Cocktails Even Steve Can Make

Cocktails Even Steve Can Make
Our “Office Mixologist” Drew Schingen sends Steve off with three cocktails he thinks Steve needs to know how to make. Sidecar 1 ½ oz whiskey ½ oz orange juice ½ oz lemon juice Mix in pint glass with ice.  Strain in Glass. Mojito Mint Leaves ½ oz simple syrup 2 oz white rum ¾ oz lime juice Soda to top Lightly...

Haskells In France

Haskells In France
Our Wine Guy, Ted Farrell from Haskells is in France representing the Chevelier. It’s a society to promote burgundy wines, food, and culture.  Ted’s father established the Minnesota Chapter in 1974 and Ted was inducted in 2005.

6 for $60 Thanksgiving Wines

6 for $60 Thanksgiving Wines
For some, starting off Thanksgiving with a glass of wine is a must.  Ted Farrell from Haskells has six great Thanksgiving wine ideas that you can get all of them for just $60. Natale Verga Prosecco Vouvray Les Lys Craft Creamery Chardonnay Chateau Mille Anges Mozart Pra Vinera Pinot Noir Cotes Du Rhone Ancantalys...

Slow Cooker Hot Spiced Apple Cider

Slow Cooker Hot Spiced Apple Cider
Easy, non-alcoholic, sweet, and perfect for winter holidays. You and your family and friends will love this wassail recipe and probably want to make it your yearly tradition. Ted Farrell from Haskells kicks off the holiday season. Ingredients: 2 qts. (64 ounces) apple cider 1 orange 2 tbsp. whole cloves 8 oz. rum 6...

Spooky Wines

Spooky Wines
Wine guy, Ted Farrell from Haskell’s, has some spooky wines that would be perfect for spending time around a bonfire or curling up with a scary movie. Windstorm Zinfandel The Culprit Seven Deadly Zins Big Red Monster Cabernet

Day of the Dead Recipes

Day of the Dead Recipes
Day of the Dead – or Dia de Los Muertos – is a time to honor and celebrate loved ones who have died through colorful decorations and delicious food on November 1st and 2nd.  It originated in Mexico and is celebrated there, in Guatemala, and here in the U.S.  Chef and author Amalia Moreno Damgaard shares a dish and a dink for the...

Halloween Drinks with Drew

Halloween Drinks with Drew
Twin Cities Live’s office mixologist mixes up some tasty cocktails – and a mocktail – for Halloween. Vampire’s Kiss 2 oz Vodka 2 oz Cranberry Juice 2 oz Pomegranate Juice Drewcifer (a.k.a. Satan’s Whiskers) .5 oz Gin .5 oz Dry Vermouth .5 oz Sweet Vermouth .5 oz Orange Juice Splash of Orange...

Ultimate 6 for $60 Wine Deal

Ultimate 6 for $60 Wine Deal
Ted Farrell from Haskell’s has been offering 6 wines for $60 deals and they have been wildly popular.  Today, we have the ultimate 6 for $60 deal with the best wines. These wines had the highest increase in sales after their deals ended. Ultimate 6 for $60 includes: Beaumatin Rose Cantina della Torre Pinot Grigio Chateau Mille...

Willows Coffee

Willows Coffee
If you love a good pumpkin spice coffee, you don’t have to go out for one.  Viviana Gurdian, the woman behind Willows Coffee shows Elizabeth how easy it is to do at home. Click here to get three 12-ounce bags of Willows Coffee for $35 (includes 2 Medium Roast and 1 Dark Roast – all ground – and free shipping is included!) Fall...

Wines that Pair with Wild Game

Wines that Pair with Wild Game
Fall in Minnesota also marks the start of hunting season.  Ted Farrell from Haskell’s shows us wines that pair well with wild game. The Fall Wines that Ted showed last time he was on Twin Cities Live is still available.  Haskell’s 6 For $60 on Fall Wines deal runs through October 3rd.  Click here for a list of those wines.

6 for $60: Fall Wines

6 for $60: Fall Wines
Wine Guy, Ted Farrell from Haskell’s Wine shares his picks for favorite fall wines. Wines Featured: La Forge Voignier Red Autumn Chard CDR Villages Chateau D’Aigueville Koala Shiraz Chateau du Lort Standing Goat Cabernet Click here to get all six wines for just $60 through October 3rd.

Drinks with Drew: Beer Cocktails

Drinks with Drew: Beer Cocktails
Saturday, September 25th is National Comic Book Day and it marks 90 days until Christmas.  It’s also the birthday of Will Smith, Mark Hamill, Scottie Pippen, and most importantly, our photographer and office mixologist Drew Schingen.  Our Favorite Wisconsinite is here to show us how to make some of his favorite beer cocktails. Michelada...

The Vine Room

The Vine Room
Becoming a wine expert might not be as hard as it seems.  The Vine Room in Hopkins wants to make wine tasting fun and not so intimidating.  Ali Hanson, the owner, shows us how they are teaching folks how to sample wine.  

Rose All Day: 6 for $60

Rose All Day: 6 for $60
Rose has been around for a long time and some even think it may have been the first type of wine altogether.  It has had some ups and downs over the years, but today it is one of the most popular types of wine.  Ted Farrell from Haskells presents his Rose All Day: 6 for $60 Deal. Wines included in the 6-pack: Villamont Cremant Rose ...

New Fair Beverages

New Fair Beverages
This year you will find 56 new beverages at the Minnesota State Fair.  Producer Lisa Adams gives a preview of a few. Featured: Ginger Shady at The Blue Barn Waffle Dog Breakfast Ale at The Hangar Tangerine Titan at Dino’s Gyros Lulu’s Juicy MN Midway Hazy at Lulu’s Public House

A’BriTin’s Hitch & Sip

A’BriTin’s Hitch & Sip
Mobile bars have become quite popular but A’BriTin Catering & Hospitality’s “Hitch & Sip” comes with the only fully licensed bartenders in Minnesota.  They hired local craftsman to renovate a 1970’s horse trailer into a mobile bar.  The trailer and  professional bartending services is available to rent starting at $500. ...

6 for $60: Wines from Around the World

6 for $60: Wines from Around the World
Ted Farrell of Haskell’s Wine gives us his pick of favorite wines from all over the world.  The 6 for $60 Wines from Around the World Special includes: From France:  Pavillion Rose From Australia:  Koala Ranch Chardonnay From Spain:  El Circo Granacha From Italy:  Natale Verga Barbera D’Asti From Argentina:  Aguaribay...