Naperville Wine Festival

Naperville Wine FestivalThere is alot going on that involves wine this month in the city, and that also includes the 'burbs.  For the 7th year in a row, the Naperville Wine Festival will be delighting Chicagoland with food and beverage.  Not only will there be over 250 wines present, but also some great local restaurants, and lots of entertainment and demos.  Check out the info:

The event will be held in the historic Naper Settlement at 523 S. Webster St. on Friday, September 18, and Saturday, September 19.  If you are coming from downtown, the Metra will get you there quickly, and the stop is closeby.  You can purchase tickets in advance for $25 through the website or by calling (847)382-1480.  Tickets can also be purchase at the door for $30, and includes a souvenier glass, a Festival program, 10 tastes, and access to food, demos, and music.  An additional 10 tastes can be purchased for $5, while designated drivers can enter for $10, with the same benefits, except their 10 tastes are replaced by 2 non alcoholic drinks.  Groups of 15 or more receive a 10% discount.  A portion of all proceeds benefits the Naperville Area Humane Society and Naper Settlement.

If you are not the biggest wine fan, you can still enjoy the fest.  Not only will there be lots of food and entertainment, but a Belgian Beer Cafe will be onhand.  It is sponsored by Stella Artois, and will also include Leffe and Hoegaarden beers.  No matter what you like, I guarantee you will enjoy this trip to Naperville and its gorgeous riverwalk.  Treat yourself to a day away from the big city with some wine and Naperville!