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Biodynamic Bordeaux Blanc Peybonhomme

Peybonhomme Les Tours Blanc

  Peybonhomme Les Tours Blanc on Palate Press The 2013 Peybonhomme Blanc was singled out by Simon Woolf on Palate Press as  a wine not to miss from the estate and “stupidly cheap”.  We’ve long agreed and been proud to offer the wine in Chicago.  It’s a wine we run out of frequently as there […]

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Sound Opinions and John Cale Eat to the Beat at Nico

Sound Opinions hosts Greg Kot and Jim DiRogatis along with producers Robin Linn and Jason Saldanha joined Chefs Paul Kahan and Matthias Merges along with Candid Wines to host John Cale of Velvet Underground fame at Nico Osteria. Both Paul and Matthias are “huge music dorks”, and Nico Osteria takes it’s name from the German singer Nico, whose […]

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Biodynamic Bordeaux, Château La Grolet

Jean Luc Hubert on pesticide use near schools

“A vigneron practicing biodynamics since 2000 on more than 100 hectaires (247 acres), I’ve had personal contact with the dangers of pesticides in the past.  And I know that we can certainly do without!  One simply must want to go without them and take a different view of life…  I would add that it is a […]

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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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The Bottle Shop

Fred Scherrer at The Bottle Shop 4/16/13

Amy Lafontant and the team at The Bottle Shop in Wilmette have sold more wines from Fred Scherrer than anyone in the state, and it will be a pleasure to launch Fred’s 2013 trip to Illinois with a tasting on Tuesday, April 16th at the store from 6-8 PM. We hope to see many old […]

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Domaine de la Louvetrie, Jo Landron, Muscadet, Atmostphere, Louvetrie, Amphibolite, Fief du Briel, Les Houx

The Man, The Melons, The Mustache. (And a great Bordeaux, too)

This Saturday, March 30th from 3-4:30, Kevin will be pouring wines from the dynamic and wonderfully mustachioed Jo Landron at The Bottle Shop in Wilmette, along with one of the best values from Bordeaux that we’ve come across, Chateau Peybonhomme Les Tours. Kevin will pour Jo’s “Domaine” alongside the “Amphibolite”.  Both of these Muscadet’s are […]

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Joe's Wine Cellar

Drink at Joe’s

Looking for an outpost for good wine in the Wicker Park/Bucktown neighborhood? Look no further then Joe’s Wine Cellar located at 2108 W. Division Street. Joe’s Cellar is full up with some fine selections from Candid Wines, that you can pull off the shelf or, if you’re in luck, try at the wine station. Grab […]

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