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Nov 9, 2019 – Fortune/Naomi Tomky. Accessibility is hardly the word that most often comes to mind when discussing private clubs, but Sharon Provins and Kim Bosse, founders of the five-year-old Birch Road Cellar, aren’t shying away from it as a goal.
Tossing out the old models that excluded members on the base of class, race, religion, or gender, and rejecting the idea that there needs to be a shared professional goal, the two women started the company to serve a personal need they had identified: a better place to drink…. read more
Feb 4, 2015 – DNAinfo/Mark Konkol. If you want to get into Birch Road Cellars, a secret social club in Lincoln Park, you need a member’s fingerprint. Chicago’s thick with exclusive social scenes — from the swank business crowd at the Union League Club in the Loop to the … read more
Apr 27, 2016 – When you hear the words “Private Wine Club,” they conjure up images of stodgy old white guys sitting on high back leather chairs in wood paneled rooms attended to by tuxedoed butlers wearing white gloves. That anachronism is about as far as you can get from the reality of Birch Road Cellar, the nearly … read more
Edible Magazine Winter Issue – Rolling up to the Lincoln Park condo, I ring the buzzer labeled “Birch Road Cellar” and wait for entry. It feels like one of those scenes from a movie when someone knocks on the nondescript door to a hidden bar or club and the gatekeeper slides open a narrow window asking for the secret password. Very speakeasy. The buzzer goes off and the door unlocks…read more
Feb 10, 2017 – Birch Road Cellar is a members-only, bring-your-own-bottle spot where people can simply hang out with friends and fellow members. The club has been operating in Lincoln Park for three years and recently opened a new — and secret — location in Roscoe Village. “Our belief is people are just looking for … read more
Oct 17, 2014 – People often ask me how I found out about Birch Road Cellar, a social club in Lincoln Park, which is having an Open House this Saturday evening for anyone interested in checking it out and learning about membership. “The wife of a friend of the husband of a friend of mine” is the short answer … read more
Chicago continues to amaze when it exposes cool new spots to enjoy the good life. Lovers of nice drinks and good conversation will rejoice at the addition of Birch Road Cellar to the neighborhood. Tucked away in a secret location in Lincoln Park, Birch Road Cellar is a haven for in-the-know Chicagoans to open a great … read more
Birch Road Cellar, nestled in an obscure, nondescript location in Lincoln Park, offers an alternative venue for an entertaining night on the town … read more
Jun 25, 2014 – A nondescript door buzzer on an Armitage Avenue office in Lincoln Park holds the name of a new private social club: Birch Road Cellar. Members bring the booze, which they can store in a private oak locker in the temperature-controlled … read more