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Wine Cocktails for your Holiday Season

Tis the season to eat, drink and be merry!   While you’ve spent oodles of time preparing appetizers, cookies and other treats for your arriving holiday guests – creating something tasty & unique from the beverage department shouldn’t take hours of your time OR break the bank!  Here are a few fun ideas that I…

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December 15, 2016

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

Sangria For Life // Pink Sangria Recipe

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Few things scream “Endless Summer!” than a giant pitcher of heady sangria. After a great meal on the patio with your friends, sangria can be the fresh, lingering finish to an epic night, the night cap that never ends, and the liquid dessert that keeps on giving! Not to mention, sangria is a great excuse…

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June 29, 2015

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

Grilled Fruit Sangria!

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It’s true, we’re crazy for Sangria!  It’s actually quite obvious these days that all we do is drink Sangria.  But hey, why not?  Which is why we’re gonna keep the Sangria Recipes coming your way.   Last night at our annual Kitchen in the Market Sangria Blending Class, we showcased three of our very popular…

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July 31, 2014

Black n Blue Sangria Recipe!

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Need a Sangria recipe for sipping on those nights where you’re grilling in the backyard?  When notes of peppery smoke, spice and warm roasty aromas fill the air – we’re reaching for a smoky red wine to satiate our palates! We have just the perfect answer… Our Black n Blue Sangria! The wine you should…

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July 29, 2014

PRIDE Sangria!

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As many of you know, this week kicks off one of the most celebrated summer weeks in the Twin Cities – PRIDE! As an avid supporter of the festival, I am always so excited to celebrate this week with loved ones and friends. Pride is always such a loving, fun, celebratory way to honor our community.  Even more so this…

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June 24, 2014

‘Minnesota Summer’ Sangria

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‘Minnesota Summer’ Sangria, yum! Ever thought about using the wines from our wine community (Minnesota) to produce your next Sangria? For this delicious, refreshing, zesty white version from one of our native white grapes,  I used the Crow River Frontenac Gris as the base. Then add: 1 lime 2 kiwi Cpl handfuls of green grapes…

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June 19, 2014

#SangriaForLife Recipes!

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My goodness, here they finally are!   Our Sangria recipes from last week’s Fox 9 sangria segment, yum.  Mojito Sangria Base Wine Vinho Verde from Portugal (Wine Suggestion: Famega Vinho Verde) Lime wheels Green grapes Kiwi sliced in wheels Cucumber Wheels Mint leaves 2-3 cups of Soda water Strawberries  1 cup of Rum (optional) Lemongrass/Mint…

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June 17, 2014

Fox 9 Sangria Segment

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June 13, 2014
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