New Wine at Temple Bar Chicago Candid Wines is excited to work with Temple Bar Chicago to present a new and exciting selection of wines. Click through the tabs below to learn more about each bottle on the list, from technical information to videos with the producers.
Big Jones and Chef Paul Fehribach on this week’s Check, Please! The feature shines a light on Paul’s hospitality and some of the inspiration for his food. I feel fortunate that Jessica has connected our wines with Paul’s food and I love that we can be even a small part of the environment and experience […]
Few spots in the city have more regular surprises that Feast on Damen Ave. That’s because Bret Heiar is always looking around town to see what sort of new grapes are being grown around the world and what wine regions are emerging or re-emerging at the moment. You’re likely to find indigenous grapes from Portugal, […]
If you have a hankering for a glass of Huff Kerner and some crawfish etouffee then you need to get yourself over to Big Jones in Andersonville. Big Jones is Chicago’s home for heirloom southern style cooking, so we figured it was also a good home for some of our, using the term loosely, heirloom […]
Wine writer Eric Asimov has long been a fan of Klaus Peter Keller’s wines. There is a resurgence in the Rheinhessen that he captures nicely in this column in the New York Times. Asimov details the work Keller has done near the estate in Florsheim-Dalsheim as well as the revival of Nierstein as one of […]
Looking out onto the Rhine River from the Hipping Vineyard. To help situate the Weingut Huff’s vineyards within the Rheinhessen, take a look at this very good map from The Wine Doctor’s site and his overview of the region. You can see the Hipping vineyard, from whence comes the Spätlese Trocken that we so love. […]
Germany’s “Verband Deutscher Qualitäts- und Prädikatsweingüter” (VDP), an association of top estates,provides a wonderful source of information on the regions and the estates that are among that country’s best. Candid Wines works with three estates in the Rheinhessen, Huff, Schwibinger and Keller. We share the information and the list of all producers because it is […]