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It’s finally May!

Bars and restaurants have been closed for weeks, and we have all been staying home as much as possible while it continues to get nicer outside. After being indoors all winter in Minnesota, we all just need to get out for a bit. This month we’re highlighting spirits...

What May Come

What May Come May is filled with days of celebration and honor:  Mother’s Day, Cinco de Mayo, Memorial Day, and Oregon Wine Month.   We honor our mothers by celebrating with a glass of sparkling or rose.  We honor Oregon wines by drinking a glass...

Spanish Serenade — An At-Home Tasting Series

“I rather admire the Spaniards for not sharing our time neurosis; but unfortunately I share it myself.” -George Orwell (English Novelist & Journalist) If you ask tourists and expats why they love Spain, they’ll tell you it’s the culture.  Spaniards cherish taking...

Easter Pairings: Serve Your Sunday Best!

Whether you are getting together with the Family, or practicing safe social distancing, we’ve got great recommendations for you to enjoy this Easter Sunday. Cheers and Happy Easter! Pre-Meal Bubbles Pair your hor d’oeuvres with something sparkling....

Reigning Queen of Loire: Vouvray’s Chenin Blanc

The Loire Valley is studded with vineyards producing some of the world’s most attractive white wines: Vouvray, Sancerre, Muscadet et Sevre a Maine, and more.  This weekend we’re polishing up your knowledge of the gem...

Do-Re-Me of Libretto Wines

Libretto is a fitting name for our newest collection of wines hailing from one of the most ideal grape-growing region, Columbia Valley and Yakima Valley.  Columbia Valley enjoys two additional hours of sunlight during their longest growing...

Siri Says…

Siri Says: Sometimes when you’re not looking, who you are appears -A woman in wine.   I begged myself into a coveted NYC restaurant in Tribeca.  It was out of my league and the hiring Maître D’ never let me forget it.  The weekly wine trainings...

Pequod is HERE!

What up what up, Will here, coming at ya from our St. Louis Park store. I got bumped over here at the beginning of the month to run the beer department, and so far, the team and I have made craft bang again, and there is no end in sight! For those of you who aren’t...

Welcome back to the Spirits Blog!

We’re nearing the end of February and spring is just around the corner — at least that’s what I’m hoping. This month you’re getting some great beverage recommendations and something brand new: cocktail recipes. Lighter cocktails are perfect to ease us into the...

For Your Valentine: Wine

Valentine’s day is around the corner and it’s your last chance to stock up for the most romantic evening of the year. Top Ten has you covered — our four picks are sure to make your sweetheart feel special. Cheers! The Four Graces Willamette Valley Pinot Noir...
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