Videos

  • Stung Again!

    Shake n Bake, I’m back from the Hot State of Georgia!  Hope you all had a chance to catch up on my stops and eats along the way while in Atlanta.  With so much good food to enjoy, a fabulous five days of relaxin’ + great friends to enjoy it all with – our trip…

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    July 5, 2010
  • Cooks Classes still Cookin’ with Hendry Ranch Vineyards + Rhone Rangers Wine Classes

    Never a dull moment at Cooks of Crocus Hill with Chef Mike Shannon and Sommelier Leslee Miller!  They are taking the summer by storm already with two back to back classes that went down as some of Cooks ‘Best of the Best’ classes. On May 27th, my dear friend, Ms. Susan Ridley, co owner of…

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    June 15, 2010
  • A Fun Look at Ladera Winery’s Portfolio with Dan Stotesbery

    Who doesn’t LOVE Ladera Winery?  I know, I know.  I definitely have my favorites, that’s for sure.  But Ladera…they are always at the top of my list when it comes to California’s Howell Mountain Cabernets.  Ladera Winery founded by some of the nicest Minnesota peeps, the Stotesbery Family.  With me is good friend, Dan Stotesbery,…

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    May 6, 2010
  • Can you say Sommelier?

    A girl after my own heart!  I took some time this weekend to hang out with one of my favorite people and close pal, Miss Kate, for a little 101 in swirling, how to ‘hard sell’ wine and ‘how to say sommelier’.  I wouldn’t mess with her. She’s good, CUTE and is the first in…

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    May 3, 2010
  • Minneapolis Crows apparently LOVE Great Rosé!

    Not kidding, these are some crazy crows!  Travelocity Gnome joins us on shoot while Minneapolis Sommelier Leslee Miller of Amusée (www.amuseewine.com) is attacked by wild city crows while talking about one her favorite rosés of the season from A to Z Winery out of the Willamette Valley of Oregon. In HD!

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    May 2, 2010
  • A Moment with Chappellet Winery

    If you’re looking for one smokin’ hot winery out of Napa, California…here it is – Chappellet Winery!  Such an amazing portfolio along with just ‘salt of the earth’ winery folks.  While they are particularly known for their big, meaty Cabernets – I personally,  love their soft and sumptuous Chardonnay as well. Here is a moment with…

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    April 16, 2010
  • Leslee Miller’s Kare11 video (finally!)

    Sorry this took SO LONG to post, but here it (finally) is… The Best in the Twin Cities – Sommelier, Leslee Miller of Amusée Wine featured with Perk, Belinda & Bobby! Salut!

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    April 6, 2010
  • Easter Wine Picks

    If you’ve chosen Lamb as your main course this Easter, here are a couple of really great wines to pair with your table this holiday! If you’re not having Lamb, no worries!  These wines will go with Ham down to Turkey – whatever you’ve chosen for your Easter meal.  From the appetizers to your main course,…

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    April 2, 2010
  • Les Grands Jours de Bourgogne from Inside Chateau de Chassagne-Montrachet

    Take a Look Inside this year’s Les Grands Jours de Bourgogne Don’t miss this opportunity to take a glimpse inside Burgundy’s largest tasting, Les Grands Jours de Bourgogne, and even spot a Grand Cru plot  ‘Le Montrachet’  with Sommelier Leslee Miller, Owner of Amusée (www.amuseewine.com) and Twin Cities Wine Educator. Watch as she shares her…

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    March 29, 2010
  • From the Cellar of Korta Katarina with Winemaker, Nika Silic

    Croatia’s Korta Katarina’s Winemaker Nika Silic + Sommelier Leslee Miller Talk from the Cellar Croatia’s newest and hottest Winemaker, Nika Silic, shares her thoughts in the cellar when it comes to tradition, barrel ageing and true wine-making. Ever wonder the path that a Winemaker takes when choosing barrels in his/her cellar, or what barrels work…

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    March 17, 2010