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Oct 04 2013

Free Wine Tasting October 5th

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Please join Erin Craig of Louis Glunz Wine this Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 2 PM – 4 PM for a wonderful tasting of select wines! 2012 Qupe Chardonnay, Santa Barbara, California, USA Price: $19.99/bottle or $239.88/case Sale: $17.99/bottle or $215.88/case Great balance with bright acidity are the trademark of this wine. It is barrel fermented in 25% new […]

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Sep 19 2013

Free Chardonnay & Pinot Noir Wine Tasting- Saturday- 9-21-13

  Please join James Adam of  Cream Wine Co. this Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 2 PM – 4 PM for a wonderful tasting of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from various regions. Here is the line up: 2012 Milou Chardonnay, Vin de Pays d’Oc, Languedoc-Roussillon, France Price: $9.99/bottle or $119.88/case Sale: $8.99/bottle or $107.89/case This wine strikes […]

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Sep 13 2013

Free Global Saturday Tasting – 9/14/13

Please join Jacqueline Pitrack of Heritage Wine Cellars on Saturday, September 14th from 12 PM – 2 PM for a wonderful tasting of fantastic global wines.  Here is the line up: 2011 Tommasi Pinot Grigio, Valpolicella Classico Veneto, Italy Price: $15.49/bottle or $185.88/case Sale: $13.94/bottle or $167.29/case This wine has a moon yellow appearance, with […]

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Sep 06 2013

Free Saturdays Tasting Wines – 9/7/13

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Please join James Adam of  Cream Wine Co. this Saturday, September 7, 2013 from 12 PM – 2 PM for a wonderful tasting of Global Wines. Here is the line up: 2011 Foucher-Lebrun, Vouvray, Loire Valley, France 2012 Cirelli Montepulciano (Organic),  Italy 2011 Finca Os Cobatos Mencia, Spain 2012 Mayu Pedro Ximenez, Chile 2011 Hermanos Malbec/Tannat, […]

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Aug 30 2013

Complimentary Saturday Tastings – 8-31-13

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Kick off your Labor Day weekend right with David Read of Pure Wines this Saturday, August 31st from 12 PM – 2 PM for our 2nd complimentary Saturday Tasting.  We will offer a global line up of some fantastic wines.  Here is what we will be pouring: 2011 Love Over Money Green Eyes Grüner Veltliner, […]

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Sep 21 2011

The Unusual Suspects.. of Red Wine Headache Syndrome

“It’s so good! Once it hits your lips, it’s so good!” .. until ten minutes later you get a massive headache and the parties over before it ever got the chance to get going. A question that always seems to arise during wine speak with customers is why they or a friend or relative of […]

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Nov 02 2010

Happy Birthday… to Us!

Six years ago—November 2, 2004—Just Grapes opened its doors at 560 W. Washington, and thanks to you, we’re still selling bottles and expanding palates today! Back in 2004, Just Grapes was the first wine shop in Chicago to offer Enomatic tasting machines (pictured on the left above.) Although the idea has definitely caught on elsewhere […]

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Oct 01 2010

First Wednesday Tasting: ‘Tis the Season

October is here, and there’s a lot to celebrate: It’s the first “real” month of fall (weather-wise, anyway), you can watch a horror movie every night of the week and not feel guilty, and of course, costumes and candy on the 31st. It’s no ordinary month, and we have no ordinary First Wednesday Tasting tasting […]

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Sep 28 2010

New Bottles on the Block

As you probably noticed from our recent End of Summer Blowout Sale, we needed to make room for a lot of new wines here at Just Grapes. Well, those wines have arrived, and this weekend, you can taste several of them for free! Join us from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 2, […]

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Sep 15 2010

Wine Class: South America 101

Which side are you on? In Bordeaux, France, that question could mean you generally prefer wines that showcase more of the left bank/Garonne river (Cabernet Sauvignon) or the right bank/Dordogne river (Merlot.) When it comes to South American wines though, “which side are you on?” is more of a continental conundrum. It can refer to […]

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