Wine

The Roselle location, it's become the oldest and largest continually operating family winery in the state, manufacturing up to 100 different kinds of wines. (Credit: Lisa Fielding)

Made In Chicago: Lynfred Winery

(CBS) — It’s harvest time at Lynfred Winery in Roselle. “Right now is when we’re really going into our busiest time in the wine cellar,” said Christina Anderson-Heller, marketing director for Lynfred Winery. The 24,000 […]

08/31/2015

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Best Wineries Near Chicago

Although there are plenty of places in the city to experience great wine, sometimes it’s nice to go and experience the source. Here’s a few places not too far away where you can go and revel in fine wine and its origins.

08/01/2015

A vineyard is seen in Spata, in the Nemee valley, near Athens, Greece. (Photo credit: ANGELOS TZORTZINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Financial Crisis In Greece Has Chicago Wine Importer Feeling Anxious

The ongoing financial crisis in Greece has caused some sleepless nights for a Chicago businessman who’s worried about shortages of products imported to the U.S.

07/15/2015

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All The Wine, None Of The Hangover?

Researchers at the U. of I. have genetically engineered a yeast that could not only reduce the toxins that lead to hangover headaches, but also increase the health benefits of wine.

03/19/2015

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Six Food Favorites Affected By Climate Change

The effects of climate change are far-reaching, affecting not only weather, but more critical parts of human life such as food.

03/05/2015

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When Does One Glass Of Wine Become One Glass Too Many?

It’s the way many women relax at the end of a busy day: having a nice glass of wine. But, when does when one glass become one glass too many?

10/08/2014

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Best Destinations For The Wine Lover’s Vacation

While Napa Valley deserves to be mentioned on any short list of the country’s top wine destinations, there are several other destinations nationwide that are worthy of merit.

06/10/2014

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Private Vineyards You Can Almost Afford To Buy

If you’re going to spend your money, might as well spend it on something useful. Check out these awesome vineyards that you would actually be able to afford. Who doesn’t love some good wine?

12/05/2013

Charlie Trotter outside his now closed restaurant. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM Newsradio)

Trotter Sued For Allegedly Selling Phony $46K Wine

Bekim and Ilir Frrokaj, two wine collectors from New York, claim they paid Trotter $46,227.40 for a fake bottle of 1945 Domaine de la Romanee-Conti.

06/14/2013

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Best Sangria In Chicago

Enjoy some fruity sangria with your cuisine at these eclectic Chicago restaurants.

05/29/2013

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National Drink Wine Day: List Of Great Places To Celebrate

Now that Valentine’s Day is over, you can celebrate a real national holiday — “National Drink Wine Day”! Pop the cork and enjoy a glass of your favorite Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinot, Shiraz, or Zinfandel in honor of the occasion…

02/18/2013

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Oak Lawn Wine And Flower Shop To Add Video Gambling

Starting tonight, customers at Avenue Flower Shop and Wine bar will be able to have a glass of wine, order a bouquet of flowers and play a little video poker.

01/04/2013

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Amazon Now Ships Wine To Illinois Customers

Customers can ship up to six bottles for a fee of $9.99, according to Amazon.

11/08/2012

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Best Wine Pros In Chicago

Meet a handful of Chicago’s best sommeliers and wine directors who are bold, deep, crisp, focused, sparkling, noble and yes, perhaps a little spicy!

10/24/2012

Dr. Paula Kezdie-Rogus, right, meets with Pat Healey in a stress-free dinner setting. (CBS)

Program Pairs Physicians With Patients In Stress-Free Dinner Setting

CBS 2’s Roseanna Tellez reports from the historic Cheney Mansion, where organizers set up tables with wine.

10/04/2012

Finding Good Wine For A Bargain

Everybody wants to have a bargain, and good wine doesn’t have to be expensive. This morning (Thursday, Sept. 6), wine expert Ron Breitstein had some ideas for bargains.

09/06/2012

A Starbucks store in Schaumburg is now offering beer and wine in the evenings. (CBS)

Coffee, Tea — Or Booze? Starbucks Rolling Out New Concept

Starbucks has selected the first Chicago-area store to offer an expanded menu that includes beer and wine. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey was at the grand opening.

06/29/2012

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Chicago’s Best Old-Timey Bars

Old-school establishments are some of my favorite city nightspots. While I’m no stranger to many of the newer bars lining Chicago streets, it’s the atmosphere of the city’s older watering holes that piques my interest. Before you belly up to the local bar, take a peek at what’s on tap at several longstanding Chicago bars.

03/29/2012

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Best Chicago Wine Bars

Wine bars have evolved quite a bit in recent years, and now appear in a lot more varieties than they used to. You don’t have to be a glasses-and-turtleneck Wine Spectator subscriber to appreciate them, either, as the food (and, yes, beer) at many local establishments has broadened the wine bar appeal…

03/13/2012

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Murder Mystery Dinner Parties In Chicago

When a friend asked me if I wanted to play a “real-life” version of Clue, I jumped at the chance. A dinner party that combines the board-game-setting with being a real-life sleuth sounded like a great solution for this grown up gamer.

03/01/2012

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