The Wine List July 30 2008
Java Monkey — Wine tasting every other Thursday on the patio. Next tasting is Thurs., Aug. 7. Sample featured wines and complimentary hors d'oeuvres. $15. 7-9 p.m. 425 Church St., Decatur. 404-378-5002. www.javamonkeydecatur.com.
Marietta Wine Market — "Chumeia Vineyards." Taste $10-$12 wines from this vineyard near the city of Paso Robles, Calif. Cost is a donation to a selected charity. Sat., Aug. 9. 2-4 p.m. 18 Powder Springs St., Marietta. 770-919-1574. www.mariettawinemarket.com.
WineStyles Snellville — "Wine, Weddings and Jewels (A Wedding Affair)." Come taste wine and meet vendors. Free for brides-to-be. Brides may bring a guest. Sat., Aug. 9. 1-3 p.m. 1350 Scenic Highway, Suite 424, Snellville. 770-985-8356. www.winestyles.net/snellville.
Joel Restaurant — "Monthly Wine Tasting." Taste eight wines selected by sommelier Perrine Prieur. Learn about Italian wines and enjoy hors d'oeuvres prepared by chef Cyrile Holota. $25 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. Mon., Aug. 11. 6:30-8:30 p.m. 3290 Northside Parkway. 404-233-3500. www.joelrestaurant.com.
LitKitchen — "Introduction to Wines of the World: Portuguese Wines." Take a tasting trip through the Minho region where the summer sipper, Vinhjo Verde, is produced before heading through the Douro and other fine wine-producing regions. $45 tuition includes a materials fee for wine and cheese. Mon., Aug. 11. 7-10:30 p.m. 433 Bishop St. 404-249-4300. www.litkitchen.com.
Atlanta Wine School — "10 Good Wines under $10." Taste inexpensive wines selected by Atlanta's longest-running wine reviewer, Jane Garvey. $39. Tues., Aug. 12. 7-9 p.m. 1570 Holcomb Bridge Road, Roswell. 770-668-0435. www.atlantawineschool.com.
Murphy's — "Italy's Most Elegant Whites." Taste eight white Italian wines. Stay for dinner and receive a $5 credit towards any entree of your choice more than $11. Seating is limited. $20. Tues., Aug. 12. 6:30-9:30 p.m. 997 Virginia Ave. 404-872-0904. www.murphysvh.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.
Atkins Park Tavern, Cumming — "Wine down" Wednesdays. Food and wine served on Wednesdays. 5820 S. Vickery St., Cumming. 678-513-2333. www.atkinspark.com.
Atlanta Wine School — Introduction to wine, level one. This eight-week course is 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.
BlackstoneMondays and Thursdays — "Taste of Blackstone." Enjoy steak, shrimp, salad and a glass of Blackstone wine all for $25.
Fri. Tuesdays All wines priced $60 and under are half-priced all night in the bar and restaurant.4686 S. Atlanta Rd. 404-704-6100. www.blackstoneatlanta.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 Midtow. 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.
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. 5-7 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.
E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or fax information to 404-420-1402 at least two weeks prior to event.