Open late Thurs.-Sat.
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Tastings: A Wine Experience Restaurant Review: An Atlanta franchise of a Florida-based operation, this small wine bar has all the bells and whistles one could want for a serious wine adventure. Here's how it works: You load up a credit card-style key with whatever number of dollars you wish to spend. Then you insert the card into a slot and choose how much of a given wine you want dispensed into your Riedel glass: a one-ounce taste, a three-ounce pour or a six-ounce pour. Then you may choose a larger pour to enjoy with any of several delightful small plates. The cheese selection is good, but local health authority requires it be kept frigid cold until it's cut, so if you want cheese, order it early in the evening so it can warm up. The small plates are very inventive, such as the gently spicy "buffalo" duck to be dipped into a tasty blue cheese sauce, and some are quite hearty and substantial, such as the braised short ribs. There are also flatbread pizzas. Besides wines, one may enjoy martini tastings, Scotch tastings and beer. Warning: the ambient temperature is near cellar temperature, so a sweater might be a good idea.