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90 points Plus Tasting and Sale
Saturday, March 7th @ both stores: 1-5pm

Taste new features in our 90+ Rated Wine Collection this Saturday, March 7th at both store locations. Take advantage of sale prices on the entire collection beginning March 5th - March 19th.

Spring Wine Tasting Series- Part II- CANCELED
Saturday, April 25th @ Chicago Avenue: 1-5pm

As many are aware, Part I of our Spring Tasting Series was canceled. Due to the "Stay at Home" order issued by Govenor Pritzker, Part II of our Spring Tasting Series will also be canceled. We hope to reschedule this tasting at a later date, pending CDC guidance.

Winter Wine Tasting
Saturday, February 22: 1-5pm
Free tasting @ Peterson's Chicago Ave. store


So far, this Winter is adding up to be COLD, snowy and PERFECT for wine tasting...Join us Saturday, February 22 at our Chicago Avenue location for a cozy afternoon featuring 50+ wines. This is a free tasting with dozens of big and bold reds to warm you up. Mark your calendars!

Valentine Wine Tasting
Saturday, February 8: 1-5pm
Free tasting @ both Peterson locations


Valentine's Day is right around the corner and we want to make sure you're well prepared for this special holiday. Join us Saturday, February 8th for a delicious flight of wines to make your Valentine's celebration extra memorable. From romantic sparklers to bold and juicy reds, we will showcase a little bit of everything to suit your palate. For those of you interested in spicing things up, we will also have several spirits open and an adorned Valentine cocktail to sample!

2019 Top 20 Best Sellers Tasting
Saturday, January 18: 1-5pm @ both stores

Each January, we kick off the New Year with the release of our prior year's best selling wines. The top sellers are selected based on total bottles sold at both Peterson locations in 2019. Join us Saturday, January 18th, for a tasting of these best sellers featuring the Top #1-10 at our Chicago Avenue location and #11-20 at our Gartner Road location. Stay tuned for the release of these best sellers Friday, Jan. 10th!

90+ Rated Wines for $35 and Under
Saturday, December 14: 1-5pm @ both stores

Enjoy a free tasting at both store locations with wines rated 90 points or higher for $35 or less. These wines have all been rated by highly renowned publications such as Wine Spectator, Wine Enthusiast and more. Shop our entire collection of over 50 highly rated wines located in our stores year-round!

Wines Perfect for Gifting
Saturday, December 7: 1-5pm @ both stores


This free tasting will feature wines perfect for gifting at both store locations. From bubbly to after-dinner drinks, we will have something for nearly every palate. All of these wines will be on sale and priced perfectly for gifting. Finalize your Christmas list selecting wines from our tasting and while you’re at it, select a beautiful gift box to gift your wines in. Our burgundy gift boxes for two or three bottles make a gorgeous impression and are an inexpensive way to make a BIG impression!

Meet the Winemaker: Larry Gruner
Saturday, December 7: 1-5pm @ Gartner Road

Join us this Saturday and meet our friend and Italian Winemaker, Larry Gruner. Larry is the owner and winemaker of La Mano / Le Mani wines. We first introduced his wines at our November Fall Wine Tasting Series and his wines quickly became an overnight sensation. Priced perfectly under $20 and delivering an incredible value, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to meet Larry and have some bottles signed. Taste his Verdicchio and Vermentino, both Italian white varietals and his two Abruzzo Red Blends. This is the perfect time to grab those gifts and impress some friends this holiday season.

Introducing our New General Manager...

We are thrilled to share some big news at Peterson's! We have recently welcomed, Karen Doran, to our Peterson team. Karen will be taking on a large role at Peterson's as General Manager of both Peterson locations.

Karen is no stranger to retail and brings a stellar reputation and strong connections in the area of retail liquor sales. She has experience leading a large organization through her experience as an assistant store manager for Jewel Osco where she stayed true to the intentions and culture instilled by Jewel Osco’s years of retail experience. We couldn't be more excited to have Karen join our growing team and hope you will help us welcome her with open arms the next time you are shopping in our stores!