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Rose Night in Highland Park!

Do you love delicious pink wines as much as we do? Join us on June 28th at our Highland Park store for a casual walk-around tasting of over 20 Roses from around the world. Compare and contrast wines from Provence, the Rhone Valley, Oregon, California, Spain and more! We'll even have a few snacks to partner with these crisp, refreshing wines. Summer is here, it's time for #RoseAllDay!

 

WHEN: Thursday, June 28th, 6:30pm - 8:00pmWHERE: Vin Chicago, 1350 Old Skokie Rd, Highland ParkCOST: $15 per person

 

To reserve your spot, CLICK HERE or call Mike, Lyle, Jim or Chris at 847-831-1049.

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Oregon Wine Dinner at D&J Bistro - 5/17

Oregon "Pinot" Wine Dinner Featuring Beckham Estate Vineyard and Winderlea Vineyard and Winery!

 

Vin Chicago is honored to welcome Annedria Beckham, proprietor of Beckham Estate Vineyard along with Bill Sweat and Donna Morris, proprietors of Winderlea Vineyard and Winery. Both of these small, family-owned wineries exemplify the excellence, artistry and magic of elite Oregon producers. Beckham is known for their stunning “Amphora” wines which have been made in handcrafted terra cotta amphorae by Andrew Beckham (Annedria’s husband). Winderlea demonstrates the distinctiveness of terroir with an impressively elegant lineup of single-vineyard wines.

 

Join us at D & J Bistro, one of the Northwest suburbs most revered restaurants, as we showcase the best “Pinot” Oregon has to offer! Chef Masato has crafted an extraordinary five-course menu to pair with nine of their remarkable wines. This is not to be missed and will sell out quickly!

 

Welcome Wine

Beckham Estate “Olivia’s” Chehalem Mountains Pinot Noir Rosé 2017

 

L’ Assiette d‘Amuse Bouche

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Spring "Case Sale" and Tasting - 4/22

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Our Spring "Case Sale"& Tasting is Sunday, April 22nd!

 

Fine Vines Distributing, one of Chicago’s most respected fine wine distributors, will be at our Elston Avenue store on Sunday, April 22nd, from 11am - 3pm, pouring over thirty fine wines for sale by the case at dramatically reduced prices.

 

Known for their deep selection of Burgundy, we will feature one table with over a dozen fine selections of red and white Burgundies from top producers such as Benjamin Leroux, Chauvenet-Chopin and Vincent Dancer, many of which are back vintages that have been perfectly stored at Fine Vines' temperature controlled warehouse. Selections will range from delicious red and white "Bourgogne" to Chablis, to aged and ready to drink "premier cru" bottlings from villages such as Chambolle-Musigny and Nuits-Saint-Georges!

 

In addition to our Burgundy table, we will feature over a dozen more incredible selections from the Rhone Valley, Brunello di Montalcino, Chianti, Bandol Rose, aged German Rieslings from Joh. Jos. Prum, Austrian red and white wines, California and 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 up to 60% below typical retail! Orders will be filled during the following week. Supply of many wines will be quite limited, so round up some friends and arrive early to get first crack at the most exciting deals!

 

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Italy Night at Vin Chicago Highland Park!

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Italian wine has been taken to a whole new level in recent years, with great vintages from the classic regions and some incredibly innovative and delicious wines coming out of lesser known areas. Please join us on Thursday, April 26th for Italy Night at our Highland Park store as we dig deep into the wines of this great country!

 

We'll have over 30 distinctive white, red and sparkling wines open from Piedmont, Tuscany, Apulia, Veneto, Sicily and beyond, with the goal of exploring why Italian wines are not only wildly delicious and distinctive but also so incredibly versatile when paired with food. We'll have tasty dishes from Highwood's Disotto restaurant on hand so you can play with pairings. This will be a fun, educational and, of course, delicious event. Gather up your wine-loving friends and sign up now!

 

WHEN: Thursday, April 26, 7pm - 9pmWHERE: Vin Chicago, 1350 Old Skokie Rd, Highland ParkCost: $35 per person

 

For reservations, CLICK HERE or call Mike, Lyle, Chris or Jim at 847-831-1049

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Cabernet Release Party with Winemaker Alex Beloz of Obsidian Ridge!

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Cabernet Release Party!

 

Please stop by our Elston Avenue store on Thursday, April 5th, to help us welcome winemaker Alex Beloz for a release party of his 2016 Obsidian Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon!

 

Not only is this a release party, it's also a homecoming. A Chicago native, Alex worked at our Elston store from 1995 to 1997 before heading west to make his name in wine country. We are so proud to have this talented man as a Vin Chicago alum!.

 

Pop in anytime between 5:30 and 7:30pm to chat with Alex and to taste the 2009, 2015 and 2016 bottlings of his Obsidian Ridge Vineyard Cabernet along with his premium Half Mile Cab and a few other treats

 

When: Thursday, April 5th, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Where: Vin Chicago, 1826 N. Elston Avenue

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