The Wine List September 25 2003
GOING SOUTH — Wine South tickets are on sale now at www.winesouth.com for the fourth annual Wine South Festival Sept. 27-28 at the Gwinnett Civic Center. Individual day tickets are $50; weekend pass is $95.
AAWTS SECOND ANNUAL WINE DINNER — The African-American Wine Tasting Society will host a five-course South African wine dinner at the CNN Center's Omni Hotel Sept. 28, 6 p.m. Tickets are $85 for members or $100 for non-members. Proceeds to benefit the DeKalb County Juvenile Foundation (CASA). www.aawts.org. 770-943-3649.
VINO AT OSTERIA — On Oct. 1, Osteria 832 will hold a tasting with light hors d'oeuvres featuring the wines of Marchesi di Frescobaldi and Kris. Cost is $15 per person. 832 N. Highland Ave. 404-897-1414.
Ami — Dine 4 Wine Wednesdays. Bring in a party of four, order four entrees and receive a complimentary bottle of wine, or each person can order one complimentary glass of wine from the list. 817 W. Peachtree St. 404-815-9273.
Balance — Weekly wine tasting every Tuesday features $10 bottomless glass. 5-7:30 p.m. 980 Piedmont Ave., 404-870-9881.
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.
The Defoor Centre — Wine tastings every other Wednesday. Next tasting will be Oct. 1. Sample featured wines and gourmet cheeses from around the world. $15. 7-9:30 p.m. 1710 Defoor Ave. 404-591-3809.
d'Vine Wine Bar and Shop — Monday night is Uncorked Night. $10 gives customers the opportunity to sample wines from all open bottles. First come, first serve. 5486 Chamblee Dunwoody Road. 770-350-9463. www.atlantawinebar.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 Oct. 1, La Tavola presents "Italian wines by Robert Mondavi." 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.
Java Monkey — Wine tastings every other Thursday on the patio. Next tasting — which includes music and chair massage — will be Oct. 2. 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. www.murphysvh.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.
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.
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