Wine Events

The ABC’s…

There’s a reason why I’m in the industry I am.  I don’t pretend to play a part other than anything that I am when it comes to being a wine drinker and I definitely never deter folks from enjoying wine for what it is ~ grape juice.  There’s a beauty to my industry that many…

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November 15, 2009

Class at Cooks raised a glass to all Mommas!

Saturday, May 8th – celebrated Mother’s Day early with a room full of wonderful folks raising a glass of vino to their moms.  I taught a class at Cooks of Crocus Hill on Grand Avenue in St Paul that celebrated one of the best groups of people – our moms. With almost 50 peeps in attendance,…

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May 10, 2009

KBEM Jazz Dinner @ The Red Stag

On Wednesday, February 18th, I had the honor of presenting wines for the second year to one of radio station’s, KBEM, ‘RestauranTOUR Jazz Dinners’.  The event, which was held at The Red Stag Supper Club, showcased a wonderful four-course menu featuring an array of international wines and local sustainable food.  Kim Bartman, owner of The Red Stag and other local goodies…

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February 22, 2009

ABC’s a smash!

I just had to take the time this morning to jot a quick ‘thanks’ for all who made my ABC’s of wine class a smash hit last nite at Cook’s of Crocus Hill in St. Paul. With 30 folks in attendance, almost 95% of those who came were brand new faces to an Amusée wine class.  With…

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February 3, 2009

B.A.N.K. + Amusée team up for a Cook’s of Crocus Hill Class

Monday, January 26th, I teamed up with good pal, Dagan Lynn, Executive Chef from B.A.N.K. Restaurant in the Minneapolis Westin.  Again, if you missed the class, bummer for you!  A good time was had by all with 24 people in attendance and some delicious wines and food to enjoy ~ the menu was truly a…

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January 31, 2009
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