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Whether you're in the mood for a wine stroll, a Bastille Day-inspired celebration or an energizing spin class, there's something for everyone on our list of weekend picks! more



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In anticipation of the Chicago Woman Toast to Summer soirée taking place on May 18, we're highlighting the fantastic sponsors who are coming together for a night of wine, style and travel! more

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Not sure what to do this weekend? From wine and painting to spring fashion shows, we've got you covered! more


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From drawing classes to wine with yoga, there's no excuse to stay at home this weekend! more


Amy L. Lutchen is the Wine Director and certified sommelier at Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House more

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Wine Enthusiast's hottest travel destinations of the new year are here! more


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This holiday season consider something different from your usual cellar picks. Leave your comfort zone when choosing wine as a gift, for a family gathering, or casual get together. Remember, it does not need to be expensive to be delicious. more

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If you're anything like us, you can usually be found with a wine glass in hand when you have some down time. So for all the lovers of bubbly all over the city, here are some must-have wine-centric products for the holidays. Cheers! more

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Wine Enthusiast Magazine has created a wine podcast to connect with fellow wine lovers. This bi-monthly podcast will be hosted by editors from both their New York and global teams. more

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Before you start to dive into everything pumpkin (literally everything), take a few moments to cheers to the season with 3 fall-approved, light bodied red wines to transition you into that “not too hot, not too cold” sweater-wearing weather. more

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Let’s be honest, rosé is like that popular summer song replayed over and over on the radio, for some reason…you still aren’t sick of it! Say goodbye to the summer just as you welcomed it, with a glass of cold rosé in hand, all under $20! more

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On August 24th, come down to the Chicago River to celebrate wine, summer, & a fantastic movie! This event is sure to make your Wine Wednesday fun and relaxing. more


As the school year begins, the urge to learn is in the air! This fall, make your resolution to learn about the world of wine through one class at a time. Autre Monde Cafe & Spirits will be hosting Sessions du Monde until the end of September. more


Have plans for your weekend yet? Celebrate the Chicago Air and Water show, relax or just plan to head outside at these exciting events around the city. more


The desire to eat and drink healthily continues to gain momentum. This includes interest in natural, organic, and biodynamic wines. But how is one different from the other? more

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Bon Appetit presents Chicago Gourmet this fall, featuring the exclusive Grand Cru event which will be toasting to Shakespeare! more

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Summertime dishes can vary in taste and texture, but whether you're eating fried chicken or grilled salmon, there's a wine that pairs perfectly with it. more

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Easy and refreshing sangria recipes to make for this upcoming 4th of July weekend! more

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One Million Degrees Food & Wine Benefit provides a beautiful night with amazing food and wine, while raising $650,000 for a great cause. more

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Housed in two former family residences from the late 19th century, La Storia is a welcoming gem to Chicago’s near northside. Guests can enjoy an authentic Italian experience from the team behind Ideology. more

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    Tour the Galena Cellars and taste several varietals produced here.