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Wine Tasting Event Chicago, Highland Park and Barr...
Posted by Jennifer Blair  on 08 November 2019
Saturday Tastings
Wine Tasting Event Chicago, Highland Park and Barr...
Posted by Jennifer Blair  on 01 November 2019

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Saturday Wine Tasting - 11/9

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Wine Tasting Event Chicago, Highland Park and Barrington

 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, November 9th, from 12:00 - 4:00! Every Saturday, Vin Chicago pours a diverse selection of the hottest new wines from our monthly newsletter. This week's table is a full-throttled flavor extravaganza, featuring a mouthwateringly delicious Chablis, a 95-point Russian River Pinot from Hartford Court, a Spanish red that tops our price to quality ratio and a decadent blend from our friends at Desparada.

 

Check out the entire list below (CLICK on a wine to read the full tasting notes) and stop in Saturday afternoon to taste with us while you shop!

 

Golan Heights "Mount Hermon" Galilee White 2017Domaine Servin "Butteaux" 1er Cru Chablis 2015Rodney Strong "Chalk Hill Vineyard" Sonoma County Chardonnay 2016Hartford Court Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2017R. Lopez de Heredia "Vina Cubillo" Crianza Rioja 2010Franco Molino Barolo 2014Celler de Capcanes "Mas Donis" Old Vines Montsant 2016Desparada "Sackcloth & Ashes" Central Coast Proprietary Red 2016  

 We look forward to seeing you!

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Saturday Wine Tasting - 11/2

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Wine Tasting Event Chicago, Highland Park and Barrington

 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, November 2nd, from 12:00 - 4:00! Every Saturday, Vin Chicago pours a diverse selection of the hottest new wines from our monthly newsletter. This week's table features big hits from big names, such as Domaine Lafage's perennial favorite white blend, a blockbuster Chardonnay from Paul Hobbs, a 93-point gem from Jose Palacios and a big, bold blend from Darioush.

 

Check out the entire list below (CLICK on a wine to read the full tasting notes) and stop in Saturday afternoon to taste with us while you shop!

 

Bisol "Crede" Valdobbiadene Brut Prosecco Superiore 2017Domaine Lafage "Cuvee Centenaire" Cotes du Roussillon Blanc 2017Paul Hobbs "CrossBarn" Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2017Descendientes de Jose Palacios "Petalos" Bierzo Mencia 201790+ Cellars "Lot 148" Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2017Darioush "Caravan" Napa Valley Red 2016  

 We look forward to seeing you!

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Saturday Wine Tasting - 10/26

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Wine Tasting Event Chicago, Highland Park and Barrington

 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, October 26th, from 12:00 - 4:00! Every Saturday, Vin Chicago pours a diverse selection of the hottest new wines from our monthly newsletter. This week's table closes out October with a bang, featuring a stunning white Bordeaux, an Oregon Gamay that rivals cru Beaujolais, a 93-point Spanish sipper and the consistently delicious Seghesio Zin.

 

Check out the entire list below (CLICK on a wine to read the full tasting notes) and stop in Saturday afternoon to taste with us while you shop!

 

Lagar da Condesa "O Fillo da Condesa" Rias Baixas Albarino 2018Chateau Graville-Lacoste Graves Bordeaux Blanc 2017Venica "Jesera" Collio Pinot Grigio 2018Division-Villages "Les Petits Fers" Oregon Gamay 2018Domaine de la Chanteleuserie "Cuvee Alouettes" Bourgueil Cabernet Franc 2018Caruso & Minini "Naturalmente Bio" Sicilia Nero d'Avola  2018Bodegas Sierra Salinas "Mira Salinas" Alicante 2016Seghesio Sonoma County Zinfandel 2017  

 We look forward to seeing you!

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Taste With 6 Winemakers From The Terry Theise Champagne Portfolio! (10/23)

Vin Chicago is proud to present an opportunity to meet and taste with six vignerons from the esteemed Champagne portfolio of Terry Theise! We have been championing these incredible small-batch wines for nearly two decades and are bursting with excitement to be hosting so many of our favorite heroes from the Theise lineup.

 

The following estates will be pouring their latest releases at our Elston Avenue store on Wednesday, October 23rd:

 

Alexandre Chartogne (Chartogne-Taillet)Jerome Dehours (Dehours)Laetitia Billiot (Billiot)Jean-Paul Hebrart (Marc Hebrart)David Pehu (Pehu-Simonet)Jean-Baptiste Geoffroy (Rene Geoffroy)

 

This is an incredibly special and intimate opportunity to taste brilliant Champagnes and learn straight from the winemaker about what makes them so darn great. All wines poured will be available to purchase on a pre-arrival basis, and ready for pickup in time for your holiday festivities!

 

WHEN: Wednesday, October 23rd, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

WHERE: Vin Chicago, 1826 N. Elston Avenue

COST: $30 per person

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Tuscan Wine Dinner in Barrington - 10/29 (SOLD OUT!)

Tuscan Wine Dinner At D&J Bistro

With Querceto di Castellina!

(SOLD OUT!)

 

Explore the splendor of Sangiovese with this organically-farmed, family-run Chianti Classico estate. Jacopo Di Battista, founder of the winery will be here with our favorite local Italian importer.

 

You have spoken again and again, D&J is your favorite wine dinner destination! For this special evening, Chef Masato will pair five wines across five courses. We are super-excited to offer this dinner for the best price point we have ever been able to extend for a D&J Dinner!

 

Don’t miss the 94 point Gran Selezione! Querceto di Castellina is a pioneer in agriturismo, so perhaps dinner guests - with a wink and a nod - might pull some strings for themselves on their next stay in Tuscany!

 

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