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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Happy Hour

Join us Sunday through Thursday from 4pm - 6pm for Happy Hour and enjoy 50% off select wines by the glass! Need help choosing? Our expert team of sommeliers will be happy to assist. 

Summer Backpack Rentals

Take ENO with you and rent one of our specialty backpacks for a day out on the town. For $60 each, you can enjoy your choice of a chocolate flight, cheese flight & one bottle of red or white wine (restrictions may apply). All backpacks come complete with utensils, plate ware and a blanket. Get yours today...  

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)

May 21, 2017:  Italy (Piedmont)

June 25, 2017:  Spain 

July 16, 2017:  Rosé All Day 

August 20, 2017:  Old World vs. New World

September 24, 2017:  Italy (Tuscany)

October 22, 2017:  France (Dirty South)

November 19, 2017:  Pour Some Sugar On Me (Dessert Wines/Vermouth)

December 17, 2017:  Domestic Bliss 

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. 

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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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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