The Wine List June 25 2008
Beginners-only class in Roswell
Atlanta Wine School — "For Beginners Only." This one-night, beginners-only class will provide basic training in wine vocabulary, tasting and food pairing. Wed., June 25. 7 p.m. $50. 1570 Holcomb Bridge Road, Roswell. 770-668-0435. www.atlantawineschool.com/cheese.php.
LITKitchen — "Introduction to the Wines of the World: Italian wines." Learn Italian wine terms, names and labels, Also, talk about the classification system and the traditional varietals, as well as the not-so-traditional varietals that produce the outstanding Super Tuscans, some of the most coveted Italian wines. $45 cost includes materials, wine and cheese. Thurs., June 26. 7 p.m. 433 Bishop St. 404-249-4300. www.litkitchen.com
The Cave Tapas Bar and Lounge — "Free Wine Tasting: Italian Summer." This week at the weekly, complimentary wine tasting, sample Pinot Grigio, Santa Margharita, Zemmer, Maso Canali and other refreshing whites. Live jazz will be played afterward. Thurs., June 26. 7-8 p.m. 1619 Collins Road, Kennesaw. 404-993-6682. www.thecavetapasbar.com.
The Sycamore Grill — "June Winemakers Dinner: Brotherhood Vineyards." Executive chef Stephanie will prepare a four-course meal expertly paired with tastings of Brotherhood Wines. $60 ticket includes tax and gratuity. Fri., June 27. 7-8:30 p.m. 5329 Mimosa Drive, Stone Mountain. 770-465-6730. www.sycamoregrill.com.
Hinton's Wine Store — "Sauvignon Blanc: A World Tour." Taste Keith Lofton's selections of the wines of the world, all made from the Sauvignon Blanc grape. Cost is $15, or free to connoisseur members. Sat., June 28. 3-5 p.m. 8455 Holcomb Bridge Road. Alpharetta. 770-641-1900. www.hintonwinestore.com.
Marietta Wine Market — "Brazilian Wines." Tasting of wines from the Salton Winery, one of the oldest producers in Brazil. Cost is a donation to a selected charity. Sat., June 28. 2-4 p.m. 18 Powder Springs St. Marietta. 770-919-1574. www.mariettawinemarket.com.
VIII fifty Restaurant & Lounge — Wine tastings on the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month from 6-8 p.m. Includes selection of five featured wines, artisan cheese and fruit. $15 includes small plates card ($10 value). 1570 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite 850, Roswell. 678-206-0850. www.850atlanta.com.
Atlanta Wine School — This eight-week course is an introduction to wine, level one. Classes are held once a week, on Monday nights. Each class will include tastings of at least six wines. Cost is $399 per person.1570 Holcomb Bridge Road. Roswell. 770-668-0435. www.atlantawineschool.com/cheese.php.
Atkins Park Tavern, Cumming — "Wine down" Wednesdays. Food and wine served on Wednesdays. 5820 S. Vickery St., Cumming. 678-513-2333. www.atkinspark.com.
Bluepointe — All champagne from the wine list is half-price every Thursday night. 3455 Peachtree Road. 404-237-9070. www.buckheadrestaurants.com.
Cabernet Steakhouse — All bottles of wine are half-price every Monday when dining at the bar. 5755 Windward Parkway, Alpharetta. 770-777-5955. www.cabernetsteakhouse.com.
Di Paolo -- All bottles of wine (excluding the reserve list and holidays) will be offered at a 50 percent discount Sunday evenings. 8560 Holcomb Bridge Road, Alpharetta. 770-587-1051. www.dipaolorestaurant.com.
D'Vine Wine Bar and Shop — Come enjoy a relaxed wine experience every day except Sunday. Monday is D'Vine's "uncorked" night, when, for $15, you can sample from all the open bottles (usually 30-plus) until the bottles are empty. For the latest schedule of events, check www.atlantawinebar.com. 5486 Chamblee Dunwoody Road. 770-350-WINE.
East Andrews Cafe & Bar — East Andrews hosts "Wine Down Weaver Wednesday" every Wednesday starting at 6 p.m. Featuring $5 wines by the glass and entertainment by Maxwell Taylor. 56 E. Andrews Drive. 404-869-1132. www.eastandrews.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. www.eclipsediluna.com.
Eno — Wine tastings in the bar every Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. Taste eight to 10 wines for $10, including a complimentary plate of tapas. Also, every Thursday is top-flight night: premium flights of four to five wines for $25-$35. 800 Peachtree St. 404-685-3191. www.enorestaurant.com.
The Fickle Pickle — Half-price bottles of wine every Wednesday. 1085 Canton St., Roswell. 770-650-9838. www.ficklepicklecafe.com.
