EVENT: The Minnesota Monthly Grand Red Tasting kicked off the 22nd Annual Food & Wine Experience weekend on March 4 inside the Champions Club at Target Field.
CAUSE: Proceeds from the tasting and the weekend’s main event benefited Minnesota Public Radio.
RIPE FOR TASTING: More than 50 high-end red wines were available for sipping, showcasing top varieties from vineyards around the world and retailing at $20 per bottle or more.
PERFECT PAIRS: Gourmet bites ranged from savory to sweet to accompany the different wine varieties, including duck prosciutto, seared sea scallops, and a pear and brown butter tart.
Photos by Erica Loeks