About Us

vomFASS is a European Market and Tasting Room. We feature Extra Virgin Olive Oils, Balsamic Vinegars, Spices, Gourmet Foods, Craft Spirits & more! The name vomFASS means “From the Cask” in German. The vomFASS concept was born in Southern Germany over 25 years ago and came to the US in 2007.

vomFASS, both locally and internationally, prides itself on providing the highest quality products for our customers. Working with small family producers throughout the world vomFASS ensures only the finest products make it into our stores and onto your table.

The Owners

vomFASS Lincoln Square is locally owned by Mike & Gerrie Aldrich. The shop opened in November, 2017 and Gerrie & Mike have truly enjoyed getting to know the guests who have become friends in the wonderful Lincoln Square neighborhood.

Mike at Distillerie Paul DeVille on Fougerolles, France, the maker of our Absinthe and many liqueurs.

Absinthe aging at Paul DeVille Distillerie

Stuart Laing and his Scotch Whisky tasting room in Glasgow

Teeling Whiskies in Dublin

Gerrie and Mike at the vom FASS Anniversary Celebration in 2019

An example of a laser etched set of gift bottles

"Little" Mike juggling at Apple Fest

Gerrie and Mike with vinegar barrels in Waldburg, Germany

Holiday Gingerbread Bottle

Gerrie and Mike at Lake Constance in Germany

A "before" photo bottle

The finished product

Gerrie and Mike on Islay in Scotland

A custom etched gift bottle

Zeni Winery in Italy

Coopers in Northern Italy


vomFASS Lincoln Square is open every day of the week (hours vary). We look forward to seeing you and sharing the vomFASS experience - where you sample and "try before you buy". Once you've tried our products we are certain you will find your own vomFASS favorites!