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Saturday Wine Tasting - 5/18

5.18.19
Wine Tasting Event Chicago, Highland Park and Barrington

 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, May 18th, from 12:00 - 4:00! Every Saturday, Vin Chicago pours a diverse selection of the hottest new wines from our monthly newsletter. We have a fantastic line-up, including a stunning, classic white Burgundy, a 95-point small-production Russian River Valley Chard, a super cool Austrian transplant from Washington and an amazing Amarone from Italy.

 

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 Labbe Abymes Vin de Savoie 2018Domaine de Fussiacus Saint-Veran 2016Walter Hansel "Cuvee Alyce" Russian River Valley Chardonnay 201690+ Cellars "Lot 33" Languedoc Rose 2018Shooting Star "Blue Franc" Blaufrankisch Washington 2015Kermit Lynch Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2016Andrew Will Columbia Valley Merlot 2016Monte Zovo Amarone della Valpolicella 2013

 

We look forward to seeing you!

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Saturday Wine Tasting - 5/11

5.11.19
Wine Tasting Event Chicago, Highland Park and Barrington

 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, May 11th, from 12:00 - 4:00! Every Saturday, Vin Chicago pours a diverse selection of the hottest new wines from our monthly newsletter. We have a fantastic line-up, including a refreshing and delicious South African Chenin Blanc, a 95-point Napa Valley Chardonnay, a perennial favorite rose, and a 94-point Spanish stunner from importer Eric Solomon!

 

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!

 

A.A. Badenhorst "Secateurs" Swartland Chenin Blanc 2018Comte Leloup du Chateau de Chasseloir "Cuvee des ceps Centenaires" Mascadet Sevre-et-Maine sur Lie 2014Grgich Hills Estate Napa Valley Chardonnay 2015Chateau Puech-Haut "Prestige" Languedoc Rose 2018Evening Land "Seven Springs Vineyard" Eola-Amity Hills Pinot Noir 2016Clos du Mont-Olivet "Vieilles Vignes" Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2016Jax Vineyards "Y3" North Coast Cabernet Sauvignon 2016Mas d'En Compte "Black Slate" Porrera Priorat 2016

 

We look forward to seeing you!

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Saturday Wine Tasting - 5/4

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Wine Tasting Event Chicago, Highland Park and Barrington

 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, May 4th, 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 an irresistible line-up, including a unique and decidedly delicious South African white, a decadent high-scoring Pouilly Fuisse, a fantastic return by Joe Wagner to Pinot Noir, a 93-point "mini SQN" for a mere $13.99, and a classic California Cabernet from Stonestreet!

 

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!

 

BLANKbottle "Don't Look Back" Swartland Clairette 2017La Capranera Campania Falanghina 2017Eyrie Estate Dundee Hills Pinot Gris 2016Domaine Eric Forest "L'Ame Forest" Pouilly Fuisse 2016Boen Sonoma/Monterey/Santa Barbara Pinot Noir 2017Bodegas Olarra "Cerro Anon" Rioja Reserva 2010Chateau Saint-Roch "Chimeres" Cotes du Roussillon Villages Rouge 2015Stonestreet "Estate Vineyards" Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

 

We look forward to seeing you!

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Saturday Wine Tasting - 4/27

4.27.19
Wine Tasting Event Chicago, Highland Park and Barrington

 

Please join us for our weekly wine tasting this Saturday, April 27th, 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 is packed with delicious wines, including a perennial favorite Chard from Jean-Marc Lafage, a crazy-good value Bordeaux, an absolutely fabulous Alexander Valley Cab and a delicious red blend from Dennis Cakebread!

 

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 Lafage "Novellum" Chardonnay 2017Mud House Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2017Bouchaine "Estate Vineyard" Carneros Napa Valley Chardonnay 2015La Crema Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2016Les Tours de Beaumont Haut-Medoc 2015La Posta "Fazzio" Tupungato Malbec 2017Roth Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2016Mullan Road Cellars Columbia Valley Red Blend 2015

 

We look forward to seeing you!

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Tuscan Winemaker Dinner in Barrington! 5/3

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We are very excited to partner with nearby Francesca’s Famiglia in the heart of Downtown Barrington to host winemaker Daniele Parri of Caiarossa! Located in the southern portion of the Province of Pisa in Coastal Tuscany, Caiarossa has been both Demeter Biodynamic and Organic Certified since 2005.

 

We will try a range of the wines of the estate, including:  - their rare, rich Bianco blend - the newest red of the estate — a noble blend of powerful Bordeaux and Rhone varieties - a three-year vertical of their Sangiovese blend that brings us back 13 years! 

 

These wines will pair with a lovely 5-course spread from the kitchen, all at an unbeatable price! Sign-up while seats remain!

 

WHEN: Friday, May 3rd (6:15pm reception, 6:30pm dinner)WHERE: Francesca’s Famiglia, 100 E. Station Street, BarringtonCOST: $69.99 per person (all-inclusive)

 

To reserve your seat, CLICK HERE or call our Barrington store at 847-831-1049.

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