Love wine and shopping? Barrington Wine Walk returns Oct. 9

Wine lovers who also enjoy shopping may want to mark their calendars for the Barrington Fall Wine Walk.

The event, sponsored by the Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce and the village of Barrington, will be held from 2-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, in downtown Barrington.

Attendees are invited to enjoy a "Sipping Saturday" while visiting many unique stores in the downtown area and sampling wines provided by participating merchants. Check-in begins at 2 p.m. at NeoTeca, 130 S. Hough St., Barrington. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased in advance online at

The ticket price includes access to a sample pour at each merchant location, a souvenir wineglass, a map of the wine-tasting locations, and a list to check off each tasting sample. Attendees must be 21 years of age or older and present valid identification to participate.

Businesses participating as stops on the Spring Wine Walk are: Angelina, Barrington's White House, Brilliant Home Services, Cashmere & Chrome, Edyta Fine Art and Design, Estate Jewelers LTD, Fancy Art, N.F.P., Kate Marker Interiors, Long & Co. Jewelers, Marvin's Toy Store, M.J. Miller & Co., Inc., McGonigal's Pub, Moretti's, One Girl, Popcorn Bar, SABI Studio, Savvy Spirit Women's Clothing & Accessories, Shirley's Piano Bar, Skin Wellness by Renee, State Farm Insurance Amber Nelson-Wolfe Agency, Tootsies Women's & Children's Shoes, and Virtue Asset Management.

The event will be held with COVID precautions in place, rain or shine. Attendees will be asked to wear masks as needed; all sampling will occur inside merchant locations. By process of attending this event, participants are confirming that they are free of COVID symptoms.

For information call (847) 381-2525 or visit the BACC website at

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