Recipes and Pairings

Heat, Protein, Time, and Beer: Grilling Tips from Bill

by Bill Nosan When the Twins start playing baseball, it’s officially grilling season in Minnesota. So if you haven’t already,…

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A Love Letter to Cabernet Franc

by Tasha Poehler If you’re currently reading this blog, or any wine blog for that matter, chances are you’ve heard…

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Pairing Wine with Springtime

My name is Mike Schufman. I am not a wine professional, I am a guitar player and drummer with a culinary degree.…

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Shifting the Trend: The New American Red Blend

written by Karina The category of “red blends” has always been a tricky one. Every country in the world makes…

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Grilling + Wine: Part 1

lovingly written by Eric the Meat Guy and Adam the Wine Guy This is a topic that needs no introduction…

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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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Small Farmers, Big Feelings

This is an honest-to-goodness pairing of wine and food that’s not always easy to come by these days.

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The Rise of the Bootleg: A Minnesota Institution

The Bootleg cocktail’s origins date back to prohibition on Lake Minnetonka where it was said to be sipped by the…

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The Mac & Cheese Events

Macallan has created a program to create cheese and scotch pairings and share them with customers, and when they invited…

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