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  • Former Glencoe wine shop reopens in downtown Winnetka

    Former Glencoe wine shop reopens in downtown Winnetka
    Theresa Lucas will never forget the bitter-cold January morning when she walked into her then Glencoe-based champagne and wine boutique, Good Grapes and witnessed a disaster. "It was 110 degrees in the shop and a malfunctioning heating issue had...
  • 'Bigger footprint' for this year's Wine Down Wednesday events

    'Bigger footprint' for this year's Wine Down Wednesday events
    When the Wine Down Wednesday events open for the season this year, attendees will have a larger area to mingle and sip. East Dundee Village President Bob Skurla said last year's inaugural season opened with about five hightop tables and some picnic...
  • Burgers (and wine) for grownups

    Burgers (and wine) for grownups
      ★★★½ Could it be true that getting older means not wanting to eat burgers delivered through your car window? I thought about that last week as we sat down, menus in hand, at Zinburger at Sawgrass Mills in Sunrise. Because...
  • Nearby wineries offer wine, yes, but lots of music and special events, too

    Nearby wineries offer wine, yes, but lots of music and special events, too
    Wineries sell wine, of course, and many folks travel to local wineries for tastings and the chance to buy a case of their favorite varietal not found in local stores. But wineries also present concerts and other special events. The months ahead are...
  • Wine, etc. Chanson wines are once again receiving acclaim

    Wine, etc. Chanson wines are once again receiving acclaim
    Domaine Chanson wines are once again receiving acclaim, as evidenced by our tasting of their current releases. The Burgundy wine-growing region in France has always been a difficult area to grow healthy grapes and make good wine. Dominated by the fickle...
  • Lehigh Valley food events include Canal Dinner Cruise, Italian Food and Wine pairing

    Lehigh Valley food events include Canal Dinner Cruise, Italian Food and Wine pairing
    CANAL DINNER CRUISE 1 The Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor will hold its first of five "Conversations on the Canal" Dinner Cruises, with the theme of "The Corridor's Irish Past" 5:30-8 p.m. Saturday. The event includes a 2 1/2- hour ride...
  • Thursday: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Thursday: Eat. Drink. Do.
    A wine tasting, Blackhawks cupcakes and more things to do in Chicago on Thursday, June 18. EAT One-Year Anniversary Dinner Whisk 2018 W. Chicago Ave. 773-252-9060 The Ukrainian Village BYOB restaurant celebrates by serving a three-course menu...
  • The intriguing scents and business of mixing liqueur, wine, perfume

    The intriguing scents and business of mixing liqueur, wine, perfume
    When we enjoy a cocktail or savor fine wine, part of the enjoyment lies in the aroma. Whether it's the icy juniper in gin or the peaty smoke of scotch, smell is an important component of taste, which may explain why cocktail culture has seeped into the...
  • New Corkscrew app makes wine lists searchable and considers wine preferences

    New Corkscrew app makes wine lists searchable and considers wine preferences
    A new wine app called Corkscrew collects wine lists from restaurants, makes them searchable and, whenever you choose a wine, garners enough information over time to predict which wines you might like on the next list you open.  At launch this week,...
  • Summer Celebration Wine Festival at Lee Hall Mansion

    Summer Celebration Wine Festival at Lee Hall Mansion
    Cool wines may be the perfect antidote to warm afternoons. The two complement each other at the annual Summer Celebration Wine Festival at Lee Hall Mansion. This year's event will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday on the grounds of this...
  • Three wine festivals beckon this week

    Three wine festivals beckon this week
      Three wine and beer festivals beckon you this week. Here are the details:   Brew at the Zoo & Vino, Too is 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday June 11 at the Virginia Zoo in Norfolk. A benefit for the Cultural Alliance of Greater Hampton Roads, the event will...