When the Numbers Don’t Lie

First of all, with regards to wine ratings in magazines, I view them as a reference or an affirmation, not as dogma. I like to taste for myself first and make up my own mind. The wines this week all have scores in the Wine Advocate of 90 points or higher. I’ve tried...

Alison’s Wonderland

Alison Crowe is a lucky woman. She also is a hardworking go-getter with a ton of winemaking experience, considering her age. When she was 17, she put her parents on notice that she was going to be a winemaker.  She graduated from high school, enrolled at UC Davis and...

LOCATION(S), LOCATION(S), LOCATION(S)

Dave Phinney might not have ever gotten into the wine world if not for a college break trip to Italy. It was then that he had an “aha” moment with wine and food. When the young man returned to the U.S. he changed his major and dove in head first. He got his first wine...

Red, White and Brew

Happy 4th! I hope yours is safe and fun, and no, those are not mutually exclusive. We have all your beverage needs covered here at Top Ten Liquors. Great stuff for you holiday cookout. This week we feature all American libations from California, Oregon and Minnesota....

Cross The Line For Value

As summer rolls on and we gather for parties, picnics, and grilling with friends,  we’ve been looking for really good values to make everybody happy. We feel we  hit paydirt with Line39 wines from California. Named for the fact the 39th parallel goes through Napa and...

Thanks Dad!

I got to spend some quality time with my 86 year-old father this past weekend. Unfortunately, it was at the funeral of his 78 year-old little brother. My siblings and I took Dad to Duluth and helped him up and down the stairs of the church. Along with my father, other...
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