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Chicago Wine Tastings & Events

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September 22-23
Brooklyn Brewery will host the interactive Beer Mansion in five themed tasting rooms categorized by flavor at Morgan's on Fulton. The multi-city tour will hit Brooklyn, London, Paris and other locales before stopping in Chicago. Food, games and tech, and DJs will enhance the event. Doors open at 6 p.m. Early bird tickets are $60. Visit the official website for more information. Morgan's on Fulton, 950 W. Fulton St., Chicago, IL 60607, 312-374-3686.
October 1
Grand Cochon, the finale event of the COCHON 555 (five chefs, five pigs, five winemakers) competition series, will crown the winner. Created to promote a national conversation around the sustainable farming of heritage-breed pigs, each event challenges chefs to prepare a menu from heritage breed pigs. For more information, visit the official website

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 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 To reserve, call 312-755-WINE. Bin 36, House of Blues Hotel, 339 N. Dearborn St. (Kinzie St.), Chicago, 312-755-WINE.

Element Collective has introduced an all-day rosé program at Nellcote (833 W. Randolph St., 312-432-0500), RM Champagne Salon (116 N. Green St., 312-243-1199) and Old Town Social (455 W. North Ave., 312-266-2277). The menu covers 11 new rosé wines at Nellcote and Old Town Social, and as many as 16 new varieties at RM Champagne Salon.
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.
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.
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.

Also consult GAYOT's listings of Chicago Culinary Events

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