Food & Drink

A glass of Aviary Cabernet Sauvignon

Aviary Cabernet Sauvignon is just $15.99, and would be a great contender in a blind tasting.

King crab served in white spoons from The Caterers in Hopkins

The Caterers is a commercial kitchen, catering facility, event venue and part-time restaurant.

A spread of cheese, chocolate, fruit and nuts.

Local cheesemongers and wine experts share their recommendations for a perfect Valentine’s Day spread.

A martini made from Gray Duck Vodka.

Retired Viking Chad Greenway creates a hit spirits line.

A bottle of Aska red wine from Banfi.

For Valentine’s Day, sip on an Italian blend from Banfi.

A group of friends enjoy glasses of wine while on vacation.

Take a wine-focused vacation that bucks the clichés.

A crabapple tree

In January, winter sets in, typically with the coldest days of the year. Local fresh fruit seems a distant memory, and the fresh growth of spring a distant wish.

A variety of beers from Boom Island Brewing in Minnetonka.

After an eight-year run in Minneapolis, Boom Island Brewing moves its taproom to Minnetonka, tripling its space and keeping its dog- and family-centric ethos.

Torres 10 brandy

Torres 10 is like brandy meets sherry meets rum, our liquor expert says.

Erik Skaar, the chef behind Vann restaurant in Spring Park.

New restaurant Vann brings water and its relationship to food front and center.

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