March 2014

Shall We Wine / 2014 / March

Eataly Chicago wine event- don’t miss it!

Each month, Eataly Chicago celebrates a region in Italy by highlighting the area’s food and wine.  March 2014 is dedicated to  Sagrantino di Montefalco, the red wines of Montefalco, Umbria. During the month of March Eatlay Chicago will host “trade and consumer seminars, wine-by-the-glass programs, and wine tastings at their Enoteca and Aperitivo Bar, Vino Libero.” According to the Montefalco Consortium, Sagrantino “almost completely disappeared from Umbrian vineyards in the 1960s, and was revived thanks to the dedication of few...

Champagne Diaries: we will take a bottle, part 6

“I'm not afraid of being alone. I'm afraid that I am the reason that I'm alone.” We should have ordered a bottle; a glass will not be enough for this talk, Sandy thought. She hadn’t spent time alone with Corrine since baby Mia arrived. The last months were a whirlwind for the two of friends. Sandy was adjusting to motherhood and Corrine to being single, again. These days Sandy’s patience was lean. Having a baby made her indifferent to the small...