Drinks

A glass of zinfandel.

What you can expect is what a good zinfandel should taste like: loads of brambly berry fruit, a touch of American oak, a healthy ABV, and a rich array of spices.

A glass of rosé

Triennes rosé is nice and dry with bright, crisp strawberry and melon flavors, and great acidity.

Friends gather around a table at The Vine Room in Hopkins

Hopkins’ new The Vine Room offers wine and a Cali vibe downtown.

A glass of Aviary Cabernet Sauvignon

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

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.

Torres 10 brandy

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

A variety of great sparkling wines for the holidays

Local liquor expert Kevin Castellano recommends some great sparkling wines.

An aperitif sits on a bar cart with a bottle of liquor from Tattersall.

Learn about aperitifs and digestifs from knowledgeable purveyors.

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