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Another Reason to Attend Chicago Gourmet This Weekend: The Robert Mondavi Discover Wine Tour

Another Reason to Attend Chicago Gourmet This Weekend: The Robert Mondavi Discover Wine Tour
One of the biggest food and wine festivals, Chicago Gourmet, comes to Loop this weekend–and, just in case you need another reason to attend, Robert Mondavi’s Discover Wine Tour is making a stop here on Saturday, Sept. 24 and Sunday, Sept. 25. The tour, which began six years ago, is both educational and fun, informational... Read more »

You Know You're at a Champagne Vertical When...

You Know You're at a Champagne Vertical When...
Recently at the Chicago Gourmet Grand Cru wine tasting, I had the pleasure of meeting Lily Baetche, the Midwest Regional Manager for Laurent-Perrier Champagne. Over one the best brut rosé I’ve ever had, Lily invited me to a Champagne vertical tasting at Pops For Champagne downtown. Since I’m not one to turn down a free wine... Read more »

Chicago Gourmet: Easier to Get Drunk than Fed

Chicago Gourmet: Easier to Get Drunk than Fed
We were fortunate enough to get media passes for this year’s Chicago Gourmet held in Millennium Park on Saturday and Sunday, September 25-26.  Without these passes, this event would not have fit into our budget.  Tickets were $150 per day, plus an additional $175 to attend the Grand Cru tasting.  There was a lot to... Read more »
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You're Officially a Wine Drinker; Now What? Win 33 Wines, a Wine Journal

You're Officially a Wine Drinker; Now What? Win 33 Wines, a Wine Journal
So, you read our top-10 list–and you’re officially a wine drinker; now what? You need a user-friendly wine journal to keep track of all your tasting notes and bottle history, especially if you’re headed to the Windy City Wine Festival (this weekend) or Chicago Gourmet (Sept 24-26). You’re in luck: my friend, Dave Selden, makes these... Read more »

Can't Get a Rez at Girl & the Goat? Try Chicago Gourmet!

Can't Get a Rez at Girl & the Goat? Try Chicago Gourmet!
If you’re looking for a food-and-wine event that promises to be worth both the time and money, look no further than Chicago Gourmet scheduled to take place September 24-26 in Millennium Park. Sponsored by Bon Appétit, Chicago Gourmet brings some of Chicago’s best chefs, sommeliers, brewers, and mixologists together in one place for all Chicagoans to enjoy.... Read more »