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Our 10th Annual "Big Reds in Barrington!" - 3/1

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This year's "Big Reds" tasting will once more be held at the beautiful Makray Memorial Golf Club, a mere five-minute drive from our Barrington store. We'll be popping the corks on over 80 highly rated wines from around the globe, showcasing hedonistic delights from California, Washington and Australia along with regal selections from Bordeaux, Barolo, Rioja, Rhone, Tuscany and beyond!

 

As always, we will have a broad range of hors-d'oeuvres and cheeses, along with a handful of delicious white wines and sparklers on hand to refresh your palate. This is one of our most popular events of the year. Gather a group of friends and sign up now!

 

WHEN: Friday, March 1st, 6:30pm to 9:30pmWHERE: Makray Memorial Golf Club, 1010 S. Northwest Highway, BarringtonCOST: $50 per person

 

For reservations, CLICK HERE or call our Barrington store at 847-277-0033. We hope to see you there!

 

 

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Saturday Wine Tasting - 2/23

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Wine Tasting Event Chicago, Highland Park, and Barrington

 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, February 23rd, from 12:00 - 4:00! Every Saturday, Vin Chicago pours a diverse selection of the hottest new wines from our monthly newsletter. We have another incredible lineup of wines for you to sample, including an alluring 90-point Bordeaux Blanc, a vivacious 93-point Brouilly, a 92-point Malbec from the legendary Catena winery, an organically produced California Cabernet that is a flat-out delicious value, and a 93-point Chateauneuf-du-Pape from the outstanding 2015 vintage!

 

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!

 

Dry Creek Vineyard Clarksburg Dry Chenin Blanc 2017Chateau Beauregard Ducasse Graves Blanc 2016Kermit Lynch Vin de Pays de Vaucluse Blanc 2016Chateau Thivin "Reverdon" Brouilly 2017Broadside "Printer's Alley" Paso Robles Proprietary Red 2016Catena Mendoza Malbec 2016Ground Effect Santa Barbara County Cabernet Sauvignon 2017Domaine de la Cote de l'Ange Chateauneuf du Pape 2015

 

 We look forward to seeing you!

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Saturday Wine Tasting - 2/16

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Wine Tasting Event Chicago, Highland Park, and Barrington

 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, February 16th, 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 is full of uniquely delicious gems, including a rich, full-bodied Gruner Veltliner, a 93-point single-vineyard Sauvignon Blanc, the latest Rioja Crianza from Carlos Serres, a concentrated 95-point Cornas that you should not miss, and a 95-point, estate-grown Napa Valley Cabernet! 

 

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!

 

Rainer Wess "Kogl" Kremstal Gruner Veltliner 2015Arnaud Lambert "Clos du Midi" Saumur Blanc 2017Quivira "Alder Grove Vineyard" Dry Creek Sauvignon Blanc 2017Domaine Eden Santa Cruz Mountains Chardonnay 2015Talley "Bishop's Peak" San Luis Obispo Pinot Noir 2016Bodegas Carlos Serres Rioja Crianza 2015Francois Villard "Jouvet" Cornas 2015Trefethen Oak Knoll District of Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

 

 We look forward to seeing you!

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Saturday Wine Tasting - 2/9

2-9-19
Wine Tasting Event Chicago, Highland Park, and Barrington

 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, February 9th, from 12:00 - 4:00! Every Saturday, Vin Chicago pours a diverse selection of the hottest new wines from our monthly newsletter. We kick-off our February newsletter tastings with an incredibly delicious lineup, including a 91+-point Muscadet, a 91-point old vines 1er Cru white Burgundy, a double 93-point Piedmont red, a 92-point "poor man's Priorat" red from Eric Solomon, and a delicious 93-point Napa Valley estate Cabernet!

 

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 la Pepiere "La Pepie" Muscadet Sevre-et-Maine Sur Lie 2017Andrea Felici Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico Superiore 2017Jean-Pierre Berthenet "Vieilles Vignes" Montagny 1er Cru 2016Lemelson "Cuvee X" Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2015Antonio Vallana Boca 2010Celler de Capcanes "Mas Donis Barrica" Montsant Grenache/Syrah 2015Oakville Winery Napa Valley Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2015Ilatium "Campo Leon" Amarone della Valpolicella 2013

 

 We look forward to seeing you!

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Saturday Wine Tasting - 2/2

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Wine Tasting Event Chicago, Highland Park, and Barrington

 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, February 2nd, from 12:00 - 4:00! Every Saturday, Vin Chicago pours a diverse selection of the hottest new wines from our monthly newsletter. This week we celebrate some "warmer" weather with a tasting table that includes a knockout Cava value, a "Top 100" Oregon Chardonnay, a tasty Central Coast Pinot Noir, a double 91-point California Cabernet, and a hedonistic, 92-point Spanish red powerhouse!

 

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!

 

Portell Brut Cava NVCatherine Marshall Elgin Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2017Domaine Meyer-Fonne "Gentil" Vin d'Alsace 2016Roserock Eola-Amity Hills Chardonnay 2016The Fableist "774" Central Coast Pinot Noir 2017Spellbound California Petite Sirah 2016Steele Red Hills Lake County Cabernet Sauvignon 2015Bodegas Atalaya "Alaya Tierra" Almansa 2014

 

 We look forward to seeing you!

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