Sep
20
to Sep 21

Taste Great Wine and Craft Beer in Our Store...and Win A Wine & Spirits Gift Pack at City Pages’ Hounds & Hops!

Another great weekend means another great two days’ worth of wine and craft beer tastings in our downtown Minneapolis store!  But this weekend, we offer you an opportunity for far more than just a tasting…

Visit City Pages’ Hounds & Hops, happening in the North Loop, tomorrow from 11am – 3pm, for an opportunity to win a free gift pack filled with some of our favorite wines and spirits!  As the name implies, this is an event for you and your favorite four-legged friends* - so be sure to get your puppies prepped for a great afternoon!  (All of which are also welcome in our store!) 

See our menu of tastings below – and, of course, subscribe to our newsletter at the bottom of this page -and keep an eye on our Events page - to see what we will be tasting next! 

Friday September 20th
2-7pm  
Furst Elbling 
Graville-Lacoste Blanc 
Confidencial Rose 
Alloy Pinot Noir 
Kermit Lynch Vaucluse 
Marabino Rosso Di Contrada 
 
4 - 7pm
Artisnal Imports
 
Saturday September 21st
11am - 3pm
City Pages’ Hounds & Hops
Parking Lot in the North Loop : 901 N 2nd St Minneapolis, MN 55401}
Win A Free Wine & Spirits Gift Pack!

2-7pm 
Kris Pinot Grigio 
Mont Olivet Cotes du Rhone Vielle Vignes 
Hacienda Arinzano Rose 
Murphy Goode Liars Dice Zin 
Bonpas Luberon 
Willamette Valley Vineyards Estate Pinot Noir 
 
4 - 7pm
Finnegans Brewing

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Sep
18
6:30 PM18:30

Louis/Dressner Portfolio Wine Tasting In Downtown Minneapolis

Louis/Dressner, or LDM as they are known, were never interested in scores, never interested in wines with “gobs of fruit,” and never interested in highly paid wine consultants. They are interested in low-impact, organic farming methods, and they are interested in elegant wines, especially those from the Loire Valley and Beaujolais; they were exploring these wines at a time when few others were. Their focus has always been on the vignerons, on the people who make the wines.

Next Thursday, September 18th, we will be fortunate to feature Carl Moberg Regional Sales Manager of LDM, at a very special wine tasting at the Aloft Hotel in downtown Minneapolis.

Happening from 6:30 – 8:30pm, the tentative wine tasting line-up will include:

  • Tarlant Brut Nature Zero NV (Champagne, France)

  • Koehler Ruprecht Pinot Blanc 2017 (Pfalz, Germany)

  • Tami Grillo 2017 (Sicily, Italy)

  • Thomas-Labaille Sancerre 2018 (Loire, France)

  • Clos de la Roilette Fleurie 2017 (Burgundy, France)

  • Foradori Teroldego 2015 (Trentino, Italy)

  • Domaine Elodie Balme Cotes du Rhone 2017 (Rhone, France)

  • Roagna Opera Prima XVII (Piedmont, Italy)

Call our downtown Minneapolis store at 612 339-4040, or send us an email at info@1010wws.com, for reservations. The cost of the tasting is $25, which can be used toward the purchase of anything that night. Also if you would like a reminder the day of the event let us know, we can either call or send you a reminder email.

We hope to see you there!

Remember, too, to subscribe to our newsletter at the bottom of this page - and keep an eye on our Events page - to see what we will be tasting next!

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Sep
13
to Sep 14

Local Craft Beer & Great Wine Round Out a Terrific Schedule of Tastings!

Can you believe that after a special in-store wine tasting with Ole Imports last night, and before a another such wine tasting next week with Louis/Dressner, we are able to fit in yet another round of in-store tastings tonight and tomorrow in our downtown Minneapolis store?

This time around, we’ve included some local craft beer selections into the tasting mix, with both Broken Clock and Lift Bridge represented.

See this weekend’s full craft beer and wine tasting menu below – and we hope to see you soon!

Friday September 13th
2-7pm
Bedrock Shebang Sauvignon Blanc
Dominique Lucas Chasselas
Schafer-Frohlich Rose
Chanrion Beaujolais
Galodoro Tinto
Terra Valentine Cabernet

4-7pm
Lift Bridge Brewing

Saturday September 14th
2-7pm
Grgich Hills Fume Blanc
Field Recording Neverland Cabernet
La Crema Pinot Gris
Vina Hermina Crianza
Josh Rose
McManis Viognier

4-7pm
Broken Clock

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Sep
12
5:00 PM17:00

Ole Imports Wine Tasting In Downtown Minneapolis Tonight!

