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Saturday Wine Tasting - 5/5

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Wine Tasting Event Chicago, Highland Park, and Barrington

 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, May 5th, 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 May with another incredible tasting table, including the return of our favorite Txakoli, a 93-point Italian white, a 93-point single-vineyard Pinot Noir from Patricia Green, a 93-point Brunello from the incredible 2013 vintage, and a 94-point Rhone Red from Xavier Vignon!

 

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!

 

Ameztoi Getariako Txakoli 2017Gini "Contrada Salvarenza" Vecchie Vigne Soave Classico 2013Matchbook "Tinto Rey" Dunnigan Hills Verdejo 2016Idlewild "The Bird Flora & Fauna" Red 2016Patricia Green Cellars "Balcombe Vineyard" Dundee Hills Pinot Noir 2015Chateau Haura Graves  2015Fanti Brunello di Montalcino 2013Xavier Vignon "Arcane Le Soleil" Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2015

 

 We look forward to seeing you!

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Oregon Wine Dinner at D&J Bistro - 5/17

Oregon "Pinot" Wine Dinner Featuring Beckham Estate Vineyard and Winderlea Vineyard and Winery!

 

Vin Chicago is honored to welcome Annedria Beckham, proprietor of Beckham Estate Vineyard along with Bill Sweat and Donna Morris, proprietors of Winderlea Vineyard and Winery. Both of these small, family-owned wineries exemplify the excellence, artistry and magic of elite Oregon producers. Beckham is known for their stunning “Amphora” wines which have been made in handcrafted terra cotta amphorae by Andrew Beckham (Annedria’s husband). Winderlea demonstrates the distinctiveness of terroir with an impressively elegant lineup of single-vineyard wines.

 

Join us at D & J Bistro, one of the Northwest suburbs most revered restaurants, as we showcase the best “Pinot” Oregon has to offer! Chef Masato has crafted an extraordinary five-course menu to pair with nine of their remarkable wines. This is not to be missed and will sell out quickly!

 

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Beckham Estate “Olivia’s” Chehalem Mountains Pinot Noir Rosé 2017

 

L’ Assiette d‘Amuse Bouche

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Saturday Wine Tasting - 4/28

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Wine Tasting Event Chicago, Highland Park, and Barrington

 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, April 28th, 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 finally warming up and our table is full of wines that are perfect for spring, including our favorite dry Prosecco, a pair of crisp whites, a 91-point Rose, a perfectly priced Rioja, a pair of big reds that are just begging for some food off the grill!

 

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!

 

Balan Brut Prosecco 2017Dr. Konstantin Frank Finger Lakes Semi Dry Riesling 2016Matanzas Creek Alexander Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2016Chateau de la Noblesse Bandol Rose 2016Torre de Ona "Finca San Martin" Rioja 2014Domaine de Coste Chaude "Madrigal" Cotes du Rhone Village Visan 2016Avennia "Gravura" Columbia Valley Proprietary Red 2013Three Wine Company "Red Label" Contra Costa Zinfandel 2014

 

 We look forward to seeing you!

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Saturday Wine Tasting - 4/21

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Wine Tasting Event Chicago, Highland Park, and Barrington

 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, April 21st, 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 table includes a pair of Chardonnays with amazing balance and bracing acidity, an estate-grown Rose of Pinot Noir from Oregon, a double 92-point Vacqueyras, a 92-point big red blend from Daou, and a huge Cabernet from Chile!

 

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!

 

Caraccioli Cellars Santa Lucia Highlands Chardonnay 2013Andriano "Somerto" Alto Adige Chardonnay 2016Domaine Thomas Labaille "Les Monts Damnes" Sancerre 2016Yamhill Valley Vineyards "Estate Grown" McMinnville Rose of Pinot Noir 2017Maison L'Envoye "The Attache" Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2013Domaine de L'Oiselet Vacqueyras 2016Daou "Pessimist" Paso Robles Red 2016Susana Balbo "Signature" Uco Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

 

 We look forward to seeing you!

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Spring "Case Sale" and Tasting - 4/22

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Our Spring "Case Sale"& Tasting is Sunday, April 22nd!

 

Fine Vines Distributing, one of Chicago’s most respected fine wine distributors, will be at our Elston Avenue store on Sunday, April 22nd, from 11am - 3pm, pouring over thirty fine wines for sale by the case at dramatically reduced prices.

 

Known for their deep selection of Burgundy, we will feature one table with over a dozen fine selections of red and white Burgundies from top producers such as Benjamin Leroux, Chauvenet-Chopin and Vincent Dancer, many of which are back vintages that have been perfectly stored at Fine Vines' temperature controlled warehouse. Selections will range from delicious red and white "Bourgogne" to Chablis, to aged and ready to drink "premier cru" bottlings from villages such as Chambolle-Musigny and Nuits-Saint-Georges!

 

In addition to our Burgundy table, we will feature over a dozen more incredible selections from the Rhone Valley, Brunello di Montalcino, Chianti, Bandol Rose, aged German Rieslings from Joh. Jos. Prum, Austrian red and white wines, California and 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 60% below 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!

 

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