Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 29, 2007
Sam's Wines & Spirits, the country's largest independent wine retailer, is sponsoring an all-day road trip to the award-winning Round Barn Winery in southwest Michigan on Saturday, September 29. The visit will include a tour of the family-owned and operated winery including its unique Amish-built round barn, lunch overlooking the vineyards, and a tasting of the winery's handcrafted wines.
The bus will depart from Sam's Downers Grove store at 9am and its Lincoln Park store at 9:45am. To register, call the Downers Grove store at 630-705-9463 or the Lincoln Park store at 312-664-4394, or visit the Events Calendar at http://www.samswine.com to register online. The fee is $75 per person.
The event is one of hundreds of tastings, seminars and classes sponsored by Sam's every year. Special events range from grand tastings to appearances by the world's premier wine and spirits makers, while Sam's Academy classes span topics from the world's major wine grapes and winemaking regions to wine aging and pairing food and wine.
Founded in 1946, Sam's now has three stores in the Chicago area that stock more than 8,000 wines, 2,500 spirits and 1,200 beers as well as a popular online store at http://www.samswine.com. The company has been honored as Retailer of the Year by both Wine Enthusiast and Wine Spectator magazines, has earned several Best of the Web awards from Forbes, and was recently named the best wine store in Lincoln Park by Chicago magazine.