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Cognac & Blues Tasting Party With Matthew Skoller And Billy Flynn

    Past Event: Fri, March 27, 2020 (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)

City Winery Chicago
1200 W Randolph
Chicago, IL 60607
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Cost: $70

Join us for an exclusive cognac tasting party and private acoustic blues performance in our beautiful barrel room adjacent to the winery. We'll be tasting cognac curated by Matthew Skoller, US Sales and Co-Founder of Family Tradition Cognac. Matthew is not only an expert in the world of cognac but is also a world renowned Chicago Blues Harmonica player/singer/songwriter and producer. He will be sipping and discussing the world's finest artisan, grower Cognac and also serenading us, alongside blues guitarist, Billy Flynn. 

*Cognac is a (delicious) type of brandy which comes from the Cognac region of France.

*Brandy is a spirit made by distilling grapes to a higher proof than they achieve as wine.


Featured Coganc paired with cheese and charcuterie:

i. Pasquet Pineau des Charentes

ii. Famity Tradition Emmanuel Fevrier Saveurs

iii. Jean-Luc Pasquet L’Organic 04

iv. Grateaud Essence des Borderies

v. Jean-Luc Pasquet Marie Framboise


Featured Cognac-based Apertif:

Jean-Luc Pasquet Pineau des Charentes

Jean-Luc Pasquet Marie Framboise


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  • wine
  • City Winery Chicago
  • Chicago