Events at the Wine Bar Old Town


Wine & Beer Tastings in Chicago
Join the Plum Market Wine Team for a fun and informative wine tasting event. Anthony Minne and the team will provide a light-hearted exploration of the newest and best beverages available. Reservations are necessary when noted. All tastings commence at 6:30 pm and end at 8:00 pm, unless otherwise stated. Products will be available for purchase on site. For premium WineBar tastings, a link for on-line ticket sales is provided. The price per event does not include tax. The WineBar is Located in the Lounge of Plum Market Old Town Chicago.


Piedmont 101 | Thursday, June 8 | 6:30 to 8pm | $20
Barolo, Barbaresco, Truffles – Piedmont is one of Italy’s greatest regions of fine wine and cuisine. “The foot of the mountain” is a large area, surrounded by the Apennines and the Alps and producing many different styles of wine. We’ll give you a cheat sheet on everything you need to know. From the famous white wines produced from the Arneis and Cortese (Gavi), to easy, affordable reds from Barbera and Dolcetto to the age worthy tannic reds of made from the noble Nebbiolo. And maybe a killer Moscato d’Asti, Grignolino, Ruchè, Erbaluce, Favorita, Gattinara Purchase Tickets Online


Summer Sparkling Wines | Thursday, June 15 | 6:30 to 8pm | $20
Sparkling wine isn’t just for the holidays. Barbeques and poolside hangouts are perfect venues for refreshing sparkling wines. We will show a full range of our current favorite sparkling wines from around the world. Compare styles of French Champagne to French Crémant, top Spanish Cava, dry Italian Prosecco and Franciacorta, exceptional domestic sparklers, Lambrusco, Bugey-Cerdon and more.This is a great way to experience the world of sparkling wines and learn about the production methods and different taste profiles. Purchase Tickets Online


Old World vs. New World – Grape Varieties and Their Different Styles | Thursday, June 29 | 6:30 to 8pm | $20
Love white Burgundy, but not so keen on California Chardonnay? It is astonishing how the same grape varietals can taste so different depending on where they’re made. Taste your way through the many faces of common grape varieties and the famous places they are made throughout the world. Examples will include Cabernet Sauvignon from California, France, and Chile; Chardonnay from California, France, and South Africa; Pinot Noir from California, France, and New Zealand; Sauvignon Blanc from California, France, and Austria. Learn about the factors that influence taste like climate, winemaking practices, and culture. Purchase Tickets Online