Ole & Obrigado represents a collection of fine wines crafted by family-owned wineries in Spain and Portugal. A collaboration among business partners, Ole & Obrigado is a highly specialized wine import company offering the most comprehensive and well-curated collection of wines from the Iberian Peninsula available in the US. We are lucky enough to have the Midwest Regional Manager Erin Drain on-hand to host a Ole & Obrigado wine tasting in our downtown Minneapolis store tonight - to pour thru and talk about this spectacular lineup.

Here is the lineup...

  • Nortico Alvarinho (Minho, Portugal)

  • Asnella Single Vineyard Bianco (Vinho Verde, Portugal)

  • Naveran Brut Rosado (Penedes, Spain)

  • Escalada do Sil (Valdeorras, Spain)

  • Vara Y Pulgar Tintilla (Vino de la Tierra de Cadiz, Spain)

  • Carro Tinto (Yecla, Spain)

  • JC Vizcarra (Ribera del Duero, Spain)

  • La Cartuja (Priorat, Sain)

A special incentive to buy more for this event: Buy 6-11 bottles and receive 10% off special pricing and buy 12 or more and receive 20% off special pricing!!! We hope to see you there!!

While you are here, remember to pick up some tickets for our Louis/Dressner wine tasting, happening next week!

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Sep
6
to Sep 7

Taste Some Great New Wine & Interesting New Microbrews To Celebrate The End of A Short Week!

What is it about short weeks that make them feel so long?

While you spend the rest of your workday pondering this question, please know that we are here in downtown Minneapolis to ponder it right along with you. Better yet – we’ll open and taste some new wine and microbrews to help us out!

See what we will be tasting this weekend in-store, and be sure to scroll down to the bottom of this page to subscribe to our newsletter, and keep your eye on our Events page, to see what we will be tasting next!

Friday September 6th
2-7pm
Morgan Metallico
Cune Blanco
Mas Carlot Rose
Elk Cove Pinot Noir
Morgan Cotes du Crows
Cune Seleccion de Fincas Tempranillo

4-7pm
Pryes Brewing

Saturday September 7th
2-7pm
Antinori Chianti Classico Riserva
Seghesio Sonoma Zin
Vinum Chenin Blanc
Fable Chardonnay
Vina Hermina Tempranillo
Gris Marin Rose

4-7pm
Mikkeller Brewing

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Sep
5
5:00 PM17:00

Free Terre Rouge & Easton Wine Tasting In Downtown Minneapolis Tonight!

Since 1986, Bill Easton and Jane O’Riordan have been producing terroir-driven wines on the West Slope of the Sierra Nevada in Amador County’s Shenandoah Valley. Under the Terre Rouge portfolio, Bill produces an array of Rhône varietal wines. The Easton Wine label is dedicated to the non-Rhône varietal wines, and are primarily produced from single-site vineyards.

Please join us as National Sales Manager Les Doss takes us through this incredible lineup of wines. They are truly some of the greatest Californian wines we have tried in a while.

Here is the lineup that we will be tasting in our downtown Minneapolis store this evening:

Easton Sauvignon Blanc 2017
Easton Zinfandel 2014
Terre Rouge Tete-a-Tete 2012
Terre Rouge Grenache "L'Autre" 2012
Terre Rouge Syrah Cote d l'Ouest 2014
Terre Rouge DTR Ranch Syrah 2012
Terre Rouge Garrigue (Cabernet/Syrah) 2013

A special incentive to buy more for this event: Buy 6-11 bottles and receive 10% off special pricing and buy 12 or more and receive 20% off special pricing!!! We hope to see you there!!

Be sure to keep your eye on our Events page throughout the week to see what we will be tasting in our store next!

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Aug
30
to Aug 31

Taste Some Great Craft Beer & Fine Wine This Labor Day Weekend!

Labor Day weekend, or rather – the end of summer – can oftentimes leave an inevitably unpleasant taste in your mouth.  With that in mind, we formally invite you to eliminate this unpleasant taste by joining us for another great round of craft beer and wine tastings! 

See what is on this weekend’s tasting menu below – and we hope to see you in our downtown Minneapolis store soon - to help us raise a toast to the start of fall!

Friday August 30th
2-7pm 
Pere Mata Brut Nature Cava 
Hofer Gruner Veltliner 
Paetra Rose 
Mont Gravet Carignan 
Pinyolet Garnacha 
Pragal Rosso 
 
4-7pm
Bauhaus Brewing  
Invictus Brewing - August Craft Beer of the Month! 

Saturday August 31st
2-7pm 
Allegrini Palazzo della Torre 
JCB #69 Sparkling Rose 
Castellargo Albus Bianco  
Hahn Pinot Noir 
Conundrum White 
Beaucastel Coudoulet 
 
4-7pm
Broken Clock  

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Aug
23
to Aug 24

Taste Some Great Wine & Local Craft Beer With Us In Downtown Minneapolis This Weekend!

