Beat the Heat with these Top 10 Drink Events!

Beat the Heat with these Top 10 Drink Events!

After the weeks of rain, it’s finally heating up, Atlanta! Grab your friends and start chillin’! These drink events are sure to beat the heat! Bourbon, beer, and wine keep this week fine!

Monday, July 10

Viva Southern Italy! The Wine & Tastes of Southern Italy | Vino Venue | 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Explore the rich culture and regional cuisine of Southern Italy, complete with the intensity of the warm Mediterranean climate and the depth of slow-ripened grapes. Learn to understand and appreciate the lesser known indigenous varieties.

Wednesday, July 12

$5 Martinis Wednesday | Under the Cork Tree | 11:30 am – 10:00 pm

The best all day happy hour in town! Choose from Classic, Dirty, Strawberry, Mango, Peach, Blueberry, Raspberry, Passion Fruit, Lemon Drop, Cosmo, or Dessert Pear! Every Week at both Hammocks Trading Company and Under the Cork Tree.

Bourbon Tasting | Houck’s Grille | 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us at 6pm at Houck’s Grille for a meet and greet with our full diner menu available and then we will start tasting bourbons at 7pm. Cost includes the bourbon tasting and individual charcuterie + dessert board.

Terroir Showdown: Napa vs Sonoma | Vino Venue | 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The showdown you’ve been waiting for is here. Year after year, Napa Valley and Sonoma set the standard for quality wines from the United States. Sit back and relax as your sommelier instructor sets the stage for an unforgettable, educational wine experience.  You will learn about the history, culture and language of wine. Best of all, you’ll leave with greater confidence, passion, and understanding of the grapes so you can better experience the pleasure of wine.

Well-Crafted Comedy | Gate City Brewing Co. | 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join Gate City Brewing for a local comedy extravaganza. Entry includes two hours of comedy, six 6oz craft beer samples, and a souvenir pint glass. Doors open at 7:00PM, and comedy begins at 8:00PM.

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Thursday, July 13

Grillin’ & Chillin’ | Emory Point | 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Grillin’ & Chillin’ — Emory Point’s signature foodie fundraising series — returns with top Atlanta chefs creating award-winning dishes on Big Green Eggs to give you incredible edibles and a fabulous Thursday evening! Throw in craft beers and signature cocktails from renowned mixologists, not to mention live jazz

Boutique Italian Wine Tasting | The Savvy Cellars | 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Francesco Montagner, Southeastern Sales Manager for Dark Star Imports, chose a tremendous lineup for this tasting. With 3 red wines and 3 white, there may be a few grape varieties that you aren’t familiar with! Come join in, taste great wines and enjoy light fare of bread, cheese and charcuterie!

Free Weekly Tasting with Devil’s Backbone | Hop City KSM | 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

This week’s free beer tasting features Devil’s Backbone from Roseland Virginia. On draft, we’ll be pouring Vienna Lager, Devils, a chestnut colored lager with a malty aroma and subtle toasty sweetness derived from a multi-stage mash and a pinch of noble hops which gives this refreshing beer a clean finish. We’ll also be tasting Eight Point IPA, 16 Point Imperial IPA, and a few other fun brews.

Friday, July 14

Braves & Beer! | Ironmonger Brewing Company | 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm 

Did you know that Ironmonger Brewing is the closest brewery to the new ballpark? Yes, it’s true. We have plenty of parking spaces, amazing beers and a shuttle that runs regularly during games. Park your car, stay for a couple beers, then we’ll take you to the game! Sounds amazing doesn’t it?

Saturday, July 15

Pints for Pups | Fado Irish Pub | 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Georgia English Bulldog Rescue and Fado Irish Pub team up for the 6th annual Pints For Pups! Ticket includes a GEBR glass, light appetisers, and drink specials. There will be a silent auction to benefit GEBR.

 

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Emma is a content editor for CulinaryLocal and recent graduate of Franklin University Switzerland. A foodie at heart and a traveler by nature, she tries to live by the words of St. Augustine: “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.”

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