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For over 60 years, France 44 has been offering a unique and extensive selection of wine, beer, spirits, and gourmet food in Minneapolis. Come on in. How can we help you?

Hello, neighbor.

For over 60 years, France 44 has been offering a unique and extensive selection of wine, beer, spirits, and gourmet food in Minneapolis. Come on in. How can we help you?

CLASSES & EVENTS

WINE • Libation Project • 10.1 1-6 pm

BEER • Oliphant Brewing • 10.1 3-6 pm

SPIRITS • Vikre Distilling • 10.1 3-6 pm

FREE WSET INFO SESSIONS // Looking to take your love of wine to the next level? We’ve partnered with WSET to offer a range of professional certification courses! Join us for a free info session on what WSET is, meet our course educators, learn about course curriculum and schedules, and more. Click HERE!

THE LEGEND: ANDRÉ TCHELISTCHEFF // 10.20  // For our second class of the series, we’ll be focusing on André Tchelistcheff — AKA “The Winemaker’s Winemaker.” Sitting amongst walls of art, you’ll taste wines from some of the country’s most respected wineries and learn about Tchelistcheff’s legacy.

THE ORIGIN: THE WINES OF GEORGIA // 11.17  // The third class of the series focuses on one of the most ancient winemaking regions in the world: Georgia. 

WHAT WE'RE DRINKING

SWANSON MERLOT // Aromas of ripe plum, black currant, and berry alongside more savory notes of dried herbs, vanilla and black tea. It is the perfect pairing to filet mignon, beef short rib, and rack of lamb. 

BREWING PROJEKT DARE MIGHTY THINGS CITRA IPA // The single hopped Citra version of Dare Mighty Things makes its long-awaited return!

END OF SUMMER COCKTAIL // Our current favorite cocktail, balancing summer and fall flavors, keeping things herbaceous and refreshing.

CHEESE SHOP

THE PAIRING IS BACK // Savory and satisfying, this week’s pairing features a rich, juicy Barbera from Piedmont and Cornish Kern, the gouda-alpine hybrid from West Cornwall. Swing by the shops and grab this surprising combo for this first autumn weekend. 

FRANCE 44 CATERING // Having a gathering? Let us create a stunning platter to wow your guests! From one-of-a-kind cheese and charcuterie boards to delicious comfort foods, our kitchen uses high-quality ingredients and creative food artistry to bring any event to the next level. Ordering is easy to do online or over the phone!

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CLUB 44

Being a regular is rewarding

Every time you shop at France 44, the St. Paul Cheese Shop, and the St. Paul Meat Shop, you’ll earn points. Those points add up to Club 44 rewards that you can spend on anything.

Part of the neighborhood

France 44 has been a neighborhood store since 1959. We offer a truly unique selection of wine, beer, and spirits as well as a cut-to-order cheese counter, a whole animal butcher shop, deli, and gourmet grocery. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are passionate about what they do and make it their mission to help you find something you’ll love.

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