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$100 Off your Next Amusée Event!

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Our Spring Newsletter just went out and we’re offering those on our mailing list one CRAZY spring offer! $100 off your next event when you book for the months of April or May.   *Does not apply to events already scheduled.   Not on the mailing list to receive the coupon or the TASTY FINDS…

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April 10, 2014

Pin me!

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I cannot stop pinning.  I’m obsessed with Pinterest.  I’m pretty sure you’re obsessed with Pinterest. Wait!  Aren’t we ALL obsessed with Pinterest?  Laying in bed late at night, pinning away.  Pinning from your desk allll day long.  Pinning when you’re supposed to be doing something else! Pinterest.  Businesses, big businesses, (Macys, LL Bean, Lowes) are…

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April 4, 2014

I’m back!

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I know, I know…I sort of dropped off the face of Spain there for a minute.  Sorry.   Here, have a glass of Rioja!   While I highly considered leaving the U.S. forever taking on a career of eating jamón for the rest of my days, I thought it over and well…here I am.  …

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April 3, 2014

Rioja’s Sleeping Lion

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Day 7:  An entire day of Wine Tasting amongst Rioja! The day begins with a quick drive from our place in the small town of Laguardia to our first appointment in Rioja Alavesa to the gorgeous, very modern estate of Viña Real. Viña Real, a winery which is part of the group, C.V.N.E.  Otherwise known…

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March 1, 2014

¡Toro, Toro!

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Day 6:  Taking a quick break from wine country on a day when most wineries are closed, we take a day trip into the Bullfighting region of Pamplona. Pamplona (Spanish) or Iruña (Basque) is the historical capital city of Navarre, in Spain, and of the former Kingdom of Navarre. The city is famous worldwide for the San Fermín festival, from July 6 to 14,…

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February 26, 2014

La Rioja Alta

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Picking up where we left off… After spending the day in Priorat, we leave the region and drive a bit closer to the area of Rioja, before we take camp for the night.  Knowing that our drive to the region the following morning will be a long haul, we take drive just an hour and…

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February 24, 2014

Los Caballeros del Priorato

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Day 4:  We discover the ‘Wild West’ of Spanish Winemaking! We leave our cute little Cava village of Sant Sadurní d’Anoia early morning, and head off for the town of Gratallops.  Smack dab in the famous winemaking region of Priorato and its grapes Garnacha & Cariñena (most commonly known as Carignan in FR or/and Mazuelo in…

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February 23, 2014

Uncorking Cava!

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Onward! Day 3 begins with our car rental.  ¡Ay, caramba! Renting a car in Barcelona begins with actually getting to your rental car agency of your choice.  Interesting to say the least. We had reserved our car online prior to our arrival and had, obviously, done a LOT of research on the situation before arriving.…

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February 22, 2014

Tour de España!

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Travel.  It’s a part of my life.  It is one of the many things in this life that recharges my soul.  Keeps me healthy and my heart smiling.  While traveling the United States has its thrills, over a year ago, my boyfriend Jason and I, vowed to take 30 days from our lives every year…

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February 21, 2014

#ManicMondays with The Chucker!

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#ManicMonday is here and so is Chuck!  Back with his monthly post for Amusée, the Chucker gives us another reason to drink more BOX WINE! Everyone needs a safety net!  I am always making the statement that Minnesotans’ are not FRUGAL it’s more that Minnesotans’ are NOT WASTEFUL. There is a big difference between the…

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February 18, 2014
  • Amusee provided the best party I ever had. Leslee made everything so easy. The food was wonderful, the presentation outstanding and the wine- fantastic. Leslee is knowledgeable and professional. She moves with ease in a crowd and keeps the party going. Jodi U.
    Edina, MN