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Summer Sippers

5/10/2014 1:00PM

Dive into summer with wine. Taste from a selection of red, white, rose and sparkling wines from all over the world.


Arlington Heights

Spring Open House

4/25/2014 6:00PM

Spring is a fabulous time for new releases such as 2013 rose, crisp whites and a few of our favorite new reds from around the world.



Mother's Day Champagne and Sparkling Wine Tasting

5/10/2014 1:00PM

Celebrate Mom's day with bubbles! Sweet, dry, rose – we'll have all styles and types to taste. Not just for New Year's Eve anymore, Champagne and its bretheren from other areas of the world have become a staple of food pairings or just something to celebrate the end of the day.




Spring Wine Tasting

5/9/2014 5:00PM

This will be a great opportunity to sample the newest vintage of rose wines to hit the shelves and many more wines that are easy drinking on the patio as warmer weather finally begins to arrive.

Taste of The Americas

6/6/2014 5:00PM

A tasting featuring the always food friendly varietals of South America and the Pacific Northwest. Find out why the pinot noir of Oregon go so well with a wide variety of dishes and why the smooth, easy drinking malbec is one of the hottest varietals on the market today.

Summer Wine Tasting

7/27/2014 11:00AM

It's really starting to feel like summer and we have just what you need to pair with that meal you just prepared on your grill. Come sample a crisp whites to sip on that will keep you cool even on the hottest of summer days.


Buffalo Grove

Spanish Wine Tasting

4/26/2014 2:00PM

Let us guide you on a viticultural travel log of the legendary vineyards of the Iberian Peninsula. From Rioja, Ribera del Duero, Porto, and Madeira, we will explore the cornucopia of wines this noble region has to offer. Special pricing on wines featured.




Spring Fling

4/25/2014 5:00PM

Come see what new roses and patio sippers we have discovered as well as great selections for those early barbeques.

North Shore Distillery Seminar

5/2/2014 7:00PM

Fabulous vodka, gin, aquavit and absinthe made right in the Windy City. This is a fabulous boutique distillery with a cool story and wonderful spirits! RSVP today.

Eric Solomon Portfolio Seminar

5/15/2014 7:00PM

Eric Solomon imports only the best wines, and we will have a tasting and discussion on some of our favorites from France and Spain-come discover some real treasures. RSVP soon.

European Tour

5/30/2014 5:00PM

Taste the best of France, Germany and Austria. Sweet to dry and everything in between.

Lustau Sherries Seminar

5/30/2014 7:00PM

Taste and learn about some of the finest Sherry Spain has to offer. Sherry is so varied and complex and goes with so many foods, and most people have no idea-come learn the secret. RSVP soon.

America the Beautiful

6/27/2014 5:00PM

We may have come late to the wine making party but the US does it right! We'll have wines from California, Oregon, Washington, the Midwest and wherever else we find that's interesting.


Chicago - Lakeview


Chateau Ste. Michelle Winemaker Open House

6/2/2014 5:00PM

Meet Bob Bertheau, head winemaker at Chateau Ste. Michelle since 2004, and taste his exceptional single-vineyard wines. Chateau Ste. Michelle pioneered vinifera grape growing in Washington state and has been producing classic European varietal wines under the Chateau Ste. Michelle label since 1967. The single-vineyard series represents some of the most acclaimed wines in the Columbia Valley. Meet the man behind these great wines.


Chicago - Lincoln Park


Hennessy Blue Bird Tour

4/25/2014 4:00PM

To celebrate the accomplishments of racing pioneer and multi- land speed record breaker, Sir Malcolm Campbell, Hennessy is touring across America with a 24 foot replica of Campbell's car, Blue Bird. This event will also feature signature Hennessy cocktails and your chance to enter a sweepstakes to win a trip to France. Read more about the event on the Binny's Blog.

Meet the Winemaker: Ferrari Carano

5/8/2014 5:30PM

Sarah Quider, just named top winemaker for Ferrari Carano Vineyards, is hosting an open house tasting. Sarah’s meticulous pursuit and desire to allow each wine to express itself to its’ utmost potential has made Ferrari-Carano’s wines emerge as a name synonymous with stylish elegance.

