“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.

Sept. 13th: It’s Staff Favorites Saturday today! Our Wine Team has selected some of their favorite wines to feature for this week’s tasting. There always something different so don’t miss out.  In addition to the wines this week, Bob Bunn from Bunn Gourmet will be bunnlogo2serving up samples of his amazing prime meats. Come and taste some of the most delicious Prime Beef & Berkshire Pork Chops you will ever try! (1-4pm)



Thursday, September 18th: 5-7pm

Burgundy Wines from Maison Rodet

Neil Ruane, export manager for Maison Rodet will be here for a special tasting. Rodet LogoOriginally from the UK, Neil has lived in France for the past 18 years. He is very passionate and knowledgeable about the historic wine region of Burgundy, especially Maison Rodet wines.

Neil will be pouring:

2012 Antonin Rodet, Bourgogne Blanc
2012 Antonin Rodet, Chablis AOC
2011 Chateau de Rully, “Clos la Bressande” Premier Cru Monopole
2010 Chateau de Rully, “Molesmes” Premier Cru Rouge
2009 Chateau de Mercey, Hautes-Cotes de Beaune Rouge
2010 Clos de Thorey, Nuits-St.-Georges Premier Cru Monopole


Our 2014 Fall Kick-Off Sale

IMG_8237Schaefer’s In-Store Fall Sale: Save the Date!

Saturday, October 18th

11am – 5pm

Schaefer’s Fall Kick-Off Sale includes great one day deals & multiple tasting stations throughout the store.

Angel’s Envy Bourbon will be joining us at our Wine Bar. They will have their engraving machine with them to put that personal touch on your Angel’s Envy bottle(s). It’s never too early to think about holiday gifts!

Also joining us will be Spooky Beverages. Based out of Burr Ridge, Spooky has a full line of gourmet cocktail mixers made with high quality natural ingredients. These mixers are fantastic!

Wildcats’ Homecoming: The Northwestern game time does not start until 6:30pm so there is plenty of time to join us before heading to the stadium.

Continue to check back as we update our list of purveyors attending our sale