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January 13
Southbound will host a collaborative beer dinner with West Coast craft brewery Green Flash Brewing Co. featuring four courses created by executive chef Ryan Smith and guest chefs Josh Hopkins of Empire State South, Jarrett Stieber of pop-up restaurant Eat Me Speak Me, and Eric Ottensmeyer of Leon's Full Service. Chuck Silva is brewmaster of Green Flash, founded in California in 2002 and based in San Diego. Cost of the 7 p.m. dinner is $70 per person, including tax and gratuity. Southbound, 5394 Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341, 678-580-5579.
 
February 28
If you like beer and you like bourbon then you probably like BBQ. Join the touring Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival as it makes a stop at Atlantic Station on February 28, 2015, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Guests will enjoy unlimited beer and bourbon tastings, hearty servings of authentic BBQ, live rock and blues music, one-of-a-kind exhibits and a show to remember. Regular admission tickets are $35 in advance; $85 for VIP. For more information, visit www.beerandbourbon.com
 

Ongoing
Bantam + Biddy has debuted a monthly wine tasting series, co-hosted by nearby Ansley Wine Merchants. The tastings will take place at the restaurant from 6:30 p.m.-7 p.m., when the wine store will pour six different wines for guests to sample. Cost is $10 per person, and includes complimentary appetizers by Bantam + Biddy. Guests who stay for dinner will have the wine tasting fee applied to the cost of their meals. The wines will be available for purchase that evening at Ansley Wine Merchants, and special discounts will be offered. For more information, call Ansley Wine Merchants at 404-876-6790. Bantam + Biddy, Ansley Mall, 1544 Piedmont Rd. NE, Ste. 301, Atlanta, GA 30324, 404-907-3469.
 
Mondays
At Sandy Springs' Hearth Pizza Tavern, a family-friendly establishment, bottles of wine are half price on Mondays. The tavern features a variety of inventive pizzas plus diners have the option to craft their own designer pies. Check for other daily and weekly specials. Hearth Pizza Tavern, The Exchange at Hammond Square, 5992 Roswell Rd. NE, Sandy Springs, GA 30328, 404-252-5378.
 
Eclipse di Luna First Tuesdays
Eclipse di Luna hosts ongoing wine tastings featuring tapas and a bottomless glass of wine on the first Tuesday of every month. Guests may taste six to eight varieties of wine. The tasting lasts from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. and costs $10. For more information, visit www.eclipsediluna.com. Eclipse di Luna, Miami Circle Design District, 764 Miami Cir., Atlanta, GA 30324, 404-846-0449.
 
Linger Longer Steakhouse hosts wine and cheese tastings on Wednesdays Wednesdays
On Wednesdays from 5 p.m.-6 p.m., sommelier Robert Ardinger leads a tasting of five wines paired with five different cheeses at Linger Longer Steakhouse at The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation. The cost is $15 per person. Linger Longer Steakhouse, The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation, One Lake Oconee Tr., Greensboro, GA 30642, 706-467-7135.
 
Saturdays
Every Saturday from 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m., Vino 100 in Alpharetta holds a wine tasting that benefits a given charity. Each month the charity changes, but typically it has a local focus. A variety of wines will be explored at the tastings, and wine knowledgeable staffers are present to answer questions. Light snacks will be available. Live guitar music by Tim Price, guitarist with Banks & Shane, adds to the experience and the atmosphere. For more information, visit www.tinderboxvino100atl.com or call 770-343-8010. Vino 100, Shops at Main Street, 131 S. Main St., Alpharetta, GA 30009, 770-343-8010.
 

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Sherlock's Wine Merchants
4062 Peachtree Rd.
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Atlanta, GA 30319
404-949-9945



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