Spanish Wine Seminar with Telmo Rodriguez

5/22/2014 6:30PM

Telmo Rodriguez is one of Spain’s pioneer winemakers, advocating native grape varietals tied to the climates and conditions of their sites, and making world-class wines from undiscovered as well as recognized regions. Perhaps most impressive, while Telmo Rodriguez makes rare and limited wines of astonishing character and quality, his everyday wines have been equally praised, and widely recognized for the tremendous value they offer. Meet Telmo and experience his wines in this 2-hour sit-down seminar. $20 w/ Binny's card, $30 non-members. Paid reservations required.

Meet Stone's Brewmaster, Mitch Steele

6/3/2014 5:00PM

Meet Mitch Steele, Stone's Brewmaster, for an exclusive meet and greet. Mitch will talk about his latest book, sign purchased copies and talk about his beer. Additionally, we will have a few special Stone kegs on tap including Double Dry Hopped IPA.


Chicago - South Loop


Hobbit/Hoppit Night 2

4/23/2014 5:30PM

Friends, foes, and characters of legend. Fear not the dragon that has taken your home and left you wandering. Join us for a night of drink and song as we present The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, paired with MOA Brewing's The Hoppit. An Imperial Pale Ale displaying all the characteristics New Zealand hops have to offer.

California Night

5/8/2014 6:00PM

Join us to experience the astonishing wines of California! Featuring flagship bottlings of Silver Oak, Caymus, Dominus, Lewis and many more, this tasting will also feature new vintages and new releases. Attendance will be limited. Reserve your spot today. $20 w/ Binny's card, $30 for non-members. Valet parking available. Paid reservations required.


Des Plaines


Kickoff to Summer

5/17/2014 1:00PM

The weather is heating up so take the chance to taste and stock up on all your favorite summer wines. We will pour a little bit of everything including light, refreshing whites, rose to sip on the deck and even bold, spicy reds for the grill. We may even crack open some cold craft beer, plus enjoy 10% off items featured in the tasting.


Evergreen Park

Sparkling Wines and Wedding Cocktails

4/24/2014 5:00PM

Can you hear the bells? It's officially wedding season. Join us for a festive tasting including sparkling wine, bubbly cocktails and more. Get inspired before you say "I do!"

Hennessy Blue Bird Tour

4/27/2014 1:00PM

To celebrate the accomplishments of racing pioneer and multi- land speed record breaker, Sir Malcolm Campbell, Hennessy is touring across America with a 24 foot replica of Campbell's car, Blue Bird. This event will also feature signature Hennessy cocktails and your chance to enter a sweepstakes to win a trip to France. Read more about the event on the Binny's Blog.


Highland Park

Meet the Winemaker: Kendall Jackson

4/23/2014 5:00PM

Meet Kendall-Jackson WineMaster Randy Ullom and taste his Grand Reserve wines. Hired by Jess Jackson in 1992 and handed the prestigious assignment of WineMaster in 1997, Randy oversees all aspects of winemaking of the Kendall-Jackson portfolio. Meet Randy and taste his Grand Reserve tier of award-winning wines in this casual open house event.

Champagne Tasting

5/9/2014 6:00PM

Discover why Champagne is one of the most reputable wine regions in the world. Explore different vintages, top producers and styles that Champagne has to offer. For more details, call or email today.




The Wines of Spain Open House

5/23/2014 6:00PM

Taste the greatest wines from Spain, including top regions such as Rioja and Ribera del Duero, as well as lesser known regions and hidden gems.

French Wine Open House Tasting

6/21/2014 1:00PM

Find a new favorite or two at this open house tasting, featuring the newest releases from the top regions of France.







Ballpark Brew Fest Spring Training

4/26/2014 1:00PM

How cool is a beer tasting at a ball park? Get ready with this series of open-house beer tastings featuring breweries participating in the main event. Find out more about Ballpark Brewfest at the event, or online right here.

A Taste of Iberia: Spain and Portugal

5/10/2014 1:00PM

Taste the great wines of Spain. From tempranillo of Rioja and Ribera del Duero, garnacha from the many regions Spain and unusual varietals including monastrell and mencia. We'll also pour a selection of the unheralded red table wines of Potugal, plus some refreshing whites from both countries.

The Great Cab Tasting

6/14/2014 1:00PM

Our most popular tasting of the year. We're sampling a wide selection of American cabernet sauvignon in the $20 to $100 price range. All the famous names will be here: Stags Leap, Phelps, Far Niente, Mondavi and more. Attend this tasting and find out why American cab is the most popular wine in the world.




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