WBEZ | The Wine Goddess http://www.wbez.org/venues/wine-goddess Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en WBEZ Member Meet-up: Italy Wine Edition http://www.wbez.org/wbez-member-meet-italy-wine-edition-108944 <p><div><p><em><strong>Tickets for this event have SOLD OUT. &nbsp;</strong></em>The venue can accommodate a maximum capacity of 40 members per session and we&#39;ve reached that maximum. &nbsp;Please visit&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://www.eventbrite.com/wbez.org/events">wbez.org/events</a></strong>&nbsp;for other fun events this winter season.</p></div><p>You&#39;re an avid wine consumer, but you consistently feel out of the loop at restaurants or dinner parties when it comes time to smell and taste the stuff.&nbsp; To you, bouquets and notes are words for other settings.</p><p><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/winegoddess300x250.jpg" style="float: left;" title="" /><strong>WBEZ is partnering with The Wine Goddess in Evanston to enhance your wine education.</strong><br />In November, Diana Hamann and Kate Soto, Proprietress and General Manager respectively, invite a select number of WBEZ Members to experience the wines of Italy and Argentina through an interactive education and tasting session.&nbsp; On November 20th, 2013, we&rsquo;ll indulge in the wines of Italy.</p><p><strong>November 20th, Italy:&nbsp;</strong><br />Chefs and Sommeliers both know Italian wines are among the best &quot;food wines&quot; around, but grape varieties like Falanghina, Dolcetto and Cortese are hardly household names.&nbsp; Wine educator and Proprietress of The Wine Goddess Diana Hamann will give us the low-down on the Italian grapes we should know, and how to use them at the table when channeling our inner-Mario Batali or Giada DeLaurentis. &nbsp;</p></p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 13:17:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/wbez-member-meet-italy-wine-edition-108944 WBEZ Member Meet-up: Argentina Wine Edition http://www.wbez.org/wbez-member-meet-argentina-wine-edition-108943 <p><p><em style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px;"><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: inherit; font-size: inherit; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; line-height: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">Tickets for this event have SOLD OUT. &nbsp;</strong></em><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px;">The venue can accommodate a maximum capacity of 40 members per session and we&#39;ve reached that maximum. &nbsp;Please visit&nbsp;</span><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);"><a href="http://www.eventbrite.com/wbez.org/events" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: inherit; font-size: inherit; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; line-height: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; text-decoration: none; color: rgb(0, 104, 150); outline: 0px;">wbez.org/events</a></strong><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;for other fun events this winter season.</span></p><p>You&#39;re an avid wine consumer, but you consistently feel out of the loop at restaurants or dinner parties when it comes time to smell and taste the stuff.&nbsp; To you, bouquets and notes are words for other settings.</p><p><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/winegoddess300x250_0.jpg" style="float: left;" title="" /><strong>WBEZ is partnering with The Wine Goddess in Evanston to enhance your wine education.</strong><br />In November, Diana Hamann and Kate Soto, Proprietress and General Manager respectively, invite a select number of WBEZ Members to experience the wines of Italy and Argentina through an interactive education and tasting session.&nbsp; On November 13th, 2013, we&rsquo;ll celebrate the wines of Argentina.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Argentina:</strong><br />Argentina has a lot going on: high plains desert, empanadas, tango, and some of the best (and affordable) wines on the planet.&nbsp; Diana Hamann, wine educator and Proprietress of The Wine Goddess Evanston will lead us in a tasting of the grapes and appellations that make Argentine wines the current little darlin&#39; of the wine trade.&nbsp;</p></p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 13:13:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/wbez-member-meet-argentina-wine-edition-108943