D.O.C. Wine Bars Celebrate Mustard Season in Napa with Five Days of Wine Events, April 21 – 25

Chicago, IL (April 14, 2014) – Join both D.O.C. Wine Bar Lincoln Park and D.O.C. Wine Bar Lombard all week next week in celebrating the advent of the Mustard Season in Napa (promo photos attached). The Mustard Season - formerly known as the slow season - is the handiwork of Mother Nature and, according to legend, the work of Franciscan Padre Father Junipero Serra. He scattered Spanish mustard seeds on his trek from southern to northern California; then followed a golden path of mustard in bloom back to the south.  Each year around this time of season, mustard pushes through vineyard floors to lavishly embellish rows of resting vines with glorious riots of yellow blooms, filling the landscape with seas of golden froth. The scenery is breathtaking and sets the perfect stage for the months to follow of grand wine, culinary, and artistic adventures.

Mustard Week Events at D.O.C. Wine Bars, April 21 – 25:
Every Day of the Week, April 21 – 25: Free wine tastings at both D.O.C. Wine Bars between 6 pm to 7:30 pm. Tasting schedule is as follows:
Monday - Winebow

Tuesday - Pinnacle Wines

Wednesday - Heritage Wines

Thursday - Cream Wines

Friday - Lagniappe

April 21: Half price bottles of wine at both D.O.C. Wine Bars from open to close (5 pm to 2 am at D.O.C. Lincoln Park; 11:30 am to 12:00 am at D.O.C. Lombard).

April 22: Certified Organic wine flights will be offered in observance of Earth Day at both D.O.C. Wine Bars for $12 apiece from open to close (same hours as above).   The two Earth Day flights are as follows:


Biokult Gruner Veltliner  Austria

Frogs Leap Sauvignon Blanc Napa Valley California

Graville Lacoste White Bordeaux France


Momo Pinot Noir Marlborough New Zealand

Frogs Leap Zinfandel Napa California

Quivira Grenache Dry Creek California

April 24: A Spring Mountain wine dinner will be featured at D.O.C. Wine Bar Lombard from 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm.  Experience an evening dedicated to wine and food exploration led by Tony Burger of D.O.C. Wine Bar and Lindsay McArdle of Spring Mountain Vineyard in Napa Valley.  “If you look close enough into the glass, you can learn about science, geology, geography, even history,” says Tony about wine tasting.  At the April 24th wine dinner, Lindsay and Tony will share insight on Spring Mountain’s lineup of world-class Cabs as well as an assortment of their other most renowned bottling (library options will be available for purchase).  This is an opportunity to enjoy top notch wines alongside a five-course Napa-inspired menu created exclusively to pair.  Tickets are $75 per person and seating is limited.  Call 630.627.6666 now to reserve your spot.  For menu, contact jody@trafficpr.net


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