D.O.C. Wine Bar Travels the World of Wine with Monthly Tastings

Sample Varietals from California, France, Italy and Beyond 

Monday, January 18: California Zinfandels
7-9 p.m.
$35 per person (includes tasting of eight wines)

It has been said that the best way to get to know wine is by drinking it, and D.O.C. Wine Bar in Lincoln Park is the perfect place to get acquainted.  Led by Sommelier Greg Sorrell, D.O.C. Wine Bar’s monthly wine tastings traverse many of the world’s top wine-growing regions, giving seasoned oenophiles and budding connoisseurs alike a chance to survey varietals from across the globe. 

On Monday, January 18 from 7-9 p.m., D.O.C. Wine Bar will host its first wine tasting of 2010, highlighting California Zinfandels. Guests will explore the breadth of one of California’s most popular and oldest grown varietals by tasting both well-known and rare Zinfandels, such as Turley, Brown Vineyards, Klinkerbrick “Old Ghost,” Orin Swift “Saldo” and Robert Biale “Black Chicken.”

2010 Tastings at D.O.C. Wine Bar
January 18: California Zinfandels
February 15: Syrah, Shiraz, and Hermitage
March 15: Wines of Italy
April 19: Wines of Spain and Portugal
May 17: Spring Whites
June 14: New Zealand and Australia
July 12: Reds & Whites of Germany and Austria
August 16: Sauvignon Blancs and Fume Blancs
September 13: US Pinot Noirs vs. French Burgundies
October 18: California Blends
November 15: Wines of Washington & Oregon
December 13: French Champagnes and World Sparklings

D.O.C. Wine Bar
2602 North Clark St.
Chicago, IL 

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