The Wine List October 09 2003

AMA ART AND WINE EVENT — Join the Atlanta Chapter of the American Marketing Association Young Professionals at a wine tasting and art exhibition Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. at the Vinings Gallery of Smyrna. Cost is $20 at the door or $15 for early registration. For more information, contact Cindy Miller at 678-344-6374.

WINE AND CHEESE AT THE GRILL — City Grill will feature Oregon wines Oct. 15, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Bobby Fiournoy of Grapefields will speak on the wines, which will be accompanied with cheese from Georgia’s Sweet Grass Dairy. For reservations, call 404-524-2489 or visit

WINE, WOMEN & THONG — The Cheetah Lounge will hold its next wine tasting Oct. 17, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Executive Room. $15 admission includes wine tasting, gourmet hors d’oeuvres, front door cover and Executive Room cover. 887 Spring St. For more info, call 404-724-2330, Ext.105.

OPEN CELLAR WINE TASTINGS — Ali Oli hosts a tutored wine tasting with light hors d’oeuvres Oct. 18, 3-5 p.m. The topic will be “Tasting Terrior: The World of Syrah.” Cost is $35 per person. 3535 Peachtree Road. 404-266-0414.

ZENATO WINE DINNER — Sage will be featuring a five-course meal pairing wines from Italy’s Zenato winery, Oct. 23 starting at 7 p.m. in our private dining room. Reservations are recommended. 121 Sycamore St. 404-373-5574.

STEELE AT THE RITZ — The ATLANTA GRILL AT THE RITZ CARLTON DOWNTOWN will host a four-course winemaker dinner featuring Steele wines Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. Dinner is $75 per person. For reservations, call 404-221-6550 or visit

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.

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.

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.

The Defoor Centre — Wine tastings every other Wednesday. Next tasting will be Oct. 15. 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.

Eno — Mediterranean wine and tapas every Wednesday. $5 a glass, $3 a plate. 6-9 p.m. 800 Peachtree St. 404-685--3191.

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. 15, South City Kitchen presents “Cabernet vs. Blended Reds.” Cost is $20 per person, which includes tastings of several wines and hors d’oeuvres.

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.

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 Oct. 16. Sample featured wines and complimentary hors d’oeuvres. $10. 7-9 p.m. 425 Church St. 404-378-5002.

Mick’s Bennett Street — Wine tasting takes place the second Thursday of every month. Next event is scheduled for Oct. 9, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cost is $5 per person. 2110 Peachtree Road. 404-351-6425.

Murphy’s — Wine tasting and hors d’oeuvres. Tuesdays at 6 p.m. $10. 997 Virginia Ave. 404-872-0904.

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. 1111.

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.

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.

E-mail or fax information to 404-420-1402 at least two weeks prior to event.