Bill Coy

Whether you’re into sauce or dry rubs, if you’re barbecuing you’re going to need a beverage. Your first instinct may be beer, but our experts might make you think again. more

Aug 3, 2016 9:55 AM , Eat & Drink

One of the joys of summer is drinking wine outdoors—whether at a picnic, in a boat, or on your back porch. Here, we highlight bottles especially well-suited for fun in the sun. more

Jul 6, 2016 2:40 PM , Eat & Drink

Rosé season is upon us and not a moment too soon. This versatile and affordable pink wine is the perfect way to ring in spring. more

May 2, 2016 1:13 PM , Eat & Drink

We asked our adventurous wine experts to each pick an insider-y secret bottle that only winos like them would know. more

Jan 27, 2016 12:04 PM , Eat & Drink

At the end of each summer, I have a hard time letting go of certain seasonal white wines. These unique, nicely priced options are no exception. This month’s wines are from North Loop Wine and Spirits. more

Sep 9, 2015 12:00 AM Eat & Drink

Flavor up your next backyard soirée or just chill out on a summer evening with these selects from The Wine Thief. more

Aug 10, 2015 12:00 AM Eat & Drink

Bill Coy convinces us that foreign sounding wines shouldn't be strangers. more

Jul 2, 2015 12:17 PM Eat & Drink

An intro to the chablis and vouvray you've been pining for. more

May 28, 2015 11:21 AM Eat & Drink

It's not just pinot grigio out there. Bill Coy has some recommendations of new whites for you to try this summer. more

May 8, 2015 10:08 AM Eat & Drink

Wine expert Bill Coy loves Treveri Cellars Sparkling Gewürztraminer and Thurston Wolfe PGV for this Valentine's Day—both under $20. more

Feb 11, 2015 9:56 AM Eat & Drink


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You never need a reason to drink bubbles. But you've got some great ones this time of year! more

Dec 31, 2014 12:00 AM Eat & Drink

It’s that time of the year when you pick wines for all occasions and all the wine lovers in your world. more

Dec 11, 2014 9:53 AM Eat & Drink

Col Solare Red Wine 2009

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Americans classify wines by the grape name, which can be tricky for a blend. more

Oct 3, 2014 2:00 PM Eat & Drink

You might be surprised to find that French wine you love is actually (gasp!) a blend. Bill Coy chooses a low- and high-priced wine to show you. more

Sep 10, 2014 12:00 AM Eat & Drink


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Bill Coy chooses a bargain-priced sauvignon from New Zealand and a higher-end Sancerre from France. more

Aug 20, 2014 12:00 AM Eat & Drink

Mirval rosé

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Bill coy on Rosé wines, the young, refreshing wine of the family. more

Jul 10, 2014 11:11 AM Eat & Drink

Yalumba Viognier 2012

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Bill Coy picks high-end and low-end Australian wines from McDonald's Liquor in Minneapolis. more

Jun 11, 2014 8:30 AM Eat & Drink

Red wine pour

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Bill Coy helps you navigate the South African Wines section at the wine store. more

Apr 16, 2014 12:00 AM Eat & Drink

Spicy and bold red wines to warm you up, from the old world and new. more

Mar 11, 2014 12:00 AM Eat & Drink

Spanish wine

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Bill Coy picks affordable Spanish wines that over-deliver on taste and quality. more

Feb 5, 2014 12:00 AM Eat & Drink