Craft Cocktail: Sangria at Cafe Ena

“I bought El Meson 12 years ago, and that’s where it all started,” says Hector Ruiz, smiling at the bar of Cafe Ena in South Minneapolis. When he took over, El Meson had been serving boxed sangria. Ruiz figured he could do better. He began tweaking a recipe that would become a staple at all … [ Read more]

Wine Wednesday: Honoro Vera Merlot

Rosé certainly is having a moment. The formerly maligned pink wine is shedding comparisons to white zinfandel and staking its claim as the versatile sip at your summer picnic table. But there are still those red wine drinkers that won’t budge – not even down to rosé. Even in the height of summer, when most … [ Read more]