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Chicago Champagne Tasting - 12/11/19

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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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Brewer-Clifton Wine Dinner - 12/12/19

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Brewer-Clifton + D&J Bistro

Vin Barrington’s Most Decorated Winemaker Dinner of All-Time!Dine with Vin and Greg Brewer, an evening for the ages!

Brewer-Clifton was founded in the late 1990’s with the intention of paying homage to Burgundy in the not-yet-officially recognized Sta. Rita Hills AVA. Ascending in a short time from being sandwiched next to SeaSmoke in the famous Lompoc Wine Ghetto to: being Robert Parker’s single greatest revelation of 2001, on the cover of Wine Spectator, collecting 67 (and counting) scores between 95 and 99 points from leading publications, earning Wine Spectator Top-10 WOTY, converting to all-estate wines, and ultimately joining the Jackson Family of wines in 2017. One of the truly great producers of Burgundian varieties in California. You also get to be early discoverers of his newer Diatom (Chardonnay) and Ex Post Facto (Syrah)projects!When: Thursday, December 12th 2019

 

Time: 6:15pm Reception

 

Where: D&J Bistro, 466 S Rand Rd, Lake Zurich

 

Cost: $99 - including tax and gratuity

 

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Saturday Wine Tasting - 11/30

11.30.19
Wine Tasting Event Chicago, Highland Park and Barrington 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, November 30th, from 12:00 - 4:00! Every Saturday, Vin Chicago pours a diverse selection of the hottest new wines from our monthly newsletter. This week's offering will take you around the world with 2 special bottles open for Small Business Saturday, where you'll also receive $10 in gift cards for every $100 you spend! 

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

Chartogne-Taillet "Cuvee Saint-Anne" Brut Champagne NVFreemark Abbey Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2015Colterenzio Alto Adige Pinot Grigio 2018Thibaud Boudignon Anjou Blanc 2017Brewer-Clifton Sta. Rita Hills Chardonnay 2017Pierre Damoy Bourgogne Rouge 2012Tenuta delle Terre Nere Etna Rosso 2017Stolpman Vineyards "La Cuadrilla" Ballard Canyon Red Blend 2017 

 We look forward to seeing you!

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Saturday Wine Tasting - 11/23

11.23.19
Wine Tasting Event Chicago, Highland Park and Barrington 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, November 23rd, from 12:00 - 4:00! Every Saturday, Vin Chicago pours a diverse selection of the hottest new wines from our monthly newsletter. This week's has something for everyone, from dry to sweet, red to white, and even an organic beauty from Italy.

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

Domaine des Cotes Blanches Sancerre 2018Francois Pinon "Silex Noir" Vouvray 2017Selbach-Oster Mosel Riesling Kabinett 2017Clos de la Roilette "Cuvee Christie" Fleurie 2018Alexana "Terroir Series" Willamette Valley Pinot Noir  2016Caruso & Minini "Naturalmente Bio" Perricone 2017Domaine Brusset "Tradition Le Grand Montmirail" Gigondas 2016Carol Shelton "Monga Zin" Old Vine Zinfandel 2017Brumes de La Tour Blanche Sauternes 2016 

 We look forward to seeing you!

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Taste With 6 Winemakers From The Terry Theise Champagne Portfolio! (10/23)

Vin Chicago is proud to present an opportunity to meet and taste with six vignerons from the esteemed Champagne portfolio of Terry Theise! We have been championing these incredible small-batch wines for nearly two decades and are bursting with excitement to be hosting so many of our favorite heroes from the Theise lineup.

 

The following estates will be pouring their latest releases at our Elston Avenue store on Wednesday, October 23rd:

 

Alexandre Chartogne (Chartogne-Taillet)Jerome Dehours (Dehours)Laetitia Billiot (Billiot)Jean-Paul Hebrart (Marc Hebrart)David Pehu (Pehu-Simonet)Jean-Baptiste Geoffroy (Rene Geoffroy)

 

This is an incredibly special and intimate opportunity to taste brilliant Champagnes and learn straight from the winemaker about what makes them so darn great. All wines poured will be available to purchase on a pre-arrival basis, and ready for pickup in time for your holiday festivities!

 

WHEN: Wednesday, October 23rd, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

WHERE: Vin Chicago, 1826 N. Elston Avenue

COST: $30 per person

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