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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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
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

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
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

Oliphant Brewing

Friday April 12th
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

Omni Brewing

Saturday April 13th
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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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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to Mar 30

Early Spring Wine & Beer Tastings!

This week, we are thankful to welcome the arrival of spring in downtown Minneapolis. Real spring, that is. Warm weather and snowmelt, rather than just a date circled on the calendar.

That said – if you are the type to circle big dates on calendars, we encourage you to circle all of the dates below – and to head into 1010 Washington Wine & Spirits for our early spring rounds of fine wine and craft beer tastings!

Remember, too, to stop by the first week of April for our annual Spring Sale – when nearly every brand in our store will be available at some of the lowest prices offered all year!

Friday March 22nd
Baumard La Caleche (Chenin Blanc/Chardonnay)
Le Petit Caboche Rose
Mocali Suberli Sangiovese
Maestracci Clos Reginu
Casa Santos Colossal Reserva
Pepiere Clos Briords

4 - 7pm
Mikkeller Brewing

Saturday March 23rd
Clos du Bois Marlstone Red
Beringer Napa Valley Chardonnay
The Fableist Sauvignon Blanc
Intrinsic Cabernet
Marques de Riscal Reserva
Whispering Angel Rose

Friday March 29th
Villa Sparina Gavi
Haut-Rian Rose
Le Petit Caboche Rouge
Lechuza Garnacha
Domaine Drouhin Macon Villages
Burlotto Barbera

4 - 7pm
Insight Brewing

Saturday March 30th
Calera Chardonnay
Dom Diogo Raza Vinho Verde
Stags Leap Investor Red
Juan Gil Albacea Monastrell
Louis Jadot Rose
Mout Olivet CDR Vielle Vignes

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5:30 PM17:30

Tuscan Wine Dinner – This Thursday!

This Thursday, March 21st, we hope you join us with our friends at Monello, in downtown Minneapolis, for an evening of some of the finest wines from the Tuscany region of Italy.

A selection of food pairings to complement each of our five courses makes for an evening you surely will remember. Click here to learn more about the event – and to get an early look at the menu and wines.

Tickets are $126 per person and we encourage you to reserve your spot soon as seats are limited!

Tuscan Wine Dinner
Thursday March 21st at 5:30
at Monello
1115 2nd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55403

We invite you to like us on Facebook to be among the first to know about upcoming events and tastings.

Remember, too, to stop by 1010 Washington Wine & Spirits, while in downtown Minneapolis, to see our latest wine specials and cellar selections!

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to Mar 16

Fine Wine & Craft Beer Tastings Throughout Early March!

Since when has a little bad weather - and a lot of snow - kept Minneapolis residents from sampling the best in fine wine and craft beer? Never is the answer, of course, and will remain so through this month as we are set to offer great tastings this weekend and next.

See what we will be sampling at 1010 Washington Wine & Spirits below:

Friday March 8th, 2-7pm
Cazin Cheverny
Ferdinand Albarino
Ferdinand Rose of Tempranillo
Puech Haut Prestige
Ground Effect Pinot Noir
Baudry-Dutour Chinon (Cabernet Franc)

Saturday March 9th, 2-7pm
Robert Mondavi Napa Valley Cab
Cusumano Nero D'Avola
Il Poggione Rosso di Montalcino
Domaine du Pouy
Zilliken Estate Riesling
Ste Michelle Rose

Saturday March 9th, 4-7pm
Broken Clock Brewing 4-7pm

Friday March 15th, 2-7pm
Ca'Stella Pinot Grigio
Burgans Albarino
Groundwork Counoise
Usseglio Ventoux
Cune Rioja Reserva
Agriverde Montepulciano

Friday March 15th, 4-7pm
Insight Brewing
Five Farms Irish Cream

Saturday March 16th, 2-7pm
David from Breakthru Beverage Group will be here to sample:
Norton Privada
Schramsberg Mirabelle Brut Rose
Prelius Cabernet
Frenzy Sauvignon Blanc
Volpaia Chianti Classico
Hartford Russian River Chardonnay

Saturday March 16th, 4-7pm
Lakes & Legends Brewing

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 Lopez de Heredia Spanish Wine Tasting
6:30 PM18:30

Lopez de Heredia Spanish Wine Tasting

This January 16th, join 1010 Washington Wine & Spirits at the Aloft Hotel in downtown Minneapolis, MN as we welcome Monica Nogues, Owner of Think Global, as she leads us through a seminar on Spanish wines with a focus on one of the most iconic estates in Spain, Lopez de Heredia.

Monica Nogues was born in Barcelona Spain and founded Think Global Wine Selections in January 1996 in Santa Barbara California. Think Global wines have a sense of soul and authenticity. They regard wine as artisanal crafting and an expression of nature. When nature is respected, it reveals aspects and truths of those earthly places filled with traditions and history. In essence, wine evokes memories, emotions, and enjoyment.

Tenative Lineup of Wines:

  • Mestres 1312 Reserva Brut Cava

  • Casa de Arman Ribiero Blanco 2016

  • Vina Tondonia Reserva Blanco 2004

  • Vina Cubillo Crianza 2009

  • Vina Bosconia Reserva 2006

  • Vina Tondonia Red Reserva 2005

  • El Pedrosal Ribera del Duero 2015

  • Buil & Gine Gine Gine Priorat 2016

Call the store at 612 339-4040 or send us an email at for reservations.

