Tag: Chicago Wine Store

Que Syrah Fine Wines: Knowing What Southport Likes to Drink

Que Syrah Fine Wines: Knowing What Southport Likes to Drink
Que Syrah Fine Wines, 3726 North Southport Ave., manager Don Hupp knows his customers. I mean really knows them; he calls each one by their first name. He also knows the wine they like to drink. In my book, that’s all that matters. Who doesn’t want to be known that way: by given name and... Read more »

Cellar Rat: A Rare Find in Bucktown/Wicker Park

Cellar Rat: A Rare Find in Bucktown/Wicker Park
Cellar Rat, 1811 W. North Ave., is a wine shop that feels like a funky used record store. It’s the kind of wine shop that the coolest kids in the neighborhood hang out at. Spend some time in the Bucktown/Wicker Park store, and, trust us, you’ll want to go back. From the moment you pull... Read more »

Fine Wine Brokers: a Bottle to go with Brats

Fine Wine Brokers: a Bottle to go with Brats
The meal: brats on the grillThe store: Fine Wine Brokers in Lincoln SquareThe wine: a German Pinot Noir–that’s right, GermanThe details: $21.95 for the 2007 August Ziegler Pinot Noir PfalzThe verdict: Pairs well. Buy a bottle. Perfect for Memorial Day BBQs. Walking in to Fine Wine Brokers, 4621 N. Lincoln Ave., you immediately know they... Read more »
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