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Lambrusco for Lovers

Ah, Lambrusco! No longer the sappy-sweet swill of college parties, this infinitely food- and wallet-friendly wine from Italy’s Emiliga-Romana region has seen an explosion of new, stylish bottlings in the past couple years. The most recent addition to our shelf at France 44 is “Pomposa”–a traditional, red Lambrusco from the good folks at the Canti […]

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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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Rediscovering Piedmont: The Wines of La Miraja

The La Miraja wine estate is located in an 11th century castle of Castagnole Monferrato, in the region of Piedmont,…

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Pay it 44ward!

We’re grateful for the support we’ve received throughout our 60 years in business so we’re designating October #PayIt44Ward Month. Each…

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The WhistlePig Barrels have arrived!

Way back in the spring, our spirits team consisting of Tom and Dylan, made the trek to rural Vermont in…

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Exclusive Birthday Brews

Sometimes it can be hard to talk about your birthday. It means you are getting old(er). You think to yourself,…

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France 44: Polished Grit and Evolution

We always say that whenever the zombie apocalypse finally happens and you need to hole up somewhere, there's really no…

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