midwest wine dinner

Six Course Pairing from the Midwest’s Most Celebrated Vineyards

Thursday, August 29th | 7pm

$95 plus tax and gratuity

Join us for an evening toasting to the rarely celebrated but highly enjoyable and highly drinkable, wines of the Midwest. This six course pairing will feature regional wines, curated by One Off Partner, Eduard Seitan, with a seasonal menu crafted by Publican Quality Meats Chef de Cuisine, Rob Levitt.

With featured vineyards from Michigan, Wisconsin, Indiana and right here in Illinois, guests will get a taste of what midwestern wine has to offer through an intimate dinner setting. As summer comes to a close, join us as we toast to Chicago’s favorite season with some of our favorite varietals. Purchase your tickets now through Eventbrite.

Welcome wine

2017 ISC Brut Ombré Rosé, Peru, IL (chambourcin)


seasonal ceviche with charred tropea onions, grilled peaches and sun golds

2017 Firelands Winery Gewurztraminer, Isle St. George, OH (gewurztraminer)


publican quality meats coppa with melon, preserved sweet chili and salsa rosa

2018 August Hill "Illinois La Belle" Rosé, Peru, IL (chambourcin)


cumin lamb kabobs with romano beans stewed in heirloom tomato, shaved squash and hot peppers

2017 Mari Vineyards Gamay Noir, Old Mission Peninsula, MI (gamay)


crispy skin pork collar with apricots, anchovy and fennel

2016 Mari Vineyards "Scriptorium", Old Mission Peninsula, MI (riesling)


slow-cooked beef with burnt cabbage, sweet-corn fritters and sorghum-cider vinaigrette

2017 Wollersheim Winery "Domaine du Sac", Lake Wisconsin V.A., Prairie du Sac, WI (maréchal foch, millot)


Little Bloom on the Prairie cheese, tomato jam, cornbread

nv August Hill "American Niagara", Peru, IL (niagara)

For additional information, contact Jess Bruckner at jess@thepublicanrestaurant.com.