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Taste of Spain

9/12/2014 5:00PM

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.

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.




A Taste of Washington State

9/12/2014 6:00PM - 2014-08-15T15:28:00

Summer is coming to a close, and fall is just around the corner, but before we let the season go, we're going to open up some Washington wines. Intense but elegant, from Ancient Lakes to Walla Walla, join us for an Open House, 6-8pm.




Summer's Final Fling Wine Tasting

8/22/2014 5:00PM

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

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!


Chicago - Lincoln Park


Meet the Maker Carol Duval Leroy

8/30/2014 12:00PM - 2:00PM

Carol Duval Leroy, President of Champagne Duval Leroy, joined the select group of women involved in running Champagne houses in 1991. After the sudden loss of her husband that same year, she became the company chairwoman, leading with a philosophy of constant improvement and progress. Meet Carol and taste her world class Champagne at this exclusive meet and greet event.

Meet the Maker Enrique Tirado

9/6/2014 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Don Melchor winemaker Enrique Tirado visits Binny's! The winemaker has a history with Concho y Toro wines that dates back to 1993, where he earned his reputation as one of Chile's most respected winemakers. Taste Tirado's wines and shake hands with this legendary winemaker at this exciting meet and greet event.

Meet the Maker Rodrigo Soto

9/10/2014 5:00PM - 8:00PM

Here is your opportunity to meet Rodrigo Soto, new winemaker at Chile's Veramonte and Primus Wines. Soto has worked in regions spanning the globe, including regions in Chile, New Zealand, Napa and Sonoma. Ask him about his experiences and his passion for making great wines highlighting a sense of place - and get your bottle signed - at this meet and greet event.

Meet the Maker of Marco Abella

9/10/2014 5:00PM

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.

Louis Roederer Champagne Seminar

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

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
Call (312)664-9463 for information and reservations.

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.


Des Plaines


Fall Tailgating Beer and Wine Tasting

9/13/2014 1:00PM - 4:00PM

Start football season right! Join us for a tasting of the best wines and beers to accompany bbq, brats, burgers, and Da Bears. We're pouring zin, shiraz, tempranillo and other favorites, as well as plenty of pumpkin beers and other seasonal ales and cidres. Enjoy a 10% discount on items featured in the tasting.


Downers Grove

German Wine Seminar

9/12/2014 6:30PM - 8:00PM

Octoberfest is fast approaching, so come join us for this exclusive German wine seminar. Scott Larsen, one of Chicago's leading German wine enthusiasts, will be our guide as he navigates through the many grapes and regions, with a special focus on wine classifications. Seating is limited, so RSVP soon.

Reservations Required
RSVP soon by calling 630-705-9463 or emailing

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

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


Evergreen Park

Italian Night Open House

9/11/2014 6:00PM - 2014-08-15T15:42:52

Here in America, no other country better evokes the ideal of fine wine and food as "la dolce vida: the Good Life", as Italy. It stretches 760 miles from the Alps in the north to Sicily in the south. An astonishing array of grapevines, and wines, are cultivated in virtually all of it. Come and re-acquaint yourself with old friends, and be introduced to some new ones. Open house, 6-8:30pm.

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.




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.







Oktoberfest Open House

9/20/2014 1:00PM

Celebrate the season with this store wide Oktoberfest tasting. We'll taste a wide array of Oktoberfest beers from around the world, from German classics to American craft takes on the style, plus great estate-bottled German wines that are delicious in any season. Prost!




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