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SOHO Atlanta Restaurant will finish a tour of Italian wines and flavors on flight night, Wednesday, June 29. Frescobaldi vineyards First, SOHO will pour a 2009 Pra Soave Classico from Veneto. The Wine Advocate awarded the 2009 Pra Soave Classico 90 points. The review notes that the wine "opens with gorgeous aromatics that lead to crisp, beautifully articulated fruit. The persistence, balance and clean, minerally finish add up to an absolutely delicious bottle of Soave. Needless to say, it is highly recommended." Next, SOHO will pour a 2007 Frescobaldi Nipozzano Chianti Rufina Riserva from the Chianti Rufina DOCG. The wine... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2011 at SOHO Atlanta Blog
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SOHO Atlanta restaurant will continue to spotlight the wines and flavors of Italy on flight night, Wednesday, June 22. Castello di Fonterutoli estate First, SOHO will pour a 2007 Feudo Disisa Nero D'Avola from Sicily. The Nero D'Avola is one of the most important red wine grapes in Sicily and one of Italy's most important indigeous varietals. The 2007 Feudo Disisa Nero D'Avola is full-bodied and offers flavors of sweet dark cherries, sage and flowers. Next, SOHO will pour a 2008 Fonterutoli Chianti Classico from the Chianti Classico region. The family-owned Castello di Fonterutioli estate has been producing wine since... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2011 at SOHO Atlanta Blog
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SOHO Atlanta restaurant will continue to showcase the wines and flavors of Italy on flight night, Wednesday, June 15. First, SOHO will pour a 2010 Tormaresca Chardonnay from Puglia. The Chardonnay offers notes of peach and citrus fruit. On the palate the wine is soft, with good acidity and a persistent finish. Next, SOHO will pour a 2007 La Vite Lucente from Tuscany. The Lucente is a blend of Merlot, Sangiovese and Cabernet. In his review, Robert Parker said of the Lucente, "a dark, sensual beauty graced with layers of expressive, perfumed fruit. Soft and generous on the palate, the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2011 at SOHO Atlanta Blog
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SOHO Atlanta restaurant will spotlight the wines and flavors of Italy on flight night, Wednesday, June 8. Vietti vineyards in Italy First, SOHO will pour a 2010 Maretima Pinot Grigio from Veneto. On the nose, the wine offers scents of sage, lemon verbena, and green apple with hints of tropical fruit. On the plate the Pinot Grigio is medium-bodied with notes of fruit, walnut-husk and almond. Next, SOHO will pour a 2009 Zenato Valpolicella Classico from Vento. The wine is a blend of 85% Corvina, 10% Rodinella, and 5% Sangiovese. The Valpolicella Classico offers aromas of wild berries, currant, black... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2011 at SOHO Atlanta Blog
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This June, SOHO Atlanta restaurant will showcase the wines and flavors of Italy. The Italian tour kicks off on flight night Wednesday, June 1. First, SOHO will pour a 2008 Disisa Grillo from Sicily. On the nose, the wine offers aromas of pear, Golden Delicious apple, and honeysuckle. On the palate, the Grillo is light, crisp, and balanced with fruit. It is a great warm weather wine. Next, SOHO will pour a 2008 Cardeto Rupestro from Umbria. The wine is a blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Sangiovese. On the palate the wine offers flavors of plums, cherries, and peppery... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2011 at SOHO Atlanta Blog
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SOHO Atlanta restaurant will finish a tour of Napa Valley wines and flavors on flight night, Wednesday, May, 25. © Brent Miller, WineCountry.com First SOHO will pour a 2009 Antica Estate Chardonnay. On the nose, the Chardonnay offers flavors of crushed stone fruit. On the palate, the wine offers flavors of pear, apple, white peach and minerals. The Chardonnay is produced from grapes harvested from six distinct vineyards on the Antica Estate. Next, SOHO will pour a 2008 Steltzner Claret. The Claret is a blend of 68% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, and 12% Cabernet Franc. The wine offers notes of... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2011 at SOHO Atlanta Blog
