A World of Wine, in Three Ports of Call

More than 200 wineries join Wine Spectator’s 2011 Grand Tour
Thomas Matthews
Issue: July 31, 2011

On May 12, a warm Thursday evening in Chicago, the line outside the ballroom at the Navy Pier was hundreds of people long. Inside, representatives from 216 wineries were uncorking their bottles. It was the first stop on Wine Spectator's 2011 Grand Tour-three nights in three cities, offering wine lovers a chance to taste some of the world's best. Wine Spectator's Tom Matthews reports.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands June 28, 2011.

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