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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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Saturday Wine Tasting - 10/13

10-13-18
Wine Tasting Event Chicago, Highland Park, and Barrington

 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, October 13th, from 12:00 - 4:00! Every Saturday, Vin Chicago pours a diverse selection of the hottest new wines from our monthly newsletter. The weather is cool but our Saturday tasting table is hot! This week's table includes a 91-point, Top 100 Viura with a drink date through 2024, a mineral-driven Chablis, a 99-point Sauternes, a 91-point Garnacha for $7.99, a 94-point French red that Jeb Dunnuck says "tastes like it cost three times the price," and the latest vintage of Cabernet from the iconic Chateau Montelena!

 

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 Ontanon "Vetiver" Rioja Viura 2014Domaine Seguinot-Bordet Chablis 2017Tyler Santa Barbara County Chardonnay 2016Chateau Rieussec Sauternes 2015Evodia Aragon Garnacha 2016Domaine les Pins "Les Rochettes" Bourgueil Rouge 2016Chateau Saint Roch "Kerbuccio" Maury Sec Rouge 2015Chateau Montelena Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

 

 We look forward to seeing you!

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Burgundy Case Sale in Highland Park! (Sun 10/14)

Join us at our Highland Park store on Sunday, October 14th, from 11am - 3pm as we pop corks on some of the greatest names in Burgundy, and offer them for sale at deeply discounted by-the-case pricing!

 

George Molitor, importer of arguably the best collection of Burgundy in Illinois, will pour 25 selections. You’ll have the opportunity to taste mature and recent offerings from famed growers such as Hubert Lamy, François Mikulski, Benjamin Leroux, Bruno Clair, Héritiers du Comte Lafon and many more.

 

Supplies are limited, and wines will be sold on a first come, first served basis. Some items will sell out fast! This is a pre-order event. When you place an order, your card will be charged and your wine will be available for pick-up the following week.

 

When: Sunday, October 14th, 11:00am to 3:00pmWhere: Vin Chicago, Highland Park, 1350 Old Skokie RoadNo reservations necessary! Come on by, taste some great wine and save big!

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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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Saturday Wine Tasting - 10/6

10-6-18
Wine Tasting Event Chicago, Highland Park, and Barrington

 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, October 6th, 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 October with a gorgeous tasting table, including a gorgeous 90-point Gavi, a 91+-point Viognier from an iconic Rhone producer, a double 91-point Cinsault from South Africa, a powerful 93-point Barolo, and a Platinum Award winning 97-point Napa Valley Cabernet at an unbelievable price!

 

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!

 

Bodega K5 "Pilota" Getariako Txakolina 2017Villa Sparina Gavi 2017Domaine de la Janasse Principaute d'Orange Viognier 2017Van Loggerenberg "Geronimo" Stellenbosch Cinsault 2017Francois Millet Sancerre Rouge 2016Cantina Sociale Cooperativa Copertino Riserva 2009Franco Molino "Rocche dell'Annunziata" Riserva Barolo 2012Scattered Peaks Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

 

 We look forward to seeing you!

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