The Wine List March 25 2004

KILLER DOES SHAFER — Killer Creek Chop House hosts a dinner paired with wines from Shafer Vineyards Monday, April 5 at 6:30 p.m. The five-course meal, prepared by Executive Chef Jay Pollack, is $80 a person. 3080 Old Alabama Road, Alpharetta. Reservations required. Call 770-475-8667.

ERIC SOLOMAN WINE DINNER — Tiburon Grille hosts a dinner Wednesday, April 7 at 6:30. For a cost of $65, this four-course dinner is paired with four French wines selected by wine importer Eric Solomon of European Cellars. 1190-B N. Highland Ave. For more information, call 404-892-2393 or visit www.tiburongrille.com.

WINES FROM DOWN UNDER — Murphy's holds its next wine seminar on Wines from Down Under, and why they are so popular Wednesday, April 7. The $25 fee covers eight wines, light appetizers, training booklets, and the presentation by VIP, Mary Masters. 997 Virginia Ave. As seating is limited, call 404-872-0904 for reservations or visit www.murphysvh.com.

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 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 — Enjoy a wine event every day of the week — with the exception of Sunday. Monday nights 6-8 p.m. is D'Vine's Uncorked Night where for $12 customers can sample all open bottles. From 6-8 p.m. on Tuesdays, d'Vine has wine tastings of six to eight themed wines. Wednesday is Wine Knowledge Wednesday including classes by expert Michael Bryant, trivia, and a four-course dinner. 5486 Chamblee Dunwoody Road. 770-350-9463. Visit www.atlantawinebar.com for information on these and other upcoming events.

Eclipse di Luna — New wine tasting event is held the first Tuesday of every month, beginning Tuesday, April 6, from 6-7 p.m. For $10, this event includes tapas and bottomless glasses of six to eight wines. 764 Miami Circle. 404-846-0449.

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-$35 includes three to five wines from different wine regions around the world served like a flight. 6-8 p.m. 800 Peachtree St. 404-685-3191. www.eno-atlanta.com.

The Grape — Grape Crush every Wednesday, 5-7 p.m. 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. 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 April 1. 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, wine consultant Terence O'Brien Pincus will focus on wines from Eastern Australia. 997 Virginia Ave. 404-872-0904. www.murphysvh.com.

Sage — The Wednesday night wine tasting is being revived. From 6:30-8:30 p.m., this event includes light hors d'oeuvres, live jazz and a raffle. Cost is $13. 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.

Sunday Night Special — 101 Concept restaurants — including Food 101, Mangia 101 and Meehan's Ale House — will offer half-price 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. 4058 Peachtree Road, 404-467-9531. Meehan's Ale House: 2810 Paces Ferry Road, Vinings, 770-433-1920.

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.

Vinocity — Exotic dinners paired with bottomless glasses of wine from a specific region every Sunday starting at 5:30 p.m. This week, the theme will be Chilean cuisine. Prices vary by week. And on Mondays, $5 wine tasting from 6-11 p.m. Three or four selections presented like a flight. 36 13th St. 404-870-8886. www.vinocitywinebar.com.

Wisteria — presents Monday Night Wine Flights featuring "flights" of three different wines from the new wine list. The selection is based on your choice in a three-tier pricing of $10, $15, and $20. 471 N. Highland Ave. 404-525-3363.

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