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 let us know, we can either call or send you a reminder email.

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to Jan 19

Warm Up With January Wine & Craft Beer Tastings at 1010 Washington Wine & Spirits!

As we work our way through January, we here at 1010 Washington Wine & Spirits in downtown Minneapolis invite you in out of the cold to enjoy our latest round of wine and craft beer tastings!

See what we’ve got planned below – and remember - our 4th Anniversary Sale runs through January 27th!

Friday January 11th, 2-7pm

  • Jordan from Phillips Wine & Spirits

  • Juan Gil Dry Muscat

  • Girard Sauvignon Blanc

  • Joel Gott Chardonnay

  • Albacea Monastrell

  • Girard Cabernet

  • El Nido Clio

  • O'so Brewing 4-7pm!!!

  • Earth Rider Brewing 4-7pm!!!

Saturday January 12th, 2-7pm

  • Cherry Pie Pinot Noir

  • San Felice Chianti Classico

  • Double Canyon Cabernet

  • Santorini Assyrtiko

  • Hild Ebling Sekt

  • Tenshen White

Friday January 18th, 2-7pm

  • Mitch from The Wine Company

  • St Innocent Villagees Cuvee

  • Maslauris Rouge Cab/Syrah

  • Day Zin

  • Il Follo Prosecco

  • Hofer Gruner Veltliner

  • Decoy Sauvignon Blanc

  • Utepils Brewing 4-7pm

Saturday January 19th 2-7pm

  • Lafage Centenaire Blanc

  • Becker Pinot Noir

  • Stonestreet Estate Cabernet

  • Illahe Viognier

  • Leitz Dragonstone Riesling

  • Chateau Lestruelle

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to Jan 27

1010 Washington Wine & Spirits 4th Anniversary Sale This January!

Has your bar and wine cellar been decimated by the carnage wrought by holiday entertaining? Or is it about to be? Never fear – as 1010 Washington Wine & Spirits – in downtown Minneapolis, MN – is gearing up for its fourth anniversary sale this January!

From Wednesday, January 9th through Sunday, January 27th, we will be offering terrific store-wide deals on downtown Minneapolis’ best selection of craft beer, wine and spirits – helping ensure you replenish your bar, fridge and cellar. Better yet, we’ll have in-store tastings of beer, wine and spirits every weekend!

Don, Rob and Darren have already started working on putting together the best deals possible to thank you for four great years together.

Call the store at 612 339-4040 or send us an email at for more information!

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to Jan 5

Early January Wine Tastings!

Ring in the new year at 1010 Washington Wine & Spirits in downtown Minneapolis and enjoy 2019’s first round of in-store wine tastings!

See what we’ll be sampling this week below - and remember - our 4th Anniversary Sale starts next week!

Monday Dec 31st 2-7pm

  • Roederer Estate Brut

  • G.H. Mumm Cordon Rouge

  • Gruet Rose

  • Beringer Private Reserve Chardonnay

  • Argyle Pinot Noir

  • Arrowood Kinghts Valley Cabernet

Friday January 4th, 2-7pm

  • Pullus Pinot Grigio

  • Milou Chardonnay

  • Mas Carlot Rose

  • Fattori Valpolicella

  • Milou Rouge

  • Flux Red

 Saturday January 5th 2-7pm

  • Jack's choice!



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Annette Peters Champagne Tasting
4:00 PM16:00

Annette Peters Champagne Tasting

Annette Peters is the President of Domaines and Appellations, a local importer. Domaines and Appellations seeks out small producers and family farms making wines that reflect their place of origin  as purely and naturally possible. The goal is to deliver wines with a high pleasure factor, precisely made, easy to drink wines that are affordable, made more for the glass and less for the pedestal, but inspiring  intellectual exercise if you should so chose. They also are conscientiously geared to serve a legacy of family, environment, tradition, and culture.

For this rare in store appearance Annette will be focusing on some of the spectacular Champagne producers she works with along with some other premium world class wine selections.

Tenative Lineup of Wines:

AR Lenoble Intense Brut NV
Le Mesnil Blanc de Blancs Brut NV
Philipponnat Royale Reserve Brut NV
Jean Fournier Marsannay Blanc 2015
Burlotto Langhe Nebbiolo 2017
Pra' Ripasso 2016

This is a free in store tasting at 1010 Washington Wine & Spirits. 

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Tokiwa Imports Japanese Whisky Tasting
4:00 PM16:00

Tokiwa Imports Japanese Whisky Tasting

Tokiwa Imports is the premier importer of family owned Japanese Whisky and other select Japanese spirits. Tokiwa Masamune was the name of the family sake brewery in historic Kawagoe, Saitama Prefec-ture, Japan. Yuno Hayashi’s grandfather, who owned the brewery, had a deep love of good food and drink which he passed on to his granddaughter. It is his admiration for fine beverages that propelled Yuno onwards along her journey with whisky and spirits.

We are in love with this portfolio at 1010 and hope you can join us for this special tasting event. Mitch from The Wine Company is leading us through the tasting!

Tenative Lineup of Spirits:

Iwai Tradition
Iwai Whisky
Akashi Whisky
Akashi Ume Plum Whisky
Ichiro Malt & Grain Whisky
Kyoto Kinobi Gin

This is a free in store tasting at 1010 Washington Wine & Spirits. 

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