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COVID-19’s the worst, but here’s how you can help make it a little better.

Every one of us knows someone who’s been laid off, lost hours, or lost their entire job due to COVID-19. Maybe you’re one of those people. Our friends, family members, neighbors, and other fellow small businesses have been severely affected, and there’s no telling how long these hard times will linger. These businesses, institutions, and […]

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Our Booze-olutions for 2020

As 2019 ends and 2020 begins, all of us at France 44 have begun reflecting on the past year. Two…

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Give the Gift of Education

Ahh, the sweet scent of pine needles in the air, the choking smog on 44th Street from the idling SUVs,…

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‘Twas the Weeks Before Christmas…

‘Twas the weeks before Christmas, when all through France 44 All creatures were stirring, in and out the door The…

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Gifts for the Holidays Made Easy

France 44 is a mecca for taking care of the wine, spirits, beer, and cider holiday gifts on your list.…

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Drink what the Pilgrims Drank

We’ve already waxed poetic about beer, wine, and spirits choices for Thanksgiving, but what if you want to go Pilgrim-style…

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The France-4-4 on Thanksgiving, Drink Choices, and the In-Laws

by Chaz Fenske As the end of November comes, people begin reflecting on their New Year’s Resolutions, how sweet and…

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Spotlight: Far North Spirits Seed Vault Series Aroostook Rye Single Barrel

Our friends at Far North Spirits way up in Hallock, Minnesota have been up to some pretty interesting projects during…

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Pints of Pies and Pancakes: A Sweet Take On Pastry Beers

As we set reminders to move our clocks back an hour, a heavy precipitation of new, adjunct-laden, dessert-style beers is…

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You Ruined My Wine, And I Love It

We already know all your arguments: I don’t like sweet wines. I don’t like high-alcohol wines. Madeira is only for…

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