Sip&Shop Sneak Peek
This summer get ready to take your senses on a trip around the world, all without leaving the North Shore of Chicago at Westfield Old Orchard’s Sip & Shop event’s on June 26th and July 24th. Here you’ll be able to take part in exclusive retailer promotions, internationally influenced fashions, as well as a taste of light bites and sips from top wine and liquor.
You won’t want to miss out on the fun, so secure your spot today at the Sip&Shop ticket site. General event tickets will be sold for $25, while premium tickets will be sold for $35. To sweeten the deal, premium ticket holders can indulge in an exclusive after party from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., in addition to the general event which takes place from 5p.m. to 8 p.m.
For the VIP session, we have celebrity guest, MS David Glancy CEO and Founder of the San Francisco Wine School with a special “Genius Sips” segment and an exclusive blind tasting program that you won’t want to miss! Also, with events taking place throughout the park-like atmosphere of the center, guests can take- in all that Old Orchard has to offer while listening to musical entertainment from Mo-town crooners, R-Gang. And we’ll be on site sampling incredible wine varietals and showcasing product demos from Westfield Old Orchard retailers!
A featured Champagne we will have is Laurent Perrier which is nestled in a Grand Cru Village, family run, and focused exclusively on champagne.
Champagne Laurent-Perrier Ultra Brut NV
This minerally and extraordinarily crisp champagne , has zero sugar added, & this cuvée boasts only 60 calories per glass as opposed to 100 in other champagnes! Aged for 4 years. 55% Chardonnay, 45% Pinot Noir.
Perfect lifestyle pairing: Coconut Cream and Sea Salt Scrub, $21.95 Retailer: LUSH Fresh Handmade Cosmetics
This perfect pairing features a refreshing face and body scrub, the perfect product to soften and polish, just in time to show some skin in that perfect summer party, made from all natural ingredients and even adds in coconut and avocado for silky smooth finish. Perfect with this Champagne Laurent-Perrier Ultra Brut NV !
Champagne Laurent-Perrier Cuvee Rose NV
This champagne looks like summer in a glass with it’s beautiful pink hue! 100 % Pinot Noir and is the world’s most recognized rosé champagne, for both its quality and its distinctive bottle. The perfect lifestyle pairing to go with this gorgeous hue is thePurple and Gray Gradient Sunglasses, $99 from SEE Eyewear
These “sunnies” will protect your eyes and go with any outfit or Champagne, from a bright sundress to a pair of jean shorts, and with frames crafted in France and Italy, these high quality glasses not only look great, but they are made to last you all summer long. It’s a great colorful pairing with the Champagne Laurent-Perrier Cuvee Rose NV !
Champagne Laurent-Perrier Vintage 2004
This is a robust and complex champagne which had been aged for 8 years and includes 50% Chardonnay, 50% Pinot Noir. It features bright citrus and floral aromas with a hint of buttered toast, and flavors of meyer lemon and pear with a spicy note on the finish.
Our wine retail partner for the event is Binny’s, the leader in Chicagoland for wine and spirits. Wines available to Order that night through Binny’s.
Be sure to stay tuned to Wine Channel TV all this month for featured segments on the wines and shops of Old Orchard for Sip&Shop 2014!