The Wine List January 15 2004
VINO TASTE NETWORK — The Defoor Centre will bring in the new year with a tasting of big reds Jan. 15, including Syrah, Pinots and Cabs. Admission of $20 covers unlimited wine, cheese, art ambience and music. 6:30-9:30 p.m. 1710 Defoor Ave., 404-591-3809.
WINE, WOMEN & THONG — The Cheetah Lounge will hold its next wine event Jan. 16, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Executive Room. Admission of $15 includes wine tasting, gourmet hors d'oeuvres, front door cover and Executive Room cover. 887 Spring St. 404-892-3037.
GALA AT THE VILLA — The American Institute of Wine & Food's (AIWF) Atlanta chapter presents Gala 2004 Jan. 19, 7-11 p.m. The event offers samples of foods, wines and spirits from Atlanta's restaurants, caterers and wine merchants to the tune of live music, dancing and a silent auction. Gala 2004 will be held at Villa Christina, 4000 Summit Blvd. The cost of $50 per person includes valet parking, and proceeds benefit the AIWF culinary scholarship fund. Call 678-646-0369 for reservations. For more information about AIWF, call 404-892-FOOD or visit www.aiwf.org.
GET ON THE BUS — Here to Serve Restaurants will hold a progressive wine dinner Feb. 10 featuring Chateau Ste. Michelle wines. Participants will dine at each Here to Serve restaurant — Prime, Noche, Goldfish and Twist — with additional surprises along the way. Cost is $95 per person or $180 per couple. For reservations, call 404-869-1191.
Ami — Dine 4 Wine Wednesdays, 5:30-8 p.m. 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.
Black Bear Tavern — Bottles of red and white wines every Tuesday for $12. 1931 Peachtree Road. 404-355-9089.
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.
d'Vine Wine Bar and Shop — Monday night is Uncorked Night. For $10, customers have 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.
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.
Inman Park Patio — Every Monday night, wines by the bottle are half-off. 1029 Edgewood Ave. Phone 404-659-5757. www.inmanparkpatio.com.
Java Monkey — Wine tastings every other Thursday on the patio. Next tasting — which includes music and chair massage --- will be Jan. 22. Sample featured wines and complimentary hors d'oeuvres. $10. 7-9 p.m. 425 Church St. 404-378-5002.
Morton's Steakhouse — Complimentary hors d'oeuvres and wine event every second Tuesday of the month. 5:30-7 p.m. Free. 3379 Peachtree Road. 404-816-6535.
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. 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. 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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