As residents of Minnesota, and business owners in downtown Minneapolis, we know that the Minnesota State Fair is going heavily after your time and resources…and will be for the next week and a half.

But whether you are traveling to or from this event, we hope you make some time for some other happenings going on this weekend. In fact, we have just such a weekend happening you will want to check out with another great round of wine and craft beer tastings!

See what we will be tasting this weekend, below, and be among the first to see what we will be tasting next by subscribing to our newsletter at the bottom of this page – or by keeping an eye on our Events page.

Friday August 23rd
2-7pm
Yalumba Y-Series Unwooded Chardonnay
Division Sauvignon Blanc
Mas Lauris Rose
Division Gamay
Altos Las Hormigas Malbec
Luberri Seis Rioja

4-7pm
Blackstack Brewing

Saturday August 24th
4-7pm
Puech-Haut Prestige
Bieler Rose
Achaval Ferrer Malbec
Canoe Ridge The Explorer Red Blend
Macrostie Chardonnay
Ca'Stele Pinot Grigio

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Aug
16
to Aug 17

Taste Fine Wine, Cutting Edge Microbrews & Our Craft Beer of the Month This Weekend!

With summer quickly dissipating, we know that many of you may be reading this from a remote cabin-y location where you are enjoying the last remaining days of this glorious season.

While we are all for some final summer cabin time, it’s those of you currently in downtown Minneapolis, or who will be returning by this weekend, that are truly the lucky ones. One look at the tastings happening this weekend in our downtown Minneapolis store proves it!

We hope you join us in the store this weekend, where we invite you to taste everything from some great wines by Winebow, interesting new craft beer selections from Mikkeller – and – our craft beer of the month, Blaine, Minnesota’s own Invictus Brewing.

See our full list of tastings below – and remember to keep an eye on our Events page to be among the first to know what we will be tasting next!

Friday August 16th
2-7pm
Ryan from Winebow will be tasting:
Gassac Blanc
Grenelle Brut Rose
Savary Chablis
Gachot Bourgogne Rouge
Fontsainte Rouge
Catena Altamira Malbec

4-7pm
Invictus Brewing

5-7pm
Mikkeller Brewing

Saturday August 17th
2-7pm
Dry Creek Heritage Zinfandel
Barraud Macon-Vergisson
Field Recordings Wonderwall Pinot Noir
Malene Rose
Becassonne Blanc
Ferrari Carano Merlot

4-7pm
Fair State Co-Op

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Aug
9
to Aug 10

Taste Local Cider & Craft Beer Alongside Fine Wine & Great Spirits This Weekend!

One of the most rewarding aspects of owning, operating and managing a hyper-local spirits provider in downtown Minneapolis is introducing you to some of local brands we are lucky enough to carry on our shelves.

This weekend, we’d love to share some of this local feel with you, as we will be tasting both local cider and craft beer, alongside some great wine selections and a whole host of offerings from Belboy Spirits.

See what we will be tasting this weekend below – and remember to keep an eye on our Events page – or scroll to the bottom of this page to subscribe to our newsletter – to be among the first to see what we will be tasting in the future.

Friday August 9th
2-7pm
Burgans Albarino
Verus Furmint
Puech-Haut Rose
Field Recordings 'Freddo' Sangiovese
Burlotto Dolcetto
Silk & Spice

4-7pm
Brass Foundry Brewing

Sharon from Bellboy Spirits will be tasting:
Unlce Val's Restorative Gin
Western Son Blueberry Vodka
Mathilde Peche
Vanderpump Rose
Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin

Saturday August 10th
4-7pm
Arinzano Tempranillo
Intrinsic Cabernet
Domaine Du Dragon Rose
Beringer Napa Valley Chardonnay
Dry Creek Chenin Blanc
Clos Des Lunes d'Argent

Keepsake Cidery

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Aug
2
to Aug 3

Surly, Fine Wine & Peanut Butter Whiskey All On This Weekend’s Tasting Menu!

August always brings with it a bit of an unusual vibe, as we prepare for a sudden shift in the seasons that could come at anytime. So for our first wine, craft beer and spirits tastings of the month, we’re leaning into this feeling with a few unique offerings.

See what we will be tasting in our downtown Minneapolis store this weekend, below, and remember to subscribe to our newsletter (at the bottom of this page) or keep an eye on our Events page to be among the first to see what we will be tasting next!

Friday August 2nd
2-7pm
Kuesh Sparkling
Tres Olmos Verdejo
Gulfi Valcanziria Chardonnay/Carricante
Dance Party Wine Co Mondeuse Rose
Gulfi Rossobleo Nero d'Avola
Vina Real Crianza

4-7pm
Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey

5-7pm
Surly Brewing

Saturday August 3rd
2-7pm
Domaine Courtois Cotes Du Rhone
Gassier Esprit Rose
Volpaia Chianti Riserva
Ferrari Carano Fume Blanc
Sixto Roza Hills Chardonnay
Weignut Niklas Schiava

4-7pm
Wild State Cidery

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Jul
26
to Jul 27

Great Wine, Belgian Beer, Jim Beam Peach & More – All Being Tasted This Weekend!

