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JavaVino -- JavaVino hosts a tasting of summer wines. Sun., Aug. 12, 5-7 p.m. $10. 579 N. Highland Ave. 404-577-8673.

The Epicurean -- The Epicurean celebrates summer with a tasting of 15 different summer wines with appetizers followed by a summer-themed prix-fixe menu. Tues., Aug. 14, 7-9 p.m. Free tasting, $35 dinner. 1361 Clairmont Road, Decatur. 404-321-0530.


Atkins Park Tavern, Cumming -- "Wine down" Wednesdays. Food and wine served on Wednesdays. 5820 S. Vickery St., Cumming. 678-513-2333.

Di Paolo -- Spring Sundays. 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.

Dolce Vita -- Wine tastings the first Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. Six wines served with "little bites" for $20. 11705 Medlock Bridge Road, Duluth. 770-814-7477.

Duck's Cosmic Kitchen -- Every Thursday 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.

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 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.

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.

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.

Executive Women's Golf Association -- The Atlanta Chapter of the Executive Women's Golf Association will host a monthly event on the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Women who love golf and wine meet for dinner, wine and socializing. 227 Sandy Springs Place. 404-250-9463.

Globe -- Wine tastings every Tuesday, 5:30-7 p.m. Four wines and tapas for $10 per person. 75 Fifth St. (in Technology Square). 404-541-1487.

Haven -- Come enjoy D'Vine Sundays at Haven, when the restaurant offers $29 bottles from the entire wine list. 1441 Dresden Drive. For more info, call 404-969-0700 or visit

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, Midtown, Phipps Plaza and Vinings.

Java Monkey -- Wine tasting every other Thursday on the patio. The next tasting will be Thurs., Aug 16. Sample featured wines and complimentary hors d'oeuvres. $15. 7-9 p.m. 425 Church St. 404-378-5002.

Les Fleurs de Lis Cafe -- Seven-course wine dinner every other Wednesday at 7 p.m. The next dinner will be Wed., Aug. 8. Cost is $58 for dinner with wine pairings, $38 without wine. Reservations strongly recommended. 57 Forsyth St., Suite R-8. 404-230-9151.

Little Alley Tapas Bar & Restaurant -- Select bottles of wine half price every Tuesday and Thursday. 690 Holcomb Bridge Road. 770-992-9198.

Lobby at Twelve -- Take $12 off wine by the bottle every Monday night. 361 17th St. 404-961-7370.

Murphy's -- Wine-tasting Tuesdays start at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $20 for tasting, with $5 off any entree. 997 Virginia Ave. 404-872-0904.

Nancy G's Cafe -- Half-price wine every Tuesday. 4920 Roswell Road. 404-705-8444.

Pacific Kitchen -- Enjoy a bottomless glass of wine every Wednesday night for $20. 913 Bernina Ave. 404-223-9292.

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.

Pasta da Pulcinella -- Half-price bottles of wine everyThursday. 1123 Peachtree Walk. 404-876-1114.

The Ritz-Carlton -- Wine tastings are every Thursday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in The Lobby Lounge. Tasting portions are complimentary. 181 Peachtree St. 404-659-0400.

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.

Taurus -- Half-price bottles of wine every Monday night (excluding wines from the "No Bull" list). 1745 Peachtree St. 404-214-0641.

Tierra -- Half-price wine every Wednesday for bottles less than $50. 1425 Piedmont Ave. 404-874-5951.

Twist -- Every Monday, Twist offers half-price bottles for every item on the wine list, including Dom Perignon. 3500 Peachtree Road. 404-869-1191.

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.

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.

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.

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. "Wine-A-Rita" Fridays are from 6-9 p.m., with unlimited Wine-A-Ritas and chips and salsa for $6.50. Saturdays feature "Weekend Wine Down," with eight wines and light appetizers from 6-8 p.m. $8. $6 for members. Tuesdays feature "Tuesday Tastings" from 6-8 p.m. Sample up to six wines and light apps with specific themes chosen each week. $6. $4 for members, Tuesday is also ladies night, with $5 glasses of wine all night long. 4511 Olde Perimeter Way. 770-393-1110.

Zuma -- Sunday Sake Nights. Take half off more than 30 varieties of sake, every Sunday night. 701 Highland Ave. 404-522-2872.

E-mail or fax information to 404-420-1402 at least two weeks prior to event.

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