5th Annual Windy City Wine Festival

Windy City Wine FestAttention all wine, food, and beverage lovers.  Make sure to pencil in the Windy City Wine Festival on your calendars!  The event will be taking place on September 11 &12 at Daley Bicentennial Plaza in Grant Park (337 E. Randolph).  This is a chance to meet winemakers and experts of 250 different wines, along with some of Chicago's finest restaurants featuring a taste of their cuisine.  Here are the specifics:

For $25 in advance or $30 at the gate, you have access to all seminars, demonstrations, musical performances, a Festival program, a souvenier glass, and 10 tastings.  An additional 10 tastings can be purchased for $5.  For $10, designated drivers get the same treatment, except their 10 tastes are replaced by 2 non alcoholic beverages.  A 10% group discount is offered for 15 or more.  Purchase tickets online or call (847) 382-1480.  A portion of the proceeds benefits the Grant Park Conservancy.

Go have a good time, enjoy some music, wine, food, and Blue Moon beer.  And make sure to say hi if you see me at the event!