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Knoll Riesling and Gruner at Canid Wines Chicago

Austrian Wine in Chicago

How to Learn About Austrian Wine in Chicago This fine question was posed by a wine loving friend: “I have decided to focus on learning more about Austrian wines in the next few months, and saw that you have a lot of them in Candid Wines on SevenFifty. I was wondering if there are any […]

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Fred Scherrer tasting Pinot Noir in the Platt Vineyard

Fred Scherrer at Good Grapes 11/17/15

Meet Fred Scherrer at Good Grapes in Winnetka! Winemaker Fred Scherrer of the Scherrer Winery will be at Good Grapes in Winnetka on Tuesday, November 17th from 6:30 to 8:30 pouring a selection of his wines Sonoma County. Please visit Good Grapes’ Good Grapes or call the store for more information at 866.807.5700 Tuesday  Fred […]

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Biodynamic Sangiovese Natural Wines

Cosimo Maria Masini Vintage Report 2015

Harvest in San Miniato, Tuscany at Cosimo Maria Masini began on August 21st with the Sauvignon Blanc for Annick and then the Trebbianno for their Vinsanto, Fedardo, on the 26th.  Harvest work is completed by a combination of professionals and WWOOFER’s (volunteers looking for experience on organic farms) and seems to combine rigor and precision with […]

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Melon de Bourgogne Ecu Candid Wines Biodynamic

Domaine de l’Ecu Vintage Report 2015

Reports from harvest in Muscadet at Domaine de l’Ecu in the Loire Valley. Photos and updates come from Fred Niger. Follow along on Twitter and Facebook with the #CandidHarvests2015 hashtag. Click here for a full list of our wines from Domaine de L’Ecu on www.sevenfifty.com.  (Illinois trade only). Domaine de l’Ecu Vintage Report 2015 9.11.15 […]

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Fiano harvest at Tommasone

Cantina Tommasone 2015 Vintage Report

Of all the places in the world where one might grow grapes and make wine, the island of Ischia in the Bay of Naples is high on my list of spots to visit during harvest.  Lucia Monti is sharing her shots from Cantina Tommasone on island as they bring in Biancolella, Forastera and Fiano for the […]

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Day Wines, Candid Wines, Oregon, Organic Pinot Noir

Day Winery 2015 Vintage Reports

2015 is a big year for Brianne and Day Wines.  Not only has she dramatically upped her commitment to growers for the total tons of grapes and the total types of grapes that she will by, she has also christened her new winemaking facility in the Dundee Hills. The Day Winery 2015 Vintage Reports will […]

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California Orgnaic Suavignon Blanc Candid Wines Edward Wallo

Yorkville Cellars 2015 Vintage Report

Edward Wallo checks in from Yorkville Cellars in the Mendocino Highlands with a note that the 2015 harvest was set to start before the end of September, the earliest on record at the estate. Check back regularly for updates from Edward and the Yorkville Cellars team and follow the #CandidHarvests2015 hashtag for more from all […]

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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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Organic Serbian Chardonnay Roglievo

Francuska Vinarija Tanja

Francuska Vinarija Tanja “Tajna” is 100% Chardonnay from Cyrille and Estelle Bongiraud, the Burgundian couple who have set up shop in Roglievo, Serbia.  We’ve thought from the start that it is reminiscent of White Burgundy from a much higher price point.  It’s made exactly as many “classic” Burgundian Chards are made: After harvest, it’s pressed […]

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