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Hosts: Rick & Esther Baumgarten

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W Belden Ave & N Cleveland Ave
Chicago, IL United States

September 2019

Tasting the Wines of France

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Hosts: Rick & Esther Baumgarten, W Belden Ave & N Cleveland Ave
Chicago, IL United States
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Members–$25 & guests–$30. To register, please click here or call the Village office at 773.248.8700. From Champagne to the Southern Rhone and the regions in between, learn about and taste the wines of France! Certified-to-teach by the French Wine Society, Village member and wine enthusiast Rick Baumgarten invites members and guests for an in-home tasting, curated to include a variety of types and price points. Light snacks to be served. Please note: this home is not accessible.

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February 2020

A Tasting Tour of Bordeaux (Night 1)

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hosts: Rick & Esther Baumgarten, W Belden Ave & N Cleveland Ave
Chicago, IL United States
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Members–$40 & guests–$50. This program is now full,  but there is still space in Night 2 on Wednesday, February 19 (click here for details)! Learn about the wines of Bordeaux with Rick Baumgarten, who will back up a bit of history with tasting tips and how to read the label. Get a quick tour of the regions within Bordeaux, and discuss how to find value on a restaurant wine list. Most importantly, taste your way through the reds of the…

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A Tasting Tour of Bordeaux (Night 2)

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hosts: Rick & Esther Baumgarten, W Belden Ave & N Cleveland Ave
Chicago, IL United States
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Members–$40 & guests–$50. To register, please click here or call the Village office at 773.248.8700. The same program is being offered two nights in a row; when registering, please specify which night you will attend. Learn about the wines of Bordeaux with Rick Baumgarten, who will back up a bit of history with tasting tips and how to read the label. Get a quick tour of the regions within Bordeaux, and discuss how to find value on a restaurant wine…

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March 2020

A Tasting Tour Down the Southern Rhône (Night 1) – CANCELLED

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hosts: Rick & Esther Baumgarten, W Belden Ave & N Cleveland Ave
Chicago, IL United States
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This event has been cancelled. Please look at upcoming program calendars for this event to be rescheduled. Members–$40 & guests–$50. Village member Rick Baumgarten, French Wine Society Master of Rhône Wines, will guide a tour of the White and Roses of the Rhône as well as the Grenache based Reds from Cotes du Rhône to Cotes du Rhône Village, through the Crus including Chateauneuf du Pape. Attendees will have fun tasting and learning about reading the labels and finding nuggets…

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A Tasting Tour Down the Southern Rhône (Night 2) – CANCELLED

Thursday, March 26, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hosts: Rick & Esther Baumgarten, W Belden Ave & N Cleveland Ave
Chicago, IL United States
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This event has been cancelled. Please look at upcoming program calendars for this event to be rescheduled. Members–$40 & guests–$50. Village member Rick Baumgarten, French Wine Society Master of Rhône Wines, will guide a tour of the White and Roses of the Rhône as well as the Grenache based Reds from Cotes du Rhône to Cotes du Rhône Village, through the Crus including Chateauneuf du Pape. Attendees will have fun tasting and learning about reading the labels and finding nuggets…

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