The Wine List May 13 2004

WINE AND DINNER AT DEFOOR — Cheese, wine, summer cooking ideas and grilling techniques will be the focus of the next wine and food event at the Defoor Centre Thurs., May 13. The $25 fee includes dinner. 1710 Defoor Ave. 404-849-3569.

RENWOOD AT MICK'S — Mick's Bennett Street hosts its next wine tasting Thurs., May 13, 6:30-9 p.m. Renwood's Sierra Series will be the featured wine. $5 per person for wine tasting and complementary hors d'oeuvres. 2110 Peachtree Road. 404-351-6425.

FESTIVAL AT THE VILLA — Villa Christina is hosting its third annual Food and Wine Festival Sun., May 23, from 1-6 p.m. Sample wines while enjoying jugglers, mimes, belly dancers, wine seminars, food tastings, and chef and art demonstrations. Tickets are $45 in advance and $55 at the door, if available; this fee includes everything above plus live music and a souvenir tasting glass and plate. 4000 Summit Boulevard. To purchase tickets, call 404-303-0133.

TIERRA WINE DINNER — Tierra will host a wine dinner Tues., May 25, featuring the wines of Vina Errzuriz and Sea, the Errzuriz-Mondavi partnership in Chile. The dinner will consist of five courses and seven wines. Reception at 7 p.m. with complimentary pisco sours and hors d'oeuvres. Dinner begins at 7:30 p.m. The $65 cost is all-inclusive. Seating is limited. Call 404-874-5951 for reservations. 1425 Piedmont Ave. www.tierrarestaurant.com.

Black Bear Tavern — Bottles of red and white wines every Tuesday for $12. 1931 Peachtree Road. 404-355-9089.

Cheetah — Wine, Women & Thong every third Friday of each month, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Executive Room. This $15 event includes front door cover, executive room admission, hors d'oeuvres and wine. The next tasting is May 21. 887 Spring St. 404-892-3037.

Eclipse di Luna — Enjoy a new wine tasting event the first Tuesday of every month at 6-7 p.m. For $10, it 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. 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 regions around the world served like a flight. 6-8 p.m. 800 Peachtree St. 404-685-3191. www.eno-atlanta.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., May 13. 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 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.

Murphy's — Wine tasting Tuesdays start at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $10 for tasting, with $5 off any entree. 997 Virginia Ave. 404-872-0904. www.murphysvh.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.

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

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.vinocitywinebar.com.

Wisteria — 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.