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Holiday Case Sale & Tasting!

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Holiday Case Sale & Tasting Featuring The Wines of Legendary Importer Kermit Lynch!

Sunday, December 3rd, 11am - 3pm at Vin Chicago on Elston Avenue

 

On Sunday, December 3rd, from 11am – 3pm, our Chicago store on Elston will be hosting a huge tasting and case sale featuring the incredible wines of Kermit Lynch! The Kermit warehouse in Chicago is backed up and they need to make massive space for their new arrivals. We’ve been working hard on combing over the inventory to cherry pick lots of excellent wines that will be blown out at INSANELY low prices! Sparkling Cremant, red and white Burgundy, Beaujolais, Loire Valley favorites, treasures from the southern and northern Rhone, and much 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 72% off 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!

 

When: Sunday, December 3rd, 11:00am - 3:00pm

Where: Vin Chicago, 1826 N. Elston Avenue

 

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Taste the #1 Wine of the Year this Saturday!

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Wine Tasting Event Naperville, Chicago, Highland Park, and Barrington

 

That's right, when you join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, November 25th, from 12:00 - 4:00, you will get the chance to taste the 2017 Wine Spectator #1 Wine of the Year! Every Saturday, all four Vin Chicago locations pour a diverse selection of the hottest new wines from our monthly newsletter but this week is special. You'll get to taste four wines from the Top 100 (#1, #13, #27, #38) AND a quartet of Vin Chicago favorites, including a 95-point White Bordeaux, a 98-point Brunello, a 91-point Powerhouse that has the staff buzzing, and a 95-point California Red Blend!

 

Check out the entire list below for all four locations (CLICK on a wine to read the full tasting notes) and stop in Saturday afternoon to taste with us while you shop!

 

 2017 TOP 100 WINES

Sixto "Uncovered" Washington State Chardonnay 2014 (#13)Luigi Einaudi Dogliani Dolcetto 2015 (#38)Bodegas Alto Moncayo "Veraton" Campo de Borja Garnacha 2014 (#27)Duckhorn "Three Palms Vineyard" Napa Valley Merlot 2014 (#1)

 

VIN CHICAGO FAVORITES

Chateau Latour Martillac Pessac-Leognan Blanc 2013Livio Sassetti "Pertimali" Brunello di Montalcino 2012Powerhouse California Red 2015Mount Peak "Gravity" Sonoma County Proprietary Red Blend 2014

 

 We look forward to seeing you!

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Saturday Wine Tasting - 11/4

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Wine Tasting Event Naperville, Chicago, Highland Park, and Barrington

 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, November 4th, from 12:00 - 4:00! Every Saturday, all four Vin Chicago locations pour a diverse selection of the hottest new wines from our monthly newsletter. We kick off November with a drool-worthy lineup! This week's tasting table includes a captivating 92-point Italian white, a 94-point Riesling Kabinett that belongs on your Thanksgiving table, an over-delivering 91-point Burgundy, a classic 94-point Rioja Riserva from La Rioja Alta, a perfectly aged 2010 Bordeaux, and a 92-point Zinfandel that will make your turkey sing!

 

Check out the entire list below for all four locations (CLICK on a wine to read the full tasting notes) and stop in Saturday afternoon to taste with us while you shop!

 

Domaine Fruitiere "Gneiss de Bel Abord" Muscadet Sevre-et-Maine 2016Michele Satta "Costa di Giulia" Bolgheri Bianco 2015Hofgut Falkenstein "AP Nr 12" Krettnacher Euchariusberg Riesling Kabinett 2016Domaine Gachot-Monot Cotes de Nuits Villages Rouge 2014Pecchenino "San Luigi" Dogliani Dolcetto 2016La Rioja Alta "Vina Alberdi" Rioja Reserva 2011Chateau Brillette Moulis 2010Green & Red "Chiles Mill Vineyards" Napa Valley Estate Zinfandel  2014

 

 We look forward to seeing you!

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Saturday Wine Tasting - 10/28

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Wine Tasting Event Naperville, Chicago, Highland Park, and Barrington

 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, October 28th, from 12:00 - 4:00! Every Saturday, all four Vin Chicago locations pour a diverse selection of the hottest new wines from our monthly newsletter. This week fall has finally decided to make an appearance and our tasting table is perfect for the season. We feature an off-dry (leaning drier) Riesling from the best vintage in many years that is perfect for Thanksgiving, a pair of Sauvignon Blancs that are uniquely delicious values, a 91-point Zinfandel that screams autumn, and a classic Napa Valley Cabernet from the legendary Freemark Abbey!

 

Check out the entire list below for all four locations (CLICK on a wine to read the full tasting notes) and stop in Saturday afternoon to taste with us while you shop!

 

Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt "RK" Mosel Riesling 2015Invivo (Graham Norton's Own) Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2016Robert Mondavi Napa Valley Fume Blanc 2015Les Fils de Rene Quenard Mondeuse Chignin Vin de Savoie 2015Andeluna "1300" Uco Valley Malbec 2015Chateau Bel-Air "Jean & Gabriel" Lussac-St.-Emilion 2014Dashe Cellars Dry Creek Zinfandel 2014Freemark Abbey Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

 

 We look forward to seeing you!

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Frank Family Wine Dinner at Meson Sabika!

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Please join us in Naperville on Thursday, October 26th, at 6:30pm for a special wine dinner at Meson Sabika featuring the wines of Napa Valley's Frank Family! As a special treat, we will start the evening with Frank Family’s 2013 Blanc de Blanc, a rare and beautiful sparkling wine that is usually sold at the winery only. We will then enjoy a four course dinner, served tapas style, paired with new releases of Frank Family's Carneros Chardonnay 2015, Carneros Pinot Noir 2015, Napa Valley Zinfandel 2014, and Napa Valley Cabernet 2014!

 

This four course dinner, with five great wines, is only $90 per person, inclusive of tax and gratuity!

 

WHEN: Thursday, October 26th, 6:30pm WHERE: Meson Sabika, 1025 Aurora Ave, NapervilleCOST: $90 per person, all inclusive

 

To sign up, call Jim or Dawn at 630-717-7800!

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