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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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Zappa Bourdic Languedoc Organic

Domaine Bourdic Zappa

  Domaine Bourdic: Zappa Côtes de Thongue Indication Géographique Protégée (IGP) Organic Syrah and Grenache give this red Languedoc blend body, structure and fruit. At Bourdic, the wines are never heavy or highly alcoholic – a real boon in a region that can produce inexpensive, clunky wines. The secret to Zappa, though, is the small […]

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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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Making wine in Serbia

Artizone Chicago shares our new sunny, summer whites

It’s a wonderful day here at Candid Wines.  We’ve unloaded an obscene amount of wine from partners in France, Germany, and Serbia (yes, SERBIA!), including many new vintages of old favorites (Lambert‘s Mathilde Rose 2012, Cuvee Marie 1999) and new wines from new producers like Francuska Vinarjia and Domaine Sainte Croix (info coming soon). Among […]

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Domaine de L'Ecu Muscadet at Mott Street in Chicago (4)

momofuku meets avec at Mott Street

Throw avec and momofuku noodle bar circa 2005 in a blender and the result is Mott Street, 2013. Myriad other influences seem to have driven the creators of this new Wicker Park gem, but the link between NY and Chicago jumped out at me the instant I walked in the front door. In 2005, avec […]

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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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Domaine bourdic, vineyard

Promoting Biodiversity at Bourdic

[portfolio_slideshow id=11991] Hans and Christa at Domaine Bourdic in the Côtes de Thongue in Languedoc spent quite a lot of time this winter planting more than 250 trees and shrubs as part of a pilot program intended to promote and increase biodiversity in the area. Hans raved about the process during my recent trip to […]

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