Upcoming Midwest wine events

 

Dec. 8
Holiday Fine Wine Tasting Event
7 to 9 p.m.
Sunset Foods invited you for a holiday wine tasting event led by world-renowned Master Sommelier Larry O’Brien at the Lake Forest store, 825 S. Waukegan Road. Register ahead of time because space is limited. Check-in begins at 6:45. Must be 21 years of age or older. Tickets are $25. For tickets and more information, visit www.eventbrite.com.

Dec. 8
Bottle & Bottega at Mariano’s West Loop
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Register today, seats are limited for the “Bottega-style” party at Mariano’s West Loop, 40 S. Halsted St., Chicago. Tickets are $20 per person and includes a wine and cheese tasting followed by 90 minutes of painting under the instruction of one of Bottle & Bottega’s professional artists. All paint, supplies, instruction, aprons and your 11x14 take-home canvas are provided. To register, visit www.bottleandbottega.com or call 773-269-6570.

Dec. 10
Champagne Gala
1 to 4 p.m.
Taste Champagne and sparkling wine from around the world, from best buys to the very best bottlings. Sample Cava from Spain, Prosecco from Italy, the best of the U.S. and of course, fine French Champagne including luxury cuvees like Dom Perignon in this Open House event at Binny’s Beverage Depot, 844 S. Randall Road, Algonquin. For more information, call 847-458-2470.

Dec. 10
Champagne Gala
1 to 4 p.m.
Taste Champagne and sparkling wine from around the world, from best buys to the very best bottlings. Sample Cava from Spain, Prosecco from Italy, the best of the U.S. and of course, fine French Champagne including luxury cuvees like Dom Perignon in this Open House event at the Binny’s Beverage Depot, 639 E. Boughton Road, Bolingbrook. For more information, call 630-972-1187.

Dec. 12
Weekly Champagne and Sparkling Wine Tasting
5 to 8 p.m.
Smaller tastings to fit into your busy holiday schedule. Sample from Binny’s Beverage Depot’s huge selection of Champagnes and sparklers at the Bloomingdale store, 353 W. Army Trail Road. Discover new wines or try old favorites again — compare Prosecco and Cava, Champagne and California sparkling wines, and more. Free with Binny's Card. For more information, call 630-671-3860.

Dec. 19
Weekly Champagne and Sparkling Wine Tasting
5 to 8 p.m.
Smaller tastings to fit into your busy holiday schedule. Sample from Binny’s Beverage Depot’s huge selection of Champagnes and sparklers at the Bloomingdale store, 353 W. Army Trail Road. Discover new wines or try old favorites again — compare Prosecco and Cava, Champagne and California sparkling wines, and more. Free with Binny's Card. For more information, call 630-671-3860.

Dec. 26
Weekly Champagne and Sparkling Wine Tasting
5 to 8 p.m.
Smaller tastings to fit into your busy holiday schedule. Sample from Binny’s Beverage Depot’s huge selection of Champagnes and sparklers at the Bloomingdale store, 353 W. Army Trail Road. Discover new wines or try old favorites again — compare Prosecco and Cava, Champagne and California sparkling wines, and more. Free with Binny's Card. For more information, call 630-671-3860.

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