The Wine List August 19 2004
THE ART OF WINE AND CHEESE — The Taste Network at Defoor Centre will host a wine and cheese tasting Thurs., Aug. 26, in the center's gallery, which features artists John Tindel and Michi. The $25 cost includes dinner. Reservations preferred, as space is limited. 1710 Defoor Ave., 404-591-3809. email@example.com.
WEEKEND OF WINE — Tickets are now on sale for Wine South 2004 Atlanta's fifth annual festival of food, wine, art and music. The event will be held Sept. 18-19 at Gwinnett Center. Festival hours are 12:30-5:30 p.m. both days. Tickets are $50 a day or $95 for a weekend pass in advance, or $60 and $110 at the door. Discounted tickets at $35 a day are available for designated drivers. Tickets can be purchased online at www.winesouth.com or by phone at 678-985-9494.
Cafe at East Andrews — Each week, the restaurant offers Wine Down Wednesday with bottles of wine at half price. Included in the promotion is the "Cellar List," so patrons have the chance to sample high-quality wines like Silver Oak and Opus One. 56 E. Andrews Drive. 404-869-1132. www.eastandrews.com.
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 Fri., Aug. 20. 887 Spring St. 404-892-3037.
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 wine tasting event the first Tuesday of every month from 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 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. The next tasting — which includes music and chair massage — will be Thurs., Aug. 19. Sample featured wines and complimentary hors d'oeuvres. $15. 7-9 p.m. 425 Church St. 404-378-5002.
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.
SoHo — Every Wednesday night is "flight night." Beginning at 5:30 p.m., bar manager J.D. Doyle leads participants on a tasting tour of regions. For the next few months, flight night is part of the West Coast Wine Tour, which starts in Southern California and will end in the Pacific Northwest. Prices range from $17-$19. 4300 Paces Ferry Road. 770-801-0069. www.sohoatlanta.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.
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.
Twist — Every Monday, Twist offers half-priced bottles for every item on the wine list, including Dom Perignon. 3500 Peachtree Road. 404-869-1191.
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