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Fred Chaudière Online Tasting Recap!

    Thank you for attending!  For the lamb stew recipe click here, and watch the video below of Fred and his father, Paul making this incredible meal:  If you need to re-stock on Terrases, Le Paradou, or want to try the "Quintessence" referenced in the tasting, simply click the Big Yellow Button below. 


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Updated Hours and Curbside Pickup

 Please Note our Updated Hours and Curbside Pickup Procedure  

 Hours for Curbside In-Store Shopping & Pick-Up at Vin Chicago:


Special Holiday Hours


Thursday, Nov 19: 10:00 am - 7:00 pmFriday, Nov 20: 10:00 am - 7:00 pmSaturday, Nov 21: 9:00 am - 7:00 pmSunday, Nov 22: 11:00 am - 5:00pmMonday, Nov 23: 10:00 am - 7:00 pmTuesday, Nov 24: 10:00 am - 7:00 pmWednesday, Nov 25: 10:00 am - 7:00 pmThanksgiving - Closed

  Curbside Pickup ProcedureVin Chicago has introduced a "Curbside Pick-Up" service! When you arrive at our store please contact us at the email or phone number listed below and inform us of: 1) Your name, and 2) Your vehicle make/model/color.  Chicago: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.d Park: 847-943-7141Barrington: 847-282-2366   Wine will only be placed in the trunk or back hatch. If you need to make space, please do so before we arrive with your wine. For your safety and ours, we will wait until you are securely back in your vehicle before putting wine in your trunk.  Thank you in advance for adhering to this process. 


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Sneak Preview Tasting!

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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