Get tickets now for The Wine Festival at Villa Christina Sunday, Aug. 25. More than 200 wines, food from 40 of Atlanta's top restaurants, chef demos, art exhibits, a silent auction, music and more will be on hand for oenophiles to enjoy. Tickets are $40 in advance, $45 at the door. Price includes all food and wine tastings, entertainment and demos. Parking ($3), merchandise and silent auction are additional. No one under 21 admitted. 12-6 p.m. 4000 Summit Blvd. 404-303-0133. www.villachristina.com.
Rainwater in a Mondavi barrel
Rainwater hosts a Robert Mondavi wine dinner Friday, Aug. 23. Executive chef Todd Annis has created a special four-course menu to complement the wine selections. On the menu: citrus tuna tartare on a sesame salmon medallion topped with a blood orange granite paired with a Johannesburg Riesling; seared Caribbean red snapper with battered smoked oysters accompanied by Carneros Chardonnay and Mondavi Reserve Chardonnay; and more. $75 per person. For reservations, call 770-777-0033. 11655 Haynes Bridge Road, Alpharetta.
Canoe -- Wines by the River tastings the third Thursday of every month -- this month Aug. 15 -- through October in the River Garden. $15. Reservations recommended. 4199 Paces Ferry Road. 770-432-2663.
Cavu - A Midtown Bistro Wine tastings every Friday 6-8 p.m. Stop by Aug. 16 to taste wines and sample light hors d'oeuvres. $10 per person. 794 Juniper St. 404-875-2229.
Eno -- Mediterranean wine and tapas every Wednesday. $6.50 a glass, $3.50 a plate. 6-9 p.m. 800 Peachtree St. 404-685-3191. www.eno-atlanta.com.
The Grape -- Wednesday 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.
Murphy's -- Wine tastings and hors d'oeuvres. Tuesdays at 6 p.m. $10. 997 Virginia Ave. For more information, contact 404-872-0904.
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.
E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or fax information to 404-420-1402.
Hope everyone had a great weekend and got to eat some great food.
It's still CHAOTIC! I am going to give it it's due only because the meals…
Socilaight "there is no evidence to believe local foods are either healthier or any better…
This was a great trip down memory lane, of times when my husband and I…