The Wine List July 03 2003
Tasting at the Defoor Centre The Defoor Centre Art Gallery hosts wine tastings which include presentations on wine origins and the basic principles behind pairing wine, cheese and food. $12 per person. The first event is July 7, 6-8:30 p.m. Following events are every other Monday. 1710 Defoor Ave., off Howell Mill Road. 404-591-3809. Reservations preferred.
Pacific Rim Wine Dinner Harvest in Virginia-Highland will host a four-course wine dinner July 16 pairing wines of the Pacific Rim with specialties from Harvest's summer menu. The evening begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets ($50 per person) can be purchased by contacting the restaurant. 853 N. Highland Ave. 404-876-8244.
Village Tavern In celebration of their Wine Spectator's "Award of Excellence," Village Tavern will be serving a three-course dinner with wine pairings July 17, 7-10 p.m. All wines are rated 90 by Wine Spectator. 11555 Rainwater Parkway, Alpharetta. 770-777-6490.
Sushi and Champagne Aqua Blue invites you to roll sushi while sipping Moet Chandon and listening to the music of Kyle Seitz. Sushi Chef Saito Saito will be instructing. July 16, 7-9 p.m. 1564 Holcomb Bridge Road in Roswell. 770-643-8886.
Balance — Weekly wine tasting every Tuesday features $10 bottomless glass. 5-7:30 p.m. 980 Piedmont Ave., 404-870-9881.
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.
Commune -- Every Wednesday during dinner service, the restaurant offers a small selection of wines — including one reserve wine — at a fraction of the original list price. 1198 Howell Mill Road. 404-609-5000. www.communeatlanta.com.
Eno Mediterranean wine and tapas every Wednesday. $5 a glass, $3 a plate. 6-9 p.m. 800 Peachtree St. 404-685-3191. www.eno-atlanta.com.
Fifth Group restaurants From March through November, Fifth Group hosts wine events every Wednesday, 5:30-7 p.m., at one of its four restaurants around metro Atlanta. On July 9, The Food Studio presents "Beyond Pinot Grigio." Cost is $20 per person, which includes tastings of several wines and hors d'oeuvres. www.fifthgrouprestaurants.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.
Imperial Fez Taste wines from around the world paired with Moroccan appetizers the first Wednesday of every month. $15 per person, 5:30-7 p.m. 2285 Peachtree Road. 404-351-0870.
Java Monkey Wine tastings every other Thursday on the patio. Next tasting — which includes music and chair massage — will be July 3. Sample featured wines and complimentary hors d'oeuvres. $10. 7-9 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.
Sage on Sycamore Wine tasting — with complimentary hors d'oeuvres and wine raffle — each Wednesday 6:30-8:30 p.m. Live jazz 7-10 p.m. $15 per person. 121 Sycamore St., Decatur. 404-373-5574. www.thebistros.com.
SpiceSipping 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.
Star Provisions Wine tastings every Wednesday 7-8 p.m. Reservations required. 1198 Howell Mill Road. 404-365-0410, ext. 111.
Tiburon Grille Every first and last Tuesday of the month, the restaurant features Tuesday Twilight Tastings 6-8 p.m. on the patio. $15 per person, or two people for $20 includes light nibbles. 1190 Highland Ave. 404-892-2393. www.tiburongrille.com.
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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