Something we take great pride in at 1010 Washington Wine & Spirits is the variety of brands and styles that may be found in our downtown Minneapolis store. This weekend, we will be truly showcasing this variety during our Friday and Saturday tastings.

See what we will be tasting in-store this weekend, below. Remember, too, to subscribe to our newsletter (at the bottom of this page) and keep an eye on the Events section of our website to be among the first to know what we will be tasting next!

Friday July 26th
4-7pm
Kristin Watts from Small Lot

Naonis Prosecco
Les Athletes du Vin Chenin Blanc
La Galoche Rose
Les Deux Moulins Pinot Noir
Chateau Yvonne 'La Folie' Saumur Champigny
Penley Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

4-7pm
Jim Beam Peach

Saturday July 27th
4-7pm
Jordan Biever from Phillips

Marques de Murrieta Reserva
Roederer Estate Brut
Charles & Charles Red Blend
Grgich Hills Rose
Marc Bredif Vouvray
Groth Sauvignon Blanc

4-7pm
Belgian/German Beer Favorites
New Smirnoff Infusions

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Jul
19
to Jul 20

Taste Some Great Wine & Our Craft Beer of the Month In Downtown Minneapolis This Weekend!

While we wait for the weather to cool back down, and the Minnesota Twins to heat back up, we are happy to offer you solace from both this weekend with another line-up of great wine, craft beer and spirits tastings!

See what we’ll be tasting this Friday and Saturday below – including - our July craft beer of the month!

Friday July 19th
2-7pm
Ostatu Blanco
La Croix Montjoie Chardonnay
Birichino Vin Gris
Darnaud Crozes-Hermitage
Costis Bordeaux
L'Atto Aglianico

4-7pm
Urban Growler Brewing Company
J Carver Distilling

Saturday July 20th
2-7pm
Greywacke Sauvignon Blanc
Domaine Fonsainte Gris de Gris
Drouhin Oregon Arthur Chardonnay
Bodega Norton Privada
Raptor Ridge Pinot Gris
Perazzeta Mercurio Rosso

4-7pm
Warpigs Brewing

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Jul
14
2:00 PM14:00

Bastille Day French Wine Tasting - This July 14th

For those of you who know Jack, owner of 1010 Washington Wine & Spirits, you know he slightly prefers the wines of France to that of every other place in the world. If you have ever asked him for a recommendation, he has probably led you to the French section in the store.

Bastille Day commemorates the storming of The Bastille, a Parisian prison, during the reign of Louis XVI and the locking in of the French Revolution. So what better way to celebrate this day than to have our biggest Francophile pour some of his affordable favorites from his favorite wine region?

Come taste with Jack on one of his favorite days of the year! This is a free tasting in our downtown Minneapolis store. It will be well worth your time with one of the most knowledgeable persons in the state about French wine, you don't want to miss it!

Tentative Pouring Lineup:
Laurent-Perrier La Cuvee
Chateau Latour Lagrave Martillac Blanc
Gerard Bertrand Cigalus Blanc
Fleurs de Prairie Rose
Domaine Rene LeClerc Bourgogne Rouge
Gerard Bertrand Cigalus Rouge
Chateau LaRose Trintaudon Haut-Medoc

We hope to see you there - and - be sure to keep up with our Events page to be among the first to know about upcoming wine tastings!

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Jul
12
to Jul 14

Bastille Day French Wine Tasting & More Happening In Downtown Minneapolis This Weekend!

Hyperbole aside, this may be the most exciting weekend yet for tastings in our downtown Minneapolis store! You can see the wine and craft beer we’ll be tasting on both Friday and Saturday, below.

Above and beyond the list below – we will also be hosting a Bastille Day French Wine tasting on Sunday afternoon. This is a free tasting where you will learn more about the French wines we offer from Jack, owner of 1010 Washington Wine & Spirits, and perhaps one of the most knowledgeable people in the area on wine from this region.

We hope to see you in-person every day this weekend!

