The team behind Verve Wine have announced the opening of their first Midwest location at Lincoln Common, 2349 N. Lincoln Ave. The wine bar and retail shop officially launched for curbside pickup, delivery, and virtual consultations on Saturday, December 12th.
THE SHOP: "No matter your budget or experience Verve Wine has something for everyone,” says Master Sommelier and Co-Founder Dustin Wilson. Guests can digitally peruse via Verve Chicago’s website, or engage in a free video chat with an on-site certified sommelier team member. Verve Wines virtual experiences allow customers to video chat with a team member and shop the store from home while Chicago retail restrictions remain in tact.
THE TEAM: Helmed by Master Sommelier Dustin Wilson (Eleven Madison Park, Frasca Food & Wine, RN47) and in-house Retail Manager and Sommelier Nisha Aher (Alinea, City Winery, Del Frisco’s) Verve Wine’s team of certified sommeliers are equipped to assist all levels of wine purchasers find their bottle.
THE WINE BAR: Opening in 2021, Verve will launch an additional component to their retail and virtual storefront with a wine bar, featuring a full menu from Chef Ryan Epp (Alinea, The Aviary, Roister) paired with recommendations from Verve Wine sommeliers. Stay tuned for more details.
"We chose Chicago as the next Verve Wine location for it’s thriving wine and dining scene, and we chose Lincoln Common as it's an exciting new development in one of Chicago’s best neighborhoods. We feel that Verve Wine could bring a lot of value to the residents of Lincoln Common and the surrounding area with good wine, top notch service and hospitality, convenience, and a great shopping experience.” — Master Sommelier and Co-Founder, Dustin Wilson