Made in the USA Wine Tasting
We love that the home of the red, white and blue is also home of some of the finest red, white, and rose wines in the world! From California's historic Napa Valley to up-and-coming regions in places like Oregon and Washington, America makes world-class wine. This special open-house tasting will showcase some of our favorites from our great nation.
Join us as we taste through a variety of wines, beers, and spirits made in our own backyard. This will be a unique tasting since everything we will sample is made locally. From light dry reds and whites to sweet fruit wines, and a wide selection of locally brewed craft beers, this is a one of a kind tasting you won't want to miss. Open house, 5-8:00pm.
Taste of Spain
Come out to taste a variety of wines from Spain. From the tempranillo based wines of Rioja and Ribera del Duero, to the spicy garnachas of Campo de Borja, and the fresh and crisp white varietals of albarino and verdejo! Open house, 5-8:00pm.
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
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.
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.
The Power of Nature Wine Tasting
See what happens when you don't mess with Mother Nature! This tasting exclusively features organic, biodynamic and sustainable wines. We'll also have snacks from local food vendors - Pekara Breads and Triple S Farms Meats, and maybe a couple of surprises!
Join us for an evening of Herradura and El Jimador Tequilas. We will taste tequila by itself and in a couple of cocktails. Learn the rich history and care that goes into making this fine spirit. We will also have food from El Toro, one of Champaign's favorite Mexican restaurants. This is an evening you don't want to miss!
Please RSVP for this seminar by calling (217) 355-0625 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Summer's Final Fling Wine Tasting
Celebrate the end of the season, taste a few more roses, try some delicate whites and grill-friendly reds. Plus, we'll have some wonderful light sweets and a few good munchies.
Italian Vacation Wine Tasting
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!
Heartland Alliance Back to School Drive 2014
Join Heartland Alliance for a Back to School Drive! Heartland Alliance advances the human rights and responds to the human needs of endangered populations through the provision of comprehensive and respectful services and the promotion of permanent solutions leading to a more just global society. Suggested donation: School supplies for students of all ages. Drop off your donation and join Heartland Alliance for a beverage in our Lincoln Park Tasting Room from 6-8:00pm.
Meet the Maker of Marco Abella
The Marco family has been growing wine in the Priorat region of Spain since the 15th century. Meet David Marco of Bodega Marco Abella; a winery that contributes to the prestige of the Priorat tradition and taste his excellent wines in this open house event. 5:00-7:00pm.
Whisky Author Meet and Greet with David Broom
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.
Sample all sweet wines for the sweetheart in your life. We will be opening Moscatos, Rieslings, Sauternes, and more. From lightly sweet and fruity to the rich and cloying. If you like sweet wines, join us for such an exciting event. Open house, 5:30-8:30pm.
Don Julio Airstream Speakeasy
Don Julio making a stop at Binny's on their Airstream Speakeasy tour. Yep, that's a designer cocktail bar fitted into a vintage Airstream RV. Don Julio Ambassador Jackson Miranda will answer your questions and sample Don Julio, both on its own and in delicious cocktails simple enough to make at home. Read more about it on the Binny's Blog.
Enjoy wines only from South of the Equator. Try wines from regions like Marlborough, Barossa, Stellenbosch, and others. Did you know most wines from the southern hemisphere are harvested around March? Come learn about the exciting wines from half the world away. Open house, 5:30-8:30pm.
Dog Days of Summer
Need a break from the summer heat? Not sure which wine to serve at your next picnic or barbecue? Need to celebrate back to school? Come to our summer wine tasting to taste some new favorites. Open house, 6:00-8:00pm.
Grand Cider Tasting
Find out why the explosion of craft cider is such a hot topic during this open-house cider event. Experience the full range of cider, from popular favorites to high-end, hidden gems. With ciders from nations including France and Spain, England and the US, you are sure to find a new favorite. Open house, 1-4pm.