The host state in general -- and a new kid on its block in particular -- came up big at Thursday's International Cold Climate Wine Competition. Four Daughters' 2011 La Crescent captured "best in show" among white wines in the fourth annual event at the University of Minnesota.
Updated: August 17, 2012, - 08:57 PM
Not exactly straight out of the Renaissance comes a sweet-savory oddity.
Updated: August 17, 2012, - 03:50 PM
WINEMost New Zealand sauvignon blancs taste like grapefruit, sometimes painfully so. The Kono Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc ($13), on the other...
Updated: August 16, 2012, - 07:02 PM
The laws of supply and demand can make for some bare wine shelves.
Updated: August 08, 2012, - 03:31 PM
Fair officials are optimistic, but ag officials say supply might be tight toward the end of the month.
Updated: August 08, 2012, - 02:32 PM
With modified machines, snowmobilers surface - and compete - on area lakes all summer long.
Updated: August 01, 2012, - 02:36 PM
When the conversation lulls or won't end, there are ways to extract oneself. Even polite ones.
Updated: July 30, 2012, - 10:32 AM
America's most popular cookie will not be part of the State Fair competition this year, because -- well, it's too popular.
Updated: July 28, 2012, - 12:00 AM