July Local Wine Events for Chicago

“We all need something to help us unwind at the end of the day. You might have a glass of wine, or a joint, or a big delicious blob of heroin to silence your silly brainbox of its witterings but there has to be some form of punctuation, or life just seems utterly relentless.” 
― Russell BrandMy Booky Wook     (Tweet that!)

Summer in Chicago brings so many opportunities for fun in the sun. I love this season and all the warmth and adventure it brings! Wine tastings usually slow down a bit in July and August, but I have managed to hunt down a few events worth coming in from the sun for. Here are my picks for July in Chicago:

Wines of Portugal

Saturday July 5, 2014 from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Mainstreet Wines & Spirits

5425 S. LaGrange Rd
Countryside, IL 60525

Cost: FREE

Sparklers from Around the World

Friday July 11, 2014 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Binny's - Downers Grove

2010 Butterfield Rd.
Downers GroveIL 60515

Cost: FREE

Chalk Hill Estate Wine Pairing Dinner 

Tuesday July 15, 2014 from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

City Winery Chicago

1200 W. Randolph
Chicago, IL 60607

Cost: $95

Pig Roast with a Winemaker

Sunday July 20, 2014 from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Katherine Legge Memorial Park

5901 S. County Line Road
Burr Ridge, IL

Cost: $50 per person all inclusive

Let's toast to a long, beautiful summer. 


xo Katie