Every Chicagoan knows that February can be one of the hardest of the winter months, as the season almost seems to double its efforts to chill us to the bone. Luckily, wine lovers know that one of the best ways to beat back February’s onslaught is with a warm room, good company, and of course, a quality bottle.
We’ve pointed you to Local Wine Events () before in this blog, but it’s a good time to check in again and see the many, many chances you’ll have in this short-but-brutal month to experience some fascinating wine events. To spotlight just a few:
Just Grapes Chicago First Wednesday Tasting (Wed, Feb 2) — This month, Chicago’s Just Grapes takes a look at quality bottles of wine with a lower price tag ($25 and under).
Wine and Dine for Valentine (Sun, Feb 13) — Valentine’s Day is a traditional night to pop some corks with somebody you care about, and this event provides you with a six-course meal and six wines that complement each professionally prepared food item.
Vins de Nouveau Monde (Thurs, Feb 24) — The Alliance Francaise de Chicago, a group specializing in French cultural events, presents an evening for curious wine enthusiasts to learn more about the history and cultivation of French wine.