Thursday, December 4, 2014 (All day)

Eric Wente Exclusive Tasting & Bottle Signing
Wednesday, December 3rd: 7-9pm
Free Tasting @ Peterson's Gartner Rd. location

Join Eric Wente in an exclusive tasting and bottle signing, Wednesday, December 3rd from 7-9pm.  This tasting is a great opportunity to learn about Wente's deep-rooted history and talk one-on-one with Wente's very own fourth generation winemaker, Eric Wente.  We will be tasting Wente's entire collection all the way from their everyday estate grown selections to their limited Nth Degree lots. Light appetizers will be served to pair with the wines.


Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 16:00 - Friday, December 5, 2014 - 16:00

Bourbon Tasting with Monique Huston
Thursday, December 4th: 7-8:30pm
$25/person @ Peterson's Chicago Ave. location ($25 refunded with $50+ bourbon purchase)
RSVP (630) 420-1502


If you love bourbon then you won't want to miss this epic tasting with bourbon expert, Monique Huston. Monique began a career in the spirits industry as the curator of one of the world's largest single malt scotch whisky collections. Leading many whisky and spirits tastings, seminars, and tours for over a decade, she garnered a passion for the industry which continues to grow. After spending a year in Spain, dedicating time to continuing whisky and sherry education, she joined forces with Stoller Wine and Spirits team based in Chicago as the Elite Spirits Portfolio Manager.


Bourbon Lineup:
Drumguish Single Malt
James Oliver Rye
New Holland Bill's Wheat Whiskey
Wathens Single Barrel Bourbon
FEW Bourbon
Michters Toasted Oak Finish
Garrison Bros Spring 2014 Bourbon
Balcones Brimstone

Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 08:00 - Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 08:00

Wine Tasting with Duckhorn and Frank Family
Saturday, December 13th: 1-5pm
Free @ Peterson's Main Street store

Join us this Saturday at our Main Street location as we welcome two acclaimed Napa Valley producers, Duckhorn and Frank Family. We will also be opening two very special sparklings made in the Method Champenoise from another famous California producer. Can you guess who it is? Don't miss this incredible opportunity to taste 12 standout wines and learn why these Napa Valley favorites keep loyal followers coming back for more! 
Frank Family Presents: Frank Family Chardonnay, Frank Family Pinot Noir, Frank Family Zinfandel, Frank Family Cabernet Sauvignon
Duckhorn Vineyards Presents: Duckhorn Decoy Sauvignon Blanc, Duckhorn Decoy Red, Duckhorn Decoy Cabernet, Goldeneye Pinot Noir, Paraduxx Proprietary Red, Duckhorn Napa Merlot.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 16:00 - Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 00:00

Scotch Tasting with Brian de Vort of Burn Stewart Distillers

Wednesday, December 17th: 7pm - 8:30pm
@ Peterson's Gartner Road location
RSVP Only (630) 527-1501

Cost: $25/person ($25 credit given on all participating scotches, totaling $50 or more)
Burn Stewart Distillers is a fully integrated Scotch whisky producer and brand owner with three single malt whisky distilleries and a strong portfolio of Scotch whisky brands. With its head office and bottling hall based in East Kilbride near Glasgow and three distilleries; Deanston in Doune, Perthshire; Bunnahabhain on the Isle of Islay; and Tobermory based on the Isle of Mull, Burn Stewart produces and markets a well balanced range of Scotch whisky brands to appeal to every type of Scotch consumer. Don't miss out on this very special seminar and tasting with scotch expert, Brian Dvoret of Burn Stewart Distillers. 


Sunday, December 21, 2014 (All day) - Monday, December 22, 2014 (All day)

12th Annual Peterson's Sip & Shop
Saturday, December 20th: 1-5pm
Free @ all Peterson locations

Peterson's Sip and Shop is held every year on the Saturday before Christmas to help aid shoppers on the prowl for last minutes gift ideas and for those needing a break from the shopping madness. Stop into any Peterson location for some holiday cheer and sample a variety of wines, beer and spirits to make your holiday shopping a little easier.

Route 59 store: Moletto Prosecco, Indomita Reserve Sauvignon Blanc, Indomita Reserve Pinot Noir, Indomita Reserve Cabernet, Bunnahabhain 12yr, Lazzaroni Limoncello, Lazzaroni Amaretto, Lazzaroni Sambuca, Bastille Whiskey, The Irishman Irish Cream Liqueur, The Irishman Whiskey and Porton Pisco.

Gartner Road store: Bastille Whiskey, The Irishman Irish Cream Liqueur, The Irishman Whiskey, Jean Luc Colombo Rhone Red, Bottega Vinaia Pinot Grigio, Porton Pisco, Pierre Ferrand 1840 Cognac, Pierre Ferrand Ambre Cognac, Pierre Ferrand Dry Orange Curacao, Plantation Rum 20th Anniversary Edition, Pali Charm Acres Chardonnay, Pali Huntington Pinot Noir, Pali Alphabets Pinot Noir, Pali Bluffs Pinot Noir and Tower 15 The Swell.

Chicago Avenue store: Le Reviseur VS, Le Reviseur VSOP, Moletto Grappa from Moscato, Casoni Limoncello, Lunae Vermentino, Pietrafitta Chianti, La Pisara Primativo, Chateau La Rose Tremiere, Lalande-de-Pomerol, France, Bastille Whiskey, The Irishman Irish Cream Liqueur and The Irishman Whiskey.

Main Street store: Joseph Phelps Freestone Chardonnay, Joseph Phelps Freestone Pinot Noir, Pi'Nouf Languedoc Red and Drathen Riesling.

Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 08:00

Champagne and Bubbles Tasting
Saturday, December 27th: 1-5pm
Free @ all Peterson locations

Do you want to learn the difference between champagne and sparkling? Stop in Saturday, December 27th for a quick tutorial and tasting of some of our favorite bubblies. From styles such as Cava, Prosecco, bruts and demi-secs all the way to Champagne, we will have a great assortment open and on sale! See a list of what each store is pouring below:

Route 59:
Louis Roderer Brut Premier
Iron Horse Wedding Cuvee
Gruet Rose
Carletto Prosecco
Castellar Cava
Ca'Momi Secco Frizzante

Gartner Road:
Taittinger La Francoise Brut
Schramsberg Blanc de Blanc
Polvaro Prosecco
Anna de Codorniu Brut Rose Cava
Lucien Albrecht Cremant
Gruet Demi Sec

Chicago Avenue:
Pommery Pop
Gruet Rose
Bocelli Prosecco
Marques de Gelida Cava
Ca' Momi Rosa Frizzante
Bonvia Moscato Frizzante

Main Street:
Pol Roger Brut
Schramsberg Blanc de Noir
Gruet Brut
La Marca Prosecco
Dibon Cava
Bricco Riella Moscato d'Asti