Are you an adventure seeker who enjoys discovering indie artists, off-the-beaten path restaurants and tucked away vacation spots? If so, this is a wine tasting created especially for you! Join Master Sommelier Alpana Singh as celebrates and shares with you six of her favorite undiscovered selection in the always-fun-to-explore rabbit hole that is the world of wine. From unique and interesting white grape varieties from Europe to the surprisingly rich reds of the Mediterranean, these and other hidden gems are sure to impress and become your new favorites. A portion of the tasting will be seated and guided and then afterwards guests will be welcome to mingle and enjoy the evening at their leisure. Lecture will begin promptly at 6:15 pm.
Portion of the proceeds to benefit Downtown Evanston (formerly Evmark), created in 1987, provides marketing and management services to the downtown Evanston, Illinois district and is a 501(c)(6) non-profit corporation. The organization is comprised of downtown Evanston commercial/residential property and business owners established to market, maintain, develop, and improve the vitality of the local economy and quality of life. The district that Downtown Evanston is responsible for is the Special Service Area (SSA4), Illinois’ equivalent of a Business Improvement District (BID). Established in 1987, Downtown Evanston is governed by a Board of Directors and works in partnership with the City of Evanston. Physical maintenance is a key responsibility, including supervision of sidewalk cleaning, trash collection, litter removal, landscaping maintenance and seasonal plantings. During the holiday season, Downtown Evanston provides festive decorations on downtown streetlights.