Got cherries? Urban Forage Winery wants ’em.

Cherry season is upon us, and Urban Forage Winery wants them. All of them. If you have a cherry tree and aren’t planning on using the fruit, and/or if you want to help the winery by picking cherries, email them at [email protected]

Got dandelions? Urban Forage Winery wants them.

Urban Forage Winery & Cider House wants your dandelions. In fact, they want all the dandelions. Why? They’re making their first commercial batch of dandelion wine soon. The winery is looking for any and all dandelion and/or lilac donations, and will even come pick them up from you. Just email [email protected], and they’ll put you on the … [ Read more]

Urban Forage adds pear cider, bottle returns to the fold

Urban Forage Winery and Cider House in South Minneapolis announced today it’s adding a pear cider to its lineup. The new cider joins Urban Forage’s Dry Apple Cider, Semisweet Sparkling Cider, and Cherry Apple Cider. Like the Cherry Apple Cider, quantities are limited, although they anticipate having it in stock for several months. Look for it … [ Read more]

Now Open (Or Damn Close): September 2015

Spotlighting four Minnesota breweries getting close to opening their doors 10K Brewing Brother and sister Jesse and Ashley Hauf are about to open the first brewery in Anoka, Minnesota, but the siblings aren’t the only ones contributing to the family affair that is 10K Brewing. [Read more…] OMNI Brewing Company “Omni” means “all” or “of … [ Read more]

Now Open (Or Damn Close): Urban Forage Winery & Cider House

A featureless, white stucco storefront along East Lake Street in Minneapolis’ Phillips neighborhood will find its way into the history books this fall as home to the first winery in Minneapolis–St. Paul since before Prohibition. Husband and wife Jeff and Gita Zeitler are the founders of Urban Forage Winery & Cider House, which will be … [ Read more]

Apples to Apple Cider: Minnesota’s craft cider takes root

Minnesota’s craft cider scene is growing. The sweeter cousin of craft beer contains a similar alcohol by volume, but with the nose-tickling bubbles of dry champagne. While not out of place next to Surly or Indeed’s latest seasonal on draft, cider is actually created in a process that has more in common with making wine than … [ Read more]