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Barbaresco!!!!

Barbaresco has long been one of my favorite wines.  Especially the more traditional versions, with instantly recognizable notes of strawberry and mushrooms.  Now ENO on Michigan Avenue is featuring a flight of Barbaresco from the 95, 96 & 97 vintages.

November 07, 2011 | Posted in Wine, Wine Everywhere | No Comments »
 

You can lose your name, but keep your soul (at least in wine)

Richard Sanford has been a leading name in California winemaking for over 40 years.  He was one of the first champions of organic farming as well.  He has been a pioneer.......

 

French Revolution!

Everyone knows the big guns in France.  There is no shortage of representation for wines from Bordeaux, Burgundy, and the Rhone.  Somehow the classic regions of Alsace and the Loire get..........

March 31, 2011 | Posted in Chicago, Wine, Wine Everywhere | No Comments »
 

AP Vin Pinot Noir

We got a chance to try some of the new releases from AP Vin yesterday........

March 16, 2011 | Posted in Chicago, Wine, Wine Everywhere, Winemakers | 2 Comments »
 

Wine on Tap

The ENO Chicago Intercontinental was the first ENO to launch wine on tap recently...

 

Acorn Winery in Russian River - Big suprises at a small winery

Last year I stopped at Acorn Winery outside Healdsburg after having someone suggest trying their Sangiovese at a local restaurant.  Like almost everyone, I have come to expect very little from Sangiovese in California.  It usually has too much candied red fruit...

January 21, 2011 | Posted in Chicago, Wine, Wine Everywhere, Winemakers | 4 Comments »
 

Bio D in Oz

Last year I spent a couple of weeks in Australia, crossing from one side of the country to the other meeting winemakers and tasting some great wines.  The Australians had decided to bring a group of American/Canadian wine professionals over to show them all the wines were not just cute...

January 21, 2011 | Posted in Going Green!, Wine, Wine Everywhere, Winemakers | No Comments »
 

Madeiras anyone? How about one from before the war? The Civil War that is…

If you have not caught onto the Madeira secret, it is time we brought you into our little circle. We have featured a few Madeiras on our Chicago list since we opened. At first, it was just something a few people found interesting because of the historical value...

January 10, 2011 | Posted in Wine, Wine Everywhere | No Comments »
 

Blind tasting can be fun, and a real education

Take a look at the video link and try not to be jealous of the incredible wine they are drinking, there is a great ending. Well worth the subtitles. We have done blind tastings at our Chicago Michigan Avenue location for the past couple of years...

January 10, 2011 | Posted in ENOversity, Wine, Wine Everywhere | No Comments »
 

Holiday Wines

The holidays are almost here and it is time to pick out your wines for the festivities. But what do you do? Everyone has their own preferences in wine, so picking a wine...

January 10, 2011 | Posted in Wine, Wine Everywhere | 1 Comment »
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As if our flavor-rich menus weren't intoxicating enough, ENO boasts a warm, approachable staff committed to your education in wine, cheese, and chocolate. We provide personalized attention uncommon at conventional wine bars.

Whether you're a novice or long-time aficionado, you'll gain new insight into our gourmet delights. Our wine tasting rooms feature lighted tables with names of varietals etched into them … allowing our sommeliers to stand in front of you and recommend and explain pairings based on specific tastes, moods, and preferences.

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