OSCAR'S NIGHT Oscar's in College Park kicks off its first monthly Wine Down Wednesday tasting Oct. 2. Begin at the beginning with Wine 101 and learn the basics over five California wines from four different regions. 6-7:30 p.m. 3725 Main St. 404-766-9688.
DOUBLE YOUR PLEASURE What's better than just wine? Wine and cheese. Starting Tuesday, Oct. 8, Woodfire Grill's chef Michael Tuohy and cheesemonger Raymond Hook double your pleasure with wines from Greg Koetting's extensive Woodfire list paired with artisanal cheeses. Pairings are scheduled for the second Tuesday of each month. $20 per person. 6-7:30 p.m. 1782 Cheshire Bridge Road. 404-347-9055. www.woodfiregrill.com.
HATS OFF Wine Brats brings DJs, fashion, food and, of course, wine to eleven50 Thursday, Oct. 3, as part of the Chefs w/out Hats 2002 Tour. Food samples from Mumbo Jumbo, Woodfire Grill, Roy's, Orange & Scarlett's, Joel, Aria and more, and tastings from a swell of wineries make it a very tasteful evening. $40 in advance, $50 at the door. Tickets online only at www.winebrats.org. 7-11 p.m. Eleven50, 1150 Peachtree Road (enter on Crescent Avenue between 13th and 14th streets).
FINE WINE AND FINE ARTS Dahling, Callanwolde Fine Arts Center holds its first wine bash Friday, Oct. 4, to raise money for its Bath House Restoration Project. You see, the tile is in just a terrible state. So, get out the black tie and sip fine wine and down fancy food to help get the water flowing at Callanwolde. $75 per person. 7 p.m. For tickets, call 404-872-5338. 980 Briarcliff Road. www.callanwolde.org.
AGAVE CHILE Chef Jack Sobel teams with Mondavi winery for a four-course Mondavi Chilean Wine Dinner Tuesday, Oct. 22. Warm up with Caliterra Sauvignon Blanc. Then move on to grilled spicy portabella organic field green salad; homemade posole with spicy pork and red chile tamale; seared halibut; and a tequila lime tart paired with Errazuriz Wild Ferment Chardonnay; Caliterra Arboleda Estate Merlot; Errazuriz Don Maximiano Reserve Caberne; and Errazuriz Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc, respectively. $60 per person plus tax and tip. 7 p.m. 242 Boulevard. For reservations call 404-588- 0006. www.agaverestaurant.com
RED HOT AT TOULOUSE Lighter weather calls for heavier wines. Explore Toulouse's Fall Red Wines featuring Cabernets, Syrahs and other rich reds Wednesday, Oct. 2. 6:30 p.m. $30. For reservations, call 404-351-9533. 2293 Peachtree St.
Canoe Wines by the River the third Thursday of every month through October in Canoe's River Garden. Next tasting: Oct. 17. $15. 4199 Paces Ferry Road. For reservations, call 770-432-2663 or visit www.canoe-atl.com.
Cavu - A Midtown Bistro Wine tastings and light hors d'oeuvres every Friday 6-8 p.m. $10 per person. 794 Juniper St. 404-875-2229.
Dick and harry's Flight nights every Tuesday. $10-$15. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres. 1570 Holcomb Bridge Road, Roswell. 770-641-8757.
Eno Mediterranean wine and tapas every Wednesday. Featured region for October is Tuscany. $6.50 a glass, $3.50 a plate. 6-9 p.m. 800 Peachtree St. 404-685-3191. www.eno-atlanta.com.
The Grape Grape Crush every Wednesday 5-7 p.m. with wine specials and complimentary appetizers. Saturdays noon-3 p.m., sample six featured wines. 4300 Paces Ferry Road, suite 244. 770-803-WINE. www.thegrape-at.com.
Java Monkey Wine tastings every other Thursday on the patio. Next tasting: Oct. 10. Sample featured wines and complimentary hors d'oeuvres. Massage therapist on hand. $10. 7 p.m. 425 Church St. 404-378-5002.
Lo Spuntino Vino Hour wine tastings Fridays 5-7 p.m. 3005 Peachtree Road, suite D. $20. 404-237-5724.
Murphy's Wine tastings and hors d'oeuvres. Tuesdays at 6 p.m. $10. 997 Virginia Ave. 404-872-0904.
The River Room Select wines by the glass and complimentary sushi every Wednesday 5-8 p.m. Music 7-10 p.m. 4403 Northside Parkway, suite 150, Vinings. 404-233-5455.
SoHo -- Wine tastings every Wednesday at 5 p.m. $17-$20. 4300 Paces Ferry Road (Vinings Jubilee shopping center). 770-801-0069.
Star Provisions Wine tastings every Wednesday 7-8 p.m. Reservations required. 1198 Howell Mill Road. 404-365-0410, ext. 111.
Spice Sipping from the Vine wine tastings and complimentary hors d'oeuvres every Thursday 6-8 p.m. $10 per person. 793 Juniper St. 404-875-4242.
Vinings Inn Every Monday, enjoy a flight of three wines for $15. 3011 Places Mill Road. 770-438-2282.
Vino! Tuesday wine tastings with complimentary hors d'oeuvres. $20. 5-8 p.m. 2900 Peachtree Road. 404-816-0511.
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