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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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Spring Case Sale on Elston Ave! 4/14

Vin Chicago's Annual Spring Case Sale & Tasting!Over 30 Specially Selected Wines to Taste and Buy at Savings up to 65%Sunday, April 14th, 11am - 3pm

 

Whatever plans you have for Sunday, April 14th, rearrange them! You do not want to miss the massive savings at our Elston Avenue store's annual Spring Case Sale! We've partnered with two of Chicago's top wine importers to assemble a selection of wines that will tantalize your taste buds and wallets, including...

 

- 50% Savings on a Double 94-Point Napa Cab from Titus- 30% Savings on a GORGEOUS 2012 Chambolle-Musigny- 40% Savings on a 95-Point 2009 Châteauneuf-du-Pape- 2015 Premier Cru Chablis for under twenty bucks- Over 1/3 off 2013 Leroux 1er Cru Chassagne-Montrachet- 47% Savings on a Mouthwatering South Africa Sauvignon Blanc- 2013 Chianti for $4.99 per bottle

 

We hate to toot our own horn, but our previous case sales have been epic and this is shaping up to be the best yet! With an average savings of over 40% on wines from Burgundy, Napa, Rhone, Portugal, South Africa, Italy and beyond, to say there will be something for everyone is an understatement!

 

All wines will be open for you to sample, and will be available for purchase by the case on a pre-arrival basis. (Wines will be ready for pickup the following week.) Supply of many wines will be quite limited, so round up your wine loving friends and arrive early to get first crack at the most exciting deals!

 

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Saturday Wine Tasting - 3/30

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Wine Tasting Event Chicago, Highland Park and Barrington

 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, March 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 table is packed with delicious wines, including a 92-point mouthwatering Sauvignon Blanc, a stunning and sophisticated red from Armenia, a classic Cali Cab and the new vintage of a perennial favorite Spanish red!

 

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!

 

A.A. Badenhorst "The Curator" Swartland White Blend 2018Greywacke Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2018St.Urbans-Hof "Wiltinger" Mosel Riesling Kabinett 201790+ Cellars "Lot 164 Sebastopol Ridge" Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2017Domaine Avetissyan "Kataro" Sireni Artsakh 2016Seghesio "La Villa" Barolo 2014Fortress Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon 2016Bodegas Juan Gil "Silver Label" Jumilla Monastrell 2016Chateau Lamothe Guignard Sauternes 2015

 

We look forward to seeing you!

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Saturday Wine Tasting - 3/23

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Wine Tasting Event Chicago, Highland Park and Barrington

 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, March 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 table is packed with delicious wines, including a sub-$10 Chardonnay from a famed Chablis producer, a 93-point Sicilian red, a 96-point Spanish beauty and a pair of exotic Cabernets from Chile and Israel!

 

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!

 

Terlano Alto Adige Pinot Bianco 2017Famille Brocard "Margote" Vin de France Chardonnay 2017Wonderwall "Spanish Springs Vineyard" Edna Valley Chardonnay 2017Occhipinti "Il Frappato" Terre Siciliane Rosso 2016Colosi Sicilia Nero d'Avola 2017Losada Vinos de Finca "Losada" Mencia 2016Cousino Macul "Antiguas Reservas" Maipo Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2015Yarden Golan Heights Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

 

 We look forward to seeing you!

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Spring Case Sale & Tasting on Elston! (4/14)

Mark your calendars on Sunday, April 14th from 11:00am - 3:00pm for Elston’s do-not-miss annual Spring Case Sale & Tasting! For this year’s event, we have once again partnered up with our good friends over at Fine Vines. You can expect another great table focusing on deeply discounted cellar selections from Burgundy, along with a second table of wines from around the world. Blue Crane Imports will also be getting in on the action for the first time with some jaw-dropping deals on their highly rated wines from South Africa!

 

All wines will be open for you to sample and will be available for purchase by the case on a pre-arrival basis. 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! All wines will be open for you to sample and will be available for purchase by the case on a pre-arrival basis. 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!

 

Any questions? Give us a call at 773-489-3454. See you there!

 

 

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