The socks are coming off and the juices will be flowing this weekend at Carlos Creek Winery. The annual Grape Stomp gives visitors a chance to see and feel how wine was made the old-fashioned way, starting with a pair of bare feet.
Minnesota Wine Country is enjoying its new digs — and lauding the ever-growing industry of wine – at the 2013 Minnesota State Fair.
The fifth annual International Cold Climate Wine Competition is awarding top honors for the finest red, white and specialty wines made from cold-climate grapes.
A new study says Minnesota’s wine industry is growing up, but faces challenges.
There are few other places in the historic Minnesota State Capitol where beer drinking should be more welcome: The basement cafeteria, styled as a German Rathskeller. Now, for the first time in almost 100 years, alcohol may be available on certain occasions.
Your favorite brew may soon be available for purchase at the state Capitol. The Legislature passed a bill Monday that includes a provision that directs the city of St. Paul to issue and on-sale wine and malt liquor license to the Capitol cafeteria. The bill now goes to Gov. Mark Dayton.
Saying they could save hundreds of lives every year, the nation’s highway safety advocates want states to reduce the legal blood alcohol limit for driving by 35 percent — from 0.08 to 0.05.
No one at Haskell’s in downtown Minneapolis or at The Four Firkins in St. Louis Park expected Minnesota’s liquor laws to change Tuesday.
Twin Cities dwellers will likely soon be able to enjoy a drink while spending time at a popular Twin Cities lake.
After a recent decision, beer and wine sales at Lake Harriet look more and more possible.
It’s Thursday, and that means it’s time to start planning some weekend fun. This weekend, it’s all about movies, wine and beer.
When the legislature approved beer sales at TCF Bank stadium a couple years ago, lawmakers and the University of Minnesota estimated profits — more than $1 million.
The Radisson Blu hotel, connected to the Mall of America, is now open. The first guests checked in Friday morning, and the staff of 185 is trained and ready.
Each week on “Off the Menu” with Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl, we’ll spotlight the people doing amazing things with food and drink! Local farmers, experts in food, wine, beer and spirits, chefs, restaurant owners and much more.
Minnesota lawmakers got an earful from angry bar and restaurant owners Wednesday about a plan to significantly raise the state’s alcohol taxes.
After a season of liquor sales at TCF Bank Stadium, a state lawmaker wants to allow hockey and basketball fans at the University of Minnesota to buy beer and wine.
Government health experts want to highlight what they call an under-recognized problem for women: binge drinking.
To be a Sommelier, you have to be trained and certified. What they do exactly is identify what meals are best with what types of wine and educate wine fanatics on how to get the most out of every sip. This list calls out the best Sommeliers in Minnesota who are full of knowledge about the beloved beverage.
It may have burned up corn and soybean crops, but many Minnesota wineries are predicting a positive year in the face of historic drought.
One of televisions “Real Housewives” has left New York City, and she’s coming to Minnesota. Ramona Singer is at Mall of America today to promote her own wine called “Ramona Pino Grigio.”
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are just a couple days away from starting their fourth season in their new football stadium. And for the first time, Gopher fans will be able to buy beer there.
Minnesota’s best authentic food event, the 24th Minneapolis Greek Festival – Taste of Greece, is coming September 7-9.
A 22-year-old Minneapolis man is accused of stealing about $572 in wine from a house in Minneapolis, according to charges filed Thursday in Hennepin County Court.
Wine connoisseurs who favor vintages from Bordeaux or Napa Valley might not have heard of the grape, but Marquette has been exciting Northern winemakers since a Vermont vintage won best-in-show red at a 2009 cold-climate wine competition.
Wisconsin lawmakers on Thursday passed a closely watched bill that would make crucial changes to how home-brew enthusiasts around the state share their suds.