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Staff Picks Open House

2/21/2015 1:00PM

Come in to sample some of the favorite wines of the staff here in Binny's of Algonquin. From California Cabernets to Alsatian Rieslings, there will be a wine for every palate. Open House, 1-4pm.

Europe's Big Three Tasting

3/28/2015 1:00PM

Sample from the best of the three finest wine producing countries in the world: Italy, France, and Spain. Whether you prefer fine Bordeaux, beautifully aged Rioja, or brooding Amarone, we will have something for everyone. Open House, 1-4pm

Southern Hemisphere Open House

4/25/2015 1:00PM

Taste the best of the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical Sauvignon Blancs from New Zealand, bold, earthy reds from Chile and Argentina, big and spicy Shiraz from Australia, and the underrated yet intriguing wines of South Africa. Open House, 1-4pm.

Summer Sippers Open House

5/16/2015 1:00PM

Cool off at our Summer Sippers wine tasting. We will have crisp, refreshing whites and mellow reds for lounging on your porch, as well as the juicy reds for that barbeque. Whatever wine you need for the summer, taste it here. Open House, 1-4pm.

Father's Day Open House

6/20/2015 12:00AM

Don't know what to get Dad for his holiday? Bring him to Binny's in Algonquin for our Father's Day tasting. We will have plenty of the big, bold reds Dad loves to drink. Open House, 1-4pm.





Vino for Valentine's Open House

2/13/2015 5:00PM

This tasting is for lovers of wine! We'll be featuring both dry and sweet reds, whites, and sparklers. Take a break from winter and come to Binny's in Bloomington for this open house tasting. 5-8pm

Sake Seminar

2/19/2015 6:00PM

Join us as we welcome Tenzing Sake Portfolio Manager and Certified Sake Specialist, Tona Palomino as he guides us through a tasting and educational seminar on Sake. We'll taste through the different Sake styles Ginjo Genshu, Junmai Ginjo, Junmai Daiginjo, and Nigori as Tona teaches us about the history and processes involved in producing them. Space is limited so reservations are required. Please call 309-661-0845 to reserve your spot today! 6-7:30pm

Reservations Required

European Tour Open House

3/13/2015 5:00PM

A wide array of wines from the old world featuring Bordeaux, Burgundy, Rioja, and a few from Piedmont and Tuscany too. A showcase of the wide variety of terroirs Europe has to offer. Open House, 5-8pm

Wines of the Southern Hemisphere

4/11/2015 5:00PM

Featuring the fruity Australian Shiraz, grapefruit-driven New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc, and a few from South Africa too. A tasting that lovers of fresh, fruit forward styled wines will be sure to enjoy. Open House, 5-8pm

Spring Wine Tasting Open House

5/16/2015 5:00PM

Taste from a large selection of new releases and more! A great tasting to sample the newest vintage of roses to hit the shelves and many more that are easy drinking on the patio as warmer weather finally begins to arrive. Open House, 5-8pm.

Wines of the New World Open House

6/12/2015 5:00PM

A tasting featuring the wines of South America and the US. Bold Cabernet Sauvignon, elegant pinot noirs, Bordeaux styled blends, and barbeque friendly carmeneres are a few examples we'll be showcasing that compete with the finest Europe has to offer. Open House, 5-8pm.





Potluck Wine Tasting

2/6/2015 5:00PM

Our first tasting of the year is all about variety. You don't need to bring a dish to share, just bring yourself and a few friends to taste lots of different wines and discover something new and delicious.5-8pm

Sake Seminar

2/20/2015 7:00PM

Tona Palomino is a Certified Sake Specialist and Certified Sake Professional. He will introduce us to the wonderful world of Sake. He will speak about the history and making of this often underappreciated beverage and show how versatile it really is. We will explore the basic styles and some more unusual ones as well as a delicious Sake cocktail. Reservations required and seating is limited. Call 217/355-0625 or email us at champaign@binnys.com

Reservations Required


Chicago - Lakeview



Numanthia Winemaker Seminar

2/26/2015 6:00PM

Meet Manuel Louzada, winemaker for Bodegas Numanthia and taste his sought-after wines. Starting with Termes 2011 and Numanthia 2010, Manuel will also lead you through Termanthia 2009, 2010 and the newly released 2011. $20 with Binny's card, $30 non-members. 6-8pm.

