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Tastings Around Town

Updated: January 20, 2013 6:02AM



People Tapas Lounge, 1560 N. Milwaukee

A winter sangria (red wine, vodka, maple srup, orange juice, cinnamon stick and cloves with an apple garnish, $7) is one of the festive drinks during a National Sangria Day celebration from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. Dec. 20. Call (773) 227-9339; people chicago.com .

Lottie’s Pub, 1925 W. Cortland

The pub will kick off a Last Day on Earth celebration with a midnight toast on Dec. 21. (773) 489-0738; lottiespub.com.

Napolitano’s Wine Bar, 455 Redington,
South Elgin

A wine dinner featuring an oaked Chardonnay, Croatian red, Argentina Cabernet Sauvignon and a California Merlot will begin at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 20; $40. Call (847) 742-2600.

Division Ale House,
1942 W. Division

The bar replaces its regular on-tap brews with selections from Milwaukee’s Lakefront Brewery during the Lakefront Brewery Tap Takeover on Dec. 20.

Brews for the day, priced between $6 and $8, include Fixed Gear American Red Ale, Bridge Burner Special Reserve Ale, Fuel Coffee Stout, Holiday Spice Lager, White Wheat Beer and Pale Ale. Free live entertainment by Pony Up will begin at 9 p.m. Call (773) 384-6886; divisionalehouse.com.

Denise I. O’Neal



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