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Posted by Matt Levy  on 13 February 2020

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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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Special Pre-Thanksgiving Tasting - 11/18

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

 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, November 18th, 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 special tasting has everything you need for Thanksgiving and beyond, including a super tasty Champagne at a crazy low price, a perfect-for-the-holidays 95-point Riesling, Rombauer's zesty and delicious Sauvignon Blanc, our favorite Rose from Lafage, a 97-point California Pinot Noir, one of the best Red Blend values in California, and a powerful triple 94-point Napa Valley Cabernet!

 

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!

 

Charles Ellner "Carte Blanche" Brut Champagne NVHofgut Falkenstein "AP Nr 14" Krettnacher Euchariusberg Riesling Spatleese 2016Rombauer Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2016Champalou Vouvray Sec 2016William Hill "Benchland Series" Napa Valley Chardonnay 2014Domaine Lafage "Miraflors" Cotes du Roussillon Rose 2016Domaine de la Cote Sta Rita Hills Estate Pinot Noir 2014Maxime Magnon "Rozeta" Corbieres 2014Field Recordings "Fiction" Paso Robles Red 2015Antica Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

 

 We look forward to seeing you!

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2017 Champagne Tastings!

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Our 2017 Champagne Tastings!

Join us as we pop the corks on over 30 of the world’s finest Champagne and sparkling wines, an incredible line-up of hand-crafted "grower" Champagne, and a bevy of selections from Spain, Italy, California and Oregon! Check out the dates below and CLICK HERE or call us to make a reservation. 

 

Naperville - Champagne Tasting at Arrowhead Country Club!Thursday, November 30th7:30pm – 9:30pmArrowhead Country Club, 26W151 Butterfield Rd, Wheaton$45 per person

Click here or call Jim or Dawn at 630-717-7800 to reserve your spot!

 

Highland Park:Friday, December 1st7:00pm – 8:30pm$35 per person

Click here or call Mike, Lyle or Chris at 847-831-1049 to reserve your spot!

 

Barrington:Saturday, December 2nd6:00pm – 7:30pm$35 per person

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Saturday Wine Tasting - 11/11

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

 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, November 11th, 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. As we salute our veterans on this special day, we have put together a humdinger of a tasting. These wines are like having a table full of staff favorites, including a 92-point white Rioja from Muga, a 92-point perfect-for-turkey-day dry Gewurztraminer, an ethereal 95-point Sicilian red, a Tuscan Alicante from Elisabetta Foradori, and the 92-point "Mother's Milk" Shiraz that can age for another decade!

 

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!

 

Quinta da Aveleda Vinho Verde Loureiro/Alvarinho 2016Muga Rioja Blanco 2016Domaine Rene Mure "Signature" Alsace Gewurztraminer 2014Wonderwall "Spanish Springs Vineyard" Edna Valley Pinot Noir 2016Tenuta delle Terre Nere Etna Rosso 2015Ampeleia Toscana Alicante 2016Michel Gassier "Cercius" Vieilles Vignes Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2015First Drop "Mother's Milk" Barossa Valley Shiraz 2015

 

 We look forward to seeing you!

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Saturday Wine Tasting - 11/4

11-4-17
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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