The Downtown Wheaton Association proudly announces the wine selection for this year’s Wheaton Wine Walk taking place Thursday, August 9 from 5:00pm to 8:30pm in historic Downtown Wheaton.

The event which features wines from around the world, including a special collection of select Illinois rosés, will offer more than 70 wines for participants to taste as they sip, stroll and shop their way through Downtown Wheaton. Wine selections at each tasting location include:

Adelle’s Fine American Fare Trentadue Sauvignon Blanc AV 2016; Trentadue OPR 2016
Andrew’s Garden J Dusi Model M Blend 2015; J Dusi Pinot Grigio 2016
Art & Glass Studio Cape Tawny Port; Quinta de Cabriz Dao 2014
Brick’s Pizza Pech Latt; Chateau Ribaute Rosé 2016
Choun’s Stephen Vincent Cabernet Sauvignon 2015; Stephen Vincent Chardonnay 2015/16
Dry City Brew Works Cycles Gladiator Chardonnay 2014/16; Cycles Gladiator Pinot Noir 2016
El Zarape Lynfred Mango; Lynfred Sparkling Rosé
Emmett’s Brewing Company Vega Sindoa Chardonnay Unoaked 2015; Vega Sindoa Old Vines Garnacha
Eyes on Wheaton Lynfred Rosé; Merino Old Vine Red Vinho 2016
Five & Hoek Coffee Company Don Rodolfo Tannat 2015; Don Rodolfo Torrontes 2014/15
Gia Mia Pizza Bar Gagliardo Favorita Fallegro 2016/17; Badia Al Colle Chianti Docg 2016
Ivy Restaurant Underwood Rosé 2017; Underwood Pinot Noir 2016/17
Jeans & A Cute Top Shop Goats do Roam Red Blend 2016; Goats do Roam Rosé Blend 2017
Kimmer’s Ice Cream De La Costa Red Sangria; De La Costa White Sangria
Larc Jewelers Ca’del Sarto Pinot Grigio 2017; Ca’del Sarto Nero d’Avola 2014/15
M & CO Salon Rio Madre Rosé 2016; Rio Madre Graciano 2016
Marquiz Salons & Spa Lynfred Vignoles 2014; Cape Ruby Port
Miroballi Shoes Reynoso Cabernet Sauvignon; Reynoso Sauvignon Blanc
Moore Toys & Gadgets Casas del Bosque Sauvignon Blanc Rsva Casablanca; Casas del Bosque Carmenere Rsv “Rapel” 2015
Muldoon’s Irish Pub Nugan Chardonnay Third Generation 2015; Nugan Shiraz Third Generation 2016
Naperville Running Company Tarima Organic 2015; George Vigouroux Gouleyant Blanc 2017
Prairie Path Books The Annex Oak Grove Viognier 2013/16
Oak Grove Petite Syrah 2015/16
P.S. Flowers El Circo Tempranillo Volatinero 2016; Reymos Moscatel
Salon Neapolitan Kiona Riesling 2016; Kiona Columbia Valley Estate Cuvee (Cabernet/Merlot)
Shane’s Deli Casa De Campo Moscato 2015/16; Casa De Campo Malbec 2017
Stones Jewelry Robertson Pinotage 2016; Robertson Chenin Blanc 2016
Strand Fitness Cottonwood Creek White 2015; Cottonwood Creek Red 2014/16
Suburban Music Protocolo Rosado 2017; Venta Morales Tempranillo 2016
Suzette’s Creperie Chateau la Tuilerie White Graves 2016; Domaine Juliette Avril Cuvée Mailys Cairanne Red
Tasting deVine Vinde City Red; Vinde City White; Oktoberfest
The Cardinal Gift Shop Vini Pinot Noir 2015; Vini Rosé 2016/17
The Burger Social La Playa Estate Sauvignon Blanc LH; La Playa Estate Rosé-Cabernet 2016/17
The Perfect Thing Le Val Chardonnay 2016/17; Le Val Pinot Noir 2016
The Sipping Muse Maryhill Gewurztraimer 2014; Maryhill Winemakers Red 2014
The Tux Gallery Hacienda Uvanis Garnacha Blanca 2016; El Circo Garnacha Acrobata 2016/17
Wheaton 121 Seaside Cellars Vinho Verde 2017; Seaside Cellars Pinot Noir 2014
Wheaton Chamber of Commerce Galena Cellars Vineyard Rosé; August Hill Winery La Bella Rosé; Prairie State Winery Chambourcin Rosé; Massbach Ridge Winery 2017 Sunrise Red Rosé
Wheaton Drama Pedroncelli Friends Red 2016; Pedroncelli Rosé of Zinfandel Dry 2017

 

Tastings begin in the Naperville Running Company parking lot where participants will check in and pick up their wine glass and swag bag along with a walking map to all the tasting locations. Early check-in will start at 4:30pm.

Participants will enjoy 12 one ounce tastings in their souvenir wine glass. The Wheaton Wine Walk happens rain or shine. Tickets are $35 per person in advance and $40 per person at the event. Additional tastings will be available for purchase at the event and will cost $5 for three one ounce pours or $15 for 12 one ounce pours. Participants must be 21 to participate and will need to present their picture ID at check-in to confirm their age.

If participants are feeling creative, they can purchase a ticket for The Sipping Muse Paint & Sip event immediately following the Wine Walk. They will get a painting tutorial and create an extra special souvenir! The cost for this event is $40 per person.

For tickets and information, visit: downtownwheaton.com

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