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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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Through rain and wind and snow, Fred will deliver exceptional Muscadet.

Snow Day!

Snowy weather in Chicago reminds us of how important a good solid winter is for vines all over the world.  We hear again and again from producers that without a break, the incredible engine that is a vine can not produce the sort of fruit that it is capable of without a long winter’s nap. […]

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Chef Andy Motto cooking with Turner Pageot

Candid Wines Dinner at Quince

Candid Wines partnered with Quince and Vinic Wine Co. to host a dinner on Thursday, Nov. 5, highlighting the seasonal cuisine of Chef Andy Motto, and a handful of the sustainable wineries in the Candid portfolio. I think it was a clear reminder of the special connection between wine and food. Here’s a recap of […]

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Harvesting Gamay and making Beaujolais at Domaine de Boisfranc

Winemaker Thierry Doat produces a wonderfully clean Beaujolais on his family estate in Jarnioux, France. It seems that with every vintage, the price of small producer Beaujolais, especially those grown organically, climb a little bit higher. The Beaujolais that I cut my teeth on in France was clean, complex, and far less expensive than what […]

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