The Wine List April 15 2004

WINE, CHEESE AND BBQ — Taste Network will host a barbecue dinner complete with wine and cheese Thurs., April 15, at 7 p.m. For $25, enjoy half a chicken and sides, along with the regular wine pairing. Be sure to bring your own glassware. 1710 Defoor Ave. Reservations are preferred as space is limited. 404-591-3809.

ANYTHING GOES — Vinocity will hold a wine tasting Mon., April 19, on "Anything Pinot." Wine educator Randall Roberts will begin the tasting at 6 p.m., and it goes until 8 p.m. or the wine runs out. 36 13th St. Call 404-870-8886 for more information or visit www.vinocitywinebar.com.

NICOLAS FEUILLATTE CHAMPAGNE DINNER — Woodfire Grill is hosting a champagne dinner featuring special guest Nicolas Feuillat chief winemaker of 30 years, Jean-Pierre Vincent. On Tues., April 20, this event includes a five-course menu paired with award-winning champagnes. Cost is $125 a person and begins with a 6:30 p.m. reception. 1782 Cheshire Bridge Road. Call 404-347-9055 for reservations.

COHN AT LUXE — On April 22, Luxe will host a five-course prix fixe menu accompanied by award-winning wines from B.R. Cohn winery. Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $65 per person. Reservations recommended but not required. 89 Park Place. 404-389-0808.

AZURE BISTRO WINE PAIRING — Azure Bistro is hosting its third wine dinner Wed., April 21. This four-course dinner and wine pairing is $47.50 per person and begins at 7 p.m. 5600 Roswell Road. Reservations are recommended. 404-843-3257 or visit www.azurebistro.com.

ZINFANDEL FESTIVAL — Rivermont Country Club is hosting the second annual Zinfandel Festival Mon., April 26, to raise money for the American Institute of Wine & Food Days of Taste Children's Nutritional Program and the Atlanta Food Bank. From 7-9 p.m., the event features more than 120 Zinfandels, a silent auction, and food from more than 10 local restaurants, including Cafe Tu Tu Tango, Chicago's and Brio. 3130 Rivermont Parkway, Alpharetta. Cost is $30 for members and $40 for nonmembers. 770-977-1893.

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.

OUT OF AFRICA — Murphy's will hold its next wine seminar Wed., May 5. The topic will be South African wines. The $25 fee covers eight wines, light appetizers, training booklets and a presentation by expert Mary Masters. 997 Virginia Ave. Seating is limited. Call 404-872-0904 for reservations or visit www.murphysvh.com.

D'Vine Wine Bar and Shop — Come enjoy a wine event every day of the week (with the exception of Sunday). To mention just a few: Monday from 6-8 p.m. is D'Vine's Uncorked Night, where customers can sample all open bottles for $12. From 6-8 p.m. on Tuesdays, D'Vine has wine tastings of six to eight themed wines. Wine Knowledge Wednesdays include classes by expert Michael Bryant, trivia and a four-course dinner. 5486 Chamblee Dunwoody Road. 770-350-9463. www.atlantawinebar.com.

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

MidCity Cuisine's Three Way Thursdays — One Thursday each month, beginning April 22 from 6-8 p.m., MidCity Cuisine features three wine options. These options include $15 for a wine tasting in the form of a flight at the bar, $25 for wine paired with hors d'oervres, and a $55 per person three-course dinner and wine pairing. 1545 Peachtree St. Call 404-888-8700 or visit www.midcitycuisine.com.

Vinocity — Exotic dinners paired with bottomless glasses of wine from a specific region every Sunday starting at 5:30 p.m. Prices vary by the week. And 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.

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.

Monday Night Wine Flights — Wisteria introduces Monday night wine flights of three different wines from a new wine list. The selection is based on your choice in a three-tier pricing of $10, $15 or $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.