The Pour: Our Top Blogs from 2015

Posted by Beau Farrell on Dec 31, 2015 11:00:00 AM


As another year comes to a close, it's always fun to revisit the highs of the past year. We've gathered the ten blog posts of 2015 with the most views – you can check out any that you may have missed, and keep all of your favorites in one place. So, here we go:

  1. Why Do Restaurants Give You the Wine Cork?
    Haskell's Chairman and CEO Jack Farrell has the answer, and it's probably not what you expected [video]. 
  2. How to Remove Red Wine Stains – Like Magic
    It's a spray called Wine Away, and it really does get all the red out [video].
  3. Drink Calculator for a Graduation Party
    Here are a few useful tips on planning a multi-generational party that keeps everyone happy and safe.
  4. The Best WIne Picks for Under 50 Dollars
    For under $50, our wine picks can help transport you to France, Spain or Italy — and you won’t even have to leave your home.
  5. How to Taste Wine Like an Expert
    Wine tasting includes 5 key components: color, nose, aroma, taste, and aftertaste. Haskell's Chairman and CEO Jack Farrell shows how to test each of them [video].
  6. How to Properly Store Wine at Home
    Haskell's President Ted Farrell shows the right way to store wine at home, and explains what's wrong with the way so many people do it [video].
  7. A Look Back at Industry Pioneer Fritzi Haskell
    The name on our stores has a long tradition and a wonderful history. It's the name of Fritzi Haskell. "Fritzi was a real pioneer in the wine business. She brought in the first container of wines into the USA after prohibition," says CEO of Haskell's Jack Farrell.
  8. Veteran's Day Salute: Haskell's Soliders, and Missing Whiskey from WWII
    Here is a story that you have never heard, about a remarkable man who is still with us at age 90, Armand Crump.
  9. Our Expert Picks for Your Thanksgiving Wine
    We’ve picked a variety of red and white wines that will compliment the big bird without overpowering your holiday meal.
  10. 10 Wine Gifts to Get the Wine Lovers in Your Life
    Luckily, if the person you have in mind appreciates wine, it’s a little easier, because we have 10 great wine gifts to give to the wine lovers in your life.

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Founded in 1934, Haskell’s has championed fine wines for over 80 years. We have 13 wine stores in Minnesota, two delis and one restaurant. As one of the top wine shops in North America, Haskell’s is known for legendary service and one of the finest collections of wine, beer and spirits. Led by Chairman and CEO Jack Farrell, and the Farrell family, Haskell’s continues to be at the forefront of the wine scene throughout the world. Haskell’s also can ship wine, beer & spirits all throughout the world, the U.S. and we deliver locally.

Topics: Behind the Wine