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Organic wines from Saumur by Domaine Guiberteau

“Some of the most exquisite white wines in the world…”

Ryan Arnold, divisional wine director for Lettuce Entertain You restaurants was asked by Michael Austin of the Chicago Tribune to dress up an easy and comfortable bowl of corn chowder with franks for a cold January day in Chicago. Among Ryan’s suggestions is the 2012 Domaine Guiberteau Saumur Blanc.  Ryan says: This chenin blanc possesses flavors […]

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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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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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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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Bar Pastoral

The Hungry Hound Digs In at Bar Pastoral

Bar Pastoral has opened to rave reviews from a number of critics and publications around town, not the least of which is Chicago Magazine’s inclusion of them on their list of the Top 6 Wine Bars in the city. Steve Dolinsky, aka ABC 7’s The Hungry Hound, focuses more on the creative small plates, all […]

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Slideshow: A Night at Curtis Duffy’s Grace

Grace has opened to much fanfare, and our friend Huge Galdones and his camera were offered a front row seat in the back of the house for a night of service at one of the country’s most inspired new restaurants. The wine list features many selections from Candid Wines to go with the vegetable and […]

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Organic farming at Domaine Guiberteau in the Loire Valley

Grace, too.

Chef Curtis Duffy and Sommelier Michael Muser open Grace tonight. I share this news with tremendous gratitude and appreciation for their extensive selection of Candid Wines, including offerings from Jean Schaetzel, Klaus Peter Keller, Jo Landron, Pascal and Beatrice Lambert, Guy Bossard and Fred Niger, Cosimo Maria Masini and Fred Scherrer. Perhaps it’s no surprise […]

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