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Winderlea Wine Dinner at D&J Bistro!

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Join us as we explore the wines of Winderlea, a boutique wine grower in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. We’ll be joined for dinner by founder William Sweat and local distributor Paolo Cerruti.

 

Known for impeccable quality, and master site selection, 11 of Winderlea's 2016 Pinot Noir bottlings just receive 91-94 points in a recent trade publication. If you have not tried their wines - the time is now!

 

We will explore five of their beautiful wines coming from multiple highly-regarded vineyard sites, all perfectly paired by Chef Masato’s exciting genre-bending five-course menu. Don't miss it!

 

WHEN: Thursday, July 18th, 6:30pmWHERE: D&J Bistro - 466 S. Rand Road, Lake ZurichCOST: $94.99 per person (all-inclusive)

 

To reserve your seat, CLICK HERE or call our Barrington store at 847-277-0033.

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Summer Rose Tastings - All Locations!

Rose wine and summertime go together like, well, Rose wine and summertime! This month, we offer three chances to taste and compare over 20 unique pink wines. Sample refreshing examples from Provence, Loire, Burgundy, Rhone, Spain, Austria, California and beyond. These fun, casual tastings will run from 6:30pm to 8:00pm. Cost is $15 per person and includes light snacks.

 

Chicago, 1826 N. Elston Ave: Wednesday, July 17th (773-489-3454)

Highland Park, 1350 Old Skokie Rd: Thursday, July 18th (847-831-1049)

Barrington, 311 E Main Street: Friday, July 19th (847-277-0033)

 

To reserve your spot, CLICK HERE or call your preferred location above.

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Pickup Parties at Seven Bridges Golf Club!

Pickup Party at Seven Bridges!

 

 

Vin Chicago is excited to introduce a new way for Naperville area customers to get their wine, "Pickup Parties" at Seven Bridges Golf Club!

 

No more waiting for the UPS truck to show up with your wine. It's the perfect way to get your wine during these hot summer months. Sign up and you can pick up whatever wines you've ordered over the previous month, and taste a selection of our hottest new arrivals at the same time!

 

Here's how it works:

 

-Throughout the month, order wine as you normally would through our email offerings and on vinchicago.com. 

- Let us know you'd like to pick up your wine at the tasting party by calling Jennifer at 773-791-7936 or by clicking here to RSVP online. 

- Stop by Seven Bridges Golf Club anytime between 6:00 p.m .and 7:300 p.m. on the night of the event to pick up your wine and taste a selection of our hottest new arrivals!

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A Tasting of Big-Time Bordeaux on Elston! 6/27

We’ve just taken delivery of a huge load of highly rated Bordeaux and it’s time to do some tasting! Join us on Thursday June 27th at our Elston Avenue store as we pop the corks on over two dozen hot selections from this prestigious region! Highlights include...

 

Leoville Barton Saint-Julien 2016 (97 Points)Rauzan-Segla Margaux 2016 (98 Points)Larcis Ducasse Saint-Emilion 2016 (99 Points)Monbousquet Saint-Emilion 2015 (95 Points)Cantemerle Haut-Medoc 2015 (95 Points)Domaine de Chevalier Pessac-Leognan 2015 (97 Points)

 

It has been a very long time since we’ve hosted a Bordeaux event and we are super-excited about this one. The quality and the value available from this region are at simply unprecedented levels!

 

WHEN: Thursday, June 27th, 7:30pm - 9:00pm

WHERE: Vin Chicago, 1826 N. Elston Ave

COST: $60 per person

 

To reserve your spot, CLICK HERE or call our Elston Avenue store at 773-489-3454

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Tuscan Winemaker Dinner in Barrington! 5/3

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We are very excited to partner with nearby Francesca’s Famiglia in the heart of Downtown Barrington to host winemaker Daniele Parri of Caiarossa! Located in the southern portion of the Province of Pisa in Coastal Tuscany, Caiarossa has been both Demeter Biodynamic and Organic Certified since 2005.

 

We will try a range of the wines of the estate, including:  - their rare, rich Bianco blend - the newest red of the estate — a noble blend of powerful Bordeaux and Rhone varieties - a three-year vertical of their Sangiovese blend that brings us back 13 years! 

 

These wines will pair with a lovely 5-course spread from the kitchen, all at an unbeatable price! Sign-up while seats remain!

 

WHEN: Friday, May 3rd (6:15pm reception, 6:30pm dinner)WHERE: Francesca’s Famiglia, 100 E. Station Street, BarringtonCOST: $69.99 per person (all-inclusive)

 

To reserve your seat, CLICK HERE or call our Barrington store at 847-831-1049.

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