The Wine List February 19 2004

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION: PART II — The Taste Network, in conjunction with the Atlanta Channel, will host a wine and cheese tasting event Feb. 19 at the Defoor Centre, 1710 Defoor Ave. Come from 7-9:30 p.m. to experience the wine, specially paired cheese and the chance to become a star; the Atlanta Channel is filming the event. Secure reservations early for limited admission. This tasting of Rieslings, Pinots and big reds is $20 per person. Call 404-591-3809 or visit www.tastenetwork.org for more information.

WINE, WOMEN & THONG — The Cheetah Lounge will hold its next wine event Feb. 20 from 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.

ATLANTA WINE SHOW AT THE FOX — The Fox Theatre will host an afternoon of wine tasting and live music Feb. 22 starting at 1 p.m. The event includes food, seminars and a silent auction for charity. Cost is $40 online and $50 at the door. 660 Peachtree St. Call 678-574-5222 or visit www.atlantawineshow.com for more information.

ITALIAN WINE AND CHEESE PAIRING — The Taste Network presents an Italian wine and cheese pairing at the Defoor Centre Feb. 20, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Admission of $15 covers pairing and Tuscan guest chef Giuseppina Pizzolato's antipasti and fresh-pressed olive oils. Limited admission. 1710 Defoor Ave. 404-591-3809 or veraitalia.net for reservations.

Black Bear Tavern — Bottles of red and white wines every Tuesday for $12. 1931 Peachtree Road. 404-355-9089.

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 — Blind tasting special offered every Tuesday. Those who correctly identify an unknown wine receive a complimentary glass of wine. Restricted to Tuesday bar hours, at the bar only. Every Wednesday, Mediterranean wine and tapas. $5 a glass, $3 a plate. 6-8 p.m. Also, Eno presents a topflight wine tasting special every Thursday. Admission of $25 to $35 includes three to five wines served like a flight from different wine regions around the world. 6-8 p.m. 800 Peachtree St. 404-685-3191.

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. 404-659-5757. www.inmanparkpatio.com.

Java Monkey — Wine tasting every other Thursday on the patio. Next tasting — which includes music and chair massage — will be Feb. 19. Sample featured wines and complimentary hors d'oeuvres. $15. 7-9 p.m. 425 Church St. 404-378-5002.

Murphy's — Wine tasting on Tuesdays starting at 6:30 p.m. $10 for tasting, with $5 off any entree. 997 Virginia Ave. 404-872-0904. www.murphysvh.com.

Sage — Come enjoy the revival of Wednesday night wine tasting, 6:30-8:30 p.m. For $13, this event includes light hors d'oeuvres, live jazz and a raffle. Reservations recommended. 121 Sycamore St. 404-373-5574. www.thebistros.com.

Spice — Sipping From the Vine wine tasting and complimentary hors d'oeuvres every Thursday, 6- 8 p.m. $10 per person. 793 Juniper St. 404-875-4242.

Star Provisions — Wine tasting every Wednesday, 7-8 p.m. Reservations required. 1198 Howell Mill Road. 404-365-0410, ext. 1111.

Tierra — Half-price wine Monday nights to celebrate Tierra's fifth anniversary. This special is limited to bottles under $40. 1425 Piedmont Ave. 404-874-5951. www.tierrarestaurant.com.

Vino! — Tuesday wine tasting with complimentary hors d'oeuvres. $20. 5-8 p.m. 2900 Peachtree Road. 404-816-0511.

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

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