La Travola Trattoria presents Anything But Chardonnay Wednesday, July 3. Part of the proceeds benefit Camp Twin Lakes, a camping facility in Georgia for children with chronic illnesses and disabilities. $20 per person includes a tasting of several wines and hors d'oeuvres. 5:30-7 p.m. 992 Virginia Ave. 404-873-5430.
THE FRENCH CONNECTION
Barton & Guestier's French Connection Tour in conjunction with the Wine Brats organization hits Atlanta favorite Mumbo Jumbo Wednesday, July 10. From the Statue of Liberty to french fries to Sartre and, of course, wine, the French have made grand contributions to our culture. Tasters on the tour travel around the room and "visit" the regions of Loire, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Beaujolais, Rhône and Languedoc -- and receive souvenir postcards featuring the visited region. Advance tickets online $20. Cash at the door $30 (if available). No refunds. For tickets, visit www.winebrats.org. 89 Park Place. 404-523-0330. www.bartonguestierwine.com.
The Grape -- On Wednesdays, it's the Grape Crush, featuring wine specials and complimentary appetizers. Saturdays noon-3 p.m., sample six featured wines. 4300 Paces Ferry Road, suite 244. 770-803-WINE.
The River Room -- Enjoy select wines by the glass and complimentary sushi every SoHo -- Wine tastings every Wednesday at 5 p.m. $17-$20. 4300 Paces Ferry Road (Vinings Jubilee shopping center). 770-801-0069.
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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