Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 8/19/19
Friday, September 20th at 7 pm
The 13th annual Kirkwood Wine Stroll is on Friday, September 20, 7:00-10:00pm and located in Historic Kirkwood. Proceeds from the Wine Stroll are used to enhance the downtown business district and help fund other Kirkwood nonprofit organizations and events. There are over 84 wines bringing together a wonderful selection of global wine samples with local food available for purchase and great local bands.
Dining options include tapas type portions available for purchase through amazing local food vendors like Urban Pie, Kirkyard Public House, Poppa Corns: Gourmet Popcorn, Artistic Soul Catering. There will also local craft beer selections from Second Self Beer Company. Other businesses will offer specials, discounts, prize drawings, and fun demonstrations.
A diverse music line up of local bands will be performing on jazz, acoustic and electric stages: Elegant Bachelors, Cosmic Debris,PRINCE: A Celebration of the Genius, Bonaventure Quartet, Will Scruggs, The Bullfrogs, Brian Revels, and Vivian Slade.
Tickets and information: https://kirkwoodwinestroll.com/
Date: Thursday, July 25th
Time: 7 pm
About: City Winery offers a chance for budding wine fans to put their skills to the test at the Judgment on Ponce Blind Tasting Challenge. On July 25th, guests will sample 6 to 8 wines, guess the varietals and region, and decide which is best. Each month features a different theme such as Oregon vs. Bourgogne or Italy vs. Spain. The guest who most accurately scores the wines and is able to guess the theme and regions will win a wine-related prize. Cheese, charcuterie and light bites will be provided. A winery tour is also included. Starts 7 p.m. Tickets are $60 plus applicable fees.
Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 7/8/19
Celebrating Fête des Vignerons and Featuring a Wine Reception, Five-Course Pairing Dinner, Live Music, Artist Demonstrations and More
Thursday, July 25, 2019 and Saturday, July 27, 2019
Honoring Fête des Vignerons, a centuries-old Swiss wine celebration that occurs every 20 years, White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails and the Swiss Consulate have partnered to create an unforgettable wine-infused weekend this July. While the rare event is happening this summer in the midst of Switzerland’s vineyards, Atlantans and visitors alike can get a taste of the experience at White Oak in the heart of Downtown Atlanta on Thursday, July 25th from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. during a special reception featuring passed appetizers and unlimited tastings of Swiss wines imported specifically for the occasion. Wine lovers will also be treated to live music from Grammy-award winning, Swiss musician Linus Wyrsch and in-house Découpage demonstrations by Lucrezia Bieler, an artist trained in this delicate craft of cutting paper into intricate, lace-like patterns.
The festivities continue on Saturday, July 27th beginning at 6:30 p.m. when Chef Lukas Kaufmann of IGNIV at Grand Resort Bad Ragaz and Executive Chef Timothy Magee of White Oak take guests on a guided culinary journey during a five-course Swiss dinner with hand-selected wine pairings. Tickets are available for the reception starting at $35 at https://www.freshtix.com/events/a-swiss-wine-reception and for the five -course pairing dinner at $150 at https://www.freshtix.com/events/a-5-course-swiss-dinner-with-wine-pairings. For more information, visit www.whiteoakkitchen.com