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at CourseHorse Cooking Experiences

Looking for a team-building event or a fun way to entertain clients? Looking for a fun birthday activity or an evening with your friends? Check out our huge selection of cooking classes which span the full range of group culinary options, whether you're looking to make pasta, dumplings, sushi, or vegetarian dishes! (Recommended if you are booking for a group of 6 or more people). From $60 and up per person.

Distillery Tour

at Rhine Hall Distillery - West Town 2010 W Fulton St, Chicago, Illinois 60612

The tour experience gives an inside-look at every step of the production process. The tour ends with a tasting of our flagship product, Rhine Hall Apple Brandy. Cocktails are available in the tasting room. Tours typically take up to 45 minutes.

Wednesday Feb 26th, 6:30pm - 7:15pm

Cheese 101

at La Scuola at Eataly Chicago - Near North Side 43 E Ohio St 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60611

Pecorino, washed-rind, farmstead, stagionato…what does it all mean? Join the master cheesemongers of Eataly in a guided tasting of carefully-selected cheeses that highlight a wide variety of cheese making styles and techniques. Guests will enjoy a tasting of 6 of Eataly's most delicious cheeses at peak perfection, paired with just the right condiments...

Saturday Mar 14th, 11:30am - 1pm

$61.46

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Italian Cheese 201

at La Scuola at Eataly Chicago - Near North Side 43 E Ohio St 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60611

So you think you know Italian cheese? Perfetto!  Join the master cheesemongers of Eataly as they take you one step further in a guided tasting which will focus on varieties of rennet, effects of starter cultures, the aging and ripening process and more!   Guests will enjoy a tasting of 6 of Eataly's most delicious Italian cheeses at...

Friday Feb 28th, 5:30pm - 7pm

$83.81

Wine Tasting: Becoming a Wine Connoisseur

at Discovery Center - Irving Park 4318 N Elston Ave 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60641

Learn the Fine Art of Wine Tasting and Wine Appreciation. Join us for an exciting evening of fine wine & good times as you learn the delicate art of wine tasting! For budding wine enthusiasts, this workshop is designed to help you cultivate your palate & expand your "wine vocabulary." Learn to swirl, sniff and sip like a pro. Taste several...

Friday Mar 13th, 7pm - 9pm

The Climes They Are A Changin’

at Plum Market - Old Town 1233 N Wells St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

The ‘hottest’ topic in wine these days is climate change and how producers are coping with it. 2019 was a tough year for wine production worldwide. We lost two wineries (with 29 suffering extensive damage) and countless acres of California vineyards to fire. Wildfires also damaged winelands in Australia, Chile and Portugal. In France, the country’s...

Thursday Feb 27th, 6:30pm - 8pm

Italian Cheese 101: Focus on Lombardia

at La Scuola at Eataly Chicago - Near North Side 43 E Ohio St 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60611

Calling all cheese lovers! In this guided tasting, our expert cheesemonger will delve into the many variations of cheeses produced in Lombardia. Guests will enjoy a tasting of 6 of Lombardia's most delicious cheeses at peak perfection, paired with just the right condiments and 3 glasses of Italian wine. By the end of class, you will walk away...

Saturday Feb 22nd, 12pm - 1:30pm

$61.46

Distillery Tour & Tasting

at FEW Spirits - Evanston 918 Chicago Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60202

Explore the first distillery in the home of the Temperance Movement. A one hour overview of history of liquors in Evanston, IL. A full walkthrough of our operating distillery and conclude with a generous tasting of our award winning spirits.

Saturday Feb 29th, 2pm - 3pm

Wine and War: Grand Cru of Wine

at The Chopping Block Lincoln Square - Lincoln Square 4747 N Lincoln, Chicago, Illinois 60625

During World War II the Nazis took control of France and began to systematically plunder the cellars of France’s most revered wine regions; Champagne, Burgundy and Bordeaux. We will take a walk through history while drinking wines from these regions as we unfold the story of French resistance as the German wine Weinführers attempted to pillage...

Friday Mar 20th, 7pm - 9pm

City Winery Behind-the-Scenes Wine Tour

at City Winery Chicago - West Town 1200 W Randolph St, Chicago, Illinois 60607

Take a tour of Chicago's premier fully-operational urban winery, located in the heart of the West Loop. Tours include: A glass of City Winery wine per guest upon arrival. A tour of our facility guided by one of our wine experts. Tasting flight of three City Winery wines paired with three crostini appetizers. 10% discount on any retail wine...

Wednesday Feb 26th, 12:30pm - 1:30pm

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Happy Hour

at The Chopping Block Lincoln Square - Lincoln Square 4747 N Lincoln, Chicago, Illinois 60625

Join us for Happy Hour at The Chopping Block! Enjoy tastings of two select food-friendly wines paired with a charcuterie-cheese board to nosh on. This is a great way to get your evening started, especially if you roll right into one of our evening classes. All bottles of wine purchased during happy hour will be 10% off!

Thursday Feb 27th, 5:45pm - 6:45pm

How to Bluff Your Way Through Wine

at The Chopping Block Lincoln Square - Lincoln Square 4747 N Lincoln, Chicago, Illinois 60625

Why is one wine lemony and refreshing, while another is chewy and meaty?  Why does one wine complement shrimp and another a juicy T-bone?   These answers lie in four simple variables that determine all wine flavors.  Learn these variables to understand how all wine is the same and each wine – sometimes each...

Sunday Mar 15th, 6pm - 7:30pm

$71.50

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Happy Hour

at The Chopping Block at the Mart - River North 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza Ste 107, Chicago, Illinois 60654

Join us for Happy Hour at The Chopping Block! Enjoy tastings of two select food-friendly wines along with charcuterie-cheese board to nosh on. This is a great way to get your evening started, especially if you roll right into one of our evening classes. Note: All bottles of wine purchased during happy hour will be 10% off!

Tuesday Mar 17th, 4:45pm - 5:45pm

Culinary Heaven: Wine and Cheese Pairing

at The Chopping Block Lincoln Square - Lincoln Square 4747 N Lincoln, Chicago, Illinois 60625

The marriage of wine and cheese is one of our most exciting taste sensations, from easy appetizers to an elegant cheese board, even Mac ‘n Cheese.  Learn the secrets of successful wine and cheese pairing in this tasting of 5 prominent cheese styles mixed-&-matched with 5 wines. This seminar is fun and delicious for all wine and food lovers!...

Thursday Mar 5th, 7pm - 8:30pm

$82.50

Guided Wine Tasting: Travel to Friuli Venezia Giulia

at La Scuola at Eataly Chicago - Near North Side 43 E Ohio St 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60611

In Friuli Venezia Giulia, a northeastern Italian region, the landscape gracefully flows from mountain peaks to coastal stretches. This unique environment – warm sea breezes, chilly high-altitude nights, and diverse mineral-rich soil – creates the perfect terroir for wine. The mild climate allows for a long, slow growing season, balancing the grapes’...

Saturday Feb 29th, 2:30pm - 4pm

$83.81

Cooking with Beer (BYOB)

at Taste Buds Kitchen Bannockburn - Bannockburn 2521 Waukegan Rd, Bannockburn, Illinois 60015

We are excited to offer beer a new seat at our table! Whether you're a beer aficionado or an occasional social sipper, you will love learning how beer enhances the flavor of your favorite foods. Join us as we create a delicious menu highlighted by several scrumptious stouts.  We will whip up a tasty array of options from Fresh Salad topped with...

Saturday Mar 14th, 7pm - 9pm

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