Downtown businesses to take part in Barrington Wine Walk May 8

  • The Barrington Wine Walk will take place May 8. The $25 ticket price includes access to a sample pour at each merchant location, souvenir wineglass, a map of the wine-tasting locations, and a list to check off each tasting sample.

    The Barrington Wine Walk will take place May 8. The $25 ticket price includes access to a sample pour at each merchant location, souvenir wineglass, a map of the wine-tasting locations, and a list to check off each tasting sample. Courtesy of Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce

 
Submitted by Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce
Updated 4/6/2021 3:01 PM

The Barrington Wine Walk, sponsored by the Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce and the village of Barrington, will be held from 2-6 p.m. Saturday, May 8, in downtown Barrington.

Attendees are invited to enjoy a "Sipping Saturday" while visiting many unique stores in the downtown area and sampling wine provided by participating merchants.

 
At the Barrington Wine Walk, participants will check in at Neoteca on Hough Street.
At the Barrington Wine Walk, participants will check in at Neoteca on Hough Street. - Courtesy of Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce

Check-in begins at 2 p.m. at Neoteca, 130 S. Hough St. in Barrington. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased in advance online at www.barringtonchamber.com.

The ticket price includes access to a sample pour at each merchant location, souvenir wineglass, a map of the wine-tasting locations, and a list to check off each tasting sample.

Attendees must be 21 years or older and present valid identification to participate.

Businesses participating as stops on the wine walk are: Amazing Gracie's, Angelina, Edyta Fine Art and Design, Estate Jewelers LTD, Fancy Art, N.F.P., Francesca's Famiglia, G&G Women's Boutique, Kate Marker Interiors, Long & Co. Jewelers, Marvin's Toy Store, Moretti's Barrington, One Girl, Popcorn Bar, Savvy Spirit Women's Clothing & Accessories, Skin Wellness by Renee, State Farm Insurance Amber Nelson-Wolfe Agency, Tootsies Women's & Children's Shoes, and Virtue Asset Management.

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The Barrington Wine Walk returns to the village's downtown area on May 8 with social distancing guidelines in place.
The Barrington Wine Walk returns to the village's downtown area on May 8 with social distancing guidelines in place. - Courtesy of Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce

The event will be held with COVID precautions in place, rain or shine. Attendees will have their temperatures checked at registration and are asked to wear masks as needed. All sampling happens inside merchant locations. Guests will be asked to check the store capacity before entering and socially distance while waiting for their wine samples. By process of attending this event, participants are confirming they are free of COVID symptoms.

For information, call (847) 381-2525 or visit www.BarringtonChamber.com.

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