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Cabernet Franc From Near, Far, And Loire

at Plum Market - Old Town
1233 N Wells St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Cabernet Franc, the quiet parent grape of flashy Cabernet Sauvignon, deserves far more attention than it gets. Often described as the feminine side of Cabernet Sauvignon, it is subtly fragrant and gently flirtatious rather than massively muscular and tough in youth.  Although often grown for blending (think Bordeaux), it is also vinified alone....

Thursday Sep 20th, 6:30pm

The Sorting Table’s Extraordinary Estate Wines

at Plum Market - Old Town
1233 N Wells St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

“We search for growers who own and tend their vineyards, farm using sustainable, organic or biodynamic practices, are passionate in their zeal to make the best wines they can and are considered to be exemplary producers in the wine region they call home. It is their stories we want to tell.”  Join us to learn, and taste these stories from...

Thursday Sep 27th, 6:30pm

Luxury Tasting

at Plum Market - West Town
150 N. Halsted St, Chicago, Illinois 60661

Luxury Tasting, The Herbarium At Bad Hunter Join us on Thursday, October 25th, for our second annual Luxury Tasting in the Herbarium at Bad Hunter! We'll be pouring over 50 fabulous wines! Start with Champagne poured from magnum bottles. Preview exciting new releases of 2015 Bordeaux, 2016 Chateauneuf-du-Pape, and 2016 Port - all attracting raves...

Thursday Oct 25th, 6:30pm

Champagne Laurent-Perrier

at Plum Market - Old Town
1233 N Wells St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Founded in 1812, Champagne Laurent-Perrier is a family-owned House renowned for melding tradition with innovation. It survived the World War thanks to Bernard de Nonancourt, who was part of the French Resistance; his daughters Alexandra and Stéphanie run the company today.  In the 1950s, Laurent-Perrier was among the first in the region to implement...

$20

Blind Tasting Game

at Plum Market - Old Town
1233 N Wells St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

It’s back to school time, so let’s dust off our knowledge and intuition! Just for fun, we’ll put out an assortment of red and white wines and see who can identify their type or grape variety. We’ll provide clues, with descriptions of what is typical of the wines being poured. It’ll be up to you to figure out which is which! Prizes will be...

$20

Louis/Dressner Imports - Extreme Terroir

at Plum Market - Old Town
1233 N Wells St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Louis/Dressner Selections is an importing company founded in the 1990’s by the late, great Joe Dressner and his wife Denyse Louis. Joe and Denyse were visionaries, never interested in scores, never interested in wines with “gobs of fruit,” and never interested in highly paid wine consultants. They were passionate about low-impact, organic farming...

$20

Best Values On The Planet:Quality Under Fifteen Dollars

at Plum Market - Old Town
1233 N Wells St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

A.k.a. Wine that Tastes Like More! There’s no more fun for us than finding impressive, delicious, complex, terroir driven beauties for under $15. Especially as we near Labor Day and all our pennies are flowing towards gearing up for the upcoming school year. Tonight’s tasting will easily stock your coffers with the widest range of wine styles:...

$20

Rosé, Part Deux

at Plum Market - Old Town
1233 N Wells St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

As summer passes its midpoint, with the heat index on a vertical climb and our grills well-tempered and humming along, it’s high time for more great rosé!  In this, our second pink tasting edition, we’ll feature long-awaited Bandol from Tempier and Terrebrune, Rosé of Cabernet Franc from Bernard Baudry in Chinon, Syrah Rosé from Yves Cuilleron,...

$20

All Alsace

at Plum Market - Old Town
1233 N Wells St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Alsace, France’s smallest region, makes wonderful wines, often overlooked. It’s isolated by the Vosges Mountains forming its western border, with Germany’s Rhine River to the east. Alsace has been buffeted back and forth between Germany and France through centuries of war, and its regal, distinctive wines have struggled to assert their export...

$20

Northern Italy Beyond The Piedmont

at Plum Market - Old Town
1233 N Wells St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

“Northern Italy” brings to mind noble Nebbiolo and majestic Barolo. This tasting will take us on an exploration through provinces stretching eastwards – the Veneto, Alto Adige, Friuli, Lombardy and Valle d’Aosta. These regions present a panoply of wines, from steely Alpine whites to deep, raisinated Amarone. The wide range of sparkling wines...

$20

Cool Cats From California: Squire Portfolio

at Plum Market - Old Town
1233 N Wells St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Are you burned out, or bored, by some of the syrupy, high-alcohol, heavily oaked wines trudging out from our West Coast? If so, there lots of exciting, light-hearted, elegant alternatives to explore! Very good wines of originality and finesse are emerging from the cellars of forward-thinking producers in California, and a small group of them have...

$20

Local Beer Day

at Plum Market - Old Town
1233 N Wells St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Over the last few years, Chicago and the outlying areas have grown by leaps and bounds in the craft beer market. The quality of local beer now rivals any other region in the country. 3 Floyd’s leads the charge with its highly sought after, heavy hitting beers like Zombie Dust and Alpha King. Lagunitas has transplanted their West Coast style into...

$15

Bastille Day with Kermit Lynch

at Plum Market - Old Town
1233 N Wells St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Bastille Day, or la Fête Nationale, celebrates the French Revolution which overthrew the monarchy. The Bastille was a fortress in Paris which held political prisoners and a large supply of gunpowder and ammunition. On July 14, 1789, rebels raided the fortress to obtain the ammunition. Fighting continued but the storming of the Bastille was considered...

$20

“Place Over Process”-European Cellars In France & Spain

at Plum Market - Old Town
1233 N Wells St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Eric Solomon has a touch of genius when it comes to finding wines from France and Spain that speak of the places they are grown. Jon-David Headrick worked closely with Eric, and struck out on his own to further specialize in wines from the “chalk line” of Champagne and the Loire Valley.  Both portfolios are now under the European Cellars...

$20

Summer Wines For The Summer Solstice

at Plum Market - Old Town
1233 N Wells St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

The annual entrance of the Sun into the Zodiac sign Cancer marks the Summer Solstice, and occurs this year at 5:07 AM on Thursday June 21st. This is the day of the year on which we have the longest span of time from sunrise to sunset. Come celebrate long summer days with crisp, refreshing white wines, light quaffable reds, and something sparkly too....

$20