The Wine List March 04 2004

MURPHY'S WINE SEMINARS — Murphy's presents "A Taste of Italy," the next in a series of seminars by Mary Masters, vice president of National Distributing Company, Wednesday, March 10. Admission of $30 includes light appetizers, price sheets and training notes. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. 997 Virginia Ave. Call 404-404-872-0904 for reservations.

REDS, WHITES AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA — The Atlantic Seafood Company is hosting a four-course seafood and wine pairing dinner Monday, March 15, to benefit the 2004 High Museum Atlanta Wine Auction. Dinner begins at 7 p.m. for a price of $65 a person. 2345 Mansell Road. For reservations, call 770-640-0488.

A TASTING EXTRAVA"GRAND" — The Buckhead Ballroom of the Grand Hyatt Atlanta will hold an evening of wine and food Thursday, April 29, to benefit the Zimmerman-Horowitz Independent Living Program. This event, including dishes by Executive Chef Greg Zeringue and a silent auction, is from 7-10 p.m. Cost for the evening varies by age: $50 for those 35 & younger and $75 for everyone else. 3300 Peachtree Road. For more information, call 770-677-9329.

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.

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.

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 March 4. 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.

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

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

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 wine tasting raffle. Reservations are recommended. 121 Sycamore St. 404-373-5574. www.thebistros.com.

Manic Mondays — Tierra presents half-price wine Monday nights to celebrate its fifth anniversary. This special is limited to bottles under $40. 1425 Piedmont Ave. 404-974-5951. www.tierrarestaurant.com.

Sunday Night Special — 101 Concept restaurants — including Food 101, Mangia 101, and Meehan's Ale House — will offer a special of half-priced bottles of wine every Sunday. These "back to basics" restaurants have extended the offer to the entire wine list. Food 101: 4969 Roswell Road, 404-497-9700. Mangia 101: 4058 Peachtree Road, 404-467-9531. Meehan's Ale House Vinings: 2810 Paces Ferry Road, 770-433-1920.

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