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Special Pre-Thanksgiving Tasting - 11/18

11-18-17
Wine Tasting Event Naperville, Chicago, Highland Park, and Barrington

 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, November 18th, from 12:00 - 4:00! Every Saturday, all four Vin Chicago locations pour a diverse selection of the hottest new wines from our monthly newsletter. This special tasting has everything you need for Thanksgiving and beyond, including a super tasty Champagne at a crazy low price, a perfect-for-the-holidays 95-point Riesling, Rombauer's zesty and delicious Sauvignon Blanc, our favorite Rose from Lafage, a 97-point California Pinot Noir, one of the best Red Blend values in California, and a powerful triple 94-point Napa Valley Cabernet!

 

Check out the entire list below for all four locations (CLICK on a wine to read the full tasting notes) and stop in Saturday afternoon to taste with us while you shop!

 

Charles Ellner "Carte Blanche" Brut Champagne NVHofgut Falkenstein "AP Nr 14" Krettnacher Euchariusberg Riesling Spatleese 2016Rombauer Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2016Champalou Vouvray Sec 2016William Hill "Benchland Series" Napa Valley Chardonnay 2014Domaine Lafage "Miraflors" Cotes du Roussillon Rose 2016Domaine de la Cote Sta Rita Hills Estate Pinot Noir 2014Maxime Magnon "Rozeta" Corbieres 2014Field Recordings "Fiction" Paso Robles Red 2015Antica Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

 

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Saturday Wine Tasting - 11/11

11-11-17
Wine Tasting Event Naperville, Chicago, Highland Park, and Barrington

 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, November 11th, from 12:00 - 4:00! Every Saturday, all four Vin Chicago locations pour a diverse selection of the hottest new wines from our monthly newsletter. As we salute our veterans on this special day, we have put together a humdinger of a tasting. These wines are like having a table full of staff favorites, including a 92-point white Rioja from Muga, a 92-point perfect-for-turkey-day dry Gewurztraminer, an ethereal 95-point Sicilian red, a Tuscan Alicante from Elisabetta Foradori, and the 92-point "Mother's Milk" Shiraz that can age for another decade!

 

Check out the entire list below for all four locations (CLICK on a wine to read the full tasting notes) and stop in Saturday afternoon to taste with us while you shop!

 

Quinta da Aveleda Vinho Verde Loureiro/Alvarinho 2016Muga Rioja Blanco 2016Domaine Rene Mure "Signature" Alsace Gewurztraminer 2014Wonderwall "Spanish Springs Vineyard" Edna Valley Pinot Noir 2016Tenuta delle Terre Nere Etna Rosso 2015Ampeleia Toscana Alicante 2016Michel Gassier "Cercius" Vieilles Vignes Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2015First Drop "Mother's Milk" Barossa Valley Shiraz 2015

 

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Saturday Wine Tasting - 11/4

11-4-17
Wine Tasting Event Naperville, Chicago, Highland Park, and Barrington

 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, November 4th, from 12:00 - 4:00! Every Saturday, all four Vin Chicago locations pour a diverse selection of the hottest new wines from our monthly newsletter. We kick off November with a drool-worthy lineup! This week's tasting table includes a captivating 92-point Italian white, a 94-point Riesling Kabinett that belongs on your Thanksgiving table, an over-delivering 91-point Burgundy, a classic 94-point Rioja Riserva from La Rioja Alta, a perfectly aged 2010 Bordeaux, and a 92-point Zinfandel that will make your turkey sing!

 

Check out the entire list below for all four locations (CLICK on a wine to read the full tasting notes) and stop in Saturday afternoon to taste with us while you shop!

 

Domaine Fruitiere "Gneiss de Bel Abord" Muscadet Sevre-et-Maine 2016Michele Satta "Costa di Giulia" Bolgheri Bianco 2015Hofgut Falkenstein "AP Nr 12" Krettnacher Euchariusberg Riesling Kabinett 2016Domaine Gachot-Monot Cotes de Nuits Villages Rouge 2014Pecchenino "San Luigi" Dogliani Dolcetto 2016La Rioja Alta "Vina Alberdi" Rioja Reserva 2011Chateau Brillette Moulis 2010Green & Red "Chiles Mill Vineyards" Napa Valley Estate Zinfandel  2014

 

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Saturday Wine Tasting - 10/28

10-28-17
Wine Tasting Event Naperville, Chicago, Highland Park, and Barrington

 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, October 28th, from 12:00 - 4:00! Every Saturday, all four Vin Chicago locations pour a diverse selection of the hottest new wines from our monthly newsletter. This week fall has finally decided to make an appearance and our tasting table is perfect for the season. We feature an off-dry (leaning drier) Riesling from the best vintage in many years that is perfect for Thanksgiving, a pair of Sauvignon Blancs that are uniquely delicious values, a 91-point Zinfandel that screams autumn, and a classic Napa Valley Cabernet from the legendary Freemark Abbey!

 

Check out the entire list below for all four locations (CLICK on a wine to read the full tasting notes) and stop in Saturday afternoon to taste with us while you shop!

 

Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt "RK" Mosel Riesling 2015Invivo (Graham Norton's Own) Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2016Robert Mondavi Napa Valley Fume Blanc 2015Les Fils de Rene Quenard Mondeuse Chignin Vin de Savoie 2015Andeluna "1300" Uco Valley Malbec 2015Chateau Bel-Air "Jean & Gabriel" Lussac-St.-Emilion 2014Dashe Cellars Dry Creek Zinfandel 2014Freemark Abbey Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

 

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Saturday Wine Tasting - 10/21

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Wine Tasting Event Naperville, Chicago, Highland Park, and Barrington

 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, October 21st, from 12:00 - 4:00! Every Saturday, all four Vin Chicago locations pour a diverse selection of the hottest new wines from our monthly newsletter. We lead off with three fantastic white wine values, including a $10 Chardonnay from Serbia that is a must-try! The reds include a beauty from Sicily's Mt. Etna, along with a 93-Point Brunello di Montalcino that we are letting fly for only $28.99! We'll also pour a tasty, sub-$15 Sonoma Cabernet from Highway 12 and a killer Petite Sirah from Washington's Horse Heaven Hills AVA!  

 

Check out the entire list below for all four locations (CLICK on a wine to read the full tasting notes) and stop in Saturday afternoon to taste with us while you shop!

 

Domaine du Tariquet "Classic" Cote de Gascogne Blanc 2016J. Mourat "Chenin de Jardin" Val de Loire Chenin Blanc 2016Vinarija Zvonko Bogdan Serbia Chardonnay 2015Cusumano "Alto Mora" Etna Rosso 2014Clos du Mont-Olivet "Vieilles Vignes" Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2015Poggio Salvi Brunello di Montalcino 2012Highway 12 California Cabernet Sauvignon 2015Thurston Wolfe "Zephyr Ridge Vineyard" Horse Heaven Hills Petite Sirah 2014

 

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