Tag: girls' night wine

Drink Like Royalty: Royal Wedding Wine Available in Chicago

Drink Like Royalty: Royal Wedding Wine Available in Chicago
Mario Testino/Clarence House Press Office via Getty Images This week the wine that will be served at the Royal Wedding was announced. According to Decanter, Prince William and Kate Middleton will serve Pol Roger NV Champagne at their ceremony Friday, April 29. Surprisingly, it’s actually an affordable bottle–and available in Chicago! Binny’s in Lakeview  (3000 N. Clark) carries... Read more »

Bottle Review: Segura Viudas Brut Reserva

Some of my girlfriends and I have started a monthly poker night. Usually this consists of lots of gossip and food–and of course wine! Last Friday, I brought along a sample bottle we received–and my friends and I really liked it. Retailing at $10, Segura Viudas Brut Reserva is a perfect bottle of cava (Spanish sparkling... Read more »

What Women Want Out of Their Wine: The Results from Our First Girls' Wine Night, Featuring Wine from Four Chicago Wine Shops

What Women Want Out of Their Wine: The Results from Our First Girls' Wine Night, Featuring Wine from Four Chicago Wine Shops
Note to Self: Don’t serve Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc before a tasting. That cat’s-pee smell stays in the glass. Note to Chicago Wine Stores: Women want more from their wine. We’re ready and willing to go beyond the sparkling, the white, and the rosé. Last Friday, I hosted the first of (hopefully) many She Sips... Read more »
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