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Saturday Wine Tasting - 11/3

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Wine Tasting Event Chicago, Highland Park, and Barrington

 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, November 3rd, 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 tasting table includes a mineral-driven 91-point Verdicchio, a 95-point Chardonnay from Brewer Clifton, a 92+-point Mencia from Palacios, the latest vintage of Daou Cabernet, and the classic 94-point "Las Gravas" from Casa Castillo!

 

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!

 

Bodegas La Cana Rias Baixas Albarino 2017Montecappone Verdicchio dei Castello di Jesi Classico 2016Brewer Clifton Sta. Rita Hills Chardonnay 2015Alberto Conti Chianti Classico 2016Maison la Berthaude Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2016Descendientes de Jose Palacios "Petalos" Mencia Bierzo 2016Daou Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon 2016Casa Castillo "Las Gravas" Jumilla Red 2015

 

 We look forward to seeing you!

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Pre-Holiday Case Sale & Tasting at Elston! (10/28)

On Sunday, October 28th, we will be partnering up with Robert Houde Wines and Cream Wine Company to bring you some seriously awesome deals on nearly 30 great wines!

 

Leading off with a 95-Point Piedmont Nebbiolo and a pair of 95-point Paso Robles red blends, we'll have something to entice every palate - and they'll all be available for you to purchase by the case at VERY special prices!

 

Savings will be as high as 50% on these excellent selections from Bordeaux, Loire Valley, Alsace, Jura, Burgundy, Austria, Spain, Italy, Germany, South America and more. We'll even have a beautiful single-vineyard selection from Tentuta della Terre Nere!

 

All wines will be open for you to sample before buying 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!

 

WHEN: Sunday, October 28th, 11:00am - 3:00pmWHERE: Vin Chicago, 1826 N. Elston Ave

 

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Cabernet & Big Red Wines at Elawa Farm! (10/25)

Join us on Thursday, October 25th for a very special walk-around wine tasting at the beautiful Elawa Farm in Lake Forest. We'll be pouring over 50 top bottlings from the world’s greatest wine regions, including Napa Valley, Willamette Valley, Barolo, Brunello, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Rioja and beyond. This event will focus on higher tier offerings; the special wines that drinkers rarely have the opportunity to sample in a side-by-side format. In other words, you DO NOT want to miss this event!

 

Supplementing the red wines will be a small assortment of Champagne and premium still whites, with delicious food catered by one of our favorite partners, City Barbecue. Vin Chicago will donate part of the ticket proceeds and sales from wine purchased at the event to the Elawa Farm Foundation!

 

There are two ticket options:

 

General Admission - 6:30-9pm: $60/person. Guests will park at St. James Lutheran Church in Lake Forest with shuttle service running continuously to/from Elawa Farm.

 

Elawa Deluxe Packages - 6:00-9pm: $160/package. Includes two tickets, 30-minute early admission, on-site parking and an exclusive California Cabernet "mystery" bottle to take home night of the event. Deluxe Packages are very limited - Don't wait!

 

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Barrington Winemaker Dinner With Andrew Jones!

Join us in the Heart-of-Barrington as we host Andrew Jones of Field Recordings, a Wine Enthusiast Top-40 Under-40 Tastemaker! Andrew will recap his route to being the owner and winemaker of some of the greatest values in California’s Central Coast. He can even discuss his literal route of driving 50,000 miles a year to find hidden vineyards! Andrew is the source for many Vin Chicago favorites like "Fiction", "Wonderwall" and "Barter & Trade". On this night we’ll explore some exciting new offerings from his portfolio, with 6 wines featured. Neoteca will support this exciting lineup with a paired five-course menu. Food, fun and wine — what beats that?

 

WHEN: Wednesday, October 10th, 6:00pmWHERE: Neoteca, 130 S Hough St, BarringtonCOST: $55 per person (all inclusive)

 

For reservations, please call our Barrington store at 847-277-0033.

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Saturday Wine Tasting - 9/29

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Wine Tasting Event Chicago, Highland Park, and Barrington

 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, September 29th, 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 tasting table includes a double 90-point, old vines dry Riesling, a 92-point single-vineyard Malbec, the incredibly delicious 92-point Neyers "Left Bank" Red, and a classic 93+-point Napa Valley Cabernet from Titus!

 

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 de Pouy Cotes de Gascogne Blanc 2017Bodega Valdehermoso "Lagar del Rey" Rueda Verdejo 2017Pierre Sparr Alsace Riesling 2015Banyan Monterey County Gewurztraminer 2017Gran Passione Veneto Rosso 2017La Posta "Pizzella" Uco Valley Malbec 2016Neyers "Left Bank" Napa Valley Red 2015Titus Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

 

 We look forward to seeing you!

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