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Choosing a Sparkling Wine: Comparing Champagne and Prosecco

Posted by Beau Farrell on Dec 28, 2020 1:00:00 PM

According to historians, Winston Churchill had a half-bottle of Pol Roger Champagne served on his breakfast tray every morning. When asked, “Why, Winston, do you drink champagne?” he is reported to have said, “In defeat, I need it. In victory, I deserve it.”

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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 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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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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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 These Great Summer Wines Before the Season Ends

Posted by Beau Farrell on Aug 28, 2020 11:45:00 AM

Drinks like beer and seltzer tend to dominate the summer cooler, but wine deserves a spot right alongside them. Whether it's for the taste itself or the way it pairs with summery foods, try these wines before the leaves change color!

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Helping VocalEssence Hit Their 2020 Gala Goals

Posted by Beau Farrell on Aug 20, 2020 11:00:00 AM

We have a long history of partnering with our community to support the people and organizations bringing change, enriching our culture, and just making Minnesota a more interesting place to be.

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4 Tips to Save Money, Time, and Stress When Buying Alcohol Online

Posted by Jack Farrell on May 22, 2020 1:05:12 PM

Though stay-at-home restrictions are slowly lifting, you've probably already gotten used to buying alcohol online during the COVID-19 quarantine. We've certainly seen an uptick in online orders here at Haskell's, partly because we quickly pivoted to offer curbside pickup and delivery specials in the Twin Cities.

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4 Reasons Why Now is a Great Time to Learn About Wine

Posted by Jack Farrell on May 7, 2020 12:00:00 PM

COVID-19, social distancing, and quarantine may have set your social calendar back – but why not use the downtime to build your wine knowledge? Wine is, by its nature, a beverage that's enjoyed in the company of the others. If you spend the time to learn about wine, you'll find it will enrich your social experiences later on – and you don't even need to be a sommelier.

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