Monthly Archives: August 2015

Northern Illinois Wine Trail

What do Chambourcin, Vignoles, Seyval, Vidal Blanc, Chardonel, and Norton have in common?  They are the 6 most planted grape varietals in Illinois!  The first 5 are “French Hybrids”. The other grape in the top 6, Norton, originates from native … Continue reading

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Wine and Wildflowers Garden Party

It was a beautiful, sunny evening July 29th at Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago. There was a welcome breeze blowing in from Lake Michigan, delightful music playing throughout the zoo and delicious food and wine offered as we celebrated the 4 … Continue reading

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