The Wine List March 11 2004

Reds, Reds and More Reds — Vinocity welcomes novices and wine connoisseurs alike for three wine tastings this month featuring wine expert Jason Connolly. The dates for these events are March 11, March 16 and March 18 and will focus on Merlots, "other reds" and Cabernet Sauvignons — in that order. 36 13th St. For more information, call 404-870-8886 or visit www.vinocitywinebar.com.

Wine and Hors D'Oeuvres — Mick's Bennett Street will feature Trinchero wines and hors d'oeuvres Thurs., March 11. This event costs $5 per person and lasts from 6:30-8:30 p.m. 2110 Peachtree Road. For more information, call 404-351-6425.

A Spanish March — The Taste Network is holding a Spanish wine and cheese pairing Thurs., March 11 from 7-9:30 p.m. at the Defoor Centre. For $20, the event will include unlimited wine, cheese, art ambiance and music. Reservations are recommended for this pairing of Spanish wines and handmade artisan cheeses. 1710 Defoor Ave. For more information, call 404-591-3809 or visit www.tastenetwork.org.

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

Wine Class ONE-0-ONE — One Midtown Kitchen is holding wine seminars Tues., March 16, to benefit the High Museum Atlanta Wine Auction. Seminars will include information on varietal wines as well as wine and food pairings. Cost is $40 per person and the event begins at 7 p.m. 559 Dutch Valley Road. Please call 404-892-4111 for reservations.

A TASTING EXTRAVA "GRAND" — The Buckhead Ballroom of the Grand Hyatt Atlanta will hold an evening of wine and food Thurs., 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 and younger, $75 for everyone else. 3300 Peachtree Road. For more information, call 770-677-9329.

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.

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 March 18. 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. This week, Murphy's wine consultant, Terence O'Brien Pincus, will focus on wine from Northeast Italy. 997 Virginia Ave. 404-872-0904. www.murphysvh.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.

Twist — Every Monday, Twist offers half-priced bottles for every item on the wine list, including Dom Perignon. 3500 Peachtree Road. 404-869-1191.

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

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.

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