Geja’s Café launches “The Perfect Pairing” Wine Festival throughout February and March

unnamed (9)Geja’s Café, 340 W. Armitage Ave, will celebrate love in an unusual, but delicious, way throughout February and March with “The Perfect Pairing” Wine Festival, featuring select wines crafted by husband and wife winemaking teams.

“Wine and love is what we do here at Geja’s and I can’t believe it took us 50 years to comprise a list of wines created by married couples,” says Kirby Matthews, Geja’s Café General Manager. “When carefully choosing the wines for this festival, we were blown away by how many married winemaking teams are out there. Who knows, perhaps the secret to a healthy marriage is wine!” says Matthews.

Among the featured wines, available both by the glass and the bottle at low promotional prices, will be:

White and Rose

Vintage Glass Bottle
Chateau Miraval Rosé, France 2013 N/A 75.00
Monchiero Carbone Arnies, Italy

Fess Parker Riesling, California

A to Z Vineyards, Oregon











Nexo Vineyards Rioja, Spain

Chateau Gouban Bordeaux Rouge, France







Shannon Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon, California 2012 8.50 32.00
Betton Lane Pinot Noir, Oregon 2012 12.25 47.00

Known for romantic fondue dining – food one prepares and shares – and an extensive list of fine, moderately priced wines, Geja’s Café features over 20 different types of fondue entrees including cheese fondue and chocolate dessert fondue. An enchanting wine cellar atmosphere, private booths, and subdued lighting contribute to its intimate surroundings. Geja’s Café was recently voted the #1 audience winner for Best Romantic Dining in Chicago on The Chicago institution has been the site of 135,356 first dates and 16,266 engagements and diners have enjoyed over 321 tons of cheese fondue and over 1,072,046 bottles of wine.

Hours for Geja’s Café are Monday through Thursday, 5p.m. to 10:00p.m.; Friday, 5p.m. to 11p.m.; Saturday, 4:00p.m. to 11:30p.m.; Sunday, 4:00 p.m. to 9:30p.m. Valet parking is available. For information on the Valentine’s celebration, please call 773.281.9101, or visit Geja’s on-line at