Most helpful wine shop: Surdyks


303 E. Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis

Raise (or swirl) your glass: Surdyk’s is your one-stop shop for everything viticultural. This nearly 75-year-old family run business has been voted an MWP reader favorite for six years running. The store’s detailed descriptions, classes and knowledgeable staff make for an enjoyable wine experience, for both novices and connoisseurs. For reds, whites and everything in between, Surdyk’s is your place to be-online or in the store.

You also get your libations at Haskell’s, Solo Vino, the little wine shoppe and The Wine Thief.