For the wine lovers, the music lovers, the Arts Ed lovers…

For all you wine connoisseurs out there:

Why is wine on tap a great idea? According to David Lecomte of City Winery, the fabulous wine/music/food venue opening in Chicago next week, wines on tap are more unique, more environmentally friendly, and lower stress (wine in a bottle can go bad in myriad ways). Everybody wins. “Basically our wines are closer to their true nature—raw,” Lecomte says on the City Winery blog. “This system also offers a unique experience for our guests…We can take risks others cannot. We can offer one keg of unique wine if it is tasting great on a given week. We can offer a wine at different stages of its life. We can serve our wine fresh and alive since we don’t have to stabilize them for shipment across the continent.”

So what does this have to do with arts education?

Whether you’re intrigued by tap wine, love wines of all shapes and tastes, or just want a good time on a Saturday night, you can have all this and more WHILE benefiting Urban Gateways arts education programs! We’ve got the hottest event in town on our docket this weekend, and we hope you’re in:

CITY WINERY PREVIEW PARTY Sat., August 11 7-10pm City Winery Chicago 1200 W Randolph St, Chicago


A one-of-a-kind Urban Gateways Benefit! Be among the first to experience City Winery Chicago – the exciting new wine, food and music venue in the West Loop. Wine and hors d’oeuvres included. Plus music by Chicago’s own Reginald Robinson and the 5th Element, and Eric Noden & Joe Filisko with Special Guest Katherine Davis.

Get tickets by Friday, August 10 & qualify to win a FREE City Winery Membership!

See you there!