1. November 28, 2014

    As much as I love to cook, weekday meal preparation has become less enjoyable and more like a chore. During the week, we aim to eat healthy and save our carb laden meals topped with a pound of cheese for... Continue Reading...

  2. November 27, 2014

    We are taking the day off today to be with friends and family. Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving everyone. Take some time out of your busy day to think about what you are thankful for!

  3. November 26, 2014

    Pairing wine with your Thanksgiving dinner can be difficult. Try serving Bogle's Sauvignon Blanc. It pairs well with light appetizers which makes it a great choice to serve when guests first arrive. With a touch of white pepper, it will... Continue Reading...

  4. November 26, 2014

    Wine tastings are a great way to get together with friends and discuss wine. We are actually looking forward to January this year since it will be our first wine tasting club meeting. If you are hosting a wine party,... Continue Reading...

  5. November 25, 2014

    It's Twisted Tuesday here at Tannins & Tatas. Each week we will highlight wines that fall into the "blend" category. Vintners will use a variety of grapes to increase the complexity and flavor of the wine to create a blend. This... Continue Reading...

  6. November 24, 2014

    Today is International Carmenere Day. Carmenere is a red grape born in the Bordeaux region of France but currently the signature grape of Chile. We suggest trying Root 1 Carmenere as it is affordable and full of flavor. It is a... Continue Reading...

  7. November 24, 2014

    Learn the correct pronunciation and some go-to food pairings so ordering wine doesn't have to be as uncomfortable! Pronunciation: cab er nay sawvee nyon Pairs With: Mushroom & swiss burger, ribeye steak, anything fatty

  8. November 24, 2014

    We had some family in town recently and they were staying at the Radisson Blu hotel, which is connected to the Mall of America. We stopped by the mall to see them and decided to have a drink at the... Continue Reading...

  9. November 23, 2014

    I, unfortunately, was not blessed with being able to sit and cook for longer than ten minutes before getting bored and burning something. Thankfully, my husband is an amazing cook and actually enjoys it. Last night we decided to pair... Continue Reading...

  10. November 23, 2014

    November 29 is Small Business Saturday. Be sure to shop local and support small businesses in your area this Saturday and all throughout this holiday season. This year, we went shopping and picked up a Minnesota shaped metal sign from Carver... Continue Reading...