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Wine In A Can // Fiction Pinot Gris + Rosé

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We’re all about making wine an accessible pastime at Amusée, which is why wine in a can (YES) particularly appeals to us. Especially when it’s as good as Field Recordings! This California winery’s new portfolio of Fiction canned wines are brightly-colored tall boys of wine you can take to a picnic or an outdoor concert.…

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May 29, 2015

Chardonnay Day!

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From lean and crispy to honeyed and tropical, she’s arguably one of the most adored and often times, most ‘bashed’ white grapes in world.  While her place on the list of ‘world’s most planted grapes’ sits fairly high in the ranking (#5) and her position as ‘Queen of Grapes’ from Champagne to Burgundy make her…

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May 23, 2015

Drink Pink // Summer Movie Edition

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What’s more intoxicating than a pretty glass of rosé? Not much…beside the arrival of spring and summer in Minnesota. It’s finally the perfect time to drink pink! And as rosé gains momentum in the United States (it’s more popular by the second!), wine shelves are beginning to bust with more and more bottles of that…

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May 1, 2015

Vive La France!

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I’m finally here!   Aboard the Amawaterways ‘Amadagio‘ ship cruising the Rhône River of France. For weeks, I’ve been talking about this trip as I’ve been so excited to share this very special excursion with you.  So here we are-after days of travelling, dodging horrible French internet and tripping through vineyards, I am finally able to share…

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April 7, 2015

Easter Sunday Wines

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Whether you’re cookin’ up a traditional ham for brunch and popping Cadbury eggs with your family, or just enjoying a sunny Sunday on the couch, this Easter Sunday could only be better with the right bottle of Springtime wine. Check out these warm-weather bottles below and have a restful weekend! 2011 Von Buhl Maria Schneider…

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April 3, 2015

3 Ideas For Wedding Day Bubbles

There’s nothing better than finding your soul mate–the one who’ll put up with all of your funny habits and bad hair days, your partner in crime and love and super boring Sundays. In fact, the only thing that comes close to that unique bond is–now, don’t lie–bubbles! Yes, sparkling wine is pretty close to true…

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March 30, 2015

Read, Drink, Listen – Edina Magazine

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In my regular column for Edina Magazine, I recommend a fresh, vibrant red to satiate your spring senses coupled with a fantastic read and fun new listen offered up by my co-writers of our monthly column for pairing!     Read, Drink, Listen Walter Langdon returns from World War I to Iowa where he buys a farm near his parents…

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March 24, 2015

California Wine Country // 3 Highlights

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Hey there! I’m Emily, Amusée’s resident media manager and long-time dabbler in the food and beverage biz. In January I had the chance to visit over twelve wineries in Napa and Sonoma, from big established wine houses with grand history and large staffs, to fledgling winemakers working alone, after hours, from scraps of interesting land…

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February 25, 2015

Fat Tuesday–King Cake Wine Pairing!

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Happy Fat Tuesday, y’all! Just because it’s cake, doesn’t mean you can’t pair a wine to it!  Check out this deliciously indulgent and celebratory wine pairing I’ve selected to pair to Mardi Gras’s most famous and iconic dessert, KING CAKE, to kick off the party!  But wait…this recipe comes with a twist! Peanut Butter & Banana King Cake…

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February 17, 2015

A Monthly Pint: Valentine’s Day Beer Pairings & Picks

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In my beer bestie, Cicerone Michael Agnew’s, monthly blog post for Amusée so appropriately coined, A Monthly Pint, Michael shares his most intimate secrets for perfect Valentine’s Day Beer & Food Pairings!   Valentine’s Day Food writer M. F. K. Fisher once said, “Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be…

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February 5, 2015
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