Texas Watermelon Thump, Cheese Clump, Chef Smash & Damn Good Wine at William Chris Vineyard

Texas Watermelon Thump, Cheese Clump, Chef Smash & Damn Good Wine at William Chris Vineyard Last Saturday evening I felt like High Society (or I should say, Hye Society) when I showed up at William Chris Vineyards on the Route 290 Wine Road in Hye, Texas. Winery friends, Hill Country…

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June 5th TXwine Twitter Tuesday: Share Your Favorite Texas Winery Stories & Pics

June 5th TXwine Twitter Tuesday: Share Your Favorite Texas Winery Stories & Pics Denise Fraser Clarke (@DeniseFraser), Jeff Cope (@TXwineLover) and I (@VintageTexas) hope you can join us for the next TXwine Twitter Tuesday at 7 p.m. Central Time on Tuesday, June 5th. This month we’d like you to share…

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Texas Wine Included in Saveur’s Editor-in-Chief List of Top Trends for 2012

Texas Wine Included in Saveur’s Editor-in-Chief List of Top Trends for 2012 By James Oseland (Saveur Editor-in-Chief on MSNCB.com) “As 2011 draws to a close, the culinary trends we’re seeing on the horizon for 2012 are about comfort, familiarity, and hometown pride. Here’s a look at what was hot in…

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Video: Calais Winery in Dallas Deep Ellum Presses 2011 Newsom Vineyards Tempranillo (The Purple Juice)

Video: Calais Winery in Dallas Deep Ellum Presses 2011 Newsom Vineyards Tempranillo (The Purple Stuff) Here is “The Purple Juice”. It’s Newsom Vineyards 2011 Tempranillo (Texas High Plains Appellation) that was pressed at Calais Winery in the Deep Ellum district of downtown Dallas after eleven days of fermentation on the skins.…

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Wow, What a Tasting Opportunity Day 1 at Texsom 2011 y Mas: Just when I thought day one was ending…Texas wine shows up

Wow, What a Tasting Opportunity Day 1 at Texsom 2011 y Mas: Just when I thought day one was ending…Texas wine shows up Day 1: It was an amazing day… Forty-seven wines Doug Frost MS, MW, WineDogBoy rocks! Vega Sicilia “Valbuena”, Ribera del Duero (mineral, earth, black fruit – simply…

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Mantra of a Texas Winemaker in the Summer of Our Discontent: Acidulate, Acidulate, Dance to the Music!

(Nice hair! See video.) Mantra of a Texas Winemaker in the Summer of Our Discontent: Acidulate, Acidulate Dance to the Music! If the world was a perfect place, the mantra of all Texas winemakers would be…”Our wines are made without the use of enzymes, and no addition or acid (acidulation)…

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VIDEO: GOTEXAN Twitter Tuesday Features Texas Winemaker Raymond Haak

VIDEO: GOTEXAN Twitter Tuesday Features Texas Winemaker Raymond Haak Please join us for the next GO TEXAN Twitter Tuesday on August 2 at 7 p.m. Our special guest is Raymond Haak, owner and winemaker for Haak Vineyards and Winery in Santa Fe, Texas (near you!). During the Twitter chat, Raymond…

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Gary V Video: Texas Wines Inspired by Italian Piemonte and French Rhone Valley

Gary V Video: Texas Wines Inspired by Italian Piemonte and French Rhone Valley While on-location at a winery (Times Ten Cellars) in Dallas, Texas, Gary Vaynerchuk (pronounced Vay-nur-chuck with strong tri-syllabic punctuation) found that he was pleasantly surprised by two wines from the Lone Star state. The first was Duchman…

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Judgments of Texas Wine: Time for Another Texas Two-Sip. Join Me at Culinaria in San Antonio

Judgments of Texas Wine: Time for Another Texas Two-Sip. Join Me at Culinaria in San Antonio Where, What, When: Culinaria Wine and Culinary Arts Festival for the Texas Two Sip on Saturday, May 14, Hilton Palacio del Rio Hotel in San Antonio, Texas, 5:30 p.m. – $25 pre-sale, $35 at…

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“If they (Texas) want to take those steps backwards, that’s all for the better of Virginia.”

Virginia’s Ag Secretary Haymore Calls Out Texas for Cutting Wine Budget “Two of our closest competitors in the US, New York State and Texas, are actually cutting their wine marketing and education budgets and cutting back the things they are doing to support their industry. It doesn’t make any sense…

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