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Forty-Six Diamonds Toscana 2009

Forty-Six Diamonds Toscana 2009
Each year, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar partners with a winemaker to release a private-label wine that is available exclusively at Fleming’s locations. This year’s selection is a collaboration betweenFleming’s Director of Wine Maeve Pesquera, Il Borro Winery Proprietor Salvatore Ferragamo and winemaker Nicolo D’Afflitto. Il Borro is located in Tuscany, and the Toscana... Read more »

Sipping Wine with Alpana Singh at the Chicago French Market

Sipping Wine with Alpana Singh at the Chicago French Market
This Saturday, I attended the sold-out event at the Chicago French Market called “Meet Alpana Under the Eiffel Tower.” It featured an eight-course brunch with wine pairings–and all 165 guests met Alpana Singh, host of Channel 11 WTTW’s “Check, Please!” and a RedEye wine columnist. Alpana introduced the food and the wine–and mingled with the crowd, stopping... 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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My Own Custom Cuvee Thanks to ENO

My Own Custom Cuvee Thanks to ENO
I’m back!  I’ve been out of the drinking scene for over a month now.  On Monday night I got back into the swing of things at the harvest class at ENO.  Located in the Inter-Continental Hotel at 505 N. Michigan Avenue, ENO is a classy yet comfortable wine bar.  With a great selection of flights... Read more »