Friday July 12th
2-7pm
De Wetshof Limestone Hill Chardonnay
Alberto Loi Vermentino
Lelievre Gris de Toul Rose
Unlitro Tosccano Rosso
Domaine Amido CdR
Saracco Moscato D'Asti

4 - 7pm
Warpigs Brewing - July Craft Beer of the Month!
Tattersall Distilling

Saturday July 13th
2-7pm
BV Rutherford Cabernet
Brunelli Poggio Apricale
Loveblock Sauvignon Blanc
Bonny Doon Vin Gris
Argyle Pinot Noir
Tariquet Classic

1 - 3pm
Wabasha Brewing

Sunday July 14th
230-430pm
Bastille Day French Wine Tasting
Tenative Pouring Lineup:
Laurent-Perrier La Cuvee
Chateau Lagrave Martillac Blanc
Gerard Bertrand Cigalus Blanc
Jadot
Fleurs de Prairie Rose
Domaine Rene LeClerc Bourgogne Rouge
Gerard Bertrand Cigalus Rouge
Chateau LaRose Trintaudon Haut-Medoc

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Jul
5
to Jul 6

Our First Wine & Craft Beer Tasting of July 2019!

Is there any part of summer in Minnesota that is more relaxing than the time period just after the 4th of July – and just before the State Fair?

Whether you agree or disagree, we’d love to hear what you think! Stop on by our downtown Minneapolis store tonight or tomorrow evening – now that the holiday traffic has eased – for our first fine wine and craft beer tastings of the month.

See what we will be tasting below – and remember – keep up with our Events page to be among the first to know about all of our upcoming happenings!

Friday July 5th
2-7pm
Ca' Stele Pinot Grigio
Field Recordings Skins
Wagner Stempel Rose
Lini 910 Lambrusca Rosso
Paetra Gewurztraminer
Fongoli Umbria Rosso

4-7pm
Invictus Brewing Company

Saturday July 6th
2-7pm
BV Rutherford Cabernet
Daisy Pinot Gris
Chapoutier CDR Rose
Campo Viejo Tempranillo
Norton Privada
Te Awanga Wildflower Sauvignon Blanc

4-7pm
Earth Rider Brewery

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Jun
28
to Jun 29

Our Final Wine, Craft Beer & Spirits Tastings in June!

While it may feel like a holiday weekend, we actually need to get through several days next week before we reach Independence Day. Fortunately – our last wine, craft beer and spirits tastings of the month will help you overcome whatever disappointment this revelation brings.

See what we will be tasting this weekend in our downtown Minneapolis store, below:

Friday June 28th
2-7pm
Xarmant Txakoli
Pfeffingen Blanc de Noir
Roxa Garnacha Rose
Scavino Langhe Nebbiolo
Planet Oregon Pinot Noir
Lectores Vini Montsant

4-7pm
Finnegans Brew Co
New Smirnoff Infusions

Saturday June 29th
2-7pm
Il Poggione Brancato Rosato
Verus Pinot Gris
Hartford Russian River Chardonnay
Kenwood Jack London Zinfandel
Borne of Fire Cabernet
Il Poggione Toscana Rosso

4 - 7pm
Able Brewing Co-Op
June Craft Beer of the Month!

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Jun
21
to Jun 22

Taste Some Hyper-Local Craft Beer & Great Wine This Weekend!

As the first third of summer begins to wrap up, we can be fortunate in knowing that we still have two beautiful weekends left in June. And with a little luck, the weather will cooperate!

Luckily, rain or shine, we will be tasting some great wine and craft beer in our downtown Minneapolis store tomorrow and Saturday. On Saturday, in fact, we will be welcoming Pryes Brewing all the way from their home in the North Loop!

We hope to see you this weekend – and invite you to stop in anytime this week for some great under cost wine deals!

Friday June 21st
2-7pm
Dom Diogo Azal
Domaine des Homs Viognier
Vajra Rosa Bella
Tuetonic Pinot Noir
Doris Red
Carro Red

4-7pm
Lift Bridge Brewing Company

Saturday June 22nd
2-7pm
Il Fauno di Arcanum
Byron Santa Maria Pinot Noir
Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc
Bodega Norton DOC
Vanderpump Rose
Ste Michelle Indian Wells Chardonnay

4-7pm
Pryes Brewing
** Brewed in the North Loop **

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Jun
19
to Jun 20

La Rioja Alta Spanish Wine Tasting & Seminar

When you think Spanish wine, one of the first wineries you think of is La Rioja Alta. This week, on Wednesday June 19th, at the Aloft Hotel in downtown Minneapolis, we are fortunate to welcome Rafael Momene, Export Director to the Americas from La Rioja Alta. Momene will be here to share more about the history and present of this winery, as we drink and learn together.

As stated on La Rioja Alta’s website, their philosophy has always been….

“Quality, elegance, innovation, evolution... They are the pillars on which the five founding families erected our winery in 1890 and built a way of living, feeling and producing wines of the highest quality that continue to evolve subtly, perfectly adapting to new tastes. Today they are an example of some of the finest wines being made in Rioja.”

We are excited to learn more in person this week and hope you will be there to join us! To reserve your spot, call our store at (612)339-4040 or send us an email at info@1010wws.com. The cost of the event is $25, which can be used toward the purchase of anything that night. Also if you would like a reminder the day of the event please let us know and we can either call you or send a reminder email.

