Alpharetta's Rainwater will host a tasting featuring Niebaum-Coppola wines from Napa Valley on Wed., July 27. The cost is $10 per person if purchased in advance; $15 the day of the event. All patrons attending the tasting will receive a $10 voucher toward dinner in the dining room that evening only, one voucher per guest. Reservations can be made by calling 770-777-0033. 11655 Haynes Bridge Road, Alpharetta. www.rainwaterrestaurant.com.
Cafe at East Andrews - Each week, the restaurant offers Wine Down Wednesdays, with bottles of wine for half-price. Included in the promotion is the "Cellar List," so patrons have the chance to sample high-quality wines like Silver Oak and Opus One. 56 E. Andrews Drive. 404-869-1132. www.eastandrews.com.
Cheetah - Wine, Women & Thong every Friday, beginning at 6 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.
D'Vine Wine Bar and Shop - Come enjoy a wine event every day of the week (with the exception of Sunday). To mention just a few: Monday from 6-8 p.m. is D'Vine's Uncorked Night, where customers can sample all open bottles for $12. From 6-8 p.m. on Tuesdays, D'Vine has wine tastings of six to eight themed wines. Wine Knowledge Wednesdays include classes by expert Michael Bryant, trivia and a four-course dinner. 5486 Chamblee Dunwoody Road. 770-350-9463. www.atlantawinebar.com.
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 to $35. 800 Peachtree St. 404-685-3191. www.eno-atlanta.com.
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 www.havenrestaurant.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.
Imperial Fez - Taste wines from around the world paired with Moroccan appetizers the first Wednesday of every month. $15. 5:30-7 p.m. 2285 Peachtree Road. 404-351-0870. www.imperialfez.com.
Java Monkey - Wine tasting every other Thursday on the patio. The next tasting - which includes music and chair massage - will be Thurs., July 21. Sample featured wines and complimentary hors d'oeuvres. $15. 7-9 p.m. 425 Church St. 404-378-5002.
La Tavola Trattoria - Wine flights every Monday night. The theme for Mon., July 25, is American Pinot Grigio and Pinot Gris. 992 Virginia Ave. 404-873-5430. www.latavolatrattoria.com.
Murphy's - Wine tasting Tuesdays start at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $10 for tasting, with $5 off any entree. 997 Virginia Ave. 404-872-0904. www.murphysvh.com.
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. From May through August, SoHo presents its seventh annual West Coast tour, featuring the varietals of California, Oregon and Washington. 4300 Paces Ferry Road. 770-801-0069. www.sohoatlanta.com.
Sotto Sotto - All bottles of wine are half-price every Tuesday. Monday's feature is the "bottomless wine glass" with three price points - $15, $20, $25 - for all the wine you can drink. 313 N. Highland Ave. 404-523-6678. www.sottosottorestaurant.com.
Spice - Half-priced bottles of wine every Tuesday, 6 p.m.-close. Choose from more than 100 wine varietals. Also, "Sipping from the Vine" wine tasting and complimentary hors d'oeuvres every Thursday, 6-8 p.m. $10 per person. 793 Juniper St. 404-875-4242. www.spicerestaurant.com.
Tierra - Half-priced wine every Wednesday for bottles under $50. 1425 Piedmont Ave. 404-874-5951. www.tierrarestaurant.com.
Twist - Every Monday, Twist offers half-price bottles for every item on the wine list, including Dom Perignon. 3500 Peachtree Road. 404-869-1191. www.heretoserverestaurants.com.
Vine - Each Monday, the complete 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 three-course wine pairing dinner for $27.95. Reservations are encouraged. 404-892-2393. 1190 N. Highland Ave. www.vinerestaurant.com.
Vinocity - Exotic dinners paired with bottomless glasses of wine from a specific region every Sunday, starting at 5:30 p.m. Prices vary by the week. Three or four selections presented like a flight. 36 13th St. 404-870-8886. www.vinocitywinebar.com.
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