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Feb 2, 2011 08:24 PM

Chicago area winetasting

My wife and I will be in Chicago on March 9th thru 13th. How would we find out about winetastings that might be held during that time in restaurants, wine shops and wine bars?

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  1. You could start here Also check the Binny's website. Wine auctions are often a great place to taste wines; you might check and see if there are any taking place during your stay.

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    1. if you're just looking to enjoy some wine- a place you might look into is bin 36. they have a lot of wine flights you can try on the menu and also have various events

      1. You might to give a call to The Tasting Room

        Tasting Room
        1415 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60607

        1. The Stained Glass restaurant, in Evanston, a suburb just north of Chicago, offers fine food and many excellent wine flights. Also every Saturday, Binny's just outside the loop offers wine tastings with 8 or so wines (at least the Highland Park store offers that many, there may be more in their north side location.

          The Stained Glass
          1735 Benson Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201

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          1. re: dlpens

            Every Saturday, Schaefer's in Skokie offers wine tastings. Sometimes they are very elaborate. Sometimes they have a visiting winemaker discussing their offerings. They do the tastings in several of the rooms, so make sure you roam around! You can see what's coming up on their website at