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April 11
Atlanta Beer Festivals will hold the second annual "Hogs & Hops" event from 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Guests must be over 21 and may not bring babies or pets to the event. There are no designated driver tickets, so plan accordingly. General admission is $40 per person, including four food tickets and all beer tastings. After April 2, the price of admission goes to $45 and costs $55 the day of the event. VIP tickets (admission starts at noon) cost $65 per person until April 2, then go to $75 per person and $80 the day of the event. VIP ticket prices include unlimited food tickets. Additional food tickets may be purchased at the event for $3 each or two for $5. To purchase tickets, visit http://atlantabeerfestivals.xorbia.com/hogs-and-hops/xt. Hogs & Hops, Masquerade Music Park, 695 North Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308, No phone.
 

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.
 

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



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