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Posted by Jennifer Blair  on 19 June 2019
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Wine Tasting Event Chicago, Highland Park and Barr...
Posted by Jennifer Blair  on 11 June 2019

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A Tasting of Big-Time Bordeaux on Elston! 6/27

We’ve just taken delivery of a huge load of highly rated Bordeaux and it’s time to do some tasting! Join us on Thursday June 27th at our Elston Avenue store as we pop the corks on over two dozen hot selections from this prestigious region! Highlights include...

 

Leoville Barton Saint-Julien 2016 (97 Points)Rauzan-Segla Margaux 2016 (98 Points)Larcis Ducasse Saint-Emilion 2016 (99 Points)Monbousquet Saint-Emilion 2015 (95 Points)Cantemerle Haut-Medoc 2015 (95 Points)Domaine de Chevalier Pessac-Leognan 2015 (97 Points)

 

It has been a very long time since we’ve hosted a Bordeaux event and we are super-excited about this one. The quality and the value available from this region are at simply unprecedented levels!

 

WHEN: Thursday, June 27th, 7:30pm - 9:00pm

WHERE: Vin Chicago, 1826 N. Elston Ave

COST: $60 per person

 

To reserve your spot, CLICK HERE or call our Elston Avenue store at 773-489-3454

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Tuscan Winemaker Dinner in Barrington! 5/3

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We are very excited to partner with nearby Francesca’s Famiglia in the heart of Downtown Barrington to host winemaker Daniele Parri of Caiarossa! Located in the southern portion of the Province of Pisa in Coastal Tuscany, Caiarossa has been both Demeter Biodynamic and Organic Certified since 2005.

 

We will try a range of the wines of the estate, including:  - their rare, rich Bianco blend - the newest red of the estate — a noble blend of powerful Bordeaux and Rhone varieties - a three-year vertical of their Sangiovese blend that brings us back 13 years! 

 

These wines will pair with a lovely 5-course spread from the kitchen, all at an unbeatable price! Sign-up while seats remain!

 

WHEN: Friday, May 3rd (6:15pm reception, 6:30pm dinner)WHERE: Francesca’s Famiglia, 100 E. Station Street, BarringtonCOST: $69.99 per person (all-inclusive)

 

To reserve your seat, CLICK HERE or call our Barrington store at 847-831-1049.

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Spring Case Sale on Elston Ave! 4/14

Vin Chicago's Annual Spring Case Sale & Tasting!Over 30 Specially Selected Wines to Taste and Buy at Savings up to 65%Sunday, April 14th, 11am - 3pm

 

Whatever plans you have for Sunday, April 14th, rearrange them! You do not want to miss the massive savings at our Elston Avenue store's annual Spring Case Sale! We've partnered with two of Chicago's top wine importers to assemble a selection of wines that will tantalize your taste buds and wallets, including...

 

- 50% Savings on a Double 94-Point Napa Cab from Titus- 30% Savings on a GORGEOUS 2012 Chambolle-Musigny- 40% Savings on a 95-Point 2009 Châteauneuf-du-Pape- 2015 Premier Cru Chablis for under twenty bucks- Over 1/3 off 2013 Leroux 1er Cru Chassagne-Montrachet- 47% Savings on a Mouthwatering South Africa Sauvignon Blanc- 2013 Chianti for $4.99 per bottle

 

We hate to toot our own horn, but our previous case sales have been epic and this is shaping up to be the best yet! With an average savings of over 40% on wines from Burgundy, Napa, Rhone, Portugal, South Africa, Italy and beyond, to say there will be something for everyone is an understatement!

 

All wines will be open for you to sample, and will be available for purchase by the case on a pre-arrival basis. (Wines will be ready for pickup the following week.) Supply of many wines will be quite limited, so round up your wine loving friends and arrive early to get first crack at the most exciting deals!

 

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Spring Case Sale & Tasting on Elston! (4/14)

Mark your calendars on Sunday, April 14th from 11:00am - 3:00pm for Elston’s do-not-miss annual Spring Case Sale & Tasting! For this year’s event, we have once again partnered up with our good friends over at Fine Vines. You can expect another great table focusing on deeply discounted cellar selections from Burgundy, along with a second table of wines from around the world. Blue Crane Imports will also be getting in on the action for the first time with some jaw-dropping deals on their highly rated wines from South Africa!

 

All wines will be open for you to sample and will be available for purchase by the case on a pre-arrival basis. Orders will be filled during the following week. Supply of many wines will be quite limited, so round up some friends and arrive early to get first crack at the most exciting deals! All wines will be open for you to sample and will be available for purchase by the case on a pre-arrival basis. Orders will be filled during the following week. Supply of many wines will be quite limited, so round up some friends and arrive early to get first crack at the most exciting deals!

 

Any questions? Give us a call at 773-489-3454. See you there!

 

 

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Our 10th Annual "Big Reds in Barrington!" - 3/1

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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: Friday, March 1st, 6:30pm to 9:30pmWHERE: 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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