11 Mid-Summer Events to Enjoy

Mid-Summer Events

11 Mid-Summer Events to Enjoy

How time has flown by! We are approaching the middle of summer and still have lots to do on our bucket lists. However, you should always make time for fun with friends and family. So you should check out some of these mid-summer events. Who knows, it might help you cross an item or two off your list. Make sure you check it out!

Tuesday, July 10

4 Course Burnside Bourbon Dinner | Under the Cork Tree | 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for another fantastic Bourbon dinner at Under the Cork Tree. We will feature a selection of Burnside Bourbons paired with 4 delicious courses. This dinner is extra special as we will be the only location in the entire state to have the acclaimed Burnside Oregon Oaked Rye. Our Bourbon dinners are fun, delicious and informative. We will have a representative from Burnside Distillery to guide you through the tasting from start to finish. Secure your seat today as these events do sell out!

Wednesday, July 11

Meet on Wine! A Wine Mixer for the Single Sophisticate | City Winery Atlanta | 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Meet on Wine! (Not online.) Flying solo and have a passion for wine? Mix and mingle with fellow wine lovers in a zero-pressure, high-pleasure atmosphere! Join City Winery’s expert wine team for a curated wine tasting through six exclusive wines, light gourmet bites and live music!

Thursday, July 12

Free Wine Tasting | Under the Cork Tree | 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Under the Cork Tree hosts new producers and representatives of great wineries every Thursday in the lounge! Come in anytime between 5-7 PM to taste different types of wine and learn about their history. Full service for snacks or dinner are available if you are interested and retail purchases of the select wine are encouraged as well!

A Family Legacy: Wines of Trinchero Family Estates | The Savvy Cellars | 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Trinchero Family Estates was born from unwavering fortitude and a bit of good fortune. Nearly 70 years ago when Italian immigrant Mario Trinchero left New York City in search of a better life for his family in Napa Valley, no one could have predicted the unprecedented success that followed. From the first ever White Zinfandel to some of the most sought after vineyards in Napa to a portfolio of more than 45 global wine and spirits brands, the Trinchero Family Estates of today is an enduring symbol of the American dream.

 German + Austrian Wine Tasting | Perrine’s Wine Shop | 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join us as we welcome Skurnik Wines to taste a selection of fine whites and reds from Germany and Austria. Riesling is king in these nations, and the grape will be well-represented at this tasting, but we will also feature lesser-known white and red varietals from some of the best producers throughout these growing regions. We will taste 8 German and Austrian wines, with cheese and charcuterie. Please rsvp to westside@perrineswine.com

Saturday, July 14

Chicks Get Lit Road Trip | The Atlanta Beer Boutique | 9:30 am – 6:00 pm

Join the Chicks Get Lit crew for a road trip to Augusta! We’re visiting RiverWatch Brewery where the brewery is owned and the beer is brewed by a mother/daughter duo! Your ticket guarantees you a seat on the bus and a little swag. The highlight of the trip – a tour of the brewery and meet & greet with the owner(s)!

Hands-on Class – Big Green Egg Basics | Big Green Egg | 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

Whether your family just got an EGG for Father’s Day, or just want to brush up on your cooking skills, join Chef Amanda Egidio for EGG 101 to learn all the tips and tricks to Grilling, Roasting, Smoking, and Baking with the Big Green Egg. This is a group class based on technique with lots of time for questions, interaction . . . and time to make and enjoy some delicious food.

So You Like It Sweet | City Winery Atlanta | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SO YOU LIKE IT SWEET? A Tasting for the Sweet-toothed connoisseur! Join us as we BUST the taboo that “sweet” wine is somehow less sophisticated and only for beginners . . . NONSENSE! Dive into the celebrated world of sweet wine, from ancient times to the trendy present, sweet wine reigns as royalty as some of the most esteemed, highly-rated wines of the world! Led by the expert wine team at City Winery, JR Smith and Stephanie Northrup, journey around the globe, sipping six sweet and succulent wines…and we ain’t talking cheap white zin or gas station swill. This is the real deal. Enjoy each varietal with a gourmet, classic pairing prepared by Executive Chef Nick Anderson!

Sweet Decadent Dessert Wines & Savory Gourmet Pairings | City Winery | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join City Winery’s expert wine team as we bust the taboo that sweet wine is for beginners…nonsense! Dive into the celebrated world of fine sweet wines paired with sumptuous delights by Executive Chef Nick Anderson.

Havana Night Block Party | Second Shelf Beer Company | 2:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Second Self’s new summer offering is here! Celebrate the release of Havana Night, a guava Berliner Weisse, on July 14th at their Westside taproom. The party will feature cigars from Trinity Cigar Company, a classic car show, and plenty of Havana Night on draft and in six-packs to go. Second Self will be open until 10:30pm for the event.

Sunday, July 15

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes | Westside Provisions District | 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Chef-restaurateur Ford Fry’s tenth annual Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival will be at Westside Provisions District this year. The south’s top chefs, most-skilled mixologists and local farmers are teaming up once again to create tomato-based delights in support of Georgia Organics, a local non-profit connecting organic food from Georgia farms to Georgia families. Live music by G. Love & Special Sauce and a special appearance from Ford Fry’s band will entertain guests alongside creative libations, inspired tomato treats and cold pours of SweetWater beer, sponsored by United Distributors. Featuring special out-of-town guests including Los Angeles chef & Korean taco king legend Roy Choi, Kelly Fields of Willa Jean in New Orleans & Jeni Bauer of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams!

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