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Sangria for Mom’s Day!

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With Mother’s Day just around the corner and this (almost) summer weather in full swing for the upcoming weekend, I thought it only appropriate to share a few new libation goodies to use for your Sunday brunch table or your afternoon picnic al fresco. Let’s talk Sangria!  But first, here are a couple of thoughts I would…

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May 6, 2016

An Evening of Green: It’s Electric!

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As the spring season emerges, our senses tune in to the flowering tree blossom, fresh cut grass and sweet scented aromas of one of my favorite times of year.  Delighted by the change of the season, our usual group of grape lovin’ ladies (Girls n Grapes) got together to celebrate the month by pairing and tasting ‘all…

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May 2, 2016

Sunday Spring Sips!

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With the onset of this next week’s warmer temps, I’ve seen more social media posts from Minnesotans alike conjuring the idea of spring! I mean we are, after all, almost into March. A season that for many evokes a sense of adventure, awakes the senses, and allows us to imagine the warm summer sun-rays of…

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February 19, 2016

8 Budget Friendly Champagne Alternatives for New Years Eve

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Above & Beyond A BLOG FROM BED BATH & BEYOND® 8 Budget-Friendly Champagne Alternatives for New Year’s Eve Champagne Alternatives December 23, 2015  December 23, 2015 BY LEIGH KRAMARCZUK When you’re hosting a New Year’s Eve shindig, the cost of buying Champagne for the midnight toast can quickly add up. (A decent bottle will likely…

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December 24, 2015

Easy Batch Cocktails to keep your holidays a hoppin!

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This past week in our Fortify your Sips class with David Zhang of Midnight Rosewater and Erik Eastman of Easy & Oskey, we enjoyed a full evening of fortified wines from Sherry, Port, to Madeira, learned of a number of exotic fruits and veggies that can be intertwined with cocktail ingredients and sipped on a…

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November 25, 2015

Amusée’s Vinyoga makes MN Meetings Magazine!

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June 15, 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

Tips for Holiday Entertaining

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The holiday season is a time for gathering, entertaining, and further more, a time for sharing wine amongst friends and family. Whether you are on a budget, willing to splurge or somewhere in between, here are a few simple tips and entertaining ideas for following when gathering for the holiday season! 1.  Consider your audience.…

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December 6, 2014

Fall Sangria Recipe!

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These yummy days of fall tickle my senses with the fresh aromas of baking spices, freshly picked apples and warm honey!  With that said, I thought I’d pull out this recipe that my lovely (and fabulously talented) friend, Stephanie Meyer of Fresh Tart posted for Minnesota Monthly a while back using my Autumn Sangria Recipe blended…

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October 8, 2014

Leslee on the Fox 9 Morning News pairing Wine to Backyard Eats!

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July 1, 2014
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