See the tentative wine tasting lineup below:

Lagar de Cervera Albarino 2017
La Rioja Alta Aster 2014
La Rioja Alta Vina Alberdi 2013
La Rioja Alta Vina Arana 2009
La Rioja Alta Vina Ardanza 2009
La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 904 2009
La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 890 2005

Remember, too, to keep up with our Events page to stay up to date with our weekly craft beer, wine and spirits tastings.

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Jun
14
to Jun 15

Taste Some Great Wines & Our Craft Beer of the Month – This Weekend!

As June continues to bust out all over, we are confident that your days and nights continue to be more and more packed with activities. We hope that you have left a bit of room in this weekend’s schedule, though, as we will be tasting some great wines – along with our craft beer of the month – this Friday and Saturday night.

See the wine and craft beer that we will be opening and tasting, below, and we hope to see you in downtown Minneapolis this weekend!

Friday June 14th
2-7pm
Hofer Gruner Veltliner
Pax Chenin Blanc
Ermitage Rose
Chateau Montaud Rose 3L Box
Hofer Zweigelt
Sainte Leocadie Minervois

4-7-pm
Able Brewing Co-Op
* Craft Beer of the Month - June 2019! *

Saturday June 15th
2-7pm
Bretonniere Sauvignon Blanc
Bertrand Cote Des Roses
Bertrand Saint Chinian
Garzon Reserve Cabernet Franc
Drouhin Macon Villages
St Jean Cinq Cepages

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Jun
7
to Jun 8

Taste Some Fine Wine, Belgian Beers & Local Spirits This Weekend!

We have made it through the first full month of June, or as we like to say, we have now officially entered Summer Sippin’ season! June is perhaps the most beautiful month of the year in downtown Minneapolis, and you are like us, this is about all the reason you need to celebrate.

With that said, we hope to see you this Friday and Saturday as we launch our own little summer tasting celebration by opening some great wine, selections of German and Belgian Beers and even some local spirits!

See what we will be tasting this weekend, below:

Friday June 7th
2-7pm
Mourat Chenin Blanc
Koehler Ruprecht Pinot Blanc
Gris Marin Rose
Merieau Gamay
Sindicat la Figuera Garnatxa
Skaramuca Plavac Mali

Saturday June 8th
4-7pm
Garzon Reserve Tannat
Scaia Rosato
Antica Chardonnay
Villa Maria Sauvignon Blanc
Alexander Valley Vineyards Merlot
Beringer Waymaker Red

German/Belgian Beers

Bet Vodka LOCAL!

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May
31
to Jun 1

Wine Tastings On May 31st and June 1st!

If you are sharing our optimism about Summer 2019 in downtown Minneapolis, you are also likely sharing our frustration at the up and down weather cycles this year. It seems that the moment we start to brag about great weather, we get a sudden rainstorm that washes out a small part (but a part, nonetheless!) of our Memorial Day weekend.

Whether you are feeling optimism, frustration – or both – we hope either doesn’t keep you homebound this coming weekend, as we will be opening some great wines to taste this Friday and Saturday.

See the wine tastings we have scheduled below:

Friday May 31st
2-7pm
Tete Blanche Chenin/Sauvignon Blanc
Cune Monopole Viura
La Nerthe Rose
Tete Red Cabernet Franc/Grolleau
Pilizota Plavina
Cune Seleccion de Fincas

Saturday June 1st
2-7pm
Garzon Reserve Albarino
Maison L'Envoye Morgon Cote de Py
Torbreck Woodcutter's Shiraz
Confidencial Rose
Scaia Bianco
Paxis Red Blend

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May
17
to May 25

Weekend Wine, Craft Beer & Spirits Tastings Through Memorial Day!

After the last winter we had, can you believe that we are now nearly through the month of May? And if we are nearly through May, we are also getting extremely close to Memorial Day. As such, you had better be sure you are fully stocked up on all the wine, craft beer and spirits you will need as we approach summer’s unofficial kick-off.

As always, we are here to help!

See the craft beer, wine and spirits we have on hand and will be tasting in our downtown Minneapolis store, this weekend and next.

Remember, too, to follow our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter – and keep an eye on our Events page – to stay up to date on all of our scheduled weekend tastings.

