Wine Tasting Cruises Set Sail Friday, Aug. 21 and Thursday, Sept. 10
Shoreline Sightseeing and Lynfred Winery are inviting local wine lovers aboard two upcoming wine tasting cruises on Chicago’s scenic waterways. Making a splash at 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 21, and 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 10, the wine tasting cruises will top off the remaining summer evenings in the city with delightful samplings of acclaimed wines from Illinois’ oldest and largest family-owned winery.
Guests on the 90-minute wine tasting cruise will enjoy a short wine course, generous tastings of a selection of Lynfred wines and light refreshments, all while taking in remarkable views of the Chicago skyline at night.
Wine cruises will depart from Shoreline’s dock at Polk Bros Park at the southwest corner of Navy Pier. Tickets are $49 per person; must be 21. Information and tickets: http://shorelinesightseeing.com/special-events/
About Shoreline Sightseeing: Now in its 76th season, Shoreline Sightseeing operates Chicago's largest and most diverse fleet of cruise boats and water taxis with 10 major tour vessels and 10 water taxis. Shoreline offers Architecture River Tours, Classic Lake Tours, Fireworks Tours, Water Taxis and a season-long series of special events. Brothers Chip and Matt Collopy are third generation owners of Shoreline.
About Lynfred Winery: Lynfred Winery is the oldest and largest, continuously-operating, family winery in Illinois, producing over 70 varietals and 30,000 cases of fine wine per year. Since 1979, Lynfred Winery has offered guests the finest vintages, delightful gifts, gourmet cuisine and luxurious lodging in several locations in the great Chicagoland area.