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    Find It Local Friday: Wine

    “Wait…wine? In Minnesota? Seriously?” You betcha! When we bought our townhouse in 2009, the first major home project we did was to install a wine bar off our kitchen.  Our love for Minnesota wines was well-established before the locavore diet came along, evidenced by the collection of local bottles I can’t seem to part with.  When I serve a local wine at dinner, folks are surprised to learn Minnesota has a great selection of wines (yes, they taste good too!) and is becoming a well-known wine region in the United States.  Many of the cold-hearty grapes grown in the state have been developed through the U of M breeding program, and…