Alsace Wine Flights at Binny's Lincoln Park
Jun
3
to Jun 30

Alsace Wine Flights at Binny's Lincoln Park

Starting June 3rd, special $15-20 flights of Alsace wines will be available at the Binny’s Lincoln Park Tasting Room for the duration of the month.

Themes include:

June 3-15: Crémant d’Alsace, French sparkling wines made in the traditional method, ranging from Brut to Brut Rosé.

June 16-29: Terroir-driven wines from Alsace ranging from Riesling to Pinot Gris and Gewurztraminer.

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Sepia Celebrates Alsace Women in Wine
Jun
9
5:00 PM17:00

Sepia Celebrates Alsace Women in Wine

Chicago’s renowned Sepia will host an evening of sharing Alsace wine, stories and regionally-inspired cuisine prepared by Michelin-starred Chef Andrew Zimmerman.

Alsace women Laure Adam (Jean-Baptiste Adam), Anne Trimbach (Domaine Trimbach), Mélanie Pfister (Domaine Pfister) and Lucie Weber (Pierre Sparr) will lead a culinary experience with thoughtfully selected food and Alsace wine pairings.

Menu:

Hors d'Oeurves enjoyed with Jean-Baptiste Adam Cremant d'Alsace Rose NV

1st Course: Rabbit Fleischschnacka in consomme, herb salad, watercress oil
Pierre Sparr Pinot Gris Mambourg Grand Cru 2016

2nd Course: Arctic Char, mushrooms, pearl onions, bacon and savoy cabbage, riesling matalote
Trimbach Cuvee Frederic Emile Riesling 2008

3rd Course: Pan Roasted Duck Breast and Smoked Duck Sausage, braised red cabbage, turnips, violet mustard
Domaine Pfister Pinot Noir 2017

4th Course: Blue Cheese Souffle with local honey
Trimbach Gewurztraminer VT 2015

Tickets cost $115

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Alsace: Outta This Earth at La Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels
Jun
26
6:00 PM18:00

Alsace: Outta This Earth at La Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels

Get your hands dirty with a flight of 5 terroir-driven Alsace wines--plus a vibrant Crémant d'Alsace bubbly to awaken your palate--paired with a variety of snacks at La Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels on Tuesday, June 26th from 6-9 pm. The ticket price includes an Alsace Rocks tote. 

From Riesling to Pinot Gris and AOC Alsace to Grand Cru, this selection demonstrates the wide array of soil types and styles in the region. Join Alsace winemakers and representatives in digging up all that's special about this unique area of France. 

The wines featured include*:

  • Lucien Albrecht Crémant d'Alsace Rosé NV

  • Marc Kreydenweiss La Fontaine aux Enfants 2015

  • Leon Beyer Riesling 2016

  • Andre Kientzler Riesling Grand Cru Osterberg 2015

  • Maurice Schoech Pinot Gris Grand Cru Schlossberg 2015

  • Trimbach Gewurztraminer Cuvée des Seigneurs 2015

 

*wines and vintages subject to change

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Alsatian Invasion: Crémant d’Alsace Take-Over at Air’s
Jun
25
5:00 PM17:00

Alsatian Invasion: Crémant d’Alsace Take-Over at Air’s

Get bubbly with 9 different Crémant d’Alsace sparkling wines--all made in the traditional method--at Air's Champagne Parlor on Monday, June 25th from 5-7 pm. 

Representing a range of styles, from lean extra bruts and coppery blanc de noirs to crowd-pleasing bruts and juicy rosés, the entire flight of these bubblies can be had for $35, including snacks and an Alsace Rocks tote bag. Pop on over to learn more about this unique wine region alongside Alsace winemakers and representatives. 

The wines featured include*:

  • André Rieffel Crémant d'Alsace Extra Brut NV

  • Valentin Zusslin Crémant d'Alsace Rosé Nature NV

  • Joseph Cattin Crémant d'Alsace Brut NV

  • Michel Fonné Crémant d'Alsace Brut NV

  • Pfister Crémant d'Alsace Brut NV

  • Pierre Sparr Crémant d'Alsace Brut NV

  • François Schmitt Crémant d'Alsace Blanc de Noirs NV

  • Jean-Baptiste Adam Crémant d'Alsace Brut Rosé NV

  • Gustave Lorentz Crémant d'Alsace Brut Rosé NV

*wines and vintages subject to change

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