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Tastings Around Town

Updated: October 6, 2012 6:02AM

City Winery Chicago,
1200 W. Randolph

Wines from Germany’s largest privately held estate are the highlight of the Dr. Bruklin-Wolf wine dinner at 7 p.m. Sept. 12; $75. Call (312) 733-9463;

Bin 36, 333 N. Dearborn

Along with his team,wine director Brian Duncan, hosts Wine 101: Getting Friendly with Your Bottle at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 9; $45. Reservations will be taken only at

Bread & Wine,
3732 W. Irving

Winemaker Andrew Jones walk guests through the sustainable small-batch selections of Vinejoy and Field Recordings during Chef Curtis Gamble’s limited-seating four-course dinner 7-9 p.m. Sept. 7; $80. Courses include braised flank steak, kohlrabi puree, arugula with ramp blossom aioli served with 2010 Field Recordings “Chorus Effect” red wine. Call (773) 866-5266; bread

Toyota Park, 7000 S. Harlem, Bridgeview

Sample more than 120 beers during Chuck’s Fest, which will be from , is 5-9 p.m. Sept. 7-9. (Chuck is chef Chuck Pine of Chuck’s Southern Comforts Cafe in Burbankt. Admission is $5. Visit

Wildfire, 159 W. Erie

The restaurant partners with Binny’s Lincoln Park to host a beer dinner at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11; $60. The store’s manager Adam Vavrick will talk about the beer selections from Firestone Walker Brewing, Orval Brewery, Metropolitan Brewery, Westmalle Brewery and Perennial Artisan Ales. Call (773) 398-6960.

Denise I. O’Neal

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