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Sips of Summer with Formento’s

Sips of Summer Wine Channel TV and Formentos
Jessica Altieri on June 12, 2017 - 9:05 am in What's Trending




Chicago’s Fulton Market District Takes Center Stage for

Summer Wine Events with Wine Channel TV and Formento’s

Sips of Summer with Wine Channel Tv and Formentos

CHICAGO, IL (June 12, 2017) Wine Channel TV and Formento’s are giving Chicago area wine drinkers a reason to celebrate with the launch of Sips of Summer wine events in the dynamic Fulton Market District of Chicago. The series of 6 themed wine events from June through September, kicks off on June 29, 2017 featuring a “Tastes of Sicily” theme.

“This is such an exciting time for wine and food enthusiasts here in Chicago, and around the world,” said Jessica Altieri, CEO-Certified Sommelier, Wine Channel TV. “We are creating a fun and interactive evening with fantastic bites from Formento’s and bringing to life some of the world’s great wine brands.”

“Formento’s is very excited to partner with Wine Channel TV, and to host this unique program throughout the summer,” said Todd Stein, Executive Chef of Formento’s. “We look forward to supporting wine and lifestyle brands and bringing in enthusiasts from Chicago and beyond!”

These 2 hour “live experience” events will feature a wine tasting led by Jessica Altieri, a signature food pairing by Chef Todd Stein, bites from Formento’s and beverages by the sponsor wine brand, interaction with lifestyle brands, Facebook Live streaming with special guests and a raffle.

Formento’s and Wine Channel TV will continue to announce the upcoming themes, dates and sponsors for the remaining Sips of Summer events in the coming weeks.

About Formento’s

Located in the Fulton Market District in Chicago’s bustling West Loop, Formento’s is a true Italian restaurant focused on hospitality. Created as a nod to the co-owner’s grandmother, guests will enjoy traditional Italian family recipes, alongside modern Italian-American favorites. Formento’s menu highlights cherished cuisine in an elevated dining establishment. In addition, Formento’s features a comprehensive wine and beverage program. The wine program is a beautifully curated list, predominantly highlighting wines from Italian regions. Formento’s also features the West Loop’s largest private dining space for a variety of events.

About Wine Channel TV: Founded by award winning CEO – Certified Sommelier, Jessica Altieri, Wine Channel TV ( ) and Wine Channel TV Media  ( is the leading digital video network in the wine lifestyle and entertainment market, educating and entertaining millennial and tech savvy wine enthusiasts around the world.

Online link to the press release for Sips of Summer is here: 

Media Contacts:

Liz Prinz


PJ Altieri


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