Reservations Required

Taste of the Pacific Northwest

3/12/2015 6:30PM

The West Coast is home to more than 3000 different wineries, but not all of them are from California. Oregon and Washington have now joined California as world class wine producing regions. Join us for a comprehensive tasting of wines not only from the famous Willamette Valley and Walla Walla appellations, but also from newly emergent areas that may soon become just as famous. We will explore everything from Oregon Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris to Washington Cabernet, Syrah, Riesling and more. Reservations are required. $15 W/Binny's Card / $20 non-members.6:30-8:30pm

Reservations Required


Chicago - Lincoln Park



Portón Pisco Seminar with Natalia Cardenas

2/6/2015 6:30PM

If you love cocktails and want to learn more about an underappreciated spirit, join us for a Portón Pisco seminar led by US Brand Master Natalia Cardenas. Natalia’s discussion will focus on using Pisco, a Peruvian grape-based white spirit. Learn how to mix Pisco with other simple ingredients to craft well-balanced, outstanding cocktails. Come ready to mix your own drinks at this interactive event. 6:30-8:30pm

Reservations Required

Bruichladdich Seminar with Jim McEwan

3/2/2015 6:30PM

You are invited for an evening with Bruichladdich’s Master Distiller Jim McEwan. At this intimate, private, event, you will experience the unique character behind Bruichladdich Progressive hebridean distillers. Join us and learn what sets Bruichladdich apart while tasting authentic Islay scotches in five distinct styles. 6:30-8:30pm. RSVP required. $20


Chicago - South Loop



Portón Pisco Seminar with Natalia Cardenas

2/5/2015 6:30PM

If you love cocktails and want to learn more about an underappreciated spirit, join us for a Portón Pisco seminar led by US Brand Master Natalia Cardenas. Natalia’s discussion will focus on using Pisco, a Peruvian grape-based white spirit. Learn how to mix Pisco with other simple ingredients to craft well-balanced, outstanding cocktails. Come ready to mix your own drinks at this interactive event. 6:30-8:30pm

Reservations Required

Deluxe Rose Champagne Tasting

2/12/2015 6:00PM

Celebrate Valentine's Day with Rose Champagne from Moet and Chandon's world class portfolio. Flight includes Veuve Clicquot Brut Rose, Moet Imperial Brut Rose, Ruinart Brut Rose, 2004 Veuve Clicquot Gold Label Rose, 2006 Moet Grand Vintage Rose, 2003 Dom Perignon Brut Rose and Moet Nectar Imperial Rose. Enjoy a 10% discount on the Champagnes with your event ticket purchase. RSVP by calling 312-768-4400. 6-8pm, $10 with Binny's card.


Downers Grove

St. Valentine's Day Wine Tasting Open House

2/13/2015 6:00PM

Start your Valentine's weekend off right at Binny's Downers Grove. Featuring everything from sparkling to bold reds, to port. Never fear, we will have some tempting sweets to sample as well. 6-8pm

Celebrate Earth Day Tasting

4/17/2015 6:00PM

Come to Binny's Downers Grove and learn about farming practices that are kind to our earth, such as organic, sustainable, and biodynamic. All wines featured in this open house event will be produced in this manner. 6-8pm

Reds, Whites and the Blues

6/26/2015 6:00PM

Featuring a wide selection of North American red and white wines to set the music of the great blues masters. With barbeque season upon us, let's find our perfect pairings in this open house event. 6-8pm


Evergreen Park

Sweet Wines for Valentine's

2/5/2015 6:00PM

Select a wonderful wine for that special someone. We will open sweet wines from every corner imagined. Sauternes from noble-rotted grapes of Bordeaux, Muscat from South Africa, even fruity Hungarian Blaufrankisch. Don't miss this exciting open house event. 6-8:30pm.

