InterContinental, Chicago

The Chicago Wine Tasting Room Redefined

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 4PM-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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New Year's Eve 

Pop the bubbly with us to celebrate 2017! Gather friends and loved ones to ring in the New Year eight times over, as we toast a featured sparkling wine every hour beginning at 5PM on December 31. The featured bubbles are available for $8/glass and include:

  • 5PM:  NV Allan Scott 'Cecilia' Brut New Zealand
  • 6PM:  2013 Tishbi, Golan Heights, Israel 
  • 7PM:  Kir-Yianni Rosé, Macadonia
  • 8PM:  Stony Brook Vineyards, Franschhoek, South Africa
  • 9PM:  Gramona Cava, Penedes, Spain 
  • 10PM:  Gouguenheim Extra Brut Rose, Mendoza, Argentina
  • 11PM:  2011 Red Tail Ridge Blanc de Noirs, Seneca Lake, NY 
  • 12AM:  2013 Les Capriades Pet-Sec, Mont-Louis, France

For additional information, please call (312) 321-8738. 

Holiday Hours

We will not be open for service on Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year's Day. We wish everyone a happy and safe winetastic holiday season. Cheers!

Happy Hour

Join us Monday through Friday from 4pm - 6pm for Happy Hour and enjoy 50% off any ENO wine flight & wine by the glass! Need help choosing? Our expert team of sommeliers will be happy to assist. 

ENOversity 2017 Schedule:

Please email us at  enoevents@cornerstonerestaurants.com for more information and to purchase tickets. 

  • You have an option to either attend our 3 - 5pm class or our 6 - 8pm class. 
  • 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)

January, 2017:  " Bucket List" wines from around the globe. This class will showcase rare wines from top producing regions like Piedmont, Burgundy, Barbaresco, and Bordeaux. **Tickets are limited and available for purchase  HERE **

February, 2017:  Bubbles  

March, 2017: Wine 101 

April, 2017: France (Loire)

May, 2017: Italy Piedmont

June, 2017: Spain 

July, 2017: Rose All Day 

August, 2017:  Old World vs. New World

September, 2017: Italy (Tuscany)

October, 2017: France (Rhone & Languedoc)

November, 2017: "Candyland" Dessert Wines

December, 2017: Cabs & Domestic Wines

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. 

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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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