White Wine

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2014

    Dessert Wines to Try and Where to Buy in the Twin Cities

    People love wine. People love dessert. It seems fairly logical that dessert wine would be an incredibly popular thing to put in a glass after dinner. While not exactly under-appreciated, the world of dessert wine could be described as at least a bit under-explored. Fortified wines such as Vermouth, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2014

    Cheap Wine, Great Dessert, and an Offhand Comment: Date Night at the Red Stag

    Week 4 of our official Date Night Research brings us to Facebook, loading and refreshing the Red Stag Supperclub's page throughout the day to see if Date Night details (and pictures) have been posted. Like Bryant Lake Bowl, options are limited, so we cross our fingers and hold our breath for a delig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2014

    6 Local Ciders to Woo You This Fall

    As this crisp, pleasant, all-too-short time of year rolls around again, productivity is in the air. Kids go back to school, adults go back to regular work hours, we take our last trips to the cabin and start making dinner in the crock pot instead of on the grill, and suddenly every store smells like ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2014

    6 Wisconsin Cheeses to Try and Where You Can Find Them in the Twin Cities

    Cheese makers from America's Dairyland brought back a haul of awards from the recent American Cheese Society awards, held in Sacramento, California earlier this summer. In dozens of categories -- such as "Rindless blue-veined, made from goat's milk" and "aged cheddar, aged over 48 months, all milks" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2013

    Von Schleinitz Riesling at Kings Wine Bar: A wintery white drink of the week

    Von Schleinitz Riesling 2008 Kings Wine Bar $9/glass, $27/bottle What else is there to do when faced with layers of sheer ice on every walking surface but granny-shuffle into the nearest neighborhood bar for some liquid relief? If that local watering hole happens to be the decidedly undivey Kings W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    Top 10 wine bars in the Twin Cities

    Spending an evening at a great wine bar is one of life's most elegant, refined, and enjoyable dining experiences. Whether you're rediscovering a favorite wine; exploring little traveled regions, wineries, or varietals; seeking a perfect match of food and beverage; or just relaxing in good company, T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2011

    White Castle to sell beer?

    Soon, that cup could be filled with merlot!​Times are tough for America's restaurant owners.  McDonald's is planning a large-scale makeover for many of its restaurants, hoping to make them more 'chic.'  Wendy's has reworked its menu, changing to natural-cut fries and new burgers. Even Su ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2011

    Top 5 Thanksgiving wines

    Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday. Food and football. The meal is built around turkey, but it's the side dishes, traditional to your family and friends and as varied or exotic as your friends and family, that make the meal. Thanksgiving Day dinner offers wine lovers a unique challenge as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2011

    Do wine and chocolate mix? A few tips on pairing

    The combination of chocolate and red wine often sets similar qualities against one-another​Pairing wine and food is often a puzzle, and the question of what wine goes best with chocolate seems to come up fairly often. For some, chocolate and red wine are both so delightful that any combination ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2011

    City Pages' Fall Wine Tasting is tonight--and you're invited

    The corks will be popping at City Pages' Fall Wine Tasting event tonight, where you can sample more than 200 wines presented by MGM--just the thing if you've always wanted to know what it's like to be a wealthy wine connoisseur, or you just want to nail down the difference between chenin blanc and s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    CRAVE Wine Academy offers delicious instruction

    Debbie TallenBacalao with charmoula and spring greens, paired with Evodia Garnacha ​Every month, CRAVE hosts a Wine Academy--a mini class on the basics of appreciating wine, conducted over a 4-6 course pairing dinner. CRAVE Executive Chef Mike Agan creates the menu, and Sommelier Tim Edmunds ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2010

    Sommelier Leslee Miller picks great holiday wines

    Courtesy of AmuséeLeslee Miller gives us her picks.​It's holiday time, and we're sure you've bought all your gifts and are getting ready for an onslaught of family and friends. You've got the turkey ordered, your sides planned, and even that amazing dessert is partially completed and tucked in yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    Haskell's wine sale: 10 recommendations

    Haskell'sHaskell's Wine Sale on Now​Wine shop sale week continues with the annual Haskell's Fall Sale. I hope you were able to attend the free tasting last Saturday. A lot is going on at Haskell's over the next month. Here are some of the events, plus recommendations on great wines to look fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Wine Sale Week: Surdyk's fall blowout includes free tastings

    Surdyk's big fall sale: Here are in-store tastings and 10 recommendations on what to buy​When you pull into the Surdyk's lot on a Saturday afternoon during it's big sale, you'd think you were trying to find a parking spot in downtown New York. There's a reason for that: Surdyk's offers not onl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2010

    Wine Shop Sale Week (Today: great deals at South Lyndale Liquors)

    Time to load up the cart​Each day this week we are featuring an ongoing wine shop sale and 10 recommendations from each. Today's feature is South Lyndale Liquors, a solid wine shop specializing in wines under $25. Its sale ends Saturday.

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2009

    7-Eleven releases its own ... wine?

    What's next? Creme brulee at Burger King? 7-Eleven started selling its own line of wine last week.

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2009

    5 Great Bottles: Minnesota wines

    Land of 10,000 wines? Not quite. But Surdyk's rec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    Wine industry toasts the Obamas

    Winemakers are happy to have a drinker in the White House.

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2009

    5 Great Bottles: Eco-friendly drinking with organic wines

    Raise a glass, reduce your impact. France 44 recommends five gr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2008

    Bears and otters would like you to drink

    When shopping for classy wine, you might be tempted to shy away from bottles festooned with pi ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    January 23, 2008

    Small But Mighty

    It has only 40 seats, but Heidi's is interesting enough for a lifetime

  • Restaurants

    January 24, 2007

    Drink Globally

    Minneapolis's newest wine bar, Toast, allows you to drink like any number of rural villagers, steps from the skyscrapers of downtown

  • Restaurants

    January 25, 2006

    It's a Wine, Wine, Wine World

    Specialty wine shops each slice the universe of wine in a different way

  • Restaurants

    June 15, 2005

    Noble Grapes

    Car-seat country scores a family-friendly wine bar with a serious education mission

  • Restaurants

    July 14, 2004

    Vintage Bargains

    One more reason to toast: Half-price wine nights have caught on all over the Twin Cities

  • Restaurants

    April 14, 2004

    Raising Cane

    If C&H is the only sugar in your kitchen cabinets, you've got some sweet surprises in store

  • Restaurants

    January 15, 2003

    French Fries for Oenophiles

    American cooking transforms an old favorite into a new hope

  • Restaurants

    August 28, 2002

    The Finger-Food Fear Factor

    Haute junk food and bargain libations make for unlikely but truly happy hours

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    October 25, 2000
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    October 11, 2000
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    June 28, 2000