Ted Farrell

Name: TED FARRELL

TCL Contributor: WINE GUY

Links:
Facebook, Haskell's website

Ted Farrell is President of Haskell's, one of the country's finest wine stores. Being a family business, Ted has been in the wine industry for majority of his life. His father, Jack Farrell, and grandfather purchased Haskell's in 1970 from Fritzy Haskell. Then only one store, Haskell's now has 13 locations in Minnesota. Ted had to do a multitude of tasks and jobs eventually working his way up the Haskell's ladder. That experience allowed Ted to develop a palate for wine, spirits, ales, and all types food.

Currently, Ted travels the world's wine regions selecting the highest quality and best valued wines to send back to Minnesota for his customers to enjoy.

Wine Gadgets and Stocking Stuffers from Haskell's  

The folks at Haskell's have kept Minnesotans in fine spirits since 1934. And their aisles are filled with more than just great bottles of wine and liquor. Twin Cities Live's Wine Guy, Haskell's Ted Farrell, stopped by with wine gadgets and other stocking stuffers you can pick up at the liquor store.

Wines to Pair with Thanksgiving  

Don't let shopping for spirits stress you out before Thanksgiving. Twin Cities Live's Wine Guy, Haskell's Ted Farrell, stopped by with what to serve to guests before and after dinner along with what pairs well with turkey.

Halloween Cocktails with Haskell's  

No matter how excited you are for Halloween, Twin Cities Live's Wine Guy, Haskell's Ted Farrell, has a "spirit" for you.

Drink Pink This October

Minnesota-based Haskell's has partnered with the Park Nicollet Foundation and the Jane Brattain Breast Center to ensure women in need can access breast cancer screenings. During the month of October, $1 from every featured bottle purchased will benefit the Jane Brattain Breast Center's Mammo a-go-go Community Outreach Program. Twin Cities Live's Wine Guy, Haskell's Ted Farrell, shares the wines you can pick up that'll support a great cause.  

Looks Great, Tastes Great with Haskell's  

Twin Cities Live's Wine Guy, Haskell's Ted Farrell, shares wines with great labels which also taste great. Plus, he has an exclusive Twin Cities Live deal!

Flavors of Fall with Haskell's  

Twin Cities Live's Wine Guy, Haskell's Ted Farrell, stops by with flavors of fall, including a wine that is the perfect transition form summer to fall.

Blue Ribbon Worthy Wines  

Twin Cities Live's Wine Guy, Haskell's Ted Farrell, stopped by the State Fair stage with wines he says are worthy of blue ribbons.

Wine School with Haskell's   Back To Top

Haskell's Ted Farrell shares the five steps for drinking wine and breaks down the difference between Brut and Champagne.

Wine Taste Test   Back To Top

Twin Cities Live's Wine Guy, Haskell's Ted Farrell, serves up a TCL taste test with Steve, Elizabeth and actress Melissa Peterman. See if they can tell the difference between a $3 and $30 bottle of wine.

Picnic Pairings   Back To Top

Twin Cities Live's Wine Guy, Haskell's Ted Farrell, shares his picks for vino that pair well with picnic essentials.

Best Chilled Wine Under $10   Back To Top

Twin Cities Live's Wine Guy, Haskell's Ted Farrell, stopped by with his picks for four chilled vinos all under $10.

American Made Wines   Back To Top

Twin Cities Live's Wine Guy, Haskell's Ted Farell, stopped by the studio on Flag Day and celebrated by featuring some of his favorite American made bottles of vino!

National Wine Day with Haskell's   Back To Top

May 25th is National Wine Day! Twin Cities Live wanted to celebrate, and the best person to help us party is Haskell's Ted Farrell. He stopped by with his list of the three wines you'll want to sip on this summer.

Rose All Day with Haskell's   Back To Top

Twin Cities Live's Wine Guy, Haskell's Ted Farrell, explains the popularity behind rose wine and shares four of his favorites bottles, along with an exclusive deal.

Spring Has Sprung at Haskell’s   Back To Top

There might be snow on the ground, but we know one place where spring has sprung -- the aisles of the liquor store.
From honeysuckle to cherry blossom, the smells of beautiful, blooming flowers can be found inside bottles of vino.
Our wine guy is helping us transition seasons. Haskell’s Ted Ferrell stopped by with a few of his favorites.

$10 Wines for 10 Years of Twin Cities Live   Back To Top

Twin Cities Live is celebrating 10 years on the air! In honor of the milestone, Haskell's is offering TCL'ers 10 bottles of wine for $10 each through Sunday, April 22. Twin Cities Live Reporter Emily Engberg joined TCL's Wine Guy, Haskell's Ted Farrell, at their Maple Grove location to sample a few.

The Best of Haskell's Spring Wine Sale   Back To Top

TCL's Wine Guy, Haskell's Ted Farrell, reveals winning wines and spirits in another edition of The Teddies!

Beer Cocktails   Back To Top

Mixing beer with champagne? It's a cocktail with over 150 years of history. Haskell's Ted Farrell stopped by to share a couple beer cocktail recipes.

Fish and Wine Pairings   Back To Top

Twin Cities Live's Wine Guy, Haskell's Ted Farrell, stops by to share wines perfect for various fish, including cod, salmon and ceviche. 

Ask the Experts: Haskell's Ted Farrell   Back To Top

TCL's Wine Guy, Haskell's Ted Farrelll, stops by to answer your questions about vino! 

Haskell’s Wine Bar   Back To Top

Haskell’s has a long history in Minnesota. Their start goes all the way back to 1934.  Over the years, Haskell’s has served the White House, Buckingham Palace and more. Today, Haskell’s has thirteen locations in Minnesota. The Farrell family took over the business in 1970. They have a lot of pride in promoting things local and Minnesotan. That includes some of the cheeses featured on their menu.

Last Minute Gift Ideas from Haskell’s   Back To Top

If you are like one of the predicted 126 million people who still has Christmas shopping left to do – we have help!  Wine guy, Ted Farrell from Haskell’s has some last minute gift ideas for you.  

Gift Ideas from Haskell's   Back To Top

Twin Cities Live's Wine Guy, Haskell's Ted Farrell, shares wine accessories you can pick up this holiday season.

Guide to French Wines   Back To Top

Haskell's Ted Farrell returned from a trip to France and shared a roundup of French wines perfect during holiday meals.

Wines from the Mediterranean   Back To Top

Wine guy, Ted Farrell, owner of Haskell’s, is keeping us in the Mediterranean with his wine picks.

Batch Cocktails Back To Top

Haskell's Ted Farrell shares recipes for big batch cocktails to please a crowd.

Best Wines on Sale   Back To Top

Twin Cities Live's Wine Guy, Haskell's Ted Farrell, stopped by to hand out The Teddies! The awards go to the best wines part of Haskell's Fall Sale, which runs through November 5th at their 12 Minnesota locations. Watch to get Ted's pick for the best wine to stock up on now for Thanksgiving dinner!

Tailgating Drinks   Back To Top

Over the years, the “art” of tailgating has changed.  Our Wine Guy, Ted Farrell, has a few tips to tailgating the right way!  Check out Haskell’s Fall Sale that runs through November 5th.

He Makes a Whiskey Drink   Back To Top

In honor of Twin Cities Live's Dude Week, Haskell's Ted Farrell stops by to share simple whiskey cocktail recipes. 

Save Big at the Liquor Store Back To Top

Twin Cities Live is all about saving you money. Haskell's Ted Farrell stopped by with ways you can get discounts at the liquor store!