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More push for Sunday Sales

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Push on for Sunday Liquor Sales in Minnesota February 24, 2016 PHOTO: WNAX Another Minnesota legislative session means another push for Sunday liquor sales. The Consumers First Alliance is behind a new social media campaign called “Why Not Sundays?” and spokeswoman Leslee Miller says up until now it’s been… Minnesota is one of 12 states still…

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February 25, 2016

Why not Sundays?

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Pressure mounts for Sunday retail liquor sales in Minnesota New efforts designed to put pressure on legislators to change the law include a slick social media campaign. By Christopher Aadland (Star Tribune) February 19, 2016 — 12:12am YouTube A scene from a YouTube video that is part of the Why Not Sundays? campaign, a effort by…

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February 21, 2016

Leslee on Kare 11 Sunrise talking MN Grape Varietals

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February 12, 2016

MN Wine & Twin Cities Live with Sommelier Leslee Miller

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Hope you caught the Winter Wine Fest, as sponsored by the Minnesota Grape Growers Association, this past week!  Over 700pp attended the event, as it is the year’s largest local winery tasting in the state. Here’s a few words about the event as I chat with the folks from Twin Cities Live about Minnesota grape…

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February 11, 2016

Leslee talks MN Wine on The Jason Show on Fox 9

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Interested in learning more about MN Wine? Click here to check out Leslee’s interview on The Jason Show on Fox 9 to learn more about the upcoming Winter Wine Fest, sponsored by the Minnesota Grape Growers Association, this Friday night!  

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February 11, 2016

Winter Wine Fest: MN Grapes Interview with Sommelier Leslee Miller

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This week while promoting the Winter Wine Fest, as a new board member to the Minnesota Grape Growers Association, I had fun with a little morning interview with local blogger, Paige Latham.  A beer enthusiast by trade and owner of the Alcohol by Volume Blog, Paige also shares quite an interest in the local wine scene.…

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February 10, 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

ALDI partners with Sommelier Leslee Miller for a Wine & Cheese Party!

By DeliMarketNews.com November 16, 2015 ALDI Partners with Leslee Miller for Low Cost Gourmet Wine & Cheese Planning Style the perfect platter without breaking the bank To assist budget-conscious consumers get the most bang for their buck this holiday season, ALDI has teamed up with Leslee Miller, “a dually certified Sommelier through the International Sommelier Guild and…

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November 16, 2015

Leslee talks MN Wine on WCCO TV at the MN State Fair

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September 4, 2015

Sí what’s next in Rueda & Ribera del Duero, Spain!

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In this July 2015 Beverage World article, author Kristen Bieler interviews Sommelier Leslee Miller as to giving her reasons for selecting and recommending two of her favorite wine regions of central Spain, Ribera del Duero and Rueda, to consumers in her restaurant/retail accounts.   _________________________________________________________________ SPAIN’S DYNAMIC DUO THE UNIQUE COMBINATION OF CHARACTER, COMPLEXITY AND VALUE FOUND IN…

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  • Leslee, I had the privilege to attend your ‘Wine around the Globe’ class last night at Dolce Vita. All I can say is, WOW!
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