Updated: September 25, 2012 11:28AM
City Winery Chicago,
1200 W. Randolph
The venue hosts a Mahi wine dinner at 7 p.m. Oct. 3; $75. Limited space. Visit citywinery.com/chicago/tickets/mahi-wine-dinner.html .
1 S. Dearborn
The Chimney Rock Winery Stag’s Leap District’s reception/dinner is at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 28; $89. Call (312) 384-1900; rosebudrestaurants.com/rest10.php .
Due Lire Vino & Cucina, 4520 N. Lincoln
Boroli wines are the centerpiece of Chef Kevin Abshire’s five-course dinner at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8; $75.
Courses include roasted venison loin, fried chestnut cream with huckleberry demi and coco nibs paired with Boroli Barolo “Cerequio” 2005. Call (773) 275-7878; due-lire.com .
160 E. Pearson
Ten percent of each bill from the pink-inspired food and cocktail menu, available through October, benefits Lynn Sage Foundation’s In Good Taste campaign. Call (312) 573-5160; decarestaurant.com .
III Forks, 180 N. Field
Special guest Christina Boutari of Boutari Greek wines leads a five-course dinner at 7 p.m. Oct. 1; $70. Included among Chef Clark Grant’s multi-course dinner is braised octopus, sugar snap peas, Fresno chile, charred butternut squash and fried scallion paired with Santorini. Call (312) 938-4303; 3forks.com .
340 W. Armitage
German wines are on call for the restaurant’s Oktoberfest fondue dinner, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 1; $55. Call (773) 281-9101; gejascafe.com .
Denise I. O’Neal