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Algonquin

847-458-2470

algonquin@binnys.com

Sam Adams Octoberfest Stein Hoisting Competition

9/25/2014 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Think you can hoist a full liter of beer longer than anyone else? Come test your skills at the annual Samuel Adams Oktoberfest Stein Hoisting Competition. The top three winners for both men and women will receive great prizes, including valuable Binny’s Gift Cards. Whether you’re hoisting, cheering on your friends while they hoist, or just getting a taste of Samuel Adams 2014 Octoberfest, it’s sure to be grand time. Good luck and happy hoisting!

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Bloomington

309-661-0845

bloomington@binnys.com

California Night

10/17/2014 5:00PM

Our biggest tasting of the year! Come in to Binny's in Bloomington as we sample a wide variety of the wines that helped make California one of the top wine making regions in the world. Open house, 5-8:00pm.

Fall Wine Tasting

11/14/2014 5:00PM

We'll be sampling a wide selection of wines perfect for fall and pairing with your Thanksgiving dinner. We will feature wines ranging from light and fresh California pinot noirs to crisp German rieslings, zesty and spicy zinfandels and beyond. And of course we'll have some pairings for dessert as well. Open house, 5-8:00pm.

Champagne Night

12/12/2014 5:00PM

We're raising our flutes to toast the New Year of 2015 (a tad early). We'll be pouring a wide array of Champagnes and sparkling wines from France's world renowned Champagne region to the cavas of Spain, proseccos of Italy, and some of your favorite California sparklers. This is one celebration you won't want to miss! Open house, 5-8pm.

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Buffalo Grove

Italian Wine Tasting

10/25/2014 2:00PM - 5:00PM

We welcome you to taste wines highlighting the exuberant diversity of this historic country. From the Veneto to Tuscany, Piemonte and Sicily, Italy has so much to offer every wine enthusiast. It promises to be a great learning experience.

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Champaign

217-355-0625

champaign@binnys.com

Italian Vacation Wine Tasting

9/26/2014 5:00PM

The Italians have been making fabulous wine for a very long time, and we are bringing out the best! Big bold reds, food-friendly whites and lovely light moscato... you'll think you're at Clooney's wedding!

Pierre Ferrand Cognac Plantation Rum Seminar

10/1/2014 6:30PM - 2014-09-17T12:52:34

Here's your opportunity to learn about the Ferrand world class cognacs and how they are related to the Plantation Rum family. These well-crafted spirits and their stories will be presented by Victor Bouvier, area manager for Cognac Ferrand, U.S.A.

Reservations Required
Email your name, number in party and phone number to champaign@binnys.com or call 217-355-0625.

Greek Wine Seminar

10/2/2014 7:00PM - 8:30PM

Diamond Wine Importers has spent the last 20 years traveling, tasting and selecting producers who are working with the best grapes, from the best appellations. These producers and growers are committed to quality and sustainability from vine to bottle. Taste the wines with Ted Diamantis at this one of a kind seminar.

Reservations Required

Sam Adams Octoberfest Stein Hoisting Competition

10/9/2014 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Think you can hoist a full liter of beer longer than anyone else? Come test your skills at the annual Samuel Adams Oktoberfest Stein Hoisting Competition. The top three winners for both men and women will receive great prizes, including valuable Binny’s Gift Cards. Whether you’re hoisting, cheering on your friends while they hoist, or just getting a taste of Samuel Adams 2014 Octoberfest, it’s sure to be grand time. Good luck and happy hoisting!

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Chicago - Lincoln Park

312-664-4394

lincolnpark@binnys.com

Monkey 47 Gin Tasting

9/22/2014 5:15PM - 6:00PM

Meet Monkey 47 Gin owner Alexander Stein and master distiller Christoph Keller for a special tasting and bottle signing. Come taste what Robert Parker calls one of the "best gins in the world."

