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Fred Scherrer tasting Pinot Noir in the Platt Vineyard

Fred Scherrer at Good Grapes 11/17/15

Meet Fred Scherrer at Good Grapes in Winnetka! Winemaker Fred Scherrer of the Scherrer Winery will be at Good Grapes in Winnetka on Tuesday, November 17th from 6:30 to 8:30 pouring a selection of his wines Sonoma County. Please visit Good Grapes’ Good Grapes or call the store for more information at 866.807.5700 Tuesday  Fred […]

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Scherrer Rose for Thanksgiving

Scherrer Rosé for Thanksgiving

Scherrer Rosé for Thanksgiving? Yes, Chef! Chef Julius Russell offers up a series of simple, but delicious and healthy sides for Thanksgiving in his feature on Windy City Live.  He shares recipes for oven roasted root vegetables, none too sweet Sweet Potatoes, and a can’t miss technique for Brussel Sprouts with a secret ingredient. He has […]

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Zinfandel vines planted in 1912, Sonoma California

Scherrer Old & Mature Vine Zinfandel: A Wine Spectator Personal Top Ten of 2013

The people, the meal, the moment. Fred Scherrer has always made wines with the idea that they would be part of a larger whole; a pairing, an experience, a group of people gathered to celebrate. I love that this, along with the elegant, reserved nature of the wine is the focus of Tim Fish’s review […]

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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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Fred Scherrer in Vineyard

Dinner at The Bristol with Fred Scherrer of Scherrer Winery: Thurs 4/18/13

Last Few Spots Available: Winemaker Dinner With Fred Scherrer Of Sonoma’s Scherrer Winery! The Bristol, Chicago, Thursday April 18th   We are delighted to announce that the very engaging and entertaining Fred Scherrer will be introducing his wines, and providing insight into his methods and inspirations, at the Bristol, one of Chicago’s most exciting and […]

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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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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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Inside Artisanal Wilmette

Artisanal Wilmette: Conveniently Providing Natural Foods and Candid Wines

Please stop by and say hello to our new friends Ray and Marsha Presavento at Artisanal Wilmette. A recent conversation with Ray about the dinner he had the night before with a glass of Porter Creek Old-Vine Carignane left me salivating. It’s obvious that this man is passionate about food & wine, and everything in […]

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