Clara Orban
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                    Illinois Wines and Wineries: The Essential Guide                                                                                           

EVENTS

August 10, 2017
"French Wines 101," St. Mary's Home, 2325 N. Lakewood, Chicago.  7-8pm

August 26, 2017
"Italian Wines," Festa Italiana, Villa Cesare, 900 Eagle Ridge Rd., Scherville, IN.  3:30-5:30pm


PAST EVENTS

October 20, 2016
"Wnes of the World," Liaison Hotel Conference Room, Washington D.C..  DePaul Alumni Association

October 1, 2016
Morris, Illinois, Library Authors' Event, in conjunction with the Corn Festival

June 11 and 12, 2016
Book sale and signing, Illinois Wines and Wineries: The Essential Guide, and Wine Lessons: Ten Questions to Guide Your Appreciation of Wine, Printers Row Lit Fest, table 217

May 20, 2016
"Illinois Wines," DePaul Emeritus Society Luncheon

April 30, 2016
"Wines of the World," Ocean Prime Restaurant, Beverly Hills, CA, DePaul Alumni Association

April 6, 2016
"Wines of the World," ACME Restaurant, New York, NY, DePaul Alumni Association

February 29, 2016
"Sparkling Wine and Chocolate," DePaul Alunmi Association, Chicago, DePaul Loop Campus

February 5, 2016
WBBM Chicago, CBS2 Evening News, "What's in Your Wine? Your Might be Surprised."
http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2016/02/05/whats-in-your-wine-you-might-be-surprised/

November 7, 2015
"Wines of the World." Phoenix, Arizona.  DePaul Arizona Alumni Association.  5-7pm

October 9, 2015
Thirty-Third Cortelyou-Lowery Lecture and Award Ceremony, DePaul University. 3-5pm.


June 5, 2015
Ottawa Illinois, Two Rivers Wine, Jazz and Lobster Festival. 7-9pm at the fairgrounds.

May 11, 2015
"Illinois Wines Geography and History."  Mather's More Than A Café 7134 West Higgins, Chicago.  1pm.  Wine tasting to follow.


April 8, 2015

"Wines of the World," DePaul Alumni Association, 1 E. Jackson, 11th floor, Chicago.  

February 10, 2015
"Illinois Wines," The Clare, 55 E. Pearson, Chicago, Illinois, 4pm

December 13, 2014

10am-noon: "The Wines of Illinois." Presentation for the Culinary Historians of Chicago, followed by wine tasting and book signing of Illinois Wines and Wineries: The Essential Guide

October 8, 2014

Wednesday, 6pm: Book Signing of Illinois Wines and Wineries: the Essential Guide at Barnes and Noble, 1 E. Jackson, Chicago, Illinois

October 24, 2014
Wine tasting and book signing of Illinois Wines and Wineries: the Essential Guide, 4:30-5:30, Tinley Park Convention Center (part of the Illinois Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages annual meeting

September 20, 2014
The Book Mouse, Ottawa Illinois, book signing for Illinois Wines and Wineries: the Essential Guide

July 29, 2014
Interview on Illinois wines with WTTW Chicago Tonight program. 

http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2014/07/29/illinois-wines

August 9, 2014
Illinois State Fair, Illinois Wine Experience tent, book signing for Illinois Wines and Wineries: the Essential Guide

May 31 2013
KC Chocolatier, 545 W. Diversy, Chicago.  "Wine and Chocolate Pairing."

May 14 2013:
     
Webster's Wine  Bar,1480 W. Webster Ave, Chicago, IL:  Wine Geography, Society of Woman Geographers and Illinois Geographic Society                       

April 27 2013:
KC Chocolatier, 545 W. Diversy, Chicago.  "Wine and Chocolate Pairing."  
 
February 2013:    
Book   Cellar, 4736 N. Lincoln, Chicago, IL: Book  Signing and Valentine Wines

January 2013:     
WineStyles, 1433 W. Belmont, Chicago, IL: Book Signing and Valentine Wine Tasting

December 2012:  
Provenance Wines, 2528 N. California, Chicago, IL: Wine Tasting and Book Signing

November 2012:
  
WCIU Channel 26 Morning Show with Gene and Melissa
                           
Vapiano Restaurant, 2577 N. Clark, Chicago, IL: "Wine and Chocolate" with KC Chocolatier
                          
American Association of Teachers of French, Chicago Chapter: Wine dinner presentation, College of DuPage


October 2012:     
Barnes and Noble, DePaul, 1 E. Jackson, Chicago, IL: Book Signing and Wine Tasting
                          
WGN-TV's Midday News, Channel 9 in Chicago
                         
City Lit Books, 2523 N Kedzie Blvd., Chicago, IL: Book Signing, and Wine Tasting for Grand Opening 

August 2012:       
Vapiano Restaurant, 2577 N. Clark, Chicago, IL: "Wine and Chocolate" with KC Chocolatier

May 2012:           
DePaul Geographic Society, Chicago, IL: Lecture on  "The World of Wine" and Book Signing

April 2012:
     
      
Kendall College, Chicago, IL: Presentation "On the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail," Followed  by Illinois Wine and Wisconsin Cheese Tasting, Greater Midwest Food Alliance, with Book Signing
                           
KC Chocolatier, 545 W. Diversey, Chicago, IL: Wine & Chocolate Pairing and Signing                
                           
Kite Hill Winery, Carbondale, IL:
Book Signing

March
2012
:        
KC Chocolatier, 545 W. Diversey, Chicago, IL: Wine & Chocolate Pairing and Book Signing

February 2012:
    
Accademia della cucina italiana: Wine Presentation and Book Signing

December 20
11: 
Sapori Trattoria, 2701 N. Halsted, Chicago, IL: Reception and Book Signing
                           
River Forest, IL: Book Signing and wine tasting
                            
Northbrook, IL: Book Signing and Wine Tasting



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