WINE from SCHAEFER’S WINE, FOOD, and SPIRITSTaste-tested by our own members, these wines-by-the-case are a good value and very drinkable, either on their own or with food. Wines are available in attractive Holiday 3-Pack Gift Box or by the Case. (12 bottles).
Uppercut Chardonnay, Napa Valley, CA 2013 (white)
Generous fruity aromas, hints of apple pie, cinnamon and toasty vanilla spices from oak aging.
Bottega Vinaia Pinot Grigio, Trentino, Italy 2016 (white)
Fresh, sprightly, bone-dry, lemon peel, white grapes, and a decidedly floral personality.
Ramone Bilbao Crianza Tempranillo, Rioja, Spain 2013 (red)
Medium intense aromas of fresh dark fruit with a hint of licorice. Tastes of dark cherry, vanilla, cinnamon, and wild herbs.
Folie à Deux Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast, CA 2014 (red)
Deeply concentrated aromas of strawberry jam and black cherry with subtle hints of cola and spice, framed by a palate of cherry, cranberry, and toffee.
Earned 92 points – Decanter
Casa Lapostolle “Cuvee Alexandre” Cabernet Sauvignon, Chile 2013 (red)
Exhibits bright and wild red and black fruit aromas, nicely tempered with sweet, smoky oaky notes. From one of Chile’s original wineries.
Earned 94 points – James Suckling
SMOKED SALMON from ZIER’S PRIME MEATS
Back again and always a favorite! If you haven’t tasted this delicacy on a cracker, or whipped into a pâté, now is the time. Dave Zier lightly smokes this fish & Rotary includes delicious recipes and suggestions for the holidays. What a treat! 1 lb.
HOLIDAY SUMMER SAUSAGE from ZIER’S PRIME MEATS
New This Year! All beef made from Zier’s beef tenderloin trimmings. Fully cooked, but must be refrigerated.
CHOCOLATE from LEONIDAS CAFÉ CHOCOLATERIE
Exported from Belgium directly to the North Shore. Packaged in a lovely gold-tone box with a festive ribbon, ready for gift-giving.
SPICES from THE SPICE HOUSE
Ethnic Chicago Neighborhoods Spice Blends Gift Box.
The Spice House’s four most popular seasonings each created to reflect a Chicago neighborhood and its ethnic background. Includes Ukranian Village, Bridegeport, Back of the Yards, and Pilsen Seasoning.
Four 1/2 cup jars
OLIVE OIL & BALSAMIC VINEGAR from OLD TOWN OIL
The “Classic Combination” 2-Bottle Set pairs Old Town Oil’s Signature Extra Virgin Olive Oil with Old Town Oil’s 18-year style Reserve Balsamic Vinegar each in a 13 oz decorative glass bottle. Two 13 oz. bottles.
The “Walk Around the Italian Countryside” 4-Bottle Set features Old Town Oil’s Reserve Balsamic Vinegar, Nana’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Tuscan Herb Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Lemon White Balsamic Vinegar each in a 5 oz decorative glass bottle. Four 5 oz. bottles.
POPCORN from HIGHLAND POP
Delicious and Homemade in Highland Park. This healthy snack is organic, gluten free,
has zero trans-fat and is packaged in a festive holiday tin! 1.3 gallon tub.
FUDGE – Rich, Delicious, and made fresh daily by Highland Pop.
Choice of Plain Chocolate or Chocolate Mint flavors.