Taste, Explore & Celebrate!
Downtown Glen Ellyn announces this year’s shopping and wine tasting event.
Only 150 tickets will be sold!
This year’s date is set! Downtown Glen Ellyn’s Sixth Annual Wine & Finds, a wine tasting and shopping event is scheduled for Thursday, June 14th. Couples, friends and wine enthusiasts are invited to spend that Thursday evening enjoying Glen Ellyn’s historic downtown and all that it offers.
Taste. Begin at the registration spot listed on your ticket. You’ll receive your Wine & Finds tasting glass and a program detailing the participating businesses and specific food and wine pairings in each business. Each store will offer two wine selections to taste and light appetizers specifically chosen to pair well with the wines. All wines will be available to purchase and pickup at the end of the evening. Wine experts will be on hand throughout the hosting boutiques to explain each wine and answer any of your questions. Wines will range from “everyday values” to “Oh my gosh, that’s good!”
Explore. Downtown Glen Ellyn has an amazing number of boutiques worth discovering. Are you in the market for something fashionable to wear this spring? Enchantments, Norabella, M and Em’s, Blonde Boutique, Jayne and Fuschia are bursting with options for you to enjoy. Larc Jewelers dazzles you with sparkling jewelry. The perfect pampering gift for you? The Gnome Colony has just opened. Planning a trip? Talk to the folks at Courier Travel. Perhaps your interest is culinary based. Marcel’s Culinary Experience is a cooks’ wonderland. Are you looking for something to spice up your olive oil selection? Specialty balsamic vinegars and olive oils from Olive N Vinnie’s Olive Oil and Balsamic Bar are available for tasting and buying to take home to dress your salads and meals. Edie is full of fashion. And Stam Chocolaterie will certainly satisfy that sweet tooth. Ten Thousand Villages is the perfect place to pick up unique Fair Trade items. Another new boutique is Alla Moda. The fashions will provide just that something for your summer wardrobe. The Bookstore of Glen Ellyn has great summer beach reads and more. And, of course, Cabernet & Company Wine Shop where you’ll end your evening and pick up the wines you’ve purchased along the way.
Celebrate. Summer is almost here and soon it’ll be Father’s Day, Graduations, Teacher Gifts, and wedding season. Several promotions with awesome shopping specials will enhance the evening. Take the time to buy those gifts as you enjoy the ambiance of the evening! End your adventure at 8pm at Cabernet & Company for one last taste and enter our drawing to win a fantastic basket full of delights from all 15 participating shops.
But wait there’s more. Once you’ve finished the event remember there are many great restaurants in our downtown in which to continue the evening’s festivities!
434 N. Main St.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137