Through the Grapevine: 6 experts weigh in on the world of modern wine

Illustrations by Brent Schoonover Your local wine store has a thousand different bottles. Half of the labels aren’t in English. New trends arise with every vintage, and it’s hard to know which to chase and when to stick to your go-to bottle instead. Fortunately, we know a few wine experts in the Twin Cities. So … [ Read more]

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What wine lovers really want

The 2015 Gallo Consumer Wine Trends Survey uncovered many things about wine drinkers in America: 35% consider themselves to be “wine adventurers.” (25% chose “novice,” 20% “traditionalist,” 11% “brand loyalist,” 3% “imposter,” 3% “snob,” and 3% “other.”) 85% of frequent wine drinkers believe wine is appropriate for both casual and formal settings. 95% would try … [ Read more]

A Blind Tasting beer festival

Taste & Rate 48 Minnesota Oktoberfests

Sept. 20, 2019 | 5:30–9pm
Upper Landing Park
Tickets: GA $40 | DD $20