The Wine List February 21 2007


Fleming's All-Coppola Wine Dinner — Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar will offer a five-course dinner including lobster bisque and Filet Oscar featuring a red carpet welcome and wines made by director Francis Ford Coppola. Fri., Feb. 23. 6:30 p.m. $85. 4501 Olde Perimeter Way. 770-698-8112. www.flemingssteakhouse.com.

Oakhurst Winter Wine-Tasting Fundraiser — Taste a variety of wines at this fundraiser for the Oakhurst Business Association. Sat., Feb. 24. 4-6 p.m. Purchase a glass now at RealSource Brokers for $20. Buy tickets online for $22. Purchase tickets with cash on the day of the event for $25. The Oakhurst Business District, East Lake Drive and Oakview Road. www.oakhurstbusiness.org.

2007 Atlanta Fine Wine Festival — Enjoy a silent auction, an array of rare high-end wines, gourmet food samplings and an appearance by Atlanta artist Thomas Arvid at the third annual charity wine event benefiting Hospice Atlanta/Visiting Nurse at the Mason Murer Fine Art gallery. Sat., Feb. 24. 2-6 p.m. Advanced tickets $100. Regular admission $120. 199 Armour Drive. 404-879-1500. www.atlantafinewinefestival.com.

SAGA — Michael Brian of the Atlanta Wine School will host a "Tips to Taste" class featuring some of SAGA's finest wines paired with menu items from chef Drew Van Leuvan. Thurs., Mar. 1 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tickets must be purchased in advance. $40. Limit 30 people. 1100 Crescent Ave. 770-668-0435. www.atlantawineschool.com.

2007 Israeli Fine Wine Event — Experience a guided tour of award-winning premium wines from 19 mainstream and boutique Israeli wineries. Thurs., Mar. 1. 6:30-9:30 p.m. $35; $30 for members. Atrium, Atlanta Financial Center, 3353 Peachtree Road. 404-843-9426. www.aiccse.org

Murphy's — Taste wines from Mendocino and Lake County, the locations of some of America's most famous wineries. Limit 25 people. Mon., Feb. 26. 6:30 p.m. $20. 997 Virginia Ave. 404-872-0904. www.murphysvh.com.

ONE. midtown kitchen — Wine drinkers are invited to explore Oregon's growing pinot noir and chardonnay selections in this discussion about an American region that may give Italy a run for its money. Tues., Feb. 27. 7 p.m. $35. Limit 50 people. 559 Dutch Valley Road. 404-892-4111. www.onemidtownkitchen.com.

Lobby — Taste cabernet, merlot, and sauvignon blanc from America's second-largest producer of wine, Washington State. Wed., Feb. 28. 7 p.m. $35. Limit 50 people. 361 17th St. 404-961-7370. www.concentricsrestaurants.com

Atlanta Wine School — Eight pairings of wines and cheeses will be served at this tasting event hosted by the Atlanta Wine School at the Piedmont Room. Sun., Feb. 25. 6-8 p.m. $49. 500 10th St. 770-668-0435. www.atlantawineschool.com


Di Paolo — Spring Sundays. All bottles of wine (excluding the reserve list) will be offered at a 50 percent discount Sunday evenings. 8560 Holcomb Bridge Road, Alpharetta. 770-587-1051. www.dipaolorestaurant.com.

Duck's Cosmic Kitchen — Every Thursday night from 5-8 p.m., Duck's serves half-price wines by the glass, along with appetizer and small-plate specials. 111-D New St., Decatur. 404-371-8823. www.duckscosmickitchen.com.

Huey's — All bottles from the wine list are half-price each Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (except holidays). 1816 Peachtree Road. 404-873-2037.

JavaVino — Half-price glass night on Tuesdays, half-price bottle night on Wednesdays and a wine tasting every other Sunday from 5-7 p.m. 579 N. Highland Ave. 404-577-8673.

Lotus Lounge — Wine flights every Wednesday night. $12-$16. 2240 Piedmont Road. 404-869-3445. www.lotusatlanta.com.

Murphy's — Wine-tasting Tuesdays start at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $15 for tasting, with $5 off any entree. 997 Virginia Ave. 404-872-0904. www.murphysvh.com.

Nancy G's Cafe — Half-price wine every Tuesday. 4920 Roswell Road. 404-705-8444. www.nancygscafe.com.

Palate Wine Bar — Wine tasting every Thursday from 6-8 p.m. Sample featured wines paired with light appetizers. $10. Every Monday enjoy half price bottles of wine. 321 W. Hill St., Decatur. 404-373-4702. www.palatewinebar.com.

Sage — Wine tastings are bimonthly, usually on the first and third Wednesdays of the month. Call 404-373-5574 to confirm, or join the e-mail list for up-to-date info by contacting 4sage@earthlink.net. Reservations recommended. 121 Sycamore St. 404-373-5574. www.thebistros.com.

Spice — Half-price bottles of wine every Tuesday, 6 p.m.-close. Choose from more than 100 wine varietals. Also, "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. www.spicerestaurant.com.

Violette — Half-price bottles of wine every Tuesday night for wines under $50, 5:30-10 p.m. 2948 Clairmont Road. 404-633-3363. www.violetterestaurant.com.

Wahoo! A Decatur Grill — Wine tasting every Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. Taste four featured wines and a complimentary cheese plate. $15. Wednesday nights enjoy half-price bottles from the regular wine list and 25 percent off reserve wines at the bar. 1042 W. College Ave., Decatur. 404-373-3331. www.wahoogrilldecatur.com.

Zuma — Sunday Sake Nights. Take half off of more than 30 varieties of sake, every Sunday night. 701 Highland Avenue. 404-522-2872.

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

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