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Froggy's Wine Dinner! - CANCELED. More information to come.

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Vin Chicago Presents...French Wine Dinner at Froggy’s in Highwood! Thursday, March 19thwith special guest French Wine Importer Craig Baker of Craig Baker Selections Please join us as we welcome French importer Craig Baker for a four-course dinner at Froggy’s in Highwood. Chef Thierry of Froggy’s will create a special tasting menu to match with deliciously special French bottlings imported by Craig Baker.  With a focus on Burgundy and the Rhone Valley, we’ll drink bubbly, white and red, including Meursault, Pommard, Côte-Rôtie, Chateauneuf-du-Pape and more!  The wines Baker brings in are classic, and his disruptive business model means pricing is dramatically below market! Don’t miss this very special night! When - Thursday, March 19th, 2020, 6:15 Reception, 6:45 Seated DinnerWhere - Froggy’s French Cafe, 306 Green Bay Road, HighwoodFor Reservations - Click here to sign up or call Vin Chicago in Highland Park and ask for Mike, Chris, Jim, Vee or Adam! 
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Sneak Preview Tasting! (April Event Canceled, See Below)

Join us at our Elston Avenue store as we pop the corks on 30+ wines from our latest newsletter! That's right, you can experience the majority of our new wines all in one night and get your hands on some of our hottest new offerings. The cost is just $10 for over 30 wines. But you've got to make a reservation to attend. Space is limited.

Upcoming 2020 Schedule:

Vin Chicago at 1826 N. Elston Avenue, Chicago:  

Wednesday, April 1 - CANCELED. Ticket-holders will be contacted for rescheduling or refund

Wednesday, May 6 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Wednesday, June 3 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

 

Click Here or call us at 773-489-3454 to reserve your spot!

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Our 11th Annual Big Reds in Barrington!

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This year's "Big Reds" tasting will once more be held at the beautiful Makray Memorial Golf Club, a mere five-minute drive from our Barrington store. We'll be popping the corks on over 80 highly rated wines from around the globe, showcasing hedonistic delights from California, Washington and Australia along with regal selections from Bordeaux, Barolo, Rioja, Rhone, Tuscany and beyond!

 

As always, we will have a broad range of hors-d'oeuvres and cheeses, along with a handful of delicious white wines and sparklers on hand to refresh your palate. This is one of our most popular events of the year. Gather a group of friends and sign up now!

 

WHEN: Saturday , February 29, 6:00pmWHERE: Makray Memorial Golf Club, 1010 S. Northwest Highway, BarringtonCOST: $50 per person

 

For reservations, CLICK HERE or call our Barrington store at 847-277-0033. We hope to see you there!

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Saturday Tasting - 3/14/2020 - CANCELED. More information to come.

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Wine Tasting Event Chicago, Highland Park and Barrington  

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, March 14th from 12:00 - 4:00! Every Saturday, Vin Chicago pours a diverse selection of the hottest new wines in our inventory. There's always something for everyone, and it's always the best way to try before you buy!

 

Check out the entire list for this Saturday below (CLICK on a wine to read the full tasting Update Post Update the published post on the site notes) and stay tuned here for the upcoming weeks' tasting lineups as well.

 

Orealios Gaea "San Gerasimo" Cephalonia Robola 2018Domaine Saint-Rémy "Jade" Alsace Riesling 2018Domaine La Clef du Recit Menetou-Salon 2017Montecappone "Mirizzi" Verdicchio 2018Tenuta Olim Bauda "La Villa" Barbera d'Asti 2018Foxglove Central Coast Pinot Noir 2016Jean-Marc Burgaud Cóte du Py Morgon 2018Marietta Cellars "Game Trail" Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

 

Additionally at our Elston store, we will have the following bottles, and others, available for tasting in acknowledgement of the Third Coast Soif 2020 tasting:

Bichi "Rosa" Tecate Rose 2018Bichi "Pet Mex" Tecate Pet Nat 2018 Isaac Cantalapiedra "Cantayano" Rueda Verdejo 2017Isaac Cantalapiedra "Arenisca" 2017Cantalapiedra Cantayano Cantalapiedra Arenisca 

Our Highland Park and Barrington stores will also have wines open to celebrate the Third Coast Soif tasting.

 

Stop in Saturday afternoon to taste with us while you shop! We look forward to seeing you!

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Saturday Tasting - 2/8/20

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Wine Tasting Event Chicago, Highland Park and Barrington  

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting Saturday, February 8th, from 12:00 - 4:00! Every Saturday, Vin Chicago pours a diverse selection of the hottest new wines in our inventory. There's always something for everyone, and it's always the best way to try before you buy!

 

Check out the entire list for this Saturday below (CLICK on a wine to read the full tasting notes) and stay tuned here for the upcoming weeks' tasting lineups as well.

 

Chateau de l'Eperonniere Cremant de Loire Brut 2016Domaine La Clef du Recit "La Chene Fourchu" Sancerre 2017Anko Salta Torrontes 2018Rural Eagle Peak Mendocino County Pinot Noir 2018Bodegas Nekeas "El Chaparral de Vega Sindoa" Old Vines Navarra Garnacha 2016Dashe Cellars "Vineyard Select" California Zinfandel 2017Vite Colte "Spezie" Riserva Barbaresco 2008Freemark Abbey Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

 

 

Stop in Saturday afternoon to taste with us while you shop! We look forward to seeing you!

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