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The wine program at Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago’s signature restaurant, Sixteen, is composed of over 700 different labels, and the focus is on balance. Both New World and Old World regions have plenty of space on the pages of the wine list and our director of wine and spirits, Rachael Lowe, is driven to highlight a variety of small, up-and-coming wines from smaller, lesser known regions and of interesting varietals. In total, there are approximately 4500-5000 different bottles in house. Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Sixteen is known for its beautiful wine gallery that lines the entrance to the restaurant’s dining room and feature most of the red wines available. The galleries are temperature controlled to perfectly maintain the integrity of the wine. The champagnes and white wines are held in a cooler cellar a floor below.
Our sommelier Rachel Lowe has taken Sixteen’s wine program to new heights. A graduate of the Court of Master Sommeliers and a recipient of the Rudd Scholarship for high marks, Rachel works hand in hand with the executive chef to perfectly craft wine pairings to his fantastic dishes. Rachel continually strives to bring new wines to the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star restaurant and keep the wine program one of the finest in the city.