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  • Take a country-by-country World Cup beer tour

    Take a country-by-country World Cup beer tour
    If you want to know something about the countries playing in FIFA’s soccer World Cup, consider the beers they export to the United States. We asked Jason Hunt, a cicerone who manages The Blind Monk in West Palm Beach, and Adam Fine, general...
  • Catfish in tomato sauce needs wine with acidity

    Catfish in tomato sauce needs wine with acidity
    When what you're eating contains a lot of acidity — whether from vinegar, citrus or other fruit — then you need a wine with a correlative level of acidity, too. If the wine is low in acidity, it falls flat on the palate and won't do anything...
  • Upcoming events: June 21-25

    Upcoming events: June 21-25
    Plan now for these fun things to do in Highland Park and Deerfield. Movie in the park A showing of the film "Frozen" with viewers on a blanket or lounge chair hopes to revive the days when the summer air perfectly complemented the movie experience....
  • Wine Find

    Wine Find | 2013 Resonata Nero d'Avola
    From: Terre Siciliane, Italy Price: $10 Serve with: Tuna steaks, light pasta, pizza This smooth, young red wine from Sicily is a fantastic value, and a case purchase would be a wise move. It has a body comparable to a fine Beaujolais, but a spicy,...
  • Voting for the 2014 Wine Blog Awards ends one stroke before midnight

    Voting for the 2014 Wine Blog Awards ends one stroke before midnight
    It’s that time of year again. Voting is about to close for the 2014 Wine Blog Awards. If you are passionately devoted to one or more wine blogs, you should definitely cast your vote. And if you haven't yet found a wine blog to follow, consider the...
  • 7 new Chicago BYOB restaurants

    7 new Chicago BYOB restaurants
    What Chicago lacks in happy hours—yep, they're technically illegal here—it makes up for in BYOB abundance. The past few months have added even more restaurants to our BYOB radar, from casual lunch options to special-occasion splurge spots in...
  • The Capital Grille does wine.....generously

    The Capital Grille does wine.....generously
    I call it one of the best summer wine deals in town. The Capital Grille has brought back its Generous Pour wine event. Guests who purchase dinner can enjoy seven generous pours of world-class wine varietals for $25. You can pick and choose the order...
  • Orland Park trustees back BYOB license

     Orland Park trustees back BYOB license
    Orland Park now has a formal BYOB, or bring your own booze, policy for village restaurants. Trustees voted to create three new liquor license categories at a village board meeting on Monday, including the BYOB license for village restaurants that do not...
  • Free wine tasting Saturday at all ABC stores

    Free wine tasting Saturday at all ABC stores
    The wine of the Languedoc region of France will be featured at in-store tastings 2-4 p.m. Saturday at all ABC Fine Wine & Spirits locations. With 650,000 acres, Languedoc has double the vineyard area of Australia and more than all of California. It&...
  • Guess which wines are in the Smithsonian's '101 Objects That Made America'

    Guess which wines are in the Smithsonian's '101 Objects That Made America'
    California wine received a rare honor when the Smithsonian Institution chose the two bottles that won the famous Paris Tasting of 1976 as part of the museum’s online exhibit “101 Objects That Made America.” The two bottles are, of...
  • St. Charles market seeks special liquor license during Scarecrow Fest weekend

    St. Charles market seeks special liquor license during Scarecrow Fest weekend
    A downtown St. Charles grocer looking to capitalize on the large crowds that the city's Scarecrow Fest brings each year is proposing the creation of a new liquor license that would allow retail food vendors to serve beer and wine during catered events...