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Posted by Matt Levy  on 14 February 2020
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Posted by Matt Levy  on 14 February 2020

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

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!


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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Tre Bicchieri Wine Dinner at D&J Bistro!

Tre Bicchieri Wine Dinner!


Join us at the glimmering jewel of the Northwest suburbs, D & J Bistro, as we host some of our favorite Italian wine producers. They are in town briefly to celebrate their recent "Tre Bicchieri" awards given by Italy’s most prestigious wine authority, the Gambero Rosso!  Joining us will be Moreno Petrini from Tenuta di Valgiano, a singular biodynamic certified estate in Lucca, Tuscany - along with their nearly unmatched award track record over the last 20 years. We'll also have Sergio Germano's Ettore Germano wines being poured! We’re sure to try a few more Tre Bicchieri award-winning wines while we’re at it, joined by the importer that brings these amazing artisanal producers to our market. All to be paired by a sensational 5-course menu by Chef Masato and overseen by Stephane’s lovely team. A night not to be missed!


WHEN: Tuesday, February 25th, 6:15PM Reception, 6:30PM DinnerWHERE: D&J Bistro, 466 S Rand Rd, Lake ZurichCOST: $99 including tax and gratuity


Seats are limited! For reservations, call Lyle or Dawn at 847-277-0033 for more details and to reserve your spot!

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Chicago Champagne Tasting - 12/11/19

Join us at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, December 11th at our Elston store as we pop the corks on a range of Champagne and sparkling wines from around the world. If you're looking to taste your New Year's Eve bubbly before you buy it, this is your chance! The handcrafted grower-produced wines of Champagne will be the star of the show, poured alongside some of the most popular, luxury brand name as well. We look forward to celebrating these enchanting sparklers from around the world with you!Purchase tickets here and be sure to choose the Elston location. Cheers!
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