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Harvesting Pinot Noir in the Gunsalus Vineyard

Josh Raynolds on Fred Scherrer

“I continually learn from Fred. I think he would have made an amazing professor… I think it’s great that people are finally realizing how cool (the wines) are. they are ego free. That’s rare.” Josh Raynolds on Fred Scherrer. “Everybody I know, including me, ends up late to his next appointment. There aren’t that many […]

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Chef Aaron Martinez at Intro dinner with Candid Wines

Intro: Chef Aaron Martinez

The Duo of Lamb, pictured above is paired with Domaine Pierre André Châteauneuf-du-Pape, our newest arrival. Please join us Wednesday night, August 26th when Intro will offer the pairings at 50% off and Damien will be serving as a guest sommelier for the evening. Staff Training Guide for Intro Wine Pairings with Chef Martinez Below […]

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Domaine Bourdic, Languedoc, Winery

Candid Wines at The Empty Bottle Chicago

Heading to the Empty Bottle for a show?  We are pleased to have a wide range of offerings available at this iconic Chicago concert space and dancing destination. Members of the Empty Bottle team – please use the tags below as tasting sheets for each wine, and send us any questions you might have!

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Candid Wines on SevenFifty.com

SevenFifty.com has arrived in Chicago with the support of some of our city’s finest Sommeliers and Restauranteurs. Early adopters include buyers at Vera, Alinea, L20 and Spiaggia. Candid Wines is pleased to offer our full portfolio to members of the trade in this searchable, notable and constantly updated format. Tradebooks with plastic covers and wasted […]

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Tete

TÊTE Charcuterie – Staff Training & Tasting Info

  Candid is excited to be working with Co-executive chefs Thomas Rice and Kurt Guzowski on their long awaited sausage and charcuterie mecca TÊTE! Included below are details, stories, photos, and videos to introduce you to the producers who make the wonderful wines on the Tete wine list. Champagne Pierre Moncuit, Le Mesnil, France Featured […]

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Girasole wines

Buy Girasole Vineyards Wine in Chicago

Girasole Wines – where to buy and drink them! in a larger map See current pricing and vintages all of our wines from Girasole Vineyards on SevenFifty.com. (Industry only). Our introduction to Girasole Vineyards came in the form of a glowing review that called their Pinot Noir one of the “best values” in America.  What […]

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