May is National Celiac Disease Awareness Month and, in conjunction with that campaign, SOHO would like to remind diners that the restaurant offers gluten-free dishes for both lunch and dinner. The entire gluten-free lunch and dinner menus can be found here. Signature SOHO appetizers that can be found on the gluten-free menu include: chicken tortilla soup, with pulled chicken, tortilla chips, avocado, tomatoes, corn, cheese, chili and lime; farm-raised Prince Edward Island mussels served with lemongrass and serrano white wine broth; and hanger steak tacos served with soft corn tortillas, tomatillo salsa, guacamole and sour cream. SOHO's also offers gluten-free... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2011 at SOHO Atlanta Blog
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SOHO Atlanta restaurant will continue to showcase the wines and flavors of Napa Valley on flight night Wednesday, May 18. Duckhorn estate house First, SOHO will pour a 2009 Decoy Sauvignon Blanc by Duckhorn. The wine is a blend of 79% Sauvignon Blanc and 21% Semillon. Wine & Spirits magazine said of the Decoy Sauvignon Blanc, "As fat and succulent as this wine may be, with ripe pineapple, fresh apple and leesy tannin, the structure keeps it discreet and lasting. It finishes with a gentle touch." Next, SOHO will pour a 2009 Ramspeck Cabernet Sauvignon. The wine is composed of... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2011 at SOHO Atlanta Blog
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SOHO Atlanta restaurant will continue to spotlight the wines and flavors of Napa Valley, California, on flight night Wednesday, May 11. Napa Valley grapes. Photographer: D Ramey Logan First, SOHO will pour a 2009 Honig Sauvignon Blanc. The Sauvignon Blanc offers notes of orange blossom notes on the nose. On the palate, the wine features flavors of lemon, melon, peach and nectarine. Next, SOHO will pour a 2009 Novy Syrah. On the palate the Syrah is peppery, with fresh plum and wild berry flavors. The wine is complex and spicy. Finally, SOHO will pour a 2007 Josh Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon.... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2011 at SOHO Atlanta Blog
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Sunday, May 8, is Mother's Day and SOHO will be open for brunch from 11am to 3pm so you can treat Mom to a special morning! The Mother's Day menu will feature six starters including: carmelized Vidallia onion soup; SOHO's signature chicken tortilla soup; field green salad; spinach salad; Romaine BLT salad; and Chef Joe's famous calamari. The menu will also feature savory entrees, including brunch favorites such as: French toast, served with maple syrup and smoked bacon; a SOHO omlet made with three eggs, smoked turkey, tomatoes, avocado, melted provolone and herbed potatoes; smoked salmon hash served with fried... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2011 at SOHO Atlanta Blog
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Throughout the month of May, SOHO Atlanta will spotlight the wines and flavors of Napa Valley, California. The tour begins on flight night, Wednesday, May 4. First, SOHO will pour a 2009 Valley Floor Chardonnay. According to SOHO's resident wine expert, Lars Snavely, on the palate this wine features fresh fruit flavors such as pear, melon, and apple, as well as a touch of spice. The Chardonnay has a good acid balance and long finish. Next, SOHO will pour a 2007 Conn Creek Herrick Red. The wine is a blend of 82% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Syrah, 5% Cabernet Franc, 3%... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2011 at SOHO Atlanta Blog
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SOHO Atlanta restaurant will finish a tour of Spanish wines and flavors on flight night, Wednesday, April 27. Albarino grapes First, SOHO will pour a 2009 Don Olegario Albarino from Riax Baixas, Spain. The wine features hints of ripe apple, peach and raisin on the nose. On the palate, the wine is elegant and complex, full-bodied and well-structured, with fruit flavors. Next, SOHO will pour a 2008 Emperado de Barros Tempranillo from Ribera del Duero, Spain. The wine offers aromas of ripe blackberry and pine. On the palate, the wine has savory flavors and moderate length. Finally, SOHO will pour... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2011 at SOHO Atlanta Blog
