Tag: wine tasting

CHILL Wine and Culinary Event

CHILL Wine and Culinary Event
If you’re a moderately good multitasker, like your wine (and gin, sake, port, beer and more), enjoy trying great food from many of Chicago’s finest restaurants in the same evening and are thinking about remodeling your bathroom or kitchen (even just the tiniest bit), this is the event for you to spend some time at... Read more »

Windy City Wine Festival - The Results are in.

Windy City Wine Festival - The Results are in.
We argued with the weather, delayed our arrival, but ultimately enjoyed a great Chicago evening with a glass of wine at hand at the 7th Annual Windy City Wine Festival.  We did Day 1 of the two day event. Based on the number of tastes your entry fee gets you, the strength of my tasting... Read more »

Looking for Something to Do Tonight: Try the 7th Annual Windy City Wine Festival (part 1 of 2)

Looking for Something to Do Tonight: Try the 7th Annual Windy City Wine Festival (part 1 of 2)
With my office literally in sight of the front gates of the Festival at Buckingham Fountain it was a no-brainer planning to visit after work on the Friday (and first day) of the two-day Windy City Wine Festival.  Unfortunately for the Festival the weather was not the best at this time, and I’m sure we... Read more »
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The Best Way to Wind Down Summer: The Windy City Wine Festival

The Best Way to Wind Down Summer: The Windy City Wine Festival
It’s not quite time to be thinking about our last hurrah of the Summer, but we are getting there.  The Windy City Wine Festival, located right around Buckingham Fountain could easily be the perfect last hurrah, but as it turns out, there’s still a few weeks until the Fall when we really need to start... Read more »

BBQ: To wine, or not to wine?

BBQ:  To wine, or not to wine?
Question:  What should you drink with a big slab of ribs, dry rub upon dry rub and thick, sweet BBQ sauce? Question:  What should you drink with some hickory smoked spicy sausage? Question:  What should you drink with an overflowing pulled pork sandwich? Question:  What should you drink with the biggest, juiciest, 10 hours on... Read more »

Live from the Wine Bloggers Conference

Live from the Wine Bloggers Conference
Hello from Charlottesville, Virginia! Home of the current North American Wine Bloggers Conference–yes, there is such a thing. This is our first trip to a WBC–and we are looking forward to meeting other bloggers, tasting new wines, and learning more about wine from Virginia. The festivities began last night at an international wine tasting event,... Read more »
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Join She Sips and Win a FREE Wine Tasting Kit

Do you want to watch She Sips taste and talk about wine and food–LIVE from your home computer? Do you want to know more about Italian wine and food? Then join me virally this Wednesday, May 4 at 7 pm CDT in an interactive live video wine pairing and tasting sponsored by Bertolli. Expert sommelier... Read more »

FREE Sparkling Wine Tasting at LUSH on Thursday

If you’re free Thursday and looking for some ideas for what to serve this New Years Eve, join us at LUSH in Roscoe Village this Thursday, Dec. 9 from 6 to 8 PM for a FREE Sparkling Wine Tasting. Lush always serves up great wine, and the staff is very knowledgeable and friendly. We love... Read more »

Lynfred Winery: Where You Should Go This Holiday Weekend

Lynfred Winery: Where You Should Go This Holiday Weekend
It’s not the Loire (there is a Starbucks across the street), but Lynfred Winery in Roselle (near Schaumburg) is totally worth the 45-plus-minute drive from the city in traffic. The ambiance is quaint and charming; the people are friendly and knowledgeable; and most importantly the wine is good. You might be wondering how there could... Read more »
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