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Wine of the Week-90 plus Cellars Bordeaux Classic Series 2016-$12.49

Bordeaux France is considered the greatest wine making region in the world. Prices can soar well into the hundreds and beyond per bottle. There are many wine regions that can stake a claim to the title, but few have the ...

Wine of the Week: Main Street Gateway to the Holidays

One of the early signs that the Holidays are just around the corner is the Mainstreet Wine and Spirits Wine and Food Fall Gala. The 2019 edition was one of the most comprehensive and enjoyable wine and food pairing events ...

Wine of the Week: Yarden Chardonnay of Galilee 2017 - $21.99

Say hello to Yarden Wines of Israel. These wines from the Holy Land are perfect for the holidays. Bright and full of fruit flavor, they go perfectly with all of the delicacies you may be serving. Let's start with Yarden ...

Wine of the Week: The noble wines of Montepulciano Tuscany

Nestled in the foothills and valleys of the southeastern portion of Tuscany are the noble wines of Montepulciano. Among the first regions in Italy to receive controlled appellation (DOC) status in 1966, it was also among the first to receive ...

The Wide World of Wine – Cooper’s Hawk Winery 14th Anniversary

It's 2005 all over again and foodies are going ga-ga over Wilted Spinach Salad with Goat's Cheese and Raspberry Vinaigrette and Short Ribs made it out of the budget bin at your local supermarket to become the plat du jour ...

Wine of the Week – La Crema Russian River Valley Brut Rose - $45

It's practically dessert in a bottle. Flavors of crisp Golden Apples, crushed wild straw, and hints of lemon meringue pie make up the flavor profile of La Crema Russian River Valley Brut Rose. An outright steal at $45 a bottle, ...

Wine of the Week - Montes Alpha Valle De Colchagua Alpha M 2016

Montes Alpha M Red Wine 2016 ($80) is rated 96 points by the prestigious wine arbiter James Suckling, who presented the wine as a part of his Wines of the Andes showcase recently at Chicago's City Winery. Winemaker Aurelio Montes ...

Wine of the Week-Hahn Family Winery Monterey Pinot Noir 2017-$15

Welcome to one of the finest examples of California Pinot Noir at price that is absolutely unbelievable. Hahn Family Winery has been making quality wines in the Arroyo Seco appellation of Monterey County for over four decades. A hidden gem ...

Wine of The Week: CRIOS Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 -$14

From Mendoza, Argentina comes an elegant, well-balanced Cabernet that is perfect for a Chili night or Taco night party. Crios Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 ($14) is a flavorful red wine that can stand up to the fieriest of spicy dishes, yet ...

2019 Downtown Naperville Fall Wine Walk

Stroll through Downtown Naperville’s favorite shops while tasting a variety of wines.

Wine of the Week – Dry Creek Vineyards- The Mariner $32

Red Blends are among my favorites of all wines. Sometimes called Meritage, they are a blend of any number of red wine grapes from Cabernet to Petit Verdot, that create a wine that is akin to a musical ensemble, bringing ...

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Wine of the Week - Colle Massari Poggio Lombrone Sangiovese Riserva $24

One of the great things about wine is that there's a new region to learn about almost daily. The most recent that comes to mind is Montecucco, a newly designated region in Southern Tuscany. It’s near the famed DOCG Brunello ...

Wine of the Week – Mont Verrier Beaujolais – Villages $24

Gamy is the famous grape of the Beaujolais in France. A variety of grape that offers fresh, red-fruit taste and hints of licorice and candied cherries, it delivers a delightful blend of concentrated fruit flavors without being heavy. That makes ...

Wide World of Wine: 2016 Seghesio Old Vine Zinfandel

Finish the summer grilling season in high style by indulging in one of the best Old Vine Zinfandels to come out of California, 2016 Seghesio Family Vineyard Old Vine Zinfandel. Created from vines that average 70 years old, the wine ...

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