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Sam's Wine & Spirits

What began as a small tavern founded by Sam Rosen in the late '40's on Chicago's rough and tumble near north side has grown over the years to a global icon for beverage retail. His son Fred Rosen, with the help of his two sons Darryl & Brian, and the best staff in the industry, have built this family business into the single leading beverage retailer in the world.

If you find yourself in Chicago, you are, of course, encouraged to visit Sam's. Come say hi to Fred, meet the staff, shop the miles of aisles or participate in some of their wine events & tastings. Experience for yourself why Sam's is The World's Wine Superstore & More.

Novus Vinum

Offers what is often the first critical look at some of the most unique, esoteric and exciting bottles from around the world. Check here for Winemaker dinners, local wine events and in-store tastings in the Chicago area.

Schaefer's - 'Chicago's Finest Wine Store'

Has grown from a locally respected leader in the growth of fine wine appreciation to become a nationally known benchmark for the finest in wines, both everyday and collectible. The staff at Schaefer's has a down-to-earth approach to the enjoyment and recommendation of wine.

Offers a listing of wine tasting events in the Chicago area.

The Chicago Wine Company

The Chicago Wine Company (TCWC) was founded in May, 1974 by Philip H. Tenenbaum, who is the company's sole owner. TCWC conducted its first fine wine auction in April, 1977, making TCWC only the second company (after Heublein) to conduct wine auctions in the U.S.

TCWC now conducts at least one live wine auction and one silent wine auction per month, which is several times more auctions per year than any other wine auction company in Chicago or anywhere in the United States.

Find local wine events in and around the Chicago area

. Featuring wine tasting, dinners, wine school calendars and so much more with Local Wine Events.