Leoville Las Cases Seminar

9/25/2014 6:00PM - 8:00PM

One of the oldest Medoc estates, Domaine de Léoville belonged to some of the wealthiest and most influential noble French families before it was acquired by the Las Cases family. The estate was split up between 1826 and 1840 as a result of the French Revolution. Château Léoville Las Cases was created from 3/5 of the original estate and the heart of the domain. Meet General Manager Pierre Graffeuille and get insights into the estate's venerable history. In this exclusive event, you'll sample Leoville las Cases 2003 and 1985 (and Clos du Marquis) as well as wines from other estates in the portfolio: Chateau Pontensac and Chateau Nenin.

Event Cost: $30.00 ($20.00 with Binny's Card!)

Reservations Required

Louis Roederer Champagne Seminar

10/2/2014 6:30PM - 8:30PM Sold Out

Meet Xavier Barlier, Louis Roederer Brand Ambassador and Champagne expert. Founded in 1833, Champagne Louis Roederer is one of the last great independent and family-owned Champagne houses left. Sourced exclusively from Grand and Premier Cru vineyards, Roederer has a tradition of excellence and style. Xavier will lead you through the remarkable range of Champagnes, up to and including Cristal 2006.

Event Cost: $30.00 ($20.00 with Binny's Card!)

Reservations Required
This event is SOLD OUT.

The Rioja Wine Lounge

10/3/2014 6:30PM - 8:30PM

Grab a friend and visit the Rioja Wine Lounge! Relax and enjoy a personalized VIP wine experience, including your own private sommelier. After your welcome with one of Rioja's refreshing white wines, your host will lead you through 6 Rioja red wines as you explore the region, learn about the producers and get answers to all your wine questions. Enjoy charcuterie/cheese/nut board for your table and a special Rioja gift for you and your friends. Featured wines will be available to purchase at special event pricing.

Event Cost: $20.00 ($15.00 with Binny's Card!)

Reservations Required
Call (312) 664-4394 for more info and to reserve your table.

Negociants USA Fall Winemakers Tour

10/6/2014 6:30PM - 8:30PM

Experience highlights from one of the premier importers of iconic Australian wine. For decades, Negociants has offered a collection of authentic, classically-styled wines from some of the greatest estates in Australia, including Yalumba, Langmeil and Henschke. Winemakers from these acclaimed estates and more are touring the USA, offering a sampling of their finest, from powerhouse reds to blockbuster dessert wine to complex, aged riesling.

Event Cost: $10.00 ($10.00 with Binny's Card!)

Reservations Required
Tickets are $10, Prepaid reservations are required.

Lincoln Park Grand Beer Tasting

10/7/2014 5:30PM - 8:00PM

Don't miss the best beer tasting of the season, hosted at the newly expanded Binny's Lincoln Park. This is your chance to meet the makers of the beer you love and taste their latest and greatest. Sample selections from Chicago hometown heroes to American pioneers, worldwide craft leaders to the latest cideries. Admission covers bites from local burger slinger Epic Burger. The beautiful Lincoln Park Tasting Room will feature a curated taplist with special selections available for purchase just for this event. Tickets are just $20 with your Binny's card. They WILL go fast, and the only place to purchase them is RIGHT HERE.

Event Cost: $30.00 ($20.00 with Binny's Card!)

Reservations Required

North Shore Distillery 10th Anniversary

10/11/2014 11:00AM - 4:00PM

Ten years ago, North Shore Distillery paved the way for the Chicago craft distilling scene. To celebrate ten years of making world-class spirits, North Shore is taking over the Beautiful Binny's Lincoln Park Tasting Room. Enjoy samples of North Shore products, and grab a brunch-appropriate cocktail – like a bloody mary spied up with North Shore's Aquavit – at the tasting room bar. And if you're a big fan, the party continues that evening at the distillery.

Great American Wine Festival

10/23/2014 6:00PM - 8:30PM

Come one, come all to one of Chicago's biggest and best wine events of the year! Robert Louis Stevenson stated that "Wine is bottled poetry." Taste some poetic expressions of wine from California, Washington and Oregon. Sample aromatic Viogniers, refreshing Pinot Gris, earthy Pinot Noirs, hearty Bordeaux-style blends and of course Napa Cabernets.

Event Cost: $30.00 ($20.00 with Binny's Card!)

