Summer of Rum Event


Brown Forman Engraving

Receive a complimentary bottle engraving with your purchase of Woodford Reserve, Gentleman Jack, Jack Daniels and Herradura. Enjoy samples while you wait!

Summer is in Session - Beer Tasting

Summer is in Session - Sample some sessionable ales, crisp lagers, and refreshing brews for summertime fun at our June in-aisle tasting.

Napa Valley Wine Tasting

Welcome to the world-famous wine growing region of Napa Valley—and you don’t even need to leave Chicago! Revered for its magnificent soil, idyllic weather, and endless hills, Napa Valley has produced world-class wines for decades and enamored the winemaking world for its abilities. We’ve pulled together the icons, the trendsetters, the new-kids-on-the-block, and everything in between to give you the best taste of Napa this side of the Rockies. Unique small bites curated for pairing.

Meet the Maker: Don Julio Master Class and Tasting

Join us as we explore the time-honored secrets of Don Julio Tequila and learn why legendary founder, Don Julio Gonzalez, always prided himself on authenticity and tradition in his pursuit of making the world’s finest tequila. From the small farm town of Atotonilco, Mexico, there comes a passion with roots to culture like no other — a passion called “Por Amor” that is ingrained in every sun-kissed drop of this extraordinary premium spirit. So come raise a glass and taste through their innovative lineup including new innovative like Alma Miel and old favorites like the legendary 1942.

Summer of Rum

Rum distillers from around the globe will be represented from artisanal Clairins to classic Puerto Rican styles, craft stalwarts like Foursquare and even some special Binny's handpicked single casks. Explore the vast world of rums from molasses to agricole and even falernum. This is our biggest spirits event of the summer!

Glenfiddich and Balvenie Engraving Event

Free bottle engravings with your purchase of Glenfiddich and Balvenie. Samples while you wait!

Lobos 1707 Tasting with Founder Diego Osorio

Join us for a special tasting event of Lobos 1707 Tequilas and Mezcal with brand founder Diego Osorio. We'll explore the origins of their sherry cask matured tequilas and mezcal, including their coveted extra anejo.

Cool Beers for Hot Days

Stop by our July in-aisle tasting to try beers that we think are perfect to stock your cooler. Whether drinking by the pool or on the beach, these are sure to refresh!

Binny's Belgian Beer Bonanza

On the heels of Belgian National Day, come celebrate the country that gave us styles such as Lambic, Saison, and Dubbel! We'll be sampling some of our favorite Belgian producers in this walk-around tasting. Whether you prefer your Belgian beer light and effervescent, dark and fruity, or funky as can be—we'll have you covered.

Summertime Brews

Have we got the cure for the summertime blues? Find out at our August in-aisle beer tasting!

Fall into September Beer Tasting

You might be looking forward to the beginning of the school year, football season, Oktoberfest, or just trying to hold onto a little bit of summer; our September in-aisle beer tasting has what you are looking for!

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