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SOHO Atlanta will continue to spotlight the wines and flavors of Spain on flight night, Wednesday, April 20. Bobal grapes in Spain First, SOHO will pour a 2006 Bodegas Luzon Altos de Luzon from Jumilla, Spain. The wine is a blend of 50% Monastrell, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 25% Tempranillo. On the palate, the Altos de Luzon features rich flavors of ripe plums, blackberry, and cassis, as well as notes of warm spices. Next, SOHO will pour a 2008 Bodegas Sierra Norte Pasion de Bobal from Utiel-Reguena, Spain. This wine, 100% Bobal, features aromas of rasberry, cherry, cinnamon and all-spice.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2011 at SOHO Atlanta Blog
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SOHO Atlanta will continue to spotlight Spanish wines and flavors on flight night, Wednesday, April 13. First, SOHO will pour a 2009 Fillaboa Albarino from Rias Baixas, Spain. This wine is considered a "rare" vintage, according to SOHO wine expert, Lars Snavely. Due to rain during flowering, less fruit than normal was produced in Rias Baixas in 2009, leading to lowered wine production. Then, the region experienced a cooler than normal summer. Due to the cool temperatures, the Albarino is crisp with tropical and citrus notes on the palate. Next, SOHO will pour a 2008 Bodegas Atalaya from Alamansa, Spain.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2011 at SOHO Atlanta Blog
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Warm temperatures and longer days means it is patio season at SOHO Atlanta! In keeping with the change of season, the restaurant has added a few new items to the menu. SOHO's chefs showcase the fresh ingredients of the spring and summer with a new pasta dish composed of angel hair pasta and pomodoro fresco with extra virgin olive oil and sweet basil. Light and seasonal, this is a pasta not to be missed! May I suggest pairing the dish with a field green salad (mixed greens tossed in a white balsamic vinaigrette, topped with crumbled blue cheese, and sliced... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2011 at SOHO Atlanta Blog
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This April, SOHO Atlanta will spotlight the wines and flavors of Spain. The Spanish tour kicks off on flight night Wednesday, April 6. First, SOHO will pour a 2009 Cune Monopole Blanco from Rioja Alta, Spain. This wine, 100% Viura, is produced by one of the oldest wineries in Spain. The winery was founded in 1879 and is still run by the original founders' descendents. The Monopole Blanco offers citrus and floral aromas. On the palate, the wine offers rich fresh fruit, balanced acid and a long finish. Next, SOHO will pour a 2007 Marques de la Concordia Signa Crianza... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2011 at SOHO Atlanta Blog
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SOHO Atlanta will finish a tour of Sonoma County wines and flavors on flight night Wednesday, March 30. Patz and Hall vineyards First, SOHO will pour a 2008 Patz and Hall Chardonnay from California's Sonoma Coast. The Patz and Hall Chardonnay combines grapes from a number of renowned vineyards. The wine offers Durell Vineyard’s rich, viscous texture and Zio Tony Ranch's signature stone fruit flavors of peach and apricot. The Chardonnay also showcases the tropical fruit, Fuji apple and white flower aromatics from Dutton Ranch’s heirloom clones, as well the minerality and crisp acidity of grapes grown on the cold,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2011 at SOHO Atlanta Blog
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The arrival of warm weather means the return of SOHO Atlanta's Low Down Lobster Boil! Beginning Sunday, April 3, and continuing every Sunday throughout the spring and summer, SOHO will host a Low Down Lobster Boil from 5-9pm. Guests attending the Low Down Lobster Boil will receive a lobster feast for $25. The meal includes a 1 1/2 pound Maine Lobster, Andouille sausage, fresh corn, creamer potatoes and a green salad. Guests at SOHO on Sundays will also find $3 pints of Terrapin Rye Pale Ale to enjoy with their lobster dinner. We hope you’ll join us soon for a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2011 at SOHO Atlanta Blog
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SOHO Atlanta will continue showcasing the wines and flavors of Sonoma, California, on flight night, Wednesday, March 23. Vines of C. Donatiello winery First, SOHO will pour a 2007 C. Donatiello Russian River Chardonnay from California's Russian River Valley. The Chardonnay offers notes of lemon curd and apricot on the nose. On the palate, the wine offers flavors of spiced apple, honey and nutmeg. Next, SOHO will pour a 2007 Ottimino "Zinfinity" from Sonoma County, California. The "Zinfinity" is a blend of 89% Zinfandel and 11% Petite Syrah. The wine offers aromas of spicy black plum, ripe cherry, blackberry and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2011 at SOHO Atlanta Blog
