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The Wine List April 22 2004



?UPCOMING
B.R. COHN WINE DINNER — Luxe is hosting its second quarterly wine dinner featuring award-winning B.R. Cohn wines Thurs., April 22, at 6:30 p.m. This five-course prix fixe dinner is $65 per person. 89 Park Place. Call 404-389-0808 for reservations.

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. 678-646-0369 or 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.

MOM GETS WINED AND DINED — Seeger's is hosting Mother's Day lunch and dinner Sun., May 9. Come treat your mother to a five-course lunch for $69 per person, or a six-course dinner for $75 per person. Wine pairings will be available with each course for an additional $55 at lunch or $60 at dinner. 111 W. Paces Ferry Road. For reservations, call 404-846-9779.

?ONGOING
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 — 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.

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.

Haven — Come enjoy D'Vine Sundays at Haven when the restaurant offers $29 bottles from the entire wine list. 1441 Dresden Drive. For more information, call 404-969-0700 or visit www.havenrestaurant.com.

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 Thurs., April 29. Sample featured wines and complimentary hors d'oeuvres. $15. 7-9 p.m. 425 Church St. 404-378-5002.

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'oeuvres, and a $55 per person three-course dinner and wine pairing. 1545 Peachtree St. Call 404-888-8700 or visit www.midcitycuisine.com.

Tierra — Bottles of half-priced wine every Tuesday to celebrate its fifth anniversary. This special is limited to bottles under $40. 1425 Piedmont Ave. 404-974-5951. www.tierrarestaurant.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.vinocity winebar.com.

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