Friday May 17th
2-7pm
Elk Cove Vineyards Will Be On Hand Tasting:
Pike Road Chardonnay
Elk Cove Pinot Gris
Elk Cove Pinot Noir Rose
Pike Road Pinot Noir
Elk Cove Estate Pinot Noir
Elk Cove Mount Richmond Pinot Noir

4-7pm
Beam Suntory Will Be On Hand Tasting the Following Spirits:
Toki Japanese Whiskey
Roku Gin
Haku Vodka

Saturday May 18th
2-7pm
Tenuta di Arceno Chianti Classico Riserva
Alexander Valley Vineyards Rose
Montes Alpha Syrah
Fantinel Pinot Grigio
Muriel Reserva Rioja
De Wetshof Bon Vallon Chardonnay

4-7pm
Pryes Brewing

Friday May 24th
2-7pm
Casamaro Verdejo
Bargemone Blanc
Rose
Prebende Beaujolais
Idlewild Flora & Fauna Red Wine
Castano Monastrell

4-7pm
Codigo Tequila

Saturday May 25th
4-7pm
Rodano Chianti Classico
Alexander Valley Vineyards Sin Zin
Whispering Angel Rose
Piazza Grande Rosato Lambrusco
Ste Michelle Sauvignon Blanc
Charles & Charles Red Blend

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May
17
2:00 PM14:00

Elk Cove Wine Tasting Event Tonight!

Elk Cove Vineyards is one of Oregon's historic family-owned wineries and was founded in 1974 by Pat and Joe Campbell. Tucked into the foothills of the Coast Range Mountains, the tasting room has spectacular views of the surrounding vineyards.

Second-generation winemaker Adam Campbell produces excellent Single Vineyard Pinot Noirs as well as crisp aromatic Pinot Gris, Rose, and Chardonnay with an emphasis on estate-grown fruit. Living his whole life among the vines, Adam has a tremendous respect for the land on which the grapes were grown:

“High quality wine really starts in the vineyard. The time I spend stomping through our 300 acres of vines not only helps us make good decisions in viticulture, it also informs our winemaking decisions."

Elk Cove Vineyards National Sales representative Cam Christie will join us in our downtown Minneapolis store tonight from 4-7pm to pour these great wines - and we’ll have some open as soon as 2pm.

Here is the line-up...
Elk Cove Pinot Gris 2017
Pike Road Chardonnay 2017
Elk Cove Rose 2018
Pike Road Pinot Noir 2015
Elk Cove Pinot Noir 2015
Elk Cove Mount Richmond Pinot Noir 2016

We hope to see you tonight – and invite you to check out the other great craft beer, wine and spirits tastings happening this and next weekend!

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May
11
4:00 PM16:00

4th Annual Best Free Indoor Rose Tasting in MN

Just before Mother’s Day, we hope you join us in downtown Minneapolis for our 4th Annual Free Indoor Rose Tasting!

This event will feature some of the newest and some of the best new Roses from the 2018 vintage.  Visit us to both sample and discover for yourself what Roses you will be drinking this summer.  And, of course, do not forget to leave with a few extra bottles for mom!

Event details may be found below:

4th Annual Best Free Indoor Rose Tasting in MN
May 11th
4 – 7pm
1010 Washington Wine & Spirits
1010 S Washington Avenue
Downtown Minneapolis

While we hope to see you at our Rose tasting this May, remember to visit us for our Spring Sale before it ends this Sunday, April 21st!

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May
3
to May 11

Early May Wine, Spirits & Craft Beer Tastings!

As the calendar turns to May, we ready ourselves for some of the finest weather that Minnesota has to offer. In the same sense, our store prepares to receive some of the finest wine, craft beer and spirits available – many of which we invite you to taste along with us!

Below, see the wine, spirits and craft beer we will be tasting in our downtown Minneapolis store in early May:

Friday May 3rd
2-7pm
Miraflors Blanc
Division Sauvignon Blanc
Les Cimels Rose
Peyrie Cahors Malbec
Fontsainte Corbieres Rouge
3 Vines Old Vine Red Blend

4-7pm
Belgian/German Beer Tasting

Saturday May 4th
2-7pm
Maison de Grand Esprit Cremant
Carpineto Vino de Nobile di Montepulciano
Domaine de Menard Marine White
Dogajolo Rosso
Simonnet-Febvre Pinot Noir
Cocagne Rose

Friday May 10th
2-7pm
Lubanzi Chenin Blanc
Kumea River Chardonnay
Teutonic Rose
Jean-Paul Brun L'Ancien Gamay
Vallana Campi Raudi
Lubanzi Red Blend

Bellboy Spirit Tasting with Sharon
Boondocks 11yr American Whiskey
Plantation 5yr Rum
St Elder Elderflower
Jackson Morgan Peaches & Cream|
Unlce Val's Botanical Gin
Cinzano Prosecco

4-7pm
Sisyphus Brewing

Saturday May 11th
4-7pm
Best Free Indoor Rose Tasting in MN!!

Happy Rose Day!!

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May
1
6:30 PM18:30

Ridge Vineyards Wine Seminar and Tasting - May 1st

This is another can’t miss event, happening next week in downtown Minneapolis!

