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Wine Riot 2016

Leave the kids with grandma and come to Chicago for Wine Riot 2016, March 11-12, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel!

Wine Riot 2016 features 250 wines from across the world. Intimidated? A plethora of wine experts will be on hand to guide you! There will be interactive booths, and crash courses on how to tell dandelion wine from Chateau Fancy French ’95!

There will be a live DJ, a photo booth, and temporary tattoos at all times! (Or get a real tattoo from one of Chicago’s finest parlors after you’ve sampled 250 wines!) But seriously, folks, Wine Riot 2016 is for people who like wine but are not too sure about the difference between pinot noir and zinfandel.

At Wine Riot 2016, you can visit the Wine 101 booth and learn eight wine terms by tasting wine. Visit the Bubbly Bar to sample all types of sparkling wines. You can download an app to help navigate your way through the event, plus keep track of the wines you really liked. Sample wines from limited barrel and mass produced wineries.

Wine Riot 2016 is located at 1044 West Randolph Street in Chicago. For tickets, go online to and follow the prompts.

Make your Wine Riot 2016 experience more enjoyable by staying at the Chicago Lake Shore Hotel, in historic Hyde Park. Chicago Lake Shore offers free shuttle bus service to and from the Loop area and is close to bus and train services. The Lake Shore Café offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. AND Jazz and seafood buffet (non-seafood items available) Friday nights.