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Tastings Around Town

Updated: November 15, 2012 8:43PM

Koi Restaurant,
624 Davis St., Evanston

The restaurant partners with Bottle & Bottega for a sushi and drink pairing class from 2 to 5 p.m. Nov. 24; $40. Call (847) 866-6969;

Prairie Grass Cafe, 601 Skokie Blvd., Northbrook

Chefs Sarah Stegner and George Bumbaris host a dinner with Prairie State Winery that will begin at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 4; $85. Courses include homemade lamb sausage served over lentils with potatoes and rainbow chard paired with Cabernet Franc. Visit

Volo Restaurant Wine Bar, 2008 W. Roscoe

The holidays call for a little bubbly. But which one? Get answers to that question at a Champagne and sparkling wine tasting that will be held from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Dec. 1; $25. Call (773) 348-4600; .

Praga/Bon Ton,
229 W. St. Charles,

The fourth annual Lombard Town Centre Wine Dinner will be from 6 to 10 p.m. Dec. 3; $75. Call (630) 913-7862; .

Gejas, 340 W. Armitage

The annual Champagne festival begins Dec. 1 and continues through Feb. 28. There will be a special tasting featuring Lanson Champagne beginning at 1 p.m. Dec. 2; $30.

Francesca’s Vicinato, 12960 S. LaGrange,
Palos Park

Unleash your inner Rembrandt or just have fun during the restaurant’s Wine and Canvas! Eiffel Tower event beginning at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 27; $35. Visit .

Denise I. O’Neal

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