The craft and specialty beer distributor adds select brews and ciders to the beverage line up for the event benefitting the Self-Sufficiency Program of Catholic Charities.
(CHICAGO; December 22, 2014)—Chicagoland beer distributor Louis Glunz Beer, Inc. joins up with Catholic Charities for the d’Vine Affair at the Union League Club of Chicago (65 W. Jackson Blvd.) on Sunday, Jan. 25. This premiere Chicago wine tasting event showcases more than 250 wines to sample and purchase. This year’s event features a special craft and imported beer tasting area presented exclusively by Louis Glunz Beer, Inc.
“We are thrilled to support Catholic Charities d’Vine Affair with the new tasting area dedicated to craft and imported beers,” says Jane Delaney of Glunz Beers. “The guests of this event will not only have the opportunity to sample wines from 90 vintners, but also sip on selections from 12 breweries around the world.”
Guests can sample pours of craft beers and specialty imports from the following Glunz brewery partners:
- 5 Rabbit Brewery
- Anchor Brewing Co.
- Arcadia Ales
- Breckenridge Brewery
- Great Lakes Brewing Co.
- Manneken-Brussel Imports
- Moonlight Meadery
- Temperance Beer Co.
- Wetten Importers
- Wyder’s Cider
In addition to experiencing the tasting event held from 2-6 p.m. at the Union League Club of Chicago, guests are welcome to attend wine-appreciation seminars hosted by various vintners throughout the event, as well as participate in a silent auction and raffles for dining experiences, wine, and wine accessories. Tickets are $125 per person, and business casual attire is required. Guests may register through Event Manager Dave Gardner by emailing email@example.com or calling 312.655.7907.
The signature d’Vine Affair benefits the Self-Sufficiency Program at Catholic Charities, which aids low-income, single-parents with dependent children to break the cycle of welfare and poverty. Participants receive education, training, employment assistance, and case management for up to five years as they learn to maintain an independent, self-sufficient lifestyle that allows them to provide basic needs for their families. For more information visit: www.catholiccharities.net/dvine.
About Catholic Charities
Catholic Charities is an organization devoted to providing food, clothing, shelter, and counseling to those in need across the city of Chicago. With 160-plus locations across the Chicagoland area, Catholic Charities has helped more than one million people move toward self-sufficiency in 2014 alone. Catholic Charities serves as the social service arm of the Archdiocese of Chicago. Visit: www.catholiccharities.net
About Louis Glunz Beer, Inc.
Founded in 1888 by Louis Glunz I in Chicago, Louis Glunz Beer, Inc. (7100 N. Capitol Drive, Lincolnwood, IL 60712; 847.676.9500) is among the oldest beer distributors in the United States, proudly offering Chicagoland the most comprehensive selection of craft, specialty, and import beers representing more than 190 breweries around the globe. The 126-year-old company continually receives recognition for its innovative, family-owned business, including Beverage Industry’s 2013 Wholesaler of the Year, the National Beer Wholesalers Association 2013 Public Affairs Award, a 2013 Loyola Illinois Family Business of the Year Award, and 2012 Distributor of the Year by Beverage World. Heading the company is President Jack Glunz, the grandson of the founder, with day-to-day operations led by five of his seven children as members of the fourth generation and with members of the fifth generation also on staff. Louis Glunz Beer, Inc. is dedicated to quality service and beer education. For product descriptions, food pairings, and a list of local retailers through a “Find it near me” ZIP code search, visit www.glunzbeers.com. Find Louis Glunz Beer, Inc. on Facebook.