Atlanta weekend food events, August 20-22

The Highland Beer Fest is this weekend! Plus, other food events and classes.

Image The CL Highland Beer Fest is among many food gatherings this weekend.

Marietta Wine Market, Fri., Aug. 20: Chef Raul Thomas hosts a special demonstration of Latin and Puerto Rican cuisines. Reservations required. Price includes food and wine. $40. Reception at 6:30 p.m., demonstrations begin at 7. 770-919-1574. www.mariettawinemarket.com.

Creative Loafing Highland Beer Fest, Sat., Aug. 21: This festival features more than 100 craft beers, food from nine local restaurants and live entertainment. Benefits Inman Park Security Patrol. Limited parking, MARTA recommended (golf cart shuttles provided from Inman Park station). $35 advance, $40 at door. 12-6 p.m. N. Highland Ave. between Elizabeth St. and Inman Village Parkway. www.highlandbeerfest.com.

Blackstock Vineyards, Sat., Aug. 21: Take a tour of the actual vineyards and learn how grapes go from vine to fermentation to wine. Reservations required. Wine Club members free, non-members $15. 5 p.m. 5400 Town Creek Road, Dahlonega. 706-219-2789. www.bsvw.com.

Blackstock Vineyards, Sat., Aug. 21: After the vineyard tour, Blackstock hosts its monthly wine dinner featuring a four-course meal and house wine pairings for each course. Reservations required. $55. 7 p.m. 5400 Town Creek Road, Dahlonega. 706-219-2789. www.bsvw.com.

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