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Oakville Splendor

Dark dried garnet, staining orange. Honey-baked ham and wildflower tincture run thick with dank mint driven deep into worn out work boots. The concentrated oak directs sauced onion and jelly-donut frosting into a savory stillness dripping with luxury. 234 more words


2014 Sterling Vintner’s Collection Meritage

From the winemaker – “A ‘whole greater than the sum of its parts,’ the Meritage is the result of the special synergy that is formed when everything comes together perfectly – in this case: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Petit Verdot. 73 more words


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