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Three Affordable Wines Perfect for Thanksgiving

Posted by Beau Farrell on Nov 24, 2020 2:02:15 PM

Maybe you're staying in with close family; maybe you're celebrating together from afar. Whether you need it for your table or your generous host's, wine is one of the quickest ways to complete a great Thanksgiving meal.

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A Closer Look at Our 2020 Beaujolais Nouveau Selections

Posted by Beau Farrell on Nov 18, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Tomorrow is the most wine-derful time of the year: Beaujolais Nouveau Release Day! We're very excited about this year's crop, so we wanted to give you a little bit more information about the wines we've selected to carry at Haskell's this season.

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How a WWII Veteran (Almost) Smuggled $5,000 of Haskell's Liquor to the Pacific

Posted by Beau Farrell on Nov 11, 2020 8:00:00 AM

This story was originally written by Minneapolis-based writer Dave Arundel.

This Veterans Day, we'd like to share this little-known story about Haskell's, World War II, a veteran named Armand Crump — and some missing whiskey.

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How to Pick Red Wine Like You Know What You're Talking About

Posted by Beau Farrell on Nov 5, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Red wine is a great choice for fall weather and the meals that go with it. But how do you pick the right one? Of course, the choice comes down to your individual taste, but there are a few ways to evaluate red wine that can help you find a new favorite or just make the perfect pairing.

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11 Halloween Cocktails for a Spiked and Spooky 'Quarantine-o-Ween'

Posted by Beau Farrell on Oct 22, 2020 11:30:00 AM

It might be ironic that Halloween will be one of the least scary things about 2020. But in a time when it's hard to get together, bonding over drinks with friends is just what so many of us need to feel a bit more normal. Fortunately, we've got a whole list of Halloween cocktails to try at home after all the tricks have been treated and all the Monsters have been Mashed!

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4 Easy, Craveable Cognac Cocktails for Fall

Posted by Beau Farrell on Oct 15, 2020 11:30:00 AM

A type of brandy made from twice-distilled white wine, cognac is known for its complex, character-driven flavor, courtesy of its prolonged aging (in French oak barrels for at least two years). There's a reason cognac is often poured neat, but cognac cocktails add a bit of a fun twist to this solo brandy.

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4 Fall Wine and Food Pairings to Put Those Quarantine Kitchen Skills to Use

Posted by Beau Farrell on Oct 8, 2020 11:30:00 AM

Among all the other lessons 2020 has had in store, it's taught many the value of sharpening your culinary skills. For some curious minds, it's been a great time to learn about wine. Now you can put the two together with some of our favorite wine and food pairings for fall!

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How to Make an Oliveto, Minnesota's Most-Googled Quarantine Cocktail

Posted by Beau Farrell on Sep 24, 2020 11:00:00 AM

During COVID-19, thirsty Americans turned to Google in droves looking for new cocktail recipes. From Alabama to Wyoming, each state Googled something different – and results show that more than any other, Minnesotans crave the oliveto. Here's how to make an oliveto, Minnesota's most-Googled quarantine cocktail.

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Jack’s Mailbag: Prosecco, Best Cooking Wines, Opening & Storing Wine

Posted by Jack Farrell on Sep 17, 2020 11:00:00 AM

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Try 100 Mill Street Gin While You Can (Even if You're Not a Gin Drinker)

Posted by Beau Farrell on Sep 11, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Among many other descriptors, 100 Mill Street Gin has been called "risky," "versatile," "wild," and "assertive" – and creator Peter Connor welcomes every adjective.

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