Posts in category "Wine Events."

Beaujolais Nouveau Day 2014: Grape Fun

Beaujolais Nouveau Day 2014: Grape Fun
What’s the third Thursday in November? If you said Thanksgiving, you’d be wrong.  The third Thursday in November is Beaujolais Nouveau Day–celebrated around the world with France, the U.S. and Japan partying the hardest. Originally, Beaujolais Nouveau Day was a French celebration of the release of the affordable easy to drink fruity red wine made... Read more »

Italian Food and Wine Festival at Eataly Chicago: Says BENVENUTO to Everything Italian

Italian Food and Wine Festival at Eataly Chicago: Says BENVENUTO to Everything Italian
The inaugural Italian Food & Wine Festival at Eataly Chicago brings together internationally acclaimed Italian chefs and wineries along with some of Chicago’s biggest culinary stars for a celebration of everything Italian. Presented by the Milan-based Identitá Golose and Merano WineFestival, the 3-day event from Tuesday, October 14th till Thursday, October 16th, will offer Chicago foodies... Read more »

November 21, 2013 is Beaujolais Nouveau Day

November 21, 2013 is Beaujolais Nouveau Day
Charming, young, unassuming, Beaujolais Nouveau is a wine to be celebrated. And celebrate is what people do around the globe on Beaujolais Nouveau Day, always the third Thursday of November–this year falling on November 21. The wines taste sweetest right after midnight when they are released–a tradition dating back to the late 1960s–that French law... Read more »
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Beaujolais Nouveau Day 2012: A Reason to Celebrate in Chicago.

Beaujolais Nouveau Day 2012: A Reason to Celebrate in Chicago.
CHICAGO, Thursday, November, 8, 2012. What’s the third Thursday in November? If you said Thanksgiving, you’d be wrong.  The third Thursday in November is Beaujolais Nouveau Day--celebrated around the world with France, the U.S. and Japan partying the hardest. French law has decreed that the Beaujolais Nouveau wine, produced from the Gamay grape that grows... Read more »

Chicago's Fall Calendar of Events 2012: September 6-9 from Springsteen to Chicago's Half Marathon.

Chicago's Fall Calendar of Events 2012: September 6-9 from Springsteen to Chicago's Half Marathon.
CHICAGO, Thursday, September 6, 2012. If it weren’t for old man winter lurking in the shadows, I could totally fall in love with this time of the year. What could be better than running in the crisp early morning air to the beat of acorns and black walnuts pounding the pavement along with my Nikes. ... Read more »

City Winery Chicago: Calling All Vinophiles to Chicago's First Full Winery and Concert Venue.

City Winery Chicago: Calling All Vinophiles to Chicago's First Full Winery and Concert Venue.
CHICAGO, July 16, 2012. City Winery Chicago will be opening its doors in the West Loop this August. The city’s newest concert venue and only fully operational winery, will serve up a hearty slate of Wine Events for vinophiles of all tastes and vintages. The 30,000-square foot venue at 1200 West Randolph, in a former... Read more »
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Pinot Days 2011 Kicks off in Chicago with Four Days of Special Events and a Grand Festival.

Pinot Days 2011 Kicks off in Chicago with Four Days of Special Events and a Grand Festival.
Over 70 of the top pinot noir wineries and winemakers from around the globe will descend on Chicago this week to “get the word out” about the diversity and quality of their wines at the 5th annual “Pinot Days”. AND–the word is–according to Pinot Days founder Steven Rigisich that, “Pinot noir is the most versatile... Read more »
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