The Grape — Specially priced Grape Crush wine trios every Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. at all Grape wine bar locations: Atlantic Station, the Forum, Inman Park, Sandy Springs and Midtown. www.yourgrape.com.
Haven — Come enjoy D'Vine Sundays at Haven, when the restaurant offers $29 bottles from the entire wine list. 1441 Dresden Drive. 404-969-0700. www.havenrestaurant.com.
Java Monkey — Wine tasting every other Thursday on the patio. The next tasting will be Thurs., July 3. Sample featured wines and complimentary hors d'oeuvres. $15. 7-9 p.m. 425 Church St., Decatur. 404-378-5002. www.javamonkeydecatur.com.
Little Alley Tapas Bar & Restaurant — Select bottles of wine half price every Tuesday. 690 Holcomb Bridge Road. 770-992-9198. www.littlealley.com.
Lobby at Twelve — Take $12 off wine by the bottle every Monday
night. 361 17th St. 404-961-7370. www.lobbyattwelve.com.
Morton's The Steakhouse Buckhead — "Wine Down Wednesdays." These monthly wine tastings will be held the first Wednesday of every month.Cost is $12 per person and includes a sampling of three to four wines. Complimentary appetizers will be served. 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m.3379 Peachtree Road. 404-816-3068. www.mortons.com.
Murphy's — Wine-tasting Tuesdays start at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $20 for tasting, with $5 off any entree over $11. 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.
Pacific Kitchen — Enjoy a bottomless glass of wine every Wednesday night for $20. 913 Bernina Ave. 404-223-9292. www.pacific-kitchen.com.
Palate Wine Bar — Wine tasting every other 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.
Pasta da Pulcinella — Half-price bottles of wine every Thursday. 1123 Peachtree Walk. 404-876-1114. www.pastadapulcinella.com.
Relish — Half-price bottles of wine every Monday. 590 Mimosa Blvd., Roswell. 770-650-7877. www.relishgoodfood.com.
Seasons 52 — "Baubles and Truffles." Celebrate the warm weather and indulge in $5 Sweetwater, 420 Pale Ale and Pom Royals, along with complimentary truffled popcorn and live music on the Peachtree patio every Thursday 6-9 p.m. 3050 Peachtree Rd. 404-846-1552. www.seasons52.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. 4300 Paces Ferry Road. 770-801-0069. www.sohoatlanta.com.
Taurus — Half-price bottles of wine every Monday night (excluding wines from the "No Bull" list). 1745 Peachtree St. 404-214-0641. www.taurusrestaurant.com.
Tierra — Half-price wine every Wednesday for bottles less than $50. 1425 Piedmont Ave. 404-874-5951. www.tierrarestaurant.com.
Trattoria 141 — Half-price bottles of wine every Monday. 9810 Medlock Bridge Road, Johns Creek. 770-497-0021. www.trattoria141.com.
Twist — Every Monday, Twist offers half-price bottles for every item on the wine list, including Dom Perignon. 3500 Peachtree Road. 404-869-1191. www.heretoserverestaurants.com.
Village Tavern — Half-price wines by the glass every Wednesday night. 11555 Rainwater Drive, Alpharetta. 770-777-6490. www.villagetavern.com.
Vine — Each Monday, a majority of the wine list of more than 160 wines by the bottle and 40 by the glass is 50 percent off. Every Wednesday, the restaurant offers a tasting of at least six wines from 6-8 p.m. Cost is $10, which can be applied to your dinner check to receive $10 off, rendering the wine tasting free. Every Sunday, Vine holds a prix fixe, three-course dinner for $25 with optional wine pairings. Reservations are encouraged. 404-892-2393. 1190 N. Highland Ave. www.vinerestaurant.com.
Violette — Half-price bottles of wine every Tuesday night for wines less than $50, 5:30-10 p.m. 2948 Clairmont Road. 404-633-3363. www.violetterestaurant.com.
VITA — Tuesday tastings will include a sampling of 5-6 wines and complimentary appetizers. Cost is $15 per person. 5 p.m.-7 p.m.2110 Peachtree Road. 404-367-8482. www.vitaatl.com.
Wahoo! A Decatur Grill — Wine tasting every Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. Taste four featured wines and a complimentary cheese plate for $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.
WineStyles — "Drink in Style Thursdays" are every Thursday from 6-8 p.m. Guests can sample up to 12 wines, enjoy light appetizers and learn about the wines they're tasting. $12, $8 for WineStyles Wine Club members. Tuesdays feature "Tuesday Tastings" from 6-8 p.m. Sample up to six wines and light appetizers with specific themes chosen each week. $6. $4 for members. 4511 Olde Perimeter Way. 770-393-1110. www.winestyles.net.
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