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Millner Heritage Winery
32025 MN Hwy 15
Kimball, MN 55353
Good Morning: 10:00 am
I have more cider news, last Monday Jon bottled two pallets of Minnesota Crisp hard cider in the 22 ounce bottles. Yesterday he showed me that one pallet is already gone to the wholesale market, but don't fear we still have a pallet at the winery and next week he bottles another 500 gallons. We announced the return of MN Crisp on Facebook and the response has been exceptional.
Given this on my mind I awoke this morning with a panic dream. I dreamt that every bottle of wine at the winery was gone. I just couldn't find a single bottle of wine, imagine that, good think I woke up.
Also this week Andrea, our newest worker, entered in 78 new emails for this news letter. Welcome to the new readers and don't miss the two events below.
For this Saturday's Vineathon Jon received the pumpkins yesterday. T he weather forecast is good, this is a run, walk, crawl event through the vineyard with or without wine. Should be a nice day and a good fund raiser for the breaking free organization.
Also if it is you're first time reading this letter, don't miss the St. Martin's Day Customer Appreciation Party, November 7th. This is a free event as a case club member. See the details below.
For the Spooky Vineathon the weather forecast is good.
Boogy boogy boogy on Halloween! From 2 - 5 pm the Minneapolis Jazz Trio will be playing.
1. Our Spooky Vineathon 5K Fun Run/ Walk
through our vineyard. This is a fund raiser for the organization Breaking Free:
Breaking Free is a Minnesota-based non-profit and social justice/social change organization founded in 1996 by Vednita Carter.
Every year, Breaking Free helps an average of 400-500 women and girls escape systems of prostitution and sexual exploitation through advocacy, direct services, housing, and education. Our main offices are located in St. Paul, Minnesota, with branches in Rochester and Minneapolis. Breaking Free's doors are open to women and girls throughout Minnesota and the United States.
I am currently booked at 42 guests, we can handle more.
St. Martin's Day Case Club Appreciation Party!
Social 5 pm
Serving time 6 pm
This event is Free with the requirement that each couple at least fill their bottle bag with six bottles to take home, priced at case discount. That's just 3 bottles per person of your favorite wines.
Don't have a bag? Buy a full case, 12 bottles, at the party and we'll still include you for the party.
In honor of St. Martin's Day, the patron saint of Wine, we are serving a traditional German Buffet prepared by Austrian Chef Heinrich Wurdek.
Yes all of this is Free!
We will be serving :
- Sauer Braten, a sour roast meat, regarded as one of the national dishes of Germany
- Spatzle, a kind of soft egg noodle or dumpling found in the cuisines of southern Germany and Austria, Switzerland, Hungary, Alsace and South Tyrol.
- Orange Glaze Carrots
- Green Leaf Lettuce Salad.
- Plus Chocolate Bundt Cake
After the meal we'll also have a traditional St. Martin's day lantern parade through the vineyard.
And more -
We'll have live music and afree glass of wine for each guest.
For more details on St. Martin, the patron saint of w ine https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Martin%27s_Day click
Seating is limited and RSVP required.
To reserve call Don Millner at 320-237-1958 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "Free". Include your phone number and number of guests. I will return call to finalize.
Remember, you have to bring your 6-pack bag along to the event to enter. If you have more than one bag, bring another couple. Again remember,don't forget your bottle bag and advanced reservations required. This date is open to everyone with a 6-pack bag regardless of previous parties attended.
This Weekend Music
Playing Oct. 31st is the "Minneapolis Jazz Trio"
Playing Nov. 1st is
playing clarinet, saxaphone, keyboard, and voice. Performing a variety of music Genre.
My How Time
Yesterday I realized that this fall we are now 10 years working on the winery project. I was a young 53 yr. old at that time and Mary was even younger. Jon and Anna were closer to kids and Iza wasn't. I think this is worth celebrating.
Looking for a photo to put here, I googled Millner Heritage Winery Photos and got quite a response of a blend of pictures from over the years. If you'd like to see some of them click HERE .
PHOTO OF THE WEEK
Nothing like a cold MN Crisp.
Find other photos like this one throughout the week by following our new Instagram account!