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Summer Case Sale!
Thursday, June 22nd, Vin Chicago on Elston Avenue

Once again, we are partnering with wine importers extraordinaire, Mark Hutchens and Robert Houde for a blow-it-out by the case pre-arrival event! On Thursday, June 22nd, starting promptly at 6:30pm, Mark and Robert will be on hand at our Elston Avenue store pouring a selection of their wines, including a 95-Point single vineyard California Pinot Noir, small-batch grower Champagnes, highly rated Northern Rhône wines, German Rieslings, single vineyard Nebbiolo bottlings from Piedmont and many more.

All wines will be open for you to sample and will be available for purchase by the case on a pre-arrival basis with savings as high as 50% off typical retail!

There will be wine for every palate in every price point, ranging from under $10 per bottle to over $50. Supply of many wines will be quite limited (for example, the Nebbiolo wines from Piedmont and Northern Rhone reds range from two to five cases), so round up some friends and arrive early to get first crack at the most exciting deals!

When: Thursday, June 22nd, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Where: Vin Chicago, 1826 N. Elston Avenue

Any questions? Give us a call at 773-489-3454 and ask for Mike, Hunter, Liz or Jenna!

 

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A Cabernet Tasting in Highland Park!

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With Napa Valley's brilliant trio of 2012, 2013 and 2014 vintages, we are overdue for a Cabernet tasting! Join us on Thursday, May 25th, at our Highland Park store for an exploration in Cabernet Sauvignon. We'll focus on California, with bottlings from Napa, Sonoma, Lake County and Paso Robles, and expand across the globe to include wines from Bordeaux, Washington State, South America, South Africa and beyond. 

Special bottlings from Araujo, Caymus, Frog’s Leap, Silver Oak, Jordan, Frank Family, and 25+ others will be open to taste! We’ll also have some tasty bites from House 406 Restaurant on hand to balance the delicious tannins. Reserve your spot for this outstanding tasting today

WHEN: Thursday, May 25th, 7:00pm
WHERE: Vin Chicago, 1350 Old Skokie Rd, Highland Park
Cost: only $35 per person

To reserve your spot, CLICK HERE or call our Highland Park store at 847-831-1049.

We hope to see you there!

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- Special Wine Tasting Tonight -
 
Meet the 100-Point Winemaker of Louis Martini, plus Special Visitors from Santo Wines!
 
Tonight, Wednesday, May 10th from 5:00 to 7:00our Elston Avenue store will host special guests from two very different producers. Representing California will be Michael Eddy, winemaker for Louis Martini and genius behind their recent string of 95, 97 and 100 point Cabernets. Michael will be pouring three of his wines, including the 95+ point 2013 Monte Rosso Vineyard bottling which Robert Parker calls "probably one of the great all-time Cabernet Sauvignons from Sonoma."
 
On the windswept island of Santorini, two great things are produced, tomatoes and Assyrtiko. Mathios Dimopoulos and Markos Kafouros of Santo Wines will be pouring their 2016 Assyrtiko and 2015 "Aspa" Assyrtiko Blend, while providing insight into the volcanic soil and rugged growing conditions that allow this unusual island to produce such stunning white wine.
 
We invite you to stop by to meet these producers and taste their wines. It's a great opportunity for one-on-one interface with some very interesting people, and a fun chance to taste wine with the folks who make it. No cost, no reservation required.
 
When: Wednesday, May 10th - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Where: Vin Chicago - 1826 N. Elston Avenue, Chicago
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Join us on Sunday, April 30th at our Highland Park store for a "case sale" featuring the wines of Kermit Lynch!

We'll have over 25 wines available for purchase, all with huge by-the-case discounts. Best of all, each of these wines will be open for you to taste before you buy!

Look for selections from Albert Boxler, Ostertag, Pierre Breton, Domaine Faury, Robert Denogent and many more. Don't miss your chance at big savings and the opportunity to taste before you buy the case! No reservations needed, just stop on by.

WhenSunday, April 30th, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Where: Vin Chicago, 1350 Old Skokie Rd, Highland Park

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Join us on Tuesday, March 21st at our Elston Avenue store for our second annual tasting of "natural" wines. Most wine lovers are familiar with the term "organic wine" but our tasting will take you much deeper into this industry trending category as we pop open more than 40 wines that are produced with minimal intervention and carry terms such as "biodynamic,"orange" and "pet nat."

We'll explore offerings from well-known importers such as Louis/ Dressner Selections and Neal Rosenthal along with smaller and equally passionate importers like Selection Massale and Zev Rovine. To complement the wines, Publican Quality Meats will be in the house to provide an assortment of charcuterie and delicious bites sourced from local farmers who share the same principles as the winemakers behind these wines.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 21st, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
WHERE: Vin Chicago, 1826 N. Elston Avenue
COST: Just $30 per person

CLICK HERE to reserve your spot or call Hunter, Jenna, Mike or Liz at 773-489-3454

Here's just a few of the wines we'll be pouring...

Louis/Dressner Selections
Domaine de la Pepiere "Clos des Briords - Cuvee Vieilles Vignes" Sur Lie Muscadet Sevre-et-Maine 2015
Montesecondo Sangiovese Toscana Rosso 2014
Occhipinti "Il Frappato" Terre Siciliane Rosso 2014

Candid Wines
Minimus "SM2" Applegate Valley White Blend 2015
Day Wines "Vin de Days" Blanc 2016
Claus Preisinger "Kalkstein" Burgenland Blaufrankisch 2014

Beivuma
Poggerino Chianti Classico N`Uovo (Cement Egg) 2013
Primosic Ribolla Gialla di Oslavia "Riserva" 2012
A.D. Beckham "Lignum" Chehalem Mountains Pinot Noir Amfora 2014

Cream Wine Company (including Neal Rosenthal & Zev Rovine)
Domaine Overnoy Crinquand Arbois-Pupillin Ploussard 2014
Gen del Alma "JiJiJi" Tupungato Chenin Blanc 2016

Plus...
Chateau Coupe-Roses "La Bastide" Minervois 2015
Guimaro Ribera Sacra Summum Godello Blanco 2015
Envinate "Taganan Tinto" Canary Islands Red Blend 2014
Jauma "Like Raindrops" McLaren Vale Grenache 2015
Halcyon Paso Robles Cabernet Franc 2015

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