Reservations Required

Whisky Author Meet and Greet with David Broom

10/25/2014 2:00PM

Meet Dave Broom, author of "Whisky: The Manual" and "The World Atlas of Whisky." He'll be around to talk whisky and sign books from 2-5pm.

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Downers Grove

Italian Wine Seminar

10/10/2014 6:30PM - 8:00PM

Binny's guides you through this introduction to Italian Wine. Discover Italian wine's magical ability to transport you to its many distinctive wine regions. Kristin Milles, from Dalla Terra Winery Direct, a leading Chicago based importer of Italian Wine, will lead us to an understanding of basic grape varietals, regions and history. Seating is limited, so RSVP soon.

Reservations Required
RSVP soon by calling 630-705-9463 or emailing downersgrove@binnys.com

Sherry Seminar

11/7/2014 6:30PM - 8:00PM

Get ready for this informative and entertaining evening with one of the industries most knowledgeable resources on Sherry, Fernando Beteta, Master Sommelier. Fernando will share his expertise of Sherry, one of the wine world's most mysterious and enchanting styles. In addition to discussing grape varieties and classifications of fine Sherry, we will also discover food pairing for these great versatile wines.

Reservations Required
RSVP soon by calling 630-705-9463 or emailing downersgrove@binnys.com

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Evergreen Park

California Night Open House

9/25/2014 6:00PM - 2014-08-15T15:41:38

California is North America's answer to Bordeaux, Chianti and Champagne. Its consistently favorable climates produce more wine than just about all the other 49 states combined. It's also known for the skill and innovation of its winemakers. Come taste some of the wines that have the whole world wondering if they can keep up with this powerhouse producer of quality and affordable wines. Open house, 6-8:30pm.

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Lake Zurich

847-438-1437

lakezurich@binnys.com

Fall Seasonal Beer Tasting

9/27/2014 1:00PM - 4:00PM

Join us in tasting from a selection of imported and domestic Oktoberfest brews, seasonal pumpkin ales and ciders on our shelves. Fall wines handpicked by our staff will also be available to taste for even the most refined ghoulish palate. Open house.

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Naperville

630-717-0100

naperville@binnys.com

West Coast Wine Tasting

9/26/2014 6:00PM

This open house tasting is your opportunity to explore the wines of the West Coast. Taste our favorite wines of the coast, from the famous regions of California, up through lesser known appellations in Oregon and Washington state.

A Taste of Italy Wine Tasting

10/17/2014 6:09PM

Italy is famous for its diverse wine offerings. Discover some of our favorite wines from regions spanning the country, from Piedmont and Tuscany to Sicily and more. This open house tasting will feature appetizers by Braconi's of Naperville.

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Niles

847-966-2300

niles@binnys.com

Sam Adams Octoberfest Stein Hoisting Competition

10/2/2014 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Think you can hoist a full liter of beer longer than anyone else? Come test your skills at the annual Samuel Adams Oktoberfest Stein Hoisting Competition. The top three winners for both men and women will receive great prizes, including valuable Binny’s Gift Cards. Whether you’re hoisting, cheering on your friends while they hoist, or just getting a taste of Samuel Adams 2014 Octoberfest, it’s sure to be grand time. Good luck and happy hoisting!

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Plainfield

815-436-9300

plainfield@binnys.com

Sam Adams Octoberfest Stein Hoisting Competition

9/26/2014 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Think you can hoist a full liter of beer longer than anyone else? Come test your skills at the annual Samuel Adams Oktoberfest Stein Hoisting Competition. The top three winners for both men and women will receive great prizes, including valuable Binny’s Gift Cards. Whether you’re hoisting, cheering on your friends while they hoist, or just getting a taste of Samuel Adams 2014 Octoberfest, it’s sure to be grand time. Good luck and happy hoisting!

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Skokie

847-674-4200

skokie@binnys.com

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Willowbrook

630-654-0988

willowbrook@binnys.com

Angel's Envy Bottle Engraving

9/27/2014 12:00PM - 3:00PM

As the holiday season approaches, this is a great opportunity to start shopping for that special someone. Angel's Envy is stopping by for free bottle engravings with the purchase of Angel's Envy. You’ll also have the opportunity to taste the delicious bourbon.

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