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January 25
D’Vine Affair, a fundraiser for Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago, is being held on Sunday, January 25, 2015, at the Union League Club of Chicago. Over 90 vintners will be pouring more than 250 wines. A new feature for this year is the addition of craft and import beer tastings. Ticket prices begin at $125. For more information, visit www.catholiccharities.net
 

Take classes with the Chicago Wine School and develop an appreciation for all types of wine. Most are five-week courses led by this independent educational organization and the school also holds regularly scheduled courses and seminars. For a full schedule, visit www.wineschool.com or call 312-491-0284. Chicago Wine School, 1964S. Halsted St., Chicago.

Bin School offers wine classes for wine-lovers at Bin 36. For class schedules and prices, visit www.bin36.com. To reserve, call 312-755-WINE. Bin 36, House of Blues Hotel, 339 N. Dearborn St. (Kinzie St.), Chicago, 312-755-WINE.

Mondays
On Mondays, Le Bouchon in Bucktown offers bottles of wine at half price. Le Bouchon, 1958 N. Damen Ave., Chicago, IL 60647, 773-862-6600.
 
Mondays & Tuesdays
At Nia's Mediterranean Restaurant, enjoy half price pitchers of sangria with your tapas on Mondays, or half price bottles of wine on Tuesdays. Nia's Mediterranean Restaurant, 803 W. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60607, 312-226-3110.
 
Mondays
All bottles of wine are half price on Mondays at Mon Ami Gabi in Oak Brook. Mon Ami Gabi, Oakbrook Shopping Center, 260 Oakbrook Ctr., Oak Brook, IL 60523, 630-472-1900.
 
Fridays & Saturdays
Selling fine wine and spirits since 1888, the House of Glunz is a venerable Chicago institution. Open house wine tastings are hosted every Saturday from 2 p.m.-6 p.m. The House of Glunz, 1206 N. Wells St., Chicago, IL 60610, 312-642-3000.
 
Sundays
With three different locations to choose from, enjoy complimentary focused tastings guided by friendly wine geeks every Sunday afternoon from 2 p.m.-5 p.m.  Lush Wine and Spirits in Roscoe Village, 2232 W Roscoe St., Chicago, IL 60618, 773-281-8888; in University Village, 1257 S Halsted St., Chicago, IL 60607, 312-738-1900; in West Town, 1412 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60642, 312-666-6900.
 

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Schaefer's
9965 Gross Point Rd.
Skokie, IL 60076

847-673-5711



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