Wine And Spirits

Editor's favorite drinks in Minneapolis and St. Paul

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Where do editors of Mpls.St.Paul Magazine really like to drink when they're off the clock? We found their favorite haunts and orders all over the Twin Cities. more

Jan 21, 2015 1:10 PM 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


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Whiskies (of the bourbon or scotch variety) are clearly having their time in the spotlight. In fact, Marvel Bar, under The Bachelor Farmer, has every whiskey one could possibly get or fit in the bar. So it makes sense that upstairs in the N... more

Dec 3, 2014 1:56 AM Eat & Drink

Modest Vodka

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A crisp, clean bottle of booze from the Bittercube boys. more

Nov 10, 2014 9:52 AM Eat & Drink


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We surveyed Mpls.St.Paul Magazine's first annual Harvest Beer Fest for our favorite brewery beards. more

Oct 13, 2014 12:49 PM 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

Schell Shocked Grapefruit Radler

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Johnny Michaels shares his favorite grapefruit cocktails and beers for summer. more

Jun 13, 2014 8:43 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

Eat Street Social 40 Degrees North

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Eat Street Social's Marco Zappia mixes a fresh, earthy drink that tastes of spring. more

May 15, 2014 12:00 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

Pineapple-infused Vodka

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Jesse Held ushers in the spring with a rhubarb-infused gin and a drink recipe to match. more

Apr 11, 2014 11:51 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

Bradstreet Crafthouse Bar

Photo by Katherine Harris

Bartender Johnny Michaels doles out advice for finding your perfect cocktail order. more

Mar 6, 2014 10:32 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


Photo by Katherine Harris

Jazz up your citrusy cocktails before summer's done with some light touches from Johnny Michaels. more

Jul 1, 2013 12:00 AM Eat & Drink

You love big, buttery California chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, but Europe is full of great bottles, too. Bill Coy shows you the way. more

Jun 30, 2013 10:00 PM Eat & Drink