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  1. Barrel to Bottle: Bordeaux Bordeux

    Barrel to Bottle: Bordeaux Bordeux

    We asked Lincoln Park wine manager Gabe what topic he could talk about for a half an hour. Besides video games, Gabe's passion is Bordeaux. Not only does he love Bordeaux, but he's been there for En Primeur. Gabe takes the B2B through some of his favorite Bordeaux selections and gives a behind the scenes look at En Primeur. 

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  2. Vin de France Virtual Tasting

    Vin de France Virtual Tasting

    In recent years, we've seen an uptick in French wines labeled 'Vin De France.' If you enjoy French wines and want to learn more about this exciting category, join Binny's wine staff as we taste through some of our favorite Vin De France bottlings.

    DRINK ALONG: Patient Cottat Sauvignon Blanc Le Grand Caillou 2019  |  Saint Cosme Little James' Basket Press Grenache Rouge  |  Alain de la Treille Pinot Noir 2018  |  

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  3. Whiskey Wednesdays: MGP Bourbon With Master Blender David Whitmer

    Whiskey Wednesdays: MGP Bourbon With Master Blender David Whitmer

    Join the Whiskey Hotline and MGP Master Blender David Whitmer for a bourbon tasting featuring our newest handpicked single barrels of George Remus.

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  4. Tea of Knowledge

    Tea of Knowledge

    The apple and spice profile of this cocktail screams autumn. Not only that, it can be made into a classy and cool cocktail served up or on the rocks and is easily modified into a comforting riff on the Hot Toddy. Just add a crisp fall evening and maybe a hayride through the countryside to complete the scene.

     

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  5. Mezcal Mondays: Mezcal 101

    Mezcal Mondays: Mezcal 101

    The difference between tequila and mezcal. You’re a tequila fan and you’ve been hearing about its smoky cousin, mezcal? In this Mezcal 101 session, we’ll break down the differences between these Mexican spirits.

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  6. Demo Kitchen Recipe: Oktoberfest Feast

    Demo Kitchen Recipe: Oktoberfest Feast

    This is an impressive feast fit for King Ludwig, but all the techniques are simple enough. Diners will marvel at the sausage stuffed pork roast while they work out just how you managed to get that sausage in there. The sides of red cabbage and spaetzle are fabulous and definitely worth the effort but you can successfully pull off this meal with some purchased sauerkraut and boiled potatoes if you are looking for shortcuts.

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  7. Barrel to Bottle: OktoberFestbiers

    Barrel to Bottle: OktoberFestbiers

    You might  think that all Oktoberfest beers are the same, but Roger is here to show you that's not the case. The Barrel to Bottle Crew will help you clear up some of the confusing aspects of Oktoberfest, starting with why it's in September.

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  8. Whiskey Wednesdays: Teeling Master Distiller Alex Chasko

    Whiskey Wednesdays: Teeling Master Distiller Alex Chasko

    Join the Whiskey Hotline and Teeling Master Distiller Alex Chasko for a virtual tasting including our newest handpicked single casks.

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  9. Tequila Tuesday: Tequila 101

    Tequila Tuesday: Tequila 101

    Join the Whiskey Hotline and a panel of industry experts as we ask what is tequila? What are the different ways it is made? Some are labeled 100% blue agave, others are not – what’s the difference? That and more in this Tequila 101 session. The first in a series of agave focused events.

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  10. Barrel to Bottle: A Rhone Rager

    Barrel to Bottle: A Rhone Rager

    Resident wine guy Chris takes the Barrel to Bottle Crew through some of the lesser known appellations of the Rhone Valley. The Rhone Valley offers wines that are easily accessible or very complex, so it's the perfect region to start your wine journey. 

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