Whether you're a wine connoisseur, a beer lover or just tempted by tequila, the latter half of the summer is shaping up to be a boozy one. Here's a look at what's on tap for the month of August in Chicago.
Top-Shelf Tequila Tasting at Salsa 17
Spice up your Thursday night on August 26 with a Jose Cuervo tequila tasting at‚ Salsa 17 (17 West Campbell Street, Arlington Heights). The event, which begins at 7 p.m., will introduce guests to top-shelf Jose Cuervo tequilas such as La Reserva De La Familia, ‚ Platino, Tradicional Repocado and Tradicional Silver. A variety of paired appetizers will accompany the tequilas, and bartenders will also be shaking up Cuervo cocktails (try La Colorada, which combines Cuervo Tradicional Reposado with Amaretto Disaranno and cranberry juice). Admission is $35, and includes all tastings, cocktails and appetizers. To reserve your spot, email‚ firstname.lastname@example.org or call Salsa 17 at (847) 590-1122.