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Barrel to Bottle Bonus Episode: Wine Expo PreviewPosted: February 14, 2019
Tickets are available now for the 2019 WINE EXPO. In this special bonus episode, the Barrel to Bottle team is joined by Barb Steadman, Assistant Director of Wine Sales at Binny's, who covers highlights from the Wine Expo - stuff like guided tours, seminars, the rose garden, a special VIP room, and a bunch more. Plus, the B2B team calls up the newest wine critic to write for robertparker.com, Anthony Mueller. Anthony shares his take on last year's Expo, and previews the seminar he is hosting at this year's Expo. Plus, the Barrel to Bottle team answers questions recorded live at last year's event. This year's big event is happening on Saturday, April 6th at Arlington International Racecourse. Get more info here.
Barrel to Bottle Episode 73: The GlenAllachie is Finally HerePosted: February 11, 2019|Categories: Spirits
Despite being constructed in the 1960’s, the only way to get a taste of GlenAllachie over the last half-century was through rare independent bottlings or as a component in favorite blended Scotch. That’s all changing with new ownership, and Binny’s is excited to share the new OB GlenAllachie bottlings. Noted Distillery personality David Keir offers the Barrel to Bottle team an insider’s view of the distillery and offers a taste of the new GlenAllachie lineup. Stick around for the Q&A segment, when the team answers your question about how tariffs affect the whiskey trade, both locally and internationally.
Valentine's Day Wine Suggestions Featured on WGN RadioPosted: February 06, 2019|Categories: Wine
There's no need to break the bank this Valentine's Day. Treat yourself to more than one bottle of wine for your special celebration. Check out our wine education coordinator Kristen's top picks for Valentine's Day below - as featured on WGN radio.
Barrel to Bottle Episode 72: Master Cicerone Jason PrattPosted: February 04, 2019|Categories: Beer
What does it take to persevere through the many trials and tribulations to reach the highest recognized level of education in the beer world? The Barrel to Bottle team is joined by the Golden Nose himself, Master Cicerone Jason Pratt, one of just eighteen in the world to reach Master Cicerone status. Jason shares his sensory perception techniques and encyclopedic knowledge, covering topics including the latest trends and classic styles, plus his favorite flaws in beer. Stick around for the Q&A segment, when Jason helps the team take on your question about the true shelf life of different IPA styles. This one is for the nerds.
Demo Kitchen Recipe: Cauliflower WingsPosted: January 28, 2019|Categories: News
Here's our take on a game day classic - it will gratify not only your vegetarian guests but also your committed carnivore. Crisp on the outside and soft on the inside, our flavorful version of this pub classic is so close in texture to the original that your friends will scream for more.
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