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Naperville Wine Festival Preview Tasting
Saturday, August 4th: 1-5pm @ Peterson's Gartner location

Join us for a Wine Festival Preview Tasting this Saturday, August 4th at our Gartner Road store. Our friend, Jamil Maciasfrom, from The KemperLesnik Festivals Team will also be on site to field questions and give the inside scoop on this year’s Naperville Wine Festival. Taste 14 festival wines for free and while you are at it, grab your discounted Wine Festival tickets too!

Wine Festival Preview Tasting Lineup- Saturday, August 4th

  1. Dry Creek Vineyards Chenin Blanc 2017
  2. Gouleyant Sauvignon Blanc 2017
  3. Mirabeau Pure Rose 2017
  4. Peirano Illusion Red 2016
  5. Georges Vigouroux Vassal Malbec 2013
  6. Printers Alley Proprietary Red 2016
  7. Katherine Goldschmidt Cabernet 2016
  8. Kiona Late Harvest Riesling 2015
  9. White Knight Prosecco NV
  10. Bocelli Pinot Grigio 2016
  11. Plungerhead Unoaked Chardonnay 2016
  12. Parker Station Pinot Noir 2016
  13. Bocelli Sangiovese 2015
  14. Plungerhead Dry Creek Zinfandel 2014

Peterson's Summertime Craft Beer Extravaganza
Saturday, July 21st: 1-5pm @ Peterson's Chicago Ave. store

Our Summertime Craft Beer Extravaganza is back and we can't wait to show off all of our craft beers! We will be featuring over 30 beers from all over the country including Pollyanna Brewing, 2 Fools Cider, Revolution Brewing, Alter Brewing, Heartland Brewing Company, Midnight Pig Brewing, Bold Dog Beer Co., Miskatonic, Greenbush and more! This 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 styles and more "limited release" products. Mark your calendar!

Beat the Heat Wine Tasting this Saturday with Joe Bonk and Henry Hills
Saturday, June 30: 1-5pm @ both store locations

Summer is underway and we have some great wines that are perfect for hot, sunny days! Grab your friends and head to our stores for a tasting with fan favorite distributors, Henry Hills and Joe Bonk. They have an amazing lineup of wines perfectly suited for outdoor weather and the upcoming holiday weekend! Joe will be pouring at our Chicago Avenue store and Henry will be pouring at our Gartner Road store.

BBQ Favorites Tasting: Featuring Wine, Craft Beer and Spirits
Saturday, June 16: 1-5pm @ both store locations


Whether you're firing up the grill or smoking your favorite sticky ribs, we have wine suggestions that will forever change the way you pair your favorite BBQ meals. And because not everyone enjoys a glass of vino with their meal, we will also be suggesting our favorite craft beers and spirits to pair with BBQ fare. This tasting, designed just for dads, is the perfect way to kick-off Father's Day weekend. We hope to see you there!

Surf and Turf Wine Tasting
Free Tasting @ Peterson's Chicago Ave. location
Saturday, May 12th: 1pm - 5pm

Peterson's has teamed up with the The Naperville Jaycees who are flying in LIVE lobsters from the North Atlantic. All lobsters and filet mignon can be picked up at Pepe's so you can have the perfect Surf and Turf meal prepared for Mother's Day. Before you pick up your live (or cooked) lobsters, stop into Peterson's for a tasting of reds and whites that will pair perfectly with your Mother's Day Surf and Turf meal. For more information and to place your order, please use this link provided by The Naperville Jaycee's.

Celebrate Mom and Everything Rosé
Free Tasting @ Peterson's Gartner Road store
Saturday, May 12- 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Mother's Day is incredibly special which is why so many families devote an entire weekend to celebrating. Bring mom to our stores on Saturday, May 12th and treat her to some of our favorite chilled rosés. Rosé is most notable for it's red fruit, floral, citrus, and melon characteristics. More often than not, it is produced in a dry style and can be made with up to 3 varietals. Our favorite rosés are sourced from France and Spain but you can also find other excellent styles produced out of California and Oregon. Don't miss this extra special tasting designed just for mom!

Since 2010, Ramón Bilbao has been a name that our staff and customers know well. The wines speak for themselves and have an uncanny ability to express the Rioja region’s remarkable terrior. Join us, April 21st, for a very special afternoon with Rodolfo Bastida, one of Spain's most iconic winemakers. Enjoy an array of Ramon Bilbao wines including limited releases that are not yet available in the US marketplace.

Background Info:

Since joining Ramón Bilbao in 1999, Rodolfo Bastida has made it his mission to make Ramón Bilbao an internationally recognized brand that is known for it’s history, innovation and tradition. Because of Bastida’s constant quest to look to the future, innovation has become deeply embedded within the DNA of Ramón Bilbao. Techniques using land satellite images to research potential vineyard sites is just one of the many ways Ramón Bilbao sets themselves apart from other producers in the region. They are also able to use technology to forecast harvest and wine production in accordance with the personality of each area, and by researching unique in-house yeasts which are not available in any yeast catalog. 

Thanks to Bastida's philosophy, Bodegas Ramón Bilbao is currently a model for the wine business worldwide and its wines are among the best-selling wines in Spain. Moreover, the wines invite the wine lover to discover new horizons and live adventurously with a different approach to life. 

Join us for one of our biggest sales of the year! Take advantage of over 85 wines on sale for BOGO for a $1.00. Taste 20 of these spectacular wines Saturday, March 24th from 1-5pm at our Chicago Avenue store. Wines are available while supplies last. No other discounts apply. In-store sale event only.

Spring Release Tasting Event
Free Tasting @ Peterson's Chicago Ave. location
April 28 & 29- 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Thanks to our Spring Cleaning Sale, we were able to move out some odds and ends, making room for a fantastic new collection of wines! Join us for our Annual Spring Wine Tasting featuring dozens of new releases. We will be sampling 60 wines on Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29 (same wines each day) and everything will be on sale!  Don't miss the opportunity to try new wines, new vintages and some timeless favorites all for FREE!