Continuing Education at Binny's

There’s a world of flavors to taste and enjoy at Binny’s Beverage Depot. Take your first steps on this adventure with our ongoing educational tastings, a series of seminars lead by some of the industry’s most knowledgeable insiders, where you’re bound to discover something new and memorable.

Sicilian Wine Seminar Featuring the Gulfi Estate

Sicilian Wine Seminar Featuring the Gulfi Estate

Wednesday, June 5th | 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Binny's Lincoln Park

Often described as one of the best producers of Nero d’Avola in all of Sicily, Gulfi has been crafting world-class wines from the finest vineyard sites on the island since the mid-1990’s. Binny’s has teamed up with Italian wine experts and importers, Robert and Danny Simeone, to give you a special view into this prestigious winery. They will guide you through the history of winemaking in Italy and the philosophies of Gulfi itself. Don’t miss out on this chance to taste through the full lineup of Gulfi’s excellent Nero d’Avola based wines.

Event Cost: $10.00

Sicilian Wine Seminar Featuring the Gulfi Estate

Sicilian Wine Seminar Featuring the Gulfi Estate

Friday, June 7th | 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Binny's Highland Park

Often described as one of the best producers of Nero d’Avola in all of Sicily, Gulfi has been crafting world-class wines from the finest vineyard sites on the island since the mid-1990’s. Binny’s has teamed up with Italian wine experts and importers, Robert and Danny Simeone, to give you a special view into this prestigious winery. They will guide you through the history of winemaking in Italy and the philosophies of Gulfi itself. Don’t miss out on this chance to taste through the full lineup of Gulfi’s Nero d’Avola based wines along side small bites designed to showcase just how versatile they can be.

Event Cost: $20.00

1000 Stories Bourbon Barrel-Aged Wine Seminar

SOLD OUT - 1000 Stories Bourbon Barrel-Aged Wine Seminar

Wednesday, June 12th | 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Binny's Arlington Heights

1000 Stories is California's original producer of bourbon barrel-aged wines. Discover the 'Batch Process" with Winemaker Bob Blue. Bob will lead us through a tasting of various batches that make up the 1000 Stories Zinfandel and describe the unique character of each. We'll also taste his Gold Rush Red and Bob's newest creation, Prospector's Proof Cabernet in this casual and fun seminar.

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.

Saké Seminar

Saké Seminar

Thursday, June 13th | 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Binny's Joliet

Please come join us along with Tona Palomino, the Saké Portfolio Manager with Tenzing Wine and Spirits, as he guides us through the diverse world of Saké. This seminar will highlight the different grades of Saké from Honjozo-shu’s to Nama-zake’s and everything in between.

Reservations Required: RSVP by calling (815) 230-8100.

Sterling Napa Valley Winemaker Seminar

Sterling Napa Valley Winemaker Seminar

Thursday, June 13th | 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Binny's Arlington Heights

Come join us and one of Napa Valley’s most iconic wineries for an evening with Sterling Vineyards Head Winemaker, Harry Hansen. Harry has decades of wine making experience to share and will host a diverse sampling of his wines. Taste through Sterling's flagship Napa Valley varietals, the Platinum Reserve Red and a special debut - Sterling Iridium, the ultimate expression of Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.

Reservations Required: RSVP by calling 847-870-9890.

1000 Stories Bourbon Barrel-Aged Wine Seminar

1000 Stories Bourbon Barrel-Aged Wine Seminar

Thursday, June 13th | 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Binny's Naperville

1000 Stories is California's original producer of bourbon barrel-aged wines. Discover the 'Batch Process" with Winemaker Bob Blue. Bob will lead us through a tasting of various batches that make up the 1000 Stories Zinfandel and describe the unique character of each. We'll also taste his Gold Rush Red and Bob's newest creation, Prospector's Proof Cabernet in this casual and fun seminar.

Reservations Required: RSVP by calling 630-717-0100.

Questions? Email [email protected].
*Prepaid RSVP required. 24 Hours notice is required for all cancellations.