Mariano’s Local Wine Event
On December 3rd, The Mariano’s at Halsted and Monroe in Chicago hosted a “Local Wine Craft Cider and Cheese Event.”
Nine regional wineries from three Midwestern states participated in the event which was attended by several hundred guests.
“I’m impressed how busy the event was for a Monday night, ” said Marie Chantal Dalese, Director of Marketing at Chateau Chantal on the Old Mission Peninsula of Michigan.
“Mariano’s is a fantastic store,” see added. “It’s a coup for the Midwest to have the recognition of Mariano’s.”
Vince Scanio, Midwest Region Manager for Firetail Brands of St. Louis, poured Chocolatier at the event. Chocolatier is blended in Wisconsin using local dairy products. The chocolate wine is bottled at Mt. Pleasant Winery in Augusta, Missouri which was purchased this year by Firetail Brands.
“The event went very well,” Scania said, “a lot of new customers are tasting our Chocolatier and everyone really enjoyed all the wines.”