Wine

  1. Weekend at Binny's: Rueda Virtual Wine Tasting

    Weekend at Binny's: Rueda Virtual Wine Tasting

    Savor Spain at Home! Rueda wines are a perfect match for Springtime and picnic fare. Our wine team leads this virtual visit and tasting from Spain's top white wine region, with a few ideas for casual lunch pairings. Pick up your favorite bottle from Rueda, or try one our favorites and taste along with us. Salud!

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  2. Barrel to Bottle: Beaujolais

    Barrel to Bottle: Beaujolais

    Beaujolais is gonna work for you. They're not in plastic bottles any more and they're not your father's Beaujolais. This week on Barrel to Bottle, Pat is joined by Binny's educator Alicia along with wine manager Ben to help set the record straight on Beaujolais. The Barrel to Bottle Crew will taste through the entire Beaujolais region while discussing its history and sharing Beaujolais food pairings.

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  3. Virtual Wine Excursion with Domaine Chandon

    Virtual Wine Excursion with Domaine Chandon

    Join us alongside Chandon's Educator Brian Fairleigh for a quick walk through their vineyards in California. Brian shows a first glimpse of 2020's vine growth, then heads to the winery to lead us in a tasting of their terrific sparkling wines

    DRINK ALONG: Chandon Brut Classic |  Chandon Rose 

     
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  4. Weekend at Binny's: Riesling Virtual Wine Tasting

    Weekend at Binny's: Riesling Virtual Wine Tasting

    It's another great Live Virtual Events at Binny's! This time, our Barb and Alicia are joined by Binny's Mokena Wine Manager Nate in offering a glimpse of Riesling from around the world. We'll lead you around the globe, from Alsace in France, through Germany, and then right here in the USA, from Washington to the Finger Lakes region of New York State. Plus, We'll chat about these tried and true regions, plus we share a few secret treasures and tips.

     

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  5. Weekend at Binny's: Pinot Noir

    Weekend at Binny's: Pinot Noir

    Here's a glimpse at Pinot Noir from around the world. From the sun-drenched coast of California to the best hillsides in Burgundy, pinot is a always a classic. Taste along and hear our insiders' take on one of our favorite grapes.

    DRINK ALONG: Capiaux Pinot Noir Chimera 2017  |  Stoller Family Estate Pinot Noir Dundee Hills 2018  |   Jean Pierre Guyon Savigny Les Beaune Les Planchots 2016

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  6. Barrel to Bottle: The Wines of Alsace

    Barrel to Bottle: The Wines of Alsace

    Alsace, an underappreciated wine region that the Barrel to Bottle Crew would love for our customers to know more about. Alsatian wines are food-friendly and budget friendly. Binny's Wine Educator Alicia tastes through five wines from Alsace, and throws in some trivia along the way. She also has some excellent food pairings. Plus, a customer wants to know what to do with a bottle of wine they don't really like. 

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  7. Weekend at Binny's: Pop the Top

    Weekend at Binny's: Pop the Top

    Introducing Virtual Events at Binny's! Join us live as we taste and talk about a few of our favorites. We're kicking off this new program with canned wine. The Binny's Beverage Depot wine team hosts a live tasting featuring canned wines. Barb and Alicia are joined by Binny's Lincoln Park Wine Manager Gabe and sample six different wines in cans.

     

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  8. Barrel to Bottle: Q&A-palooza vol. 3

    Barrel to Bottle: Q&A-palooza vol. 3

    We asked for questions and you asked us questions. Lots of questions. This week the Barrel to Bottle Crew will answer 19 of your burning questions. What's the best way to store wine? Is this bottle worth anything? Does lactose effect a beer's shelf life? What is the airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow?

     

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  9. Barrel to Bottle: Cabernet Around the World

    Barrel to Bottle: Cabernet Around the World
    There's more to Cabernet than Napa and France. Jason Palma steps back into the Barrel to Bottle studios for a Cabernet world tour. Cabernet is grown on six continents and each one has it's own unique flavors and aromas.
     
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  10. Barrel to Bottle: What the Hell Does That Taste Like?

    Barrel to Bottle: What the Hell Does That Taste Like?
    You know the classics. You know your favorites. But what about the rest? Our stores are home thousands of bottles of spirits, wine and beer. There are so many bottles that even the Barrel to Bottle Crew haven't tried all of them. Liqueurs with milk and eggs, Hungarian wines, 16% ABV beers! If you've ever wandered our aisles wondering "What the hell does that taste like?" this is the episode for you.
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