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•Atlanta Wine School -- Wines and Cheeses. This class will instruct participants on how to pair wines and cheeses together for the best taste combinations, proper serving arrangements and temperatures for wine and cheese pairings. Mon., Dec. 4. 7-9 p.m. $45. 500 10th Street NE. 770-668-0435. www.atlantawineschool.com/cheese.php.

•Eno -- Arcadian Winery Wine Dinner. Chef Joe Rego will be pairing a four-course menu to guest winemaker Joe Davis's award-winning Central Coast Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Tues., Dec. 5. 6:30-8 p.m. $85. Reservations required. 800 Peachtree Street. 404-685-3191. www.enorestaurant.com.

•Joel -- Champagne! In this pre-Christmas season, discover different champagnes, and branch out from traditional "brut." Introducing wines that range from absolutely dry to very sweet dessert champagnes. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres will be served. Wed., Dec. 6. 6-7:15 p.m. $30. 3290 Northside Parkway. 404-233-3500. www.joelrestaurant.com.

•Pura Vida -- Noche de Galeria. Pura Vida brings a taste of Spanish and Latin American culture to Atlanta with their Noche de Galeria celebration. Mingle with artists and art lovers while tasting Torres wines from Spain and complimentary tapas from Pura Vida. Wed., Dec. 6. 7-8:30 p.m. $10. 656 N. Highland Ave. 404-870-9797. www.puravidatapas.com.

ONGOING

•Cheetah -- Wine, Women & Thong the second Friday of each month, 6-9 p.m., in the Executive Room. The $20 event includes front-door cover, Executive Room admission, hors d'oeuvres and wine. 887 Spring St. 404-892-3037.

•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.

•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.

•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, Sandy Springs, Midtown, Phipps Plaza and Vinings. www.yourgrape.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.

•Java Monkey -- Wine tasting every other Thursday on the patio. The next tasting will be Thurs., Dec 14. Sample featured wines and complimentary hors d'oeuvres. $15. 7-9 p.m. 425 Church St. 404-378-5002. www.javamonkeydecatur.com.

•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.

•La Tavola Trattoria -- Wine flights every Monday night. 992 Virginia Ave. 404-873-5430. www.latavolatrattoria.com.

•Lotus Lounge -- Wine flights every Wednesday night. $12-$16. 2240 Piedmont Rd. NE. 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., followed by live jazz. $10. Every Sunday is "Finish the Bottle" from 6-10 p.m. All open bottles are discounted. 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.

•Taurus -- Half-price bottles of wine every Sunday and 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 under $40. 1425 Piedmont Ave. 404-874-5951. www.tierrarestaurant.com.

•Zuma -- Sunday Sake Nights. Take half off more than 30 varieties of sake. 701 Highland Avenue. 404-22-2872. www.zumasushi.com.

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

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