Updated: January 29, 2013 9:48AM
John Barleycorn, 149 W. Kinzie
Guest Anna Buchok of The Boston Beer Company discusses selections, which include New World Tripel, Thirteenth Hour and Whitewater IPA, during a five-course, six-beer Sam Adams/The Boston Beer Company seasonal dinner at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 31, $75. Visit www.johnbarleycorn.com .
Quay, 465 E. Illinois
A Woodford Reserve bourbon tasting, featuring the exclusive and limited release Woodford Reserve Four Wood-Masters Series, is from 6-8 p.m. Jan. 31, $40. Call (312) 981-8400.
Chicago Marriot, 540 N. Michigan
In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, the hotel hosts “Make Your Lover Wine: Wine Making Experience and Dinner” at 3 p.m. Feb. 10, $199, plus cost of supplies. Call (773) 233-7579; www.bevart.com .
Pinstripes Oak Brook, 7 Oakbrook Center Mall, Oak Brook
A Goose Island beer dinner is at 7 p.m. Feb. 7, $50. Pairings include popcorn shrimp, Sofie beer and siracha-infused spicy aioli, Asian slaw, crispy wonton with Goose Island Sofie. The dinner pairing is repeated at 7 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Northbrook location and 7 p.m. Feb. 22 at the South Barrington location. Visit www.pinstripes.com .
Fulton’s on the River, 315 N. LaSalle
Executive Chef Kevin Schulz hosts “Meet the Farmers” wine and steak dinner, featuring selections from Riley Brothers Farm in Wisconsin, at 7 p.m. Jan. 31, $75. A $40 hand-selected wine pairing is optional. (312) 822-0100.
Carlucci, 1801 Butterfield, Downers Grove
A Beau Vigne wine dinner is at 7 p.m. Feb. 2, $95. Visit carluccirestaurant.com .
Denise I. O’Neal