Fall Wine Tastings

November 13, 2013

With the holiday season approaching, there will be plenty of opportunities to serve (and drink) wine. There are a number of events coming up to help educate your palate and introduce you to wine and food pairing.

City Winery Chicago
1200 W Randolph | Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 733-9463 | http://www.citywinery.com/chicago/
City Winery Chicago is partnering with a number of vintners and brewers to present tasting events, perfect for choosing your holiday beverages “The Coast to Coast Toast” with Vanberg & DeWulf Beer is on Thursday, Nov. 14.The following night a wine dinner, featuring Kenefick Ranch Vineyards is $60. If you’re interested in a bit of the bubbly, a Champagne tasting party on Thursday, Nov. 21, 7pm, will present an array of Champagne styles and houses paired with nibbles from the kitchen. City Winery promises to be extra generous with its spectrum of old family houses, but also small production, grower Champagne style bubbles to make the day extra remarkable. Similar events will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 11 and Thursday, Dec. 19. Prices vary by event, call (312) 733-9463 or email chicagoreservations@citywinery.com to make a dinner reservation on any of the evenings.

505 Main St | Evanston, IL 60202
(847) 864-3435 | http://www.oceanique.com
Oceanique is hosting a Beaujolais Nouveau dinner on Monday, Nov. 25. The five course prix fixe menu is $95 per person, all inclusive. Call (847) 864-3435 or go to oceanique.com to book a reservation.

Alliance Française de Chicago
France offers some of the most exciting wines for the holidays, from Beaujolais for November to the roses of Tavel for Thanksgiving to something sparkling all through December. Taste new wines and meet new friends at the Bistro de l'Alliance, part of Alliance Française of Chicago, on Tuesday, Nov. 19. Individual classes $20 for members, $30 for non members $30, while the series of four classes is $70 for members, $100 for non-members. For more information, call (312) 337-1070 or go to af-chicago.org.

Dana Hotel
On Nov. 16, the Dana Hotel showcases fine wine from South America such as; Chile’s Central Valley, Brazil, Uruguay and Peru. Refreshments and hors d'œuvres will be served during the event. To purchase the $42 tickets go to localwineevents.com.

Club Lucky
1824 W Wabansia Avenue | Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 227-2300
An autumn wine tasting on Nov. 21 at Club Lucky will celebrate the cooler evenings and upcoming holiday season. Learn what wines to pair with the Thanksgiving table as you enjoy wines from around the world, along with appetizers and educational materials. Select wines will be available for purchase. Call (773) 227-2300 or go to clubluckychicago.com.

Plum Market
Taste hundreds of wines and discover gems that seriously over-deliver for the money at holiday “All-Star Wines” on Nov. 21, at the WineBar, located in the lounge of Plum Market in Old Town. Call (248) 706-1600 or go to plummarket.com for more information.

The Wine Goddess
They’re having a holiday wine tasting hootenanny on Dec. 7 at The Wine Goddess in Evanston. They’ve invited vendors to pour their favorite holiday wines for every budget. $10 gets you a tasting glass, and there will be close to 50 wines to taste. For more information, call 847-475-WINE or go to winegoddess.com.

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