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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!

Fall Wine Tasting Series- 50 Different Wines
Saturday, November 2nd: 1-5pm @ Chicago Avenue

Fall is here and so is our favorite time of the year in wine country. While most of our winemaker friends in California, Oregon and Washington are hard at work with harvest season, we are eagerly awaiting our Fall Wine Tasting Series to celebrate this magical time of year. Join us Saturday, November 2nd for the second tasting of our two-part series. Be prepared to taste everything from everyday wines to Premium bottles, perfect for the upcoming holidays. The tasting will feature 50 different wines, all poured by our expert wine advisors.

Vin de France Wine Tasting
Saturday, September 14th : 1-5pm @ Gartner Road

It’s no secret, French wine labels are sometimes impossible to decipher and a little bit intimidating. Learning just a couple of key facts can go a long way in selecting a French bottle of wine. This tasting will walk you through a flight of delicious French wines, giving you all the confidence you need the next time you are shopping for wine or dining at a restaurant! 

Peterson's Mid-Year Top 10 Best Selling Wines
Saturday, August 17: 1-5pm @ both locations (each store will pour 5 wines)

Walking into our stores, you will find a Weekly Top Ten displayed showing the previous weeks best selling wines. This popular showcase provides inspiration for our avid wine shoppers and gives our regulars a little excitement when they see their favorite wines made the list! Since so many of you love shopping off of this lineup, we decided to give our fan favorites the attention they deserve and showcase our Mid-Year Best Selling wines! Join us this Saturday, August 17th at our Gartner Road and Chicago Avenue locations to taste these very popular wines.

Summertime Craft Beer Extravaganza
Saturday, August 10: 1-5pm @ Peterson’s Chicago Ave. store

The sun is shining and we are continuing tradition by bringing you our Summertime Craft Beer Extravaganza! This tasting is the perfect opportunity for beer aficionados, beer lovers and the casual beer drinker to speak to company representatives and brewers responsible for some of their favorite brews. It is also an opportunity to discover and taste new beers and ales from some of our favorites brewers including Miskatonic, 2 Fools Cider, Maplewood, Half Acre, Forbidden Root,Tribes, Boston Beer, Founders, Lagunitas, Church Street, Marz Brewing and Shortfuse Brewing. Enjoy what is left of Summer and get a sneak peak at some of the first released Octoberfest beers!



Miskatonic Brewing - Vox Pilsner, West Coast Wizard IPA, Little Gray Belgian Wheat, Oktoberfest
Forbidden Root - Sparkling Rosé Ale - 10% abv Belgian Tripel brewed with Niagara grapes and hibiscus, Sublime Ginger - 5% wheat ale brewed with Key Limes and Ginger, Fernetic - Fernet inspired black ale (50 case run)
Marz Brewing - Jungle Boogie, Overhaze (Hazy IPA), Chug Life Lager, Bubbly Kriek(sour).
Half Acre - featuring Double Daisy Cutter
Lagunitas - Daytime, Little Sumpin Hazy, IPA
Maplewood - Pulaski Pilsner, Fat Pug Oatmeal Stout, Charlatan APA, Son of Juice IPA.



Featuring 10 Wines each tasting!

Saturday, July 13 and Saturday July 20: 1pm - 5pm
@ Peterson's Chicago Avenue location

Join us two Saturday's in a row for an epic tasting featuring some of our Dollar Sale favorites. Each Saturday will have a different line up of wines featured, with savings of nearly 50%!