Author Archives: sommeliersusie

About sommeliersusie

Owner of Tasteful Adventures- private in-home wines tastings Boisset Wine Living Ambassador- private and corporate wine tastings and direct to consumer sales, corporate gifting, Wine Educator, Sommelier- Level 1 Court of Master Sommelier, BASSETT Certification, French Wine Scholar, Member Guild of Sommeliers

Vive la Frenchie! Support ASPCA

  To all wine and animal lovers…during the entire month of April, the Boisset Collection will donate $2.00 for every bottle of Frenchie wine sold to the ASPCA!  This is an amazing way to support a fantastic organization, enjoy delicious, … Continue reading

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IBM’s Chef Watson- Wine and Chocolate Truffle Pairing

          Last night I had the pleasure of working at an IBM sponsored event at Bin 36 in Chicago. “The product helps professionals across industries solve complex problems and reveal insights from large amounts of data.” (IBM) The component being … Continue reading

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Cognac- Bin 36 Class with Alexandre LeClerq from Maison Maxine Trijol

COGNAC Cognac, named after the town of Cognac, France, is a variety of brandy. It is produced in the wine-growing region surrounding the town from which it takes its name, in the French Departements of Charente and Charente-Maritime. For a … Continue reading

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Wine Wednesday Women into Wine 2017

Syrah or Shiraz…what do you call this beautiful red wine? This was the varietal we studied to kick off 2017.  We were supposed to take a look at Syrah back in November, but due to illness, work schedules, etc…we postponed … Continue reading

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Circle of Boisset Wine Club

Are you a wine lover?  Have you ever been to Napa and/or Sonoma?  When was the last time? Thinking about joining a wine club? I just may have the answer for you…the Circle of Boisset!  Let me bring the winery … Continue reading

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Pairing Wine with Vegetarian/Vegan Cuisine

How exciting to share my passion for wine and love of teaching to the incredible customers of Bin 36!  Located in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood, this restaurant / wine bar is a true gem.  Owner Enoch Shully has a gift … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving – Let the Holiday Season Begin!

Can you believe how quickly this year has passed?  It seems like we were just ringing in 2016…yet we are just weeks away from 2017. How will you describe this year?  It has definitely been a wild, emotional ride. Since … Continue reading

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Wine Wednesday Women into Wine Study Group Update

This year seems to be flying by!  I can’t believe Thanksgiving is just around the corner.  Our wine study group has had some fantastic sessions. We took advantage of a warm September evening to tackle Rosé and to welcome a … Continue reading

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

I work for a wonderful company!  For the entire month of October, Boisset will be donating $2.00 per bottle from any rosé in our collection!  Message me (sjonzac@aol.com) if you wish to help the cause!  We have several options available… … Continue reading

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BIN 36 Presents- Alceo Wines Dinner

An evening to remember… Bin 36 Owner, Enoch Shully, Brian Duncan, Founder at Down To Earth Wine Concepts LLC, and the Direttore Commerciale of Priduttori Vini Manduria- Giovanni, created an outstanding wine paired dinner that highlighted the wines from Puglia, … Continue reading

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