Thursday is National Drink Wine Day, but bump that -- we're gonna drink fine wine all weekend. The 312 Dining Diva shows you where to get your grape on.
Master Sommelier Alpana Singh hits Frankie’s Fifth Floor for a special wine event. She'll mingle with the crowd, introducing guests to interesting new vino as they munch on apps and thin-crust pizza. Guests will also get gift certificates for a future trip to Frankie's as well as meet with DNA 2050's denim specialist. The party's $15 and 5-7pm Thursday, but if you stick around you can enjoy amazing glasses of wine for $5, which are available in the restaurant every day.
One of the best-kept secrets in Ukrainian Village is A. Vision, where the Friday night wine tastings attract a good neighborhood crowd. They're generously pouring wines you can buy in this nifty boutique setting. 5:30-7:30pm. Free.
We don't do wine for brunch, but we're all about the sparkling wine deal at Angelina Ristorante, in Lakeview. For $20, you'll get bottomless bubbly/Mimosas to complement your brunch items of Eggs Benedict, French toast or the house specialty, Fritatta Toscano. 11am-2pm.