Chicago Commons: Pour Out Your Heart

October 03 2008 - 1:27 PM

Chicago Commons is hosting a wine tasting event Friday October 17th.
Taste and bid on this fabulous group of delicious, affordable “vins enigmatiques”
from Austria,France,Germany,Portugal,South Africa,Spain,and the West Coast,
recommended by William Gibson (Wine Consultant,Southern Wine and Spirits of Illinois),
and dine on sumptuous hors d’oeuvres.

Special feature of the evening
“Riesling – The World’s Most Undervalued Grape”
Two flights of focused Riesling wine bouncy castle tasting by Serafin Alvarado, Master Sommelier.
6:00 p.m. Wine tasting and silent auction open

6:30 p.m.– 7:15 p.m. Focused Riesling Tasting Flight A with Serafin Alvarado

7:30 p.m.– 8:15 p.m. Focused Riesling Tasting Flight B with Serafin Alvarado

8:30 p.m. Silent auction closes

9:00 p.m. Check out

More information after the jump…

$75 – adults 21 – 34 years old,$150 – adults 35 years and up
Price includes entrance, tasting and auction. Limited parking available at the Chicago Yacht Club parking $30.
First come/first served

RSVP by October 8,2008
Sue G’sell 773-826-4256

Here’s a bit about who they are from their website:

Chicago Commons focuses its efforts on improving well-being at the most
vulnerable stages of life – primarily serving children, youth, and the
We impact the lives of nearly 10,000 people each year, serving families
that live in neighborhoods impacted by high rates of poverty with
limited educational and economic resources.  The majority of our
service is targeted to three Chicago neighborhoods – West Humboldt
Park, Pilsen and New City (Back of the Yards).