FRIDAY FAVES // Coconut Lychee Coladas, Strawberry Jackets, and The Best Travel Plans

Photo: a view of Thailand by Panuson Norkaew (via Unsplash)

Happy long weekend, friends! We're heading to the MN State Fair, how 'bout you? Whatever you get into, please enjoy some of our favorite things on the internet right now. Plus, wine pairings to go with them!



- Being an 'old mom' is a real and difficult thing.
> DRINK THIS: Ramona (can) wine spritzer| Made by women!

- Our friends at Ready & Roam offer some amazing travel itineraries, covering everywhere from Door County to Thailand. Have you started planning your next trip?

- This strawberry jacket (hello, Fall!) is sold out for now, but I'm putting it on my wish list RIGHT NOW.
> DRINK THIS: Patrick Bottex Bugey-Cerdon 'La Cueille'| Pink and frothy

- A comprehensive review of MN State Fair Foods from Racket. I can't wait for that Dej Qab Zib (coconut lychee colada) from Union Hmong Kitchen!
> DRINK THIS: Quinta da Raza Vinho Verde | A patio pounder, just like this colada

- We love a sneaker round-up here at Sip...

FRIDAY FAVES // Pretty Parfaits, Crispy Zucchini, and Pumpkin Spice Strikes Again

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Hellooo, friend! Happy opening day of the Minnesota State Fair! Hope you're heading into a wine-derful (ha) weekend. Starting today, we'll be pairing each of our Friday faves with a wine that fits its vibe. A little avant garde? Absolutely. Please enjoy!

FRIDAY FAVES - 8.26.22


- Follow our somm, Leslee, here for all of her wine-related escapades at the Minnesota State Fair.
> DRINK THIS: Winehaven Winery Cranberry Wine

- Loving the scallop detail on this mirror.
> DRINK THIS: Il Mostro 'Terre di Chieti - Longana' Frizzante Rosato

- This crispy Zucchini Rice and Cheese Gratin should probably be in your late summer dinner rotation.
> DRINK THIS: Mr. Brightside Gamay Blanc

- Japanese style parfaits are popping up on dessert menus all over the place. And WOW, are they stunning! Check out this list of pretty parfaits in Tokyo.
> DRINK THIS: Elio Perrone 'Bigaro'

- If you haven't signed up for our newsletter, NOW IS THE TIME. We're unveiling a big {BIG) project in September and we'll be...

[FRIDAY FAVES] State Fair Goodies, Super Snacks, and Fall Vibes

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Hey there! It's been another crazy week in the world, so we hope these little tid bits will lift your spirits. Enjoy!


- This list of favorite Trader Joe's products gives me the munchies!

- Give your brain a break by listening to the lighthearted I Love A Lifetime Movie podcast, hosted by comedians Naomi Ekperigin and Megan Gailey. These hilarious women watch a different Lifetime movie each week and recap the good, bad, and ridiculous details while cracking up along the way.

- Excited for spooky season? Feast your eyes on these pumpkiny works of art.

- Our somm, Leslee, has been busy all week at the Minnesota State Fair, sussing out the best wine-based treats (hello, wine slushies!) and presenting at MN Wine Country. Follow her on Instagram (@amuseewine) for all the tasty tips!

- These vintage-inspired French clothes are feminine, unique, and somehow look super comfortable all at once. Love!

Enjoy your day!

—Emily Rentsch

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