Special Events

Join us at The Herrington Inn & Spa for a very special June wine event!


We are pleased to feature the very special wines of Duckhorn Vineyards



Date                Thursday June 11th at 6:00pm

Cost                 $120 per person excluding tax and gratuity

Reservations are required 630-444-8413

Guest Speaker

Paula Widmaier

Midwest District Sales Manager-Duckhorn Wine Company

With over 18 years of experience in the Wine Industry, Paula has touched all aspects of the business including Distributor Sales, Supplier Representation and Restaurant Beverage Program Management.  She currently is the Midwest District Sales Manager for Duckhorn Wine Company and their world-class portfolio of luxury wines including Duckhorn, Goldeneye, Paraduxx, Decoy and Migration.  Paula is an accomplished Wine Educator and brings a wealth of knowledge to the industry having represented many of the top Blue Chip Wineries and wine producing regions in the world including California, Italy, France, Australia, Argentina and Spain.  She resides in Chicago, IL with her husband and 3 year old daughter.



collection of chef’s hors d’oeuvres


1st course

Grilled California white sturgeon, citrus mojo, pickled radish, shaved carambola.

Sauvignon Blanc, Both crisp and complex, this lovely Sauvignon Blanc displays enticing aromas of grapefruit, summer melon, lemongrass and lime zest with subtle hints of boxwood and Mandarin orange.

2nd course

Sumac rubbed Strauss farms veal tenderloin over whipped salsify, charred rhubarb cherry compote. Cranberry ginger glace.

Migration, high-tone red fruit flavors of strawberry, cherry and cranberry and enticing hints of orange-cinnamon spice.


3rd course

Asian braised waygu short rib over a sweet corn scallion cake.

Cabernet Sauvignon, a seamless balance between fruit, oak and tannins. Tones of currant, cherry and plum, the blend also includes Merlot.

4th course

Maple leaf farms duck breast and confit “Wellington” foie gras mousse, roasted beet puree, sautéed fiddle head ferns, blackberry foam.

Paraduxx, is a bold and expressive blend crafted to satisfy the modern palate. It has rich, full fruit flavors and soft, elegant tannins.