California Night

2/19/2015 6:00PM

Get out of the cold and enjoy wines from the Golden State. Bold and deep Napa Valley wines, round and fruity Sonoma offerings, luscious Moscatos, buttery Chardonnay and many more in this open house event. 6-8:30pm

Italian Night Open House

3/5/2015 6:00PM

Sample wines from a country with great history and many stories to tell. Learn the grapes and where in Italy they come from. Nebbiolo from the Piedmont, Sangiovese from Tuscany and nero d'avola from Sicily. Even brachetto for the sweet wine lovers. 6-8:30pm

Pinot Night Open House

3/19/2015 6:00PM

Sample Pinot Noir from many of the regions that specialize in this fickle varietal. New Zealand, Chile, and here at home in Oregon. Experience the bold and earthy to the elegant sides of Pinot Noir. Open House, 6-8:30pm.

Easter Wines Open House

4/2/2015 6:00PM

See what treats the Easter Bunny has left for you. Pinot noir for the ham at dinner, Riesling for the bird and sweet wines to pair with dessert. Open House, 6-8:30pm

Binny's Bargains

4/16/2015 6:00PM

One doesn't have to spend a lot to get a great bottle of wine. Sample terrific wines under $15 from regions like Mendoza in Argentina, Stellenbosch in South Africa and many more. Open house, 6-8:30pm

French Night Open House

5/7/2015 6:00PM

Sample the diverse and historic wines of France. Full-bodied reds of Bordeaux, dry whites of Alsace, and the world-class bubbly Champagnes. Sweet or dry, we will have something for you. Open house, 6-8:30pm.

Memorial Day Wines

5/21/2015 6:00PM

Celebrate the start of summer with us in high fashion. From sparkling wines to toast and juicy zinfandels for the BBQ food. Find your new summer favorites in this Open House event. 6-8:30pm


Glen Ellyn



The History of Four Roses Bourbon

2/5/2015 6:00PM

Learn about the rich history of this classic American distillery, and taste the diverse flavors of Four Roses' ten distinct recipes. This tasting will include Four Roses Small Batch, Single Barrel and various Binny's Handpicked Four Roses Selections. Reservations are required and spots are limited, so call (630) 545-2550 for more information or to place a reservation.

Reservations Required


Highland Park

Port and Sherry Tasting Open House

2/20/2015 6:00PM

With the cold weather upon us, it's time to discover the pleasures of Port and Sherry. Taste different styles of Port, including Tawny, LBV's and Vintage, as well as a variety of Sherries. Open house, 6-8pm

California Night

3/20/2015 6:00PM

Just in time for the new spring releases from the most prestigious appellations in the Golden State. This tasting is an Open House but RSVPs are requested. Call 847-831-5400 or email highlandpark@binnys.com. 6-8pm

Reservations Required

French Night

4/17/2015 6:00PM

Taste wines from the great terroirs that set the standard for all your classic varietals: Bordeaux, Burgundy, Loire and the Rhone Valley. This is an open house tasting. 6-8pm

Champagne Night

5/22/2015 6:00PM

Taste many of the best Champagnes from the most reputable and prestigious wine regions in the world. Discover different vintages, top producers and styles that Champagne has to offer. This is an open house tasting. 6-8pm

Summer Wine Tasting

6/19/2015 6:00PM

From your backyard to Ravinia, your family and friends will be impressed with the breadth of wines available. Sample from an assortment of roses, whites and reds from all over the world. This is an open house tasting. 6-8pm


