Geja's Cafe's 47th Annual Professional/Amateur Wine Tasting Contest

October 16, 2022 | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

It’s the Olympics of wine tasting –an intense battle of the palates—and the oldest event of its kind in the country. It’s Geja’s Café's 47th Annual Professional/Amateur Wine Tasting Contest. Wine quaffers from around the Chicago area will gather at Geja's to test their taste buds against experts and amateurs alike. Amateurs are defined as not having worked in the wine industry for the previous three years.

The event begins at 1 PM Sharp with participants rolling up their sleeves and preparing their noses and taste buds. Ten unmarked carafes of wine are placed before the competitors and tasting begins. Participants are challenged to identify the grape, producer, place of origin and the vintage of each wine. Each category is assigned a certain number of points for a correct answer.

The Grand Prize for the highest scorer in each category will be the Coveted Engraved Crystal Wine Decanter and bragging rights for an entire year!

Please arrive 15 minutes early to register.

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