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Brewer-Clifton Wine Dinner - 12/12/19

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Brewer-Clifton + D&J Bistro

Vin Barrington’s Most Decorated Winemaker Dinner of All-Time!Dine with Vin and Greg Brewer, an evening for the ages!

Brewer-Clifton was founded in the late 1990’s with the intention of paying homage to Burgundy in the not-yet-officially recognized Sta. Rita Hills AVA. Ascending in a short time from being sandwiched next to SeaSmoke in the famous Lompoc Wine Ghetto to: being Robert Parker’s single greatest revelation of 2001, on the cover of Wine Spectator, collecting 67 (and counting) scores between 95 and 99 points from leading publications, earning Wine Spectator Top-10 WOTY, converting to all-estate wines, and ultimately joining the Jackson Family of wines in 2017. One of the truly great producers of Burgundian varieties in California. You also get to be early discoverers of his newer Diatom (Chardonnay) and Ex Post Facto (Syrah)projects!When: Thursday, December 12th 2019

 

Time: 6:15pm Reception

 

Where: D&J Bistro, 466 S Rand Rd, Lake Zurich

 

Cost: $99 - including tax and gratuity

 

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Saturday Wine Tasting - 11/30

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Wine Tasting Event Chicago, Highland Park and Barrington 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, November 30th, 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 offering will take you around the world with 2 special bottles open for Small Business Saturday, where you'll also receive $10 in gift cards for every $100 you spend! 

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!

Chartogne-Taillet "Cuvee Saint-Anne" Brut Champagne NVFreemark Abbey Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2015Colterenzio Alto Adige Pinot Grigio 2018Thibaud Boudignon Anjou Blanc 2017Brewer-Clifton Sta. Rita Hills Chardonnay 2017Pierre Damoy Bourgogne Rouge 2012Tenuta delle Terre Nere Etna Rosso 2017Stolpman Vineyards "La Cuadrilla" Ballard Canyon Red Blend 2017 

 We look forward to seeing you!

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Saturday Wine Tasting - 11/23

11.23.19
Wine Tasting Event Chicago, Highland Park and Barrington 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, November 23rd, 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 has something for everyone, from dry to sweet, red to white, and even an organic beauty from Italy.

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!

Domaine des Cotes Blanches Sancerre 2018Francois Pinon "Silex Noir" Vouvray 2017Selbach-Oster Mosel Riesling Kabinett 2017Clos de la Roilette "Cuvee Christie" Fleurie 2018Alexana "Terroir Series" Willamette Valley Pinot Noir  2016Caruso & Minini "Naturalmente Bio" Perricone 2017Domaine Brusset "Tradition Le Grand Montmirail" Gigondas 2016Carol Shelton "Monga Zin" Old Vine Zinfandel 2017Brumes de La Tour Blanche Sauternes 2016 

 We look forward to seeing you!

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Beaujolais Extravaganza on Elston- Thurs, 11/21!

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Please join us to celebrate “Beaujolais Day” on Thursday, November 21st, from 7:00pm - 8:30pm and taste over 30 sensational new releases from this sizzling hot category!

This do-not-miss event is one week before Thanksgiving, the same day that Beaujolais Nouveau is released. While the excitement for the “Nouveau” style has diminished over the recent years, the enthusiasm for the “Cru” wines (think Morgon, Fleurie, Moulin-a-Vent, etc) has flourished and is at an all-time high! Celebrate the 2019 harvest with us as we pour this year’s fresh Nouveau wines (they will really surprise you!), along with over two dozen selections of the serious stuff. Take a tasting journey through the region as we focus on world class producers imported by Kermit Lynch, Louis/Dressner. Jenny & Francois, The Source and more!

This is guaranteed to be a fun evening filled with incredible value and top notch wines that will be perfect to pour at your Thanksgiving table and other holiday gatherings! The cost is just $20 per person and reservations are required. Reserve your spot today before it sells out!

When: Thursday, November 21st, 7:00pm - 8:30pm 

Where: Vin Chicago, 1826 N. Elston Avenue Cost: $20 per person

To reserve your spot, click here or call our store on Elston at 773-489-3454 today! 

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Saturday Wine Tasting - 11/16

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Wine Tasting Event Chicago, Highland Park and Barrington

 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, November 16th, 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 real thriller for all palates, featuring wines from many regions, including a Rioja that will knock your socks off for the price. You'll definitely start getting inspired for Thanksgiving as well!

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!

Gloria Ferrer "Royal Cuvee" Carneros Late Disgorged Brut 2009Eyrie Vineyards Dundee Hills Estate Pinot Blanc 2015Eisacktaler Kellerei  "Cantina Valle Isarco" Alto Adige Gewurztraminer 2017Hartford Court Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2017Siduri Pinot Noir Willamette Valley 2017La Mascaronne "Fazioli" Cotes de Provence Rouge 2016Bodegas Muga Rioja Reserva 2015Amici "Olema" Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 

 We look forward to seeing you!

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