to the 2016 event sponsors:
Stems and Steins™
Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, 3 to 6:30 p.m.
5624 N. Newark Ave., Chicago IL 60631
The 10th annual Stems and Steins™ fund-raiser includes 3.5 hours of unlimited wine or beer tastings, with 50 beers or 50 wines available. Advance tickets (through Aug. 31) are $55 per person. Starting Sept. 1, tickets are $65 per person. Ticket sales begin June 1.
Sample wine list from 2016: Borsao Berola, Borja, Spain; 2013 Dashwood Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand; Locations F, Rhone and Bordeaux, France; 2012 Scotto Cellars Anthony & Dominic Napa Valley Pinot Noir, Walnut Creek, Calif.; Rutherford Chardonnay, St. Helena, Calif.; 2011 Koehler-Ruprecht Kallstadter Saumagen Riesling Spatlese, Germany; Charles Smith “Boom Boom!” Syrah, Walla Walla, Wash.; and Caymus Cabernet 40th Anniversary Bottling 2012, Rutherford, Calif..
Sample beer list from 2016: Stiegl Grapefruit Radler, Bell's Two Hearted Ale, Lagunitas Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale, Two Brothers Dog Days, Oskar Blues Brewery Mama's Little Yella Pils, Finch's Beer Co. Secret Stache Robust Stout, Baderbrau Brewing Co. Oktoberfest, Revolution Brewing Eugene Porter, and Boulevard Brewing Co. Pop-Up Session IPA.
Treat yourself to a bevvy of food options, a silent auction, instant-win raffle, and entertainment on the fabulous grounds of the Noble-Seymour-Crippen House.
Attendees must be 21 to enter. No children allowed. Reservations will be held at will-call at the door. Absolutely no refunds.
The event features a huge silent auction and instant-win raffle with items such as restaurant gift certificates, wine or beer baskets and gifts, sports memorabilia, wine collections, dance and theater tickets, lessons, artwork, beer collections, and many other items. Raffle tickets are 2 for $5, 4 for $10, or 10 for $20 (cash only). The silent auction and raffle close at 6 p.m.
You may order each of the wines or beers you taste from the liquor vendor, Foremost Liquor Center 5301 N. Milwaukee Ave., at the end of the evening. A $20 cash deposit is required to place an order.