Break out the Riedel – it’s National Drink Wine Day! Chicago restaurants and bars are getting into the “spirit” with specials that will have you toasting your way through the day.
Happy hour gets happier today with half-price glasses of wine between 3:30pm and 6:30pm. Pair your vino with half-price small plates, including their amazing guacamole, in the upstairs lounge from 4pm to 7pm. Cantina Laredo, 508 N State St
This new Rush and Division spot has not one but two sommeliers. General Manager Joshua King and Beverage Director Brendan Smith, says cheers to that notion by featuring $5 wines by the glass from their offerings of delicious and unique varietals not often found on the beaten path. Today you can also get Chef Sean Welker’s 12-course Chef’s Tasting Menu for $60, and the wine pairing, normally an additional $20, is thrown in for free. Coconutz, 13 W Division St.
The Gold Coast location of this popular pizza joint just began offering Happy Hour, and today’s special edition features half-price glasses and bottles of wine from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Connie’s Pizza Gold Coast, 1030 N State St
Head to Hinsdale for their half-brice bottle selection. While you’re sipping, you can watch the Bulls game on their gigantic 120″ monitor. Fuller House, 35 E First St, Hinsdale
Get half-price bottles of blancos and rojos at this River North Nuevo Latino favorite from 5:30pm to 10pm today. Nacional 27, 325 W Huron St.
Tesori Trattoria and Bar
Located in the Loop, Tesori is also offering half-price bottles of wine today, plus you can get a special wine flight for $12 (three selections; four ounces each). They’re open from 11:30am to 11pm, so you can start celebrating early. Tesori, 65 E Adams St
At this downstairs den you can get your half-price bottles of wine into the wee hours. They’re open until 4am. Timothy O’Toole’s, 622 N Fairbanks