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SOHO Atlanta continues to feature the wines and flavors of Sonoma, California, on flight night, Wednesday, March 16. Foppiano vineyards First, SOHO will pour a 2009 Sonoma Coast "Laguna Vista Vineyards" Sauvignon Blanc from Sonoma County, California. The winemakers combined two clones to deliver a complex flavor profile in this Sauvignon Blanc. The first clone provides traditional citrus flavors and acid to the wine. The second clone provides depth and tropical flavors. Next, SOHO will pour a 2006 Foppiano Petite Syrah from Russian River, California. On the nose, the Petite Syrah offers aromas of black fruit. On the palate, the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2011 at SOHO Atlanta Blog
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SOHO Atlanta continues to feature the wines of Sonoma, California, on flight night Wednesday, March 9. Sonoma, California, vineyards First, SOHO will pour a 2008 Robert Stemmler Estate Chardonnay from Carneros, California. On the nose, the Estate Chardonnay features notes of Granny Smith apple, lemon, citrus blossom and honeysuckle. On the palate, the wine offers tastes of melon, citrus and a long mineral finish. Next, SOHO will pour a 2007 Lyeth Estate Meritage from Sonoma County, California. The Meritage is a Bordeaux-style blend of 79% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot. On the palate, there... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2011 at SOHO Atlanta Blog
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This March, SOHO Atlanta will spotlight the wines of Sonoma County, California. The Sonoma tour begins on flight night Wednesday, March 2. Schug winery in Sonoma Valley First, SOHO will pour a 2008 Adobe Road Sauvignon Blanc from Dry Creek, California. On the palate, the wine offers tastes of green apple, caramel, and vanilla, along with notes of pumpkin and nutmeg spices. Next, SOHO will pour a 2007 Schug Merlot from Sonoma Valley, California. This wine is a Bordeaux-style blend of 76% Merlot, 14% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 10% Cabernet Franc. On the nose, the Schug Merlot has notes of spice.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2011 at SOHO Atlanta Blog
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SOHO was delighted to join numerous local restaurants and vendors for Atlanta Magazine's 2011 Best of Atlanta Party on Monday, February 28, at the Cobb Galleria. Proceeds from the evening benefited Camp Twin Lakes, a network of camps providing life-changing camp experiences each year to thousands of Georgia's children with serious illnesses, disabilites, and other challenges. Over the past fourteen years, the Atlanta Magazine Best of Atlanta Party has raised over $2 million for Camp Twin Lakes. Guests at the Best of Atlanta Party were invited to try a taste of SOHO's signature Salmon Thai - salmon brushed with thai... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2011 at SOHO Atlanta Blog
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For the final flight night of February on Wednesday, February 23, SOHO Atlanta will continue to showcase wines made in both old and new world styles. This week's featured varietal is Cabernet Sauvignon. Conn Creek winery First, SOHO will pour a 2007 Chateau de Parenchere Bordeaux Superieur Red from Bordeaux, France. This old-world style wine is a blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 43% Merlot, 6% Cabernet Franc, and 1% Malbec. Produced from vines aged 20 years on average, this blend has red fruit aromas and, on the palate, a good balance between fruit and tannin. Next, SOHO will pour a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2011 at SOHO Atlanta Blog
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SOHO Atlanta continues to spotlight wines made in both old and new world styles on flight night, Wednesday, February 16. This week's featured varietal is Malbec. Malbec grapes on the vine First, SOHO will pour a 2007 Cuvelier Los Andes "Coleccion" from Mendoza, Argentina. This new-world style Malbec is a blend of 60% Malbec, 26% Cabernet, 10% Merlot, and 4% Petit Verdot. The wine received 91 points from Wine Advocate. The wine advocate review notes, "on the nose the wine offers cedar, cinnamon, violets, black cherry, and black currant. Full-bodied, smooth-textured, and plush on the palate, it has layers of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2011 at SOHO Atlanta Blog