Gifts from Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery

Gifts from Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery
If you are already thinking about your holiday shopping, Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery can help.  They have gift ideas that will make your shopping easier.  TCL reporter Kristin Haubrich checks some of them out.  Click here for details. Purchase The Marquette online from December 13th - 19th and get 15% OFF.  Click here for the...

Steve Patterson 6-Pack

Steve Patterson 6-Pack
Our wine guy, Ted Farrell from Haskells, put together a deal of six wines with TCL’s Steve Patterson in mind.   Wines included in Steve Patterson’s 6 for $60 – deal runs through November 29th El Jamon Garnacha Rey Noble Garnacha Chateau des Mille Anges Matayac Cahors Malbec Loscano Red Blend La Forge Cabernet...

13 Thanksgiving Cocktails

13 Thanksgiving Cocktails
The creator of the lifestyle blog, So Happy You Liked it, Jamie Preuss, gives us a sample from her blog, 13 Thanksgiving Cocktails, and whether it’s an Aperitif or a Digestif - and exactly what that is!  Aperitif: Cranberry Rosé Gin and Tonic: This Cranberry Rosé Gin & Tonic is practically perfect in every way! Rosé, gin, cranberry...

Wine for Thanksgiving

Wine for Thanksgiving
For the perfect vino to pair with your meal we knew there was one man who always has the perfect suggestion.  Ted Farrell from Haskells gives us his picks. Villamont Cremant de Bourgogne Voltaire Vouvray La Forge Pinot Noir Louisa’s Coffee Caramel Pecan Liqueur

Drinks to Match Your Costume

Drinks to Match Your Costume
Have you ever thought about matching your costume to your cocktail?  TCL photographer Drew Schingen has a few suggestions. Apple Cider Mimosas (Drew’s costume match:  Schitt’s Creek Cast) Ingredients: 1 parts champagne 1 part apple cider 2 tbsp sugar 1 tbsp ground cinnamon Instructions: On a small plate, combine...

Halloween Wines

Halloween Wines
Even though Halloween is different this year, you can still celebrate!  Ted Farrell from Haskell’s Wine has some spooky wines to get you in the spirit! Get Ted’s Halloween Deal of these six wines for $60 by November 1: Cricklewood Pinot Gris Wilderness Oak Chardonnay Hitch Pinot Noir El Circo Cabernet Sauvignon The...

Fall Appetizers

Fall Appetizers
Susan Ritts is the creator of Puttingontheritts.com which has tons of tasty recipes.  She's also the author of Cooking and Entertaining With Ease. She stopped by to make jalapeno cheese & bacon app along with some other yummy snacks. Mushroom/Brie Crostini's Crusty French bread crackers One container each button mushrooms, baby...

Flavors of Fall Wines

Flavors of Fall Wines
Ted Farrell, our wine guy from Haskell’s, gives us his suggestions for wines that are perfect for those fall activities like going to the apple orchard or going to bonfires. La Gondola Pinot Grigio Fortant Sauvignon Blanc Chateau d’Aigueville Cotes du Rhone Blanc Chateau Du Lort Loscano Cabernet Flechas de los...

Fall flavor Wines

Fall flavor Wines
As the season changes, the food we eat starts to change as well.  It’s time to swap out what wines you are drinking too to pair with the heartier, warmer meals you’ll be eating.  Ted Farrell from Haskells gives us his picks for wines that go well with classic fall meals. Cotes du Rhone Blanc (pairs well with fish) Lockwood Pinot...

Fun Fall Favorites

Fun Fall Favorites
We are celebrating the first day of fall and what better way than to make a Pumpkin Spice Latte.  Jamie Preuss, creator of So Happy You Liked It, shows us how. Jamie showed us: Pumpkin Spice Latte Pumpkin Brown Butter Blondies Fall Bucket List

California Wines

California Wines
Throughout the month of September, there are wine tastings all along the coast of California.  That is why September is referred to as “California Wine Month.”  But there is no need to hop on a plane.  Our wine guy, Ted Farrell from Haskells, is here with California wines you can enjoy right here! California Wine Month 6-Pack for $60...

Superior Natural Water

Superior Natural Water
We all know that drinking water is not only good for you but crucial for good health.  To stay hydrated, experts say you should drink between half an ounce to an ounce of water for each pound you weigh each day.  Kelli finds out that Superior Natural Mineral Water does more than just quench your thirst.

State Fair Drinks

State Fair Drinks
Even though the real fair festivities aren’t taking place this year, we are still celebrating with our Minne Sorta Fair!  Food takes center stage at the Great Minnesota Get Together and drinking is not far behind.  Producer Lisa Adams shares some festive beverages usually found at the fair. Mini Donut and Key Lime Pie Beer from Lift...

Fair Inspired Weddings

Fair Inspired Weddings
Twin Cities Live has celebrated a few weddings out at the Minnesota State Fair. But this year, since there is no fair, couples are bringing the fair into their wedding day celebrations.  Matthew Trettel of The Wedding Guys tells us more about this trend. Click here for a chance to win four tickets to The Wedding Guys’ Twin Cities Bridal...

Savor the Summer 6-Pack

Savor the Summer 6-Pack
It’s a tough fact to face but the end of summer is quickly approaching.  Ted Farrell from Haskell’s joins us to help us savor the end of summer with a glass of wine in hand. Get the Savor the Summer 6-Pack for $60, it includes: Fortant Grenache rose Cantina Della Torre Pinot Grigio Cricklewood Pinot Gris Hitch Chardonnay ...