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Tastings Around Town

Updated: February 3, 2013 6:03AM

Tavern on Rush,
1031 N. Rush

Discover the Italian wines such as Bramito Chardonnay, and Tignanello during Chef John Gatsos’ “Tavern’s Tour Through Italy” five-course dinner, which will begin at 7 p.m. Jan. 16; $150.

Courses include open-faced osso bucco ravioli paired with Villa Antinori Bianca. Call (312) 664-9600.

Union League Club
of Chicago, 65 W. Jackson

More than 250 wines from West Coast and European vendors will be available for sampling when the 12th Annual d’Vine Affair, a Tasting of Fine Wines gets underway at 2 p.m. Jan. 27; prices vary.

The event includes seminars lead by local experts, including include Bob Bansberg and Pat Fegan. It is in support of the Catholic Charities’ Self -Sufficiency programs in Cook and Lake counties.

Call (312) 948-6797 for more information.

Wildfire Schaumburg, 1200 E. Higgins,

The restaurant hosts a Cline Cellar wine dinner at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 23; $65.

Pairings include butter poached monkfish medallion with crispy grits cake, braised rainbow chard and charred grape tomato relish with Cline Cellars Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast ’10. Call (773) 398-6960.

Cityscape Bar,
Holiday Inn Mart Plaza, 350 W. Mart

Jessica Yaskowitz of Cruzan Rum hosts the Mixology 101: Cruzan Premium Rum at 6 p.m. Jan. 10.

The class is free. Reservations are required. Call (312) 836-5000; .

Denise I. O’Neal

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