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Emmanuel Pageot and Attila Gyulai at Embeya.

Embeya welcomes Emmanuel Pageot of Turner Pageot

Chef Thai Dang and Sommelier Atila Gyulai join forces with Emmanuel Pageot from Turner Pageot in the Languedoc for a five course menu at Embeya, one of Esquire’s Best New Restaurants for 2013.   Embeya Chef Thai Dang is excited to serve a special 5 course menu that will reflect, highlight and compliment the true […]

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Turner Pageot Wine Dinner at Trenchermen

Winemaker Emmanuel Pageot and Chef Patrick Sheerin of Trenchermen team up to bring you six courses of delicious on October 29th at 7:00 PM. Reserve your space here. 48 Hours (rosé) • Torta espagnole, sun dried tomato • Ortiz anchovy, celery root • Beef tartare, fermented black bean DINNER 1. La Rupture — house smoked […]

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Sam McDaniel at Bella Colina Fall 2012

Where does Pioneer Cabernet Sauvignon come from?

[portfolio_slideshow id=12847] Pioneer Cabernet Sauvignon is grown and bottled at Barra of Mendocino in Ukiah, California.  Ukiah is roughly two and a half hours north of San Francisco at the start of Redwood country in Northern California.  The winery lies in the heart of Redwood Valley and includes two hundred acres of vineyards that have […]

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The People Behind Pioneer Cabernet Sauvignon

[portfolio_slideshow id=12826] Pioneer Cabernet Sauvignon is made from 100% estate grown fruit from Barra of Mendocino in Ukiah, California.  2011 is the first vintage and marks the debut of a collaboration between the Barra Family and the team at Standard Market in Westmont, Illinois, which wanted to find a domestic producer capable of making a […]

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Candid Wines at the Beard House

Ruxbin and Candid Wines at the Beard House, July 9, 2013

[portfolio_slideshow id=12655] Chef Edward Kim and the team at Ruxbin Chicago enter into the history of the James Beard house with a dinner tonight, July 9, 2013. Candid Wines is thrilled to be providing the wines for each course, and what a lineup it is: Jasci, Keller, Cosimo Maria Masini, Landron and L’Ecu. Chef Edward […]

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Wine stems at Prasino

“Age Before Beauty”: Fred Scherrer at Prasino

Prasino Wicker Park’s Chef Riley Huddleston and Sommelier Keith Malini chose “Age Before Beauty” as the theme for their wine dinner with Fred Scherrer of the Scherrer Winery. Turning convention on it’s head, they served the wines “backwards” moving from Fred’s Zinfandel with the first course to his Chardonnay with the last. It was a […]

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Rachel loves her some good Muscadet. (Photo Credit: City Winery Chicago)

Domaine de l’Ecu “Classique” 2011 Muscadet now at City Winery (and some songs about Muscadet for Rachel)

Sommelier Rachel Driver Speckan pours some wonderfully diverse and esoteric wines by the glass at City Winery Chicago. One of her latest additions from our portfolio is the Domaine de l’Ecu Muscadet Classique 2011 from Fred and Guy. Rachel was a little peeved that I wrote a silly song / poem about Jeremy Quinn and […]

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Domaine de L'Ecu Muscadet "Classique" 2011

Domaine de l’Ecu “Classique” 2011 Muscadet now at Telegraph Wine Bar

Jeremy Quinn, Sommelier at Telegraph, Reno and of course Webster Wine Bar is pouring the Muscadet Classique 2011 from Domaine de l’Ecu at Telegraph these days. No surprise, along with Craig Perman, Jeremy is one of the city’s leading lovers and promoters of single vineyard Melon de Bourgogne. Craig is in Nantes at l’Ecu literally […]

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Turner Pageot Wine dinner at Senza, Chicago

Turner-Pageot Wine Dinner at Senza Wednesday, April 17th, 6pm & 8:30pm Join Senza for a special dinner featuring the wines of Turner-Pageot. Chef Noah Sandoval has created a five-course tasting menu to complement Karen and Emmanuel’s typical and yet atypical biodynamic wines from the Languedoc region of Southern France. Senza will be offering two seating […]

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