Posts in category "Tastings"

TrentoDoc Italian Sparkling Wines Come To America

TrentoDoc Italian Sparkling Wines Come To America
  Recently,  I had the pleasure of attending a special workshop featuring the first private tasting of TrentoDoc sparkling wines.Hosted by the Italian Chamber of Commerce  to introduce “Trentodoc Sparkling Wines from the Dolomite Mountains”. The tasting will take place in the International School of Comics in west town. Bloggers, sommeliers, chefs, and journalists will... Read more »

Taste For A Cause Offers, Food , Fun , Support for Gilda's Club Chicago

Taste For A Cause Offers, Food , Fun , Support for Gilda's Club Chicago
I have made it my mission to help in any way I can organizations that are helping to negate the physical and emotional toll that cancer causes.  I’ve had too many losses friends and family.  So tonight I continue that help mission with “Taste For A Cause” a tasting event at Tocco (1266 North Milwaukee).... Read more »

This Weekend Is For Fun.....Are You In??

Forget the rain, cool summer nights , flooding…this weekend you  (and I ) deserve a full weekend of  activities, so here are a few suggestions : FRIDAY BEARS KICKOFF PARTY HOSTED BY CHICAGO DESIGN CONCEPTS   Join Chicago Design Concepts at Lincoln Park Stadium Bar & Grill – LP Stadium for an evening of exciting... Read more »
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"Pour" Supporting Arts4Kids Foundation Provides Disadvantaged Kids the Opportunity for Deeper Cultural Experiences

"Pour" Supporting Arts4Kids Foundation Provides Disadvantaged Kids the Opportunity for Deeper Cultural Experiences
Arts4Kids aims to introduce children to a variety of arts, hence fostering intellectual and emotional growth as well as enabling to spear through the cultural bearers. It’s founder Leonard Mogul has help sponsor cultural trips for underprivileged kids across Chicago. “Its important that these children are exposed to a different atmosphere and understand there is... Read more »

A December To Remember: A Month of Memories In Pictures and Videos

This December was a rarity,  I was in town long enough to attend a few great celebrations.  I still missed more stuff  than I wanted.  But here are some pictures and video from some of the best events of the month.   One Acre Fund 7th Annual Chicago Gala  Andrew Youn and Harry Kraemer   ... Read more »

The "Fall Crawl" Features Wine and Food Pairings on Mini Tour of Chicago Restaurants

The first time we tried a Wine Crawl back in the spring it was like “hey let’s just see if we could do it” in the summer it was more like lets see how big we can make it.  But for the upcoming  “Fall Crawl” (November 16th 2:30 – 10PM) we wanted to really raise... Read more »
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This Sunday-Websters Celebrates Bastille Day The Only Way You Should, With An All Day Party

This Sunday-Websters Celebrates Bastille Day The Only Way You Should, With An All Day Party
The fine folks at Webster Wine Bar really know what Bastille Day is all about…the love of  champagne that wonderful gift from our friends in France.  This Sunday, with some assistance from Henriot they will be throwing an all day party in celebration of Bastille Day and all things French.  Sunday, July 14th, from 1-8pm.... Read more »

A Little Tip For Guys: Chocolate Works Early and Often

A Little Tip For Guys: Chocolate Works Early and Often
I’ll probably never publicly be accused of being a romantic. But I see myself as a supporter of  “non romantic” guys struggling this Valentine’s season trying to be romantic.  So I’m here to provide one small tip that can take them through the next 16 days.  Give chocolate,  early and often.  Like giving a baby... Read more »

This Friday: "Pour" Features Tastings, Toy Drive For Children In Need

This Friday: "Pour" Features Tastings, Toy Drive For Children In Need
I got the idea to name an event “Pour” for a few reasons.   I love to attend tastings, and I love the idea of combining what I love to actually bring awareness to a number of causes. Originally named “Wine For A Cause” two years ago we held a drive for wish list items for... Read more »
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