Posts tagged "Event"

CHILL Wine and Culinary Event

CHILL Wine and Culinary Event
If you’re a moderately good multitasker, like your wine (and gin, sake, port, beer and more), enjoy trying great food from many of Chicago’s finest restaurants in the same evening and are thinking about remodeling your bathroom or kitchen (even just the tiniest bit), this is the event for you to spend some time at... Read more »

Windy City Wine Festival - The Results are in.

Windy City Wine Festival - The Results are in.
We argued with the weather, delayed our arrival, but ultimately enjoyed a great Chicago evening with a glass of wine at hand at the 7th Annual Windy City Wine Festival.  We did Day 1 of the two day event. Based on the number of tastes your entry fee gets you, the strength of my tasting... Read more »

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 »
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Looking for Something to Do Tonight: Try the 7th Annual Windy City Wine Festival (part 1 of 2)

Looking for Something to Do Tonight: Try the 7th Annual Windy City Wine Festival (part 1 of 2)
With my office literally in sight of the front gates of the Festival at Buckingham Fountain it was a no-brainer planning to visit after work on the Friday (and first day) of the two-day Windy City Wine Festival.  Unfortunately for the Festival the weather was not the best at this time, and I’m sure we... Read more »

The Best Way to Wind Down Summer: The Windy City Wine Festival

The Best Way to Wind Down Summer: The Windy City Wine Festival
It’s not quite time to be thinking about our last hurrah of the Summer, but we are getting there.  The Windy City Wine Festival, located right around Buckingham Fountain could easily be the perfect last hurrah, but as it turns out, there’s still a few weeks until the Fall when we really need to start... Read more »

Live from the Wine Bloggers Conference

Live from the Wine Bloggers Conference
Hello from Charlottesville, Virginia! Home of the current North American Wine Bloggers Conference–yes, there is such a thing. This is our first trip to a WBC–and we are looking forward to meeting other bloggers, tasting new wines, and learning more about wine from Virginia. The festivities began last night at an international wine tasting event,... Read more »
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Solstice Hop and Vine Fest Comes to Schaumburg

Whether you live in the suburbs or you’re just looking for a reason to get out of the city for Father’s Day weekend, Schaumburg’s Solstice Hope and Vine Fest promises a good time! Schaumburg Park Foundation’s Solstice Hop and Vine Fest, benefiting the Foundation’s campaign to renovate the nature museum at Spring Valley, will be... Read more »

Wine Event: Around the World in 80 Sips

Wine Event: Around the World in 80 Sips
WHAT: Bottlenotes hosts their 3rd annual Around the World in 80 Sips™ wine tasting event in Chicago, giving local wine enthusiasts a chance to “stay local” while “drinking global.” Attendees of this popular event will taste 80+ top wines from traditional and emerging wine regions, including, but not limited to: Austria, California, Chile, France, Italy, Lebanon,... Read more »

Not Your Typical Wine Tasting: Comment to Win Free Tickets to Wine Riot!

Move over wine snobs (sorry, He Sips)–Second Glass is bringing its interactive wine tasting event to Chicago on Saturday, May 21, and you better watch out, because we’re all going to have some fun! You know it’s not going to be your typical wine tasting of swirl, smell, sip, and spit with a name like... Read more »
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Join She Sips and Win a FREE Wine Tasting Kit

Do you want to watch She Sips taste and talk about wine and food–LIVE from your home computer? Do you want to know more about Italian wine and food? Then join me virally this Wednesday, May 4 at 7 pm CDT in an interactive live video wine pairing and tasting sponsored by Bertolli. Expert sommelier... Read more »