Write-Off the Vine: Texas Wine News – Texas Twitter Taste-Off and More

Write-Off the Vine: Texas Wine News – Texas Twitter Taste-Off and More DrinkLocalWine.com First-ever Conference Sold Out- Follow on Twitter (search #DLW09) DrinkLocalWine.com focuses on North American wine that isn’t made in California and the Pacific Northwest. It will hold its first-ever conference and tasting on Aug. 15 in Dallas…

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Cowboys and Cabernet: Lone Star Wines Shine at California Conference

At the end of the session, one gentleman who at first had been ultra-resistant to the whole idea of Texas Wines summed up the feelings of the crowd by asking, “Why don’t you just get Robert Parker (www.erobertparker.com) to rate these wines? That would get the word out, once and for all, about just how good Texas wines can be.”

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Increasing Your Wine Knowledge: A Ten Step Program

Increase Your Wine Knowledge: A Ten Step Program I recently saw an article that addressed this issue, but for beer. It was on the website www.accidentalhedonist.com. I decided to compose the following list with the necessary modifications making it applicable to people that want to increase their wine knowledge. Like many…

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Write-Off the Vine: Texas Wine News – August 1, 2009

Write-Off the Vine: Texas Wine News – August 1, 2009 TEXSOM & DrinkLocalWine: Excellent wine two-fer in Dallas in mid-August By Kim Pierce Mid-August is an excellent time to polish your wine creds with two back-to-back conferences. www.DrinkLocalWine.com hosts a one-day conference 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 15 with…

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I’m All Ears About Texas Wines and I am Giving Away Prizes

I’m All Ears about Texas Wines and I am Giving Away Prizes NOTE: The deadline to comment to this blog is August 2, 2009. Don’t delay. You can win a free private tour and tasting for up to 25 people at Haak Vineyards (www.haakwine.com) or other prizes by telling me…

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