Press Release | Fri February 19, 2016, 05:50 PM EST

  • Mario Bisceglia

    Mario Bisceglia

    Mario Bisceglia
  • Bisceglia Label

    Bisceglia Label

    Bisceglia wine
  • Bisceglia Treje

    Bisceglia Treje

    Bisceglia Treje
  • Bisceglia Winery

    Bisceglia Winery

    Bisceglia Winery

Bella Bacinos (36 S. La Grange Rd.; 708-420-9600) in Downtown La Grange continues its ongoing series of unique and very popular wine events with another special evening on Tuesday, February 23 at 6:30 p.m., this time featuring acclaimed Italian vintner Mario Bisceglia and the wines from the Bisceglia Estate.

Mario Bisceglia left the corporate food industry to found the estate in 2001 with the goal of producing world-class wines with both indigenous and international grape varietals grown in the Basilicata region of Italy. The Bisceglia estate is in the district of Lavello and lies on the lower slopes of the extinct volcano, Mount Vulture.  This ancient volcano dominates the landscape and characterizes the soul with ash of past eruptions.

Born in the Lavello region, Bisceglia’s career took him abroad, but his heart was always in his beloved birthplace. He became inspired to create the winery while having dinner at the famed La Cirque in New York City. There, he tasted an Aglianico del Vulture wine; it reminded him of home and the familiar countryside. "I wanted to introduce as many people as possible to the Viticulture area," said Bisceglia, "and the result of our efforts are wines that, to me, represent the essence of Southern Italy."

Bisceglia has made the Mount Vulture area one of the most notable areas in Italy for excellent wines. They are grown according to organic guidelines and impress with their structure, minerality and accessible soft tannin.
Featured wines for the event, in order of serving are:
• 2011 Bisceglia Dry Muscat
• 2013 Bisceglia Terra di Vulcano Aglianico
• 2013 Bisceglia Treje
• 2009 Bisceglia Gudarra Aglianico
• 2007 Bisceglia Gudarra Aglianico Riserva

To RSVP, contact Dan Bacin at (708) 420-9600 or send him an email at For more information about Bella Bacinos visit


About Bella Bacinos Chicago and Downtown LaGrange
Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast award winning Bella Bacinos is located in the heart of Downtown Chicago and LaGrange, IL. Bella Bacinos prides itself in offering authentic Napoletana Wood-Fired Pizza, delicious homemade contemporary Italian fare, and desserts.

With one of the best wine menus offered in Chicagoland, the list includes more than 600 wines from around the world, with more than 20 wines by the glass. Bella Bacinos offers a number of wine programs including frequent wine dinners and a "Wine Lovers Wine Club." The restaurant also features a Wine & Dine Bar.

Enjoy lunch or dinner with family, business associates and friends, as the restaurant is conversation friendly. Bella Bacinos offers indoor, carryout and delivery, including food and wine. The outdoor dining area overlooking downtown LaGrange is a hot spot in the summer.

The restaurant has two locations; one at 75 E. Wacker Dr. in Chicago, overlooking the Chicago River directly across from the Trump Tower, and one at 36 S. LaGrange Rd. in Downtown LaGrange, IL. The LaGrange location is open for dinner from 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, and from 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner on Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. and on Sunday from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Bella Bacinos in LaGrange is closed Monday for private events. For information and reservations, please call (708) 352-8882 or visit To receive notices about events, follow their news at

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Press Release | Fri February 19, 2016, 05:50 PM EST

Media Contacts

Cindy Kurman
Public Relations
Dan Bacin
Owner / Operations / Sommelier