Oak Brook



Valentine's Day Sweetness Open House

2/7/2015 1:00PM

Let us help prepare you for the perfect Valentine's Day with a sampling of wines perfect for the occasion. Our staff has made choice selections of their favorite wines to celebrate; from fruity and sweet dessert wines to big, bold reds, and of course our newest arrivals of bubbly. As an extra bonus, our neighbor J. Alexander's will be sharing a couple of their signature desserts. 1-4pm

A Spanish Celebration - Open House

3/7/2015 1:00PM

Let's take a trip to Spain! With so many diverse regions, distinct varietals and great examples of both modern and traditional winemaking styles there' will be something for everyone. Small bites will be provided by J. Alexander's. 1-4pm

April Showers Bring the Wines of the Pacific Northwest

4/4/2015 1:00PM

April showers might bring May flowers, but they also bring fantastic wines. Come take a taste tour of Pacific Northwest and wines from Washington and Oregon in the comfort of your local Binny's. With snacks from J. Alexander's, rain or shine we hope to see you at this Open House event. 1-4pm

Southern Hemisphere Harvest Fest

5/16/2015 1:00PM

A harvest party in the Spring? It may not be the norm for the states, but that's what's happenin' on the other side of the equator. Check out our favorites from South America, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand as they are finishing the next vintage! Enjoy appetizers compliments of J. Alexander's in this open house event. 1-4pm

Grills Gone Wild

6/6/2015 1:00PM

Try great wines to pair with all of your summer fair! Start off with clean, crisp whites for the hot days on the deck then move on to our favorite reds to go with whatever comes off the grill. With snacks from J. Alexander's, this is an Open House tasting you don't want to miss. 1-4pm

French Wines for Bastille Day

7/11/2015 1:00PM

What is a Bastille Day without French wine? Celebrate early with some Vin from France's most prestigious regions as well as some of the lesser known gems. Taste the various regions and find your favorite. Hors d'oeuvres will be provided by J. Alexander's for this Open House event. 1-4pm





Italian Tasting Open House

2/14/2015 1:00PM

No country is more romantic than Italy. So why not have an Italian tasting on Valentine's Day? Sample wines from Piedmont and Veneto in the north to Sicily and Sardinia in the south. Enjoy Brunello, Barolo, Barbaresco, Gavi and much more. Open house, 1-4pm.

Spanish Tasting Open House

3/14/2015 1:00PM

With a winemaking history over a thousand years old, Spain's viticulture is both stylish and rustic, producing unique wines that are approachable and great values. We've chosen from both traditional and New World styles for our assortment including elegant garnachas, rich tempranillos, crisp Cavas and fine Sherries. Open House, 1-4pm.

South American Tasting Open House

4/11/2015 1:00PM

Argentina is the fifth largest wine region in the world and famous for its Malbec while Chile produces deliciously earthy Bordeaux-like cabs. Join us for a tasting where you taste these favorites along with lesser known varieties like aromatic Torrontes and plush Carmenere. You might just find a new favorite wine! Open House, 1-4pm.

Is it Syrah or is it Shiraz

5/16/2015 1:00PM

While Syrah and Shiraz are the same grape, styles vary from the four corners of the world as well within each country. We'll sample Shiraz from different appellations in Australia as well as the distinctive Shiraz from South Africa plus elegant California Syrah and Syrah from the north Rhone Valley in France, in addition to Syrah dominant blends from the southern Rhone. We promise an exciting afternoon of delicious wines at this Open House event. 1-4pm.

Big Cab Tasting

6/13/2015 1:00PM

Join us for our most anticipated tasting. We will be offering a wide selection of Cabs from California and Washington priced $25 to $150. Find out why in this truly extraordinary Open House tasting. 1-4pm


St. Charles



Craft Beer Night

2/26/2015 6:00PM

Enjoy an evening of craft beer tastings from Tighthead, Revolution, Two Brothers, Bells, Schafly, Pig Minds and many more. Great way to start the weekend. 6-8pm.


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