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Bite Of Minnesota: TC Tastes In July

By Crystal Grobe

Another food-filled month has passed by in the fast lane and it’s not slowing down anytime soon. Between music festivals like Rock the Garden, birthday parties, and beautiful patio weather, there’s always something to fill up the long days of summer. 556 more words


Three outdoor events in the Twin Cities July 8 and 9 (and they're family-friendly)

I joined Lindsey Brown on KSTP-TV to highlight three outdoor events happening this weekend, July 8 and 9, 2017. Watch the video here and get more information by clicking the links below. 31 more words


Mulderbosch Faithful Hound 2014, Stellenbosch, South Africa

I recently wrote about the 2013 Faithful Hound, so when I caught some of the 2014 on sale, I grabbed a few.  Retailing for $18, it’s a good parallel to the Bordeaux style blends that I so truly love.   125 more words


What We Have Been Drinking—6/19/17

Over the course of a week, I taste a bunch of wine, usually with friends, and almost always with my wife.  Here are some of the wines we tasted over the past few weeks. 775 more words


Check Your Webster

​Dark ruby out to basically no edge and staining.  Crazy-opulent dessert oak chocolate carrot-cake cinnamon birch-bark Tia Maria liqueur Comstock cherry pie filling dried  apricot mint black cigar barrel-racing grave-digging tire-iron black walnut full round bikini-bottom mascarpone crazy opulence. 144 more words


94 pts #wine review: @BurrowingOwlBC 2013 Meritage avail @LCBO

Ottawa, ON

June 2017

Matt’s review:  For over 20 years Burrowing Owl has been producing some of Canada’s finest wines, from the Wine Capital of Canada, Oliver, BC.   237 more words

Cosentino Winery The Poet Meritage 2013, Napa Valley, USA

Just a gorgeous dark purple in the glass, it shows promise!  On the nose I get lavender, plums, and a remarkable blackberry hint.  On the palate I am getting delicious plums, black cherry kirsch and a hint of upfront tannins. 129 more words