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.
The price of liquor is going down — sort of. A Twin Cities liquor store chain is jumping on the college basketball bandwagon.
Many studies have found that alcohol can increase a woman’s risk for breast cancer, but new research shows red wine may prevent the growth of cancer cells.
Haskell’s Liquor Store representatives say thieves stole $12,000 worth of liquor at their St. Paul location early Friday morning.
Turkey, cornbread or stuffing? Choose your favorites from this array of classic Thanksgiving foods.
University of Minnesota researchers have joined a multi-state effort to help the cold-climate wine industry shine.
South Dakota State University is taking part in a project aimed at stimulating the grape and wine industry in South Dakota and a dozen other northern states with cold climates.
Wisconsin’s wineries are hopeful that this year’s warm, dry summer creates a big harvest for grapes.
The wet summer weather may just have an impact on your glass of wine. Some of Minnesota’s grape growers are now dealing with damaging effects of a long stretch of humidity and rain.
For most of us, we are being fancy if we put white wine in a white glass, and red in a red glass — or if we take the beer out of the can. But there are dozens of different types of glasses for specific varietals of wine and specific types of beer. So, can a glass really change the flavor of our drinks?
I’m skeptical. You go to Target now and see huge displays of Riedel glassware. (you can see them online here.) They’ve got glasses for red and white, of course. But there are also special glasses for pinot noir, and zinfandel, and cabernet.
Jack Farrell of Haskell’s Wine and Spirits joins Charlie for their weekly chat!
Browse through these photos featuring John Hines’ vacation through Napa Valley!