Write Off the Vine – Texas Wine News (Harvest 2012 Edition)

Write Off the Vine – Texas Wine News (Harvest 2012 Edition) The 2012 Texas Wine Harvest is Coming Fast: Both On Vine and Online Grape harvest time in Texas usually starts on or around July 1st. This year it’s already here; a bit earlier than normal with some gulf-area vineyards…

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It’s Now Official: Texas Wine is the Official Wine of the Texas Hamburger!

It’s Now Official: Texas Wine is the Official Wine of the Texas Hamburger! Super-Size Your Texas Hamburger with a Glass of Texas Wine  Calling all Texas wineries and Texas Hamburger lovers, too. According to “Hambassador” Rick Vanderpool, “It’s time to name your favorite Texas wine that you think is best-paired…

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Sullivan’s Steak House: Low Lights, Dark Paneling & New “Bar None” Menu

Sullivan’s Steak House: Low Lights, Dark Paneling & New “Bar None” Menu The night was made for red wine: the lights were low and the paneling that surroundedd the room was dark. Our server presented a bottle of wine with a black label with familiar red lettters that conveyed the…

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On the Texas Wine Trail with Seri (I Want a Texas Roussanne…No I Don’t Want Texas Rue in Sun City)

On the Texas Wine Trail with Seri (I Want a Texas Roussanne…No Don’t Want Texas Rue in Sun City) Well, I’m in Lubbock this weekend signing my book (The Wineslinger Chronicles) at the Lubbock Arts Festival 11 am to 2 pm today and later at 3-5 pm at Llano Estacado Winery…

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Celebrate Texas Hill Country, Wine & Music at Fredericksburg Festival April 26-28th, 2012

Celebrate Texas Hill Country, Wine & Music at Fredericksburg Festival April 26-28th, 2012 If you love Food and Wine and the Texas Hill Country in the Springtime, come CELEBRATE Texas Wine, Texas Music and Texas Cuisine at the 2012 Hill Country Wine and Music Festival! Join us for a WINE…

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The Best Texas Wine Money Can’t Buy

The Best Texas Wine Money Can’t Buy …and it’s not from Greece! I had dinner with friends last Saturday evening at Lucio’s on Taft in downtown Houston. They are a tremendous BYOB establishment ($5 corkage fee!) with a great menu to boot. I brought a bottle of wine to the…

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Write Off the Vine: Texas Wine News – March 18, 2012 | Top Stories this Week

Write Off the Vine: Texas Wine News – March 18, 2012 | Top Stories this Week Asador at Dallas Renaissance Hotel: Better Than Ever. Why Don’t Locals Eat There? Posted on March 13th, 2012 12:35pm by Andrew Chalk – Andy asks a good Question… One thing I would like them…

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Impressions from the 2012 Houston Rodeo Uncorked Best Bites Competition

Impressions from the 2012 Houston Rodeo Uncorked Best Bites Competition WARNING: This is not a short form blog today. So, you’d better sit down and pour of glass of Texas wine before you start reading. If you don’t have time now, just wait until later for some quiet time. Lead…

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Top Ten Texas Wines of 2011 from VintageTexas: Installment #2 – Next Five Wines

Top Ten Texas Wines of 2011 from VintageTexas: Installment #2 – Next Five Wines I’ve already given you my standard disclaimer and warning in Installment #1 for my top ten wines of 2011. Basically, these are my favorite wines from the lone star state that I tasted in 2011 (and…

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Ring in the New Year with TXwine Twitter Tuesday and Jessica Dupuy of Texas Monthly, January 3, 2012!

Ring in the New Year with TXwine Twitter Tuesday and Jessica Dupuy of Texas Monthly, January 3, 2012! Denise Fraser (@DeniseFraser) and I (@VintageTexas) hope you can join us for the next TXWine Twitter Tuesday at 7 p.m. (central time) Tuesday, January 3rd. We will have Jessica Dupuy of Texas…

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