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The Wine List September 10 2008

Events in Stone Mountain, Midtown

Upcoming

Ladies Auxilliary of VFW Post 5257 — "Introduction to Wine 101," where guests can sample boutique wines along with appetizers and desserts. Nonalcoholic beverages are also available. Sat., Sept. 13. 7-9 p.m. $10 per person. 800 VFW Drive, Stone Mountain. 770-498-7022.

Eno — "Harvest Midtown Preview Party" features an array of fine wines and hors d'oeuvres prepared by chef Eli Kirshstein with live music from the Blakes, a photography exhibition by Mary Stanley Studio and a Lui-B fashion show. All proceeds go to the Arthritis Foundation. Sun., Sept. 14. 4-7 p.m. $35 in advance, $45 at the door, $99 VIP ticket. 800 Peachtree St. 404-841-8335. www.harvestmidtown.com.

Persimmon Creek Vineyard — Stations offering food by Whole Foods throughout the vineyard. Guests will learn about the vines, the wine-making process and the history of the farmland. All proceeds benefit Georgia Organics. Sun., Sept. 14. 1 p.m. $40 for Georgia Organics members, $50 for nonmembers. 81 Vineyard Lane, Clayton. 678-702-0400. www.georgiaorganics.org.

The Atlanta Wine School — "Smooth Wines and Gooey Cheeses" is an informal event where wine educators will answer attendees' questions over a selection of light appetizers and vino. Mon., Sept. 15, 7-9 p.m. $29 per person. 500 10th St. 770-668-0435. www.atlantawineschool.com/schoolnights.php.

Concentrics Restaurants — Concentrics Restaurants hosts Wine Week Atlanta, where guests can dine at different Concentrics restaurants (including ONE. Midtown Kitchen, Two Urban Licks, TROIS and Lobby at Twelve), sample prix fixe menus and participate in wine tastings. Proceeds go to the Atlanta Community Food Bank in recognition of Hunger Action Month. Sept. 15-21. For more information, visit www.concentricsrestaurants.com or call any participating Concentrics restaurant.

The Atlanta Wine School — "Top-Notch Wines Under $20" introduces eight wines that taste more expensive than their actual price, focusing on Jane Garvey's top-scoring "under $20" wines. Tues., Sept. 16, 7-9 p.m. $50 per person (food included). 1570 Holcomb Bridge Road, Roswell. 770-668-0435. www.atlantawineschool.com./jmd.php.

The Atlanta Wine School — "Wines and Cheeses" class discusses the correct pairing of top-quality wines and cheeses, proper serving arrangements and temperatures. Wed., Sept. 17, 7-9 p.m. $50 per person. 1570 Holcomb Bridge Road, Roswell. 770-668-0435. www.atlantawineschool.com./cheese.php.

The Shed at Glenwood — "Wine Wednesday" offers a taste through three wines and a glass of your favorite. Stay for dinner and get 10 percent off an entree. Wed., Sept. 17. 6:30-8 p.m. $15 per person. 475 Bill Kennedy Way. 404-835-4363. www.theshedatglenwood.com.

ONGOING

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.

Blackstone — "Taste of Blackstone," Mondays and Thursdays. Enjoy steak, shrimp, salad and a glass of Blackstone wine, all for $25. On Tuesdays, all wines priced under $60 are half-priced all night in the bar and restaurant. Wednesdays, $4 three-olive and Vox martini night. 4686 S. Atlanta Road. 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 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. Next tasting is Thurs., Sept. 18. 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 KitchenEnjoy 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 Road. 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.

V2 Wine Bar — Every Thursday starting at 5 p.m. through December, V2 offers $5 glasses, $5 flights (special selection), tastings and fun. 2022 Powers Ferry Road, Marietta. 770-226-0099. www.thevineyardwinemarket.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 winelist@creativeloafing.com or fax information to 404-420-1402 at least two weeks prior to event.



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