinner with wine pairings follows ($35 per person). 857 Collier Road. 404-351-1811. www.meltingpot.com.

ATLANTA GRILL The Ritz-Carlton's Atlanta Grill hosts a four-course Miner Family Vineyards wine dinner Thursday, April 10. Vineyard owner Dave Miner will be present to speak about the wines. $75 per person, plus tax and tip. 181 Peachtree St. For reservations, call 404-221-6550 or visit www.atlantagrill.com.

ORGANIC PAPAYA Green Papaya and Prestige Wines Ltd. present an Organic Wine Tasting Wednesday, April 16. Wines featured will include Frey Vineyards, California and Badger Mountain, Wash. These wines are "certified organic" and contain only trace amounts of "naturally occurring" sulfites. A three-course Asian dinner will be provided. $25 person. 7-9 p.m. (Reservations made by Sunday, April 13, will save 15 percent). 3000 Windy Hill Road, Marietta. 770-984-1177. www.greenpapaya.us.

CITY GRILL SAYS CHEESE City Grill's April 16 Wine on Wednesday tasting features American cheeses and wines from the Edna Valley Vineyard in California. $19 per person, plus tax and tip. 6:30-7:30 p.m. For reservations, call 404-524-2489 or visit www.OpenTable.com. 50 Hurt Plaza in downtown Atlanta. www.citygrillatlanta.com.

WINES BY THE RIVER Canoe's Wines by the River series is back with tastings on the third Thursday of each month. Stop by April 17 for a swig of spring in the River Garden overlooking the Chattahoochee. 6-8 p.m. 4199 Paces Ferry Road in Atlanta, Canoe is open for dinner nightly and Sunday brunch. www.canoeatl.com.

GOING SOUTH Wine South tickets are on sale now at www.winesouth.com for the fourth annual Wine South Festival Sept. 27-28. Individual day tickets are $50; weekend pass is $95.

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.

The Imperial Fez Wine tasting with Moroccan appetizers each Wednesday. $15 per person. 5:30-7 p.m. 2285 Peachtree Road. 404-351-0870. www.imperialfez.com.

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.

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.

Sage on Sycamore Wine tasting — with complimentary hors d'oeuvres and wine raffle — each Wednesday 6-8 p.m. Live jazz 7-10 p.m. $15 per person. 121 Sycamore St. in Decatur Square. 404-373-5574. www.thebistros.com.

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 $5 wine tastings Mondays 6-11 p.m. Three or four selections presented like a flight. 36 13th St. 404-870-8886. www.vinocitywinebar.com.

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