Wines are often named for their region of origin, such as Burgundy, Bordeaux, or Tightly Sealed Bin on Windowsill. Send taste buds traveling with this Groupon.
$35 for Five Bottles of Wine (Up to $76 Value)
Customers will receive one magnum of cabernet (a double bottle), one bottle of merlot, plus two bottles of their choosing. Wines chosen by customers are subject to availability—grenache, syrah, pinot grigio, and malbec are carried in limited quantities. One magnum counts as two bottles.
Life's A Cabernet
What was supposed to be a vacation to Napa changed Christopher Libby’s life. Visiting California's thriving vineyards made him realize that life was too short to dislike his career, so he quit his job. He then enrolled in school, became an executive sommelier, and beat Liza Minnelli in a game of Rock, Paper, Scissors to win the right to name his wine shop Life’s A Cabernet. Inside, floor-to-ceiling cubbies highlight Libby's main fare—500 unique bottles of wine—though his shelves also display a collection of 75 craft beers, small-batch scotch and whisky, and handcrafted gin and tequila. In the spirit of wine appreciation, Christopher leads a club through which members receive a bottle of wine each month that he chooses, often a white, red, or bubbly vintage that pairs with the seasons.
What I like is that this guy knows his wines, but readily admits he's still learning, and doesn't treat us ord'nary folk as know-nothings.Eduardo M., Yelp, 9/7/11
The staff is knowledgeable and always friendly. I love the variety that they have and I always seem to leave with a bottle or two.Tita P., Yelp, 2/12/12
82% of 454 customers recommend
“I'll have to taste the wine/share with friends, hope it's tasty!! Had a fun time in the shop!”
“Do not park in the lot across the street. I received a boot even though I was gone for 2 minutes:-( ”
1937 W. North Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60622Get Directions