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“Sets the Bar” for Fun!

Schaefer’s hosts numerous tastings, classes, dinners, and parties. An expert and/or VIP always guides the way. For decades Schaefer’s has been graced by scores of luminaries from around the world. It’s a testament to how we conduct our business and to the character of our customers.

“Schaefer’s Saturday” Tastings

Every Saturday we are tasting from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sample foods from our deli and selected wines, beers, and spirits. Put us on your calendar!

Uncorked Events

On a scheduled basis, usually Thursday evenings, Schaefer’s hosts tastings and events featuring winemakers, distillers, brewers and their ambassadors. Broaden your horizons, sample the newest releases and enjoy great “one night only” deals. Be sure we have your email for a timely heads-up.

The Boundary Room

Need a great space for a private party or function? The Boundary Room is situated on the original Schaefer’s Boundary Tavern. There’s plenty of history and charm on those wooden plank floors. Call us for details.

Schaefer's Calendar of Events

Wine Tastings Every Saturday from 11-5pm

Schaefer’s Saturday Tastings

Join us every Saturday for our regular weekly wine tasting. We will feature new additions to our shelves as well as the latest vintage releases. The Deli will always be putting out some delicious samples too.

October 18th: Schaefer’s One Day Fall Kick-Off Sale (see details below).

October 25th: Francesco with Minu Imports will be our guest supplier this week. Minu Imports is a boutique Italian wine importer/distributor new to the Chicago area. By directly importing their wines, they keep the prices low which make the values that much more appealing. Francesco will be sampling wines you have never tried before!

Wednesday, October 29th: 5-7pm

BottaiCorrado Bottai of Le Velette Estate Winery 

Join us on the 29th as we welcome Corrado Bottai of Le Velette. The Umbria estate has been in Corrado’s family since 1870 and they combine modern and traditional winemaking techniques to produce old world wines with new world varietals. Stop by and taste their Berganorio & Rasenna Orvietos, Traluce (Sauvignon Blanc) and “Rosso di Spicca” (Sangiovese Blend).