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Wine Trivia Time

As we enter into the fall season when the days get shorter and the sun sets a bit sooner every day, I think of things to do indoors.  I am a trivia “geek”- love to learn new facts whether they … 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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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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Bin 36 Fall & Winter Wine Classes

Bin 36, located at 161 N. Jefferson in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood, is a great place to enhance your wine knowledge.  Join Owner, Enoch Shully and myself, as we help you navigate through the wonderful world of wine! BIN 36 … Continue reading

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South African Winemaker, Ken Forrester, Comes to Chicago!

KEN FORRESTER VINEYARDS “Situated on the slopes of the Helderberg Mountain, in the heart of South Africa’s most famous wine region Stellenbosch, our vineyards are commonly referred to as the Home of Chenin Blanc and other premium award-winning wines. Over … Continue reading

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Help is Here! Why and When You Should Age Your Wine

Thanks to Morgan Harris and Vivino for allowing readers access to this article!!  What drew me to this was the scientific explanations, his use of foreign terms, and the thoroughness  of his research.  Often I am asked these same questions- “Why … Continue reading

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Yes, there is residual sugar in wine!

Dry wine is dry, no sugar, right?  Wrong!  Grapes naturally contain sugar, therefore, wine has sugar.  Residual sugar is present in all wines to varying degrees. If you are diabetic, counting calories, or just wanting to eat and drink in … Continue reading

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