InterContinental, Chicago

The Chicago Wine Tasting Room Redefined

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Phone:  312-321-8738 
 Fax:  312-321-8789

Address: 505 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611

Hours of operation:

  • Monday- Thursday 4PM-12AM (Patio 4PM-11PM)
  • Friday & Saturday 1PM-1AM (Patio 1PM-11PM)
  • Sunday 1PM-10PM (Patio 1PM-10PM)

Set on bustling Michigan Avenue, ENO  has delighted Windy City leisure travelers, business executives, and date-night couples with a warm and unpretentious alternative to the typical Chicago wine bars. ENO creates a sultry yet relaxed ambiance – reminding guests of an intimate wine cellar. Upon entry, you'll spot our delicious cheese and chocolate displays. As you're shown to your table, glass-enclosed wine racks containing our award-winning selections surround you. And that's only the beginning. A gourmet cornucopia awaits - superb wines, an outstanding international menu of cheeses, and a tasty host of handmade chocolate truffles and bars. When the weather warms, ENO offers a rare treat among Chicago wine tasting rooms – a vibrant outdoor patio. Take in fantastic views of the fireworks and Magnificent Mile scenery as you indulge in some of the world’s best wine, cheese & chocolate at our downtown Chicago hotel!

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Happy Hour

Join us Monday through Friday from 4pm - 6pm for Happy Hour and enjoy 50% off any ENO wine flight! Need help choosing? Our expert team of s

Blind Tastings

The challenge is pretty simple: you get a flight of three red or three white wines and you get points based on guessing the correct varietal, country, region and year. Extra points are given for more specific answers and the more information you get correct the cheaper the flight becomes. *Offer available Sunday - Thursday. 

ENOversity 2016 Schedule:

Please email Alex Smith at  alex.smith.mjsh@ihg.com for more information and to purchase tickets. 

  • Classes Start at 6pm 
  • Taste 5 Wines made with little or no manipulation
  • Each wine will be paired with charcuterie, cheese and chocolate 
  • Tasting led by ENO's expert staff of sommeliers
  • $55 per student (tax and gratuity included)

May 22, 2016:  South America  - Argentina & Chile  
June 19, 2016: South Africa  - New World and Old World Collide  
July 17, 2016: Spain & Portugal  - Warm Weather Wines For Warm Weather Months
August 21, 2016: Australia & New Zealand  - Wines From Down Under

September 18, 2016: France Pt. 1  - Burgundy & Loire  
October 23, 2016: Pacific Northwest  - Cooler Climate Expressions 
November 20, 2016: France Pt. 2  - Bordeaux & Rhone  
December 18, 2016: Germany & Austria 

The Scene

Celebrate good taste and great friends at ENO’s Chicago wine bar.

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View our fabulous selection of international wines, sumptuous cheeses, and decadent chocolates.

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News & Buzz

Visit our website to read the latest news and buzz on our Chicago wine lounge.

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Browse our Chicago wine shop and pick up a little something up for yourself or someone special today.

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Celebrate good taste and great friends at ENO’s Chicago wine tasting room – where a fabulous selection of international wines, sumptuous cheeses, and decadent chocolates makes for a fun, friendly tasting experience.

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about us

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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