For $35, today's side deal gets you two one-day adult wine-tasting tickets to the Chicago Botanic Garden Wine Festival (a $70 value at the door), produced by inPLAY. The festival takes place June 12 and June 13 at the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe. Both days of the event are noon–6 p.m., with alcohol sampling and sales ending at 5:30 p.m. each day. Choose from one of two dates:
- Saturday, June 12
- Sunday, June 13
The Chicago Botanic Garden Wine Festival invites oenophiles, aficionados, and amateur wine-intakers to the lush, flowery foliage of the Chicago Botanic Garden for a weekend of wine tasting. More than 200 wines will be available for swirling, sniffing, and shipping at this year's festival, with a line-up of speakers and musicians providing enlightenment and entertainment for festival attendees. Local restaurants, including Abigail's American Bistro, Caoba Mexican Bar & Grill, and Bluegrass, will be on-site to sell gastronomic goodies, with an array of vendors showcasing everything from cookware to vacation services.
An adult wine-tasting ticket ($35 per person) gets you a souvenir wine glass, 10 tastings, a festival program, and wine discounts, as well as access to seminars, cooking demonstrations, and musical entertainment. Grab a fellow grape-ista and uncork your wining potential with two adult tickets to the Chicago Botanic Garden Wine Festival.
Attendees must be at least 21 years old.
- The Botanic Garden is so beautiful. A great place to take guests or go alone and enjoy the breathtaking grounds. – Kiki P., Insider Pages
- There are few, if any, places in the Chicago area to match the serenity of CBG. Even if you have no interest in flowers, etc., this place should be high on your list. – judgesully, Citysearch
- Chicago Botanic Gardens is one of those places that is beautiful all year round. – S M., Insider Pages