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Drought Could Have Positive Impact On MN Wineries

It may have burned up corn and soybean crops, but many Minnesota wineries are predicting a positive year in the face of historic drought.

09/27/2012

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Real Housewife Of New York Visiting Mall Of America

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.”

09/18/2012

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Previewing Alcohol Sales At TCF Bank Stadium

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.

09/06/2012

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Minneapolis Greek Festival

Minnesota’s best authentic food event, the 24th Minneapolis Greek Festival – Taste of Greece, is coming September 7-9.

08/27/2012

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Charges Against University Student Dismissed

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.

04/05/2012

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Northern Vintners Work To Improve Wines’ Quality

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.

03/29/2012

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Wisconsin Legislature Passes Home-Brew Bill

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.

03/15/2012

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Booze Brackets: March Madness Hits Liquor Stores

The price of liquor is going down — sort of. A Twin Cities liquor store chain is jumping on the college basketball bandwagon.

03/14/2012

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Study: Red Wine May Prevent Breast Cancer Cell Growth

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.

01/06/2012

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Haskell’s: Burglars Broke In, Stole $12K In Liquor

Haskell’s Liquor Store representatives say thieves stole $12,000 worth of liquor at their St. Paul location early Friday morning.

12/09/2011

TURKEY

Pick-A-Side: Which Thanksgiving Food Is Your Favorite?

Turkey, cornbread or stuffing? Choose your favorites from this array of classic Thanksgiving foods.

11/21/2011

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U Of M Joins Cold-Climate Wine Industry Project

University of Minnesota researchers have joined a multi-state effort to help the cold-climate wine industry shine.

11/02/2011

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Project Seeks To Expand South Dakota Wine Industry

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.

10/21/2011

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Wis. Wineries Hopeful For Big Grape Harvest

Wisconsin’s wineries are hopeful that this year’s warm, dry summer creates a big harvest for grapes.

09/17/2011

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Minnesota Wineries Struggling Due To Wet Weather

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.

08/05/2011

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