Ridge Vineyards is one of the most historic wineries in all of California. The Monte Bello Cabernet was a participant in the Judgement of Paris in 1976 and the first Monte Bello wine was produced in 1892. While they are known for their reds wines, they have been producing world class white wines, including Chardonnay, since 1962 as well.

The Ridge Vineyards approach is straightforward: find the most intense and flavorful grapes, guide the natural process, draw all the fruit's richness into the wine. There is no set way to make any wine, each harvest is treated differently and the result is usually amazingly good wine at relatively affordable pricing.

Tentative Ridge Vineyards Wine Tasting Lineup:

• Ridge Estate Chardonnay 2017

• Ridge 3 Valleys Red 2016

• Ridge Geyserville 2017

• Ridge Lytton Springs 2016

• Ridge Paso Robles Zinfandel 2016

• Ridge East Bench Zinfandel 2016

• Ridge Lytton Estate Petite Sirah 2016

• Ridge Estate Cabernet 2016

Call 1010 Washington Wine & Spirits at 612 339-4040 or send us an email at info@1010wws.com for reservations.

The cost of the event is $25, which can be used toward the purchase of anything that night. If you would like a reminder the day of the event let us know, when registering, and we can either call or send you a reminder email.

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Apr
26
to Apr 27

Our Final April Wine Tastings

This weekend represents the last bit of spring before we get into May – or to put it in more 2019 terms – we are just one week away from finally being safe from the winter!

So why not celebrate by stopping by to see us in downtown Minneapolis, this Friday and Saturday evening, for some great wine tastings?

See what we have coming up below – and remember to check out our 4th Annual Indoor Rose’ Tasting this May 4th.

Friday April 26th
2-7pm
Merieau Sauvignon Blanc
Vin de Days Blanc
The Emily
Le Clos
Yangarra Old Vine Grenache
Sallier de la Tour Syrah

Saturday April 27th
2-7pm
Kenwood Six Ridges Cabernet
Secret Indulgence Emancipation Red Blend
Latour Ardeche Chardonnay
Saurine Rose
Ercole White Wine
Broadside Merlot

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Apr
5
to Apr 13

Early April Wine, Craft Beer & Spirits Tastings!

Have you had the opportunity to stop by and check out our Annual Spring Wine Sale? If not, we hope to see you in downtown Minneapolis soon, as sale prices will end before you know it, on April 21st.

Should you need something else to compel you to visit, know that we will be offering great tastings on fine wine, craft beer and to notch spirits every weekend throughout the sale. See what we have coming up below – and remember to like us on Facebook to be among the first to see what we will be sampling!

Friday April 5th
2-7pm
Katie from Bourget will be sampling:
Felines Picpoul
Sallier de la Tour Grillo
Morgan Metallico Chardonnay
Morgan Cotes du Crow Rhone Red
Vina Ardanza Rioja
Sallier de la Tour Nero d'Avola

4-7pm
Finnegan's Brewing

Bellboy Spirits will be sampling:
Her Spirit Vodka
Jackson Morgan Banana Creme Liqueur
Talisker Storm
Mathilde Cassis
Michters Rye

Saturday April 6th
2-7pm
Mitch from The Wine Company will be sampling:
Nortico Alvarinho
Chateau Recougne Bordeaux Blanc
Eyrie Chardonnay
Failla Willamette Valley Pinot Noir
Cerejeiras Tinto
Darnaud Mise en Bouche Crozes-Hermitage

4-7pm
Oliphant Brewing

Friday April 12th
2-7pm
Logan from Tradition will be sampling:
Field Recordings Blanc de Franc
Matthiasson Tendu Vermentino
Forlorn Hope Semillon
Ground Effect Pinot Noir
Matthiasson Tendu Red Wine
A Tribute to Grace Grenache

4-7pm
Omni Brewing

Saturday April 13th
2-7pm
Susan from Winebow will be sampling:
Stadt Krems Gruner Veltliner
Saint Cosme 'Les Deux Albion' CdR Blanc
Hahn SLH Chardonnay
Hahn SLH Pinot Noir
Saint Cosme 'Les Deux Albion' CdR Rouge
Catena Paraje Altamira Malbec

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Apr
3
to Apr 21

1010 Washington Wine & Spirits Spring Sale Starts This Week!

At 1010 Washington Wine & Spirits, we pride ourselves on offering one of the best selections, and some of the best prices, on craft beer, fine wine and top notch spirits that you will find anywhere in downtown Minneapolis.

But for a few weeks every April, we outdo ourselves.

Visit us tomorrow through April 21st for our annual Spring Sale where you will find the best prices we offer all year! See our full list of sale items below – and we look forward to seeing you and helping you stock up this month!

1010 Washington Wine & Spirits - 2019 Spring Sale!

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