November 7-9: News Flash – Texas Hill Country Wineries on Instagram

November 7-9: News Flash – Texas Hill Country Wineries on Instagram This Thursday November 7th through Sunday November 9th, the Texas hill country wineries will be featured on Instagram. I have been selected to take the Instagram “baton” during my upcoming hill country trip and feature my cellphone photos that…

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Writers, Bloggers and Enthusiasts Get Ready for the 6th Annual Regional Wine Week – October 6-12, 2013

Writers, Bloggers and Enthusiasts Get Ready for the 6th Annual Regional Wine Week – October 6-12, 2013 Drink Local Wine will hold its sixth annual Regional Wine Week from October 6th to 12th, where wine writers, bloggers and enthusiasts share information about wine from lesser known wine regions throughout the…

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Dear Whole Foods Market, Please Remove Non-Texas Wine From Your Texas Wine Display [Redux]

Dear Whole Foods Market, Please Remove Non-Texas Wine From Your Texas Wine Display [Redux] or, “Where are you Grover Norquist when you need a winery to sign a pledge?” Those of you that have read and perhaps participated in the discussion started by columnist Andy Chalk in the online article…

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Got My Wine Shipment for TXwine Twitter Tuesday – March 12, 2013

Got My Wine Shipment for TXwine Twitter Tuesday – March 12, 2013 Just in case you haven’t heard, this month’s TXwine Twitter Tuesday (a regularly scheduled Tweet/Taste-up of Texas wine aficionados) is happening Tuesday, March 12th from 7-8 pm Central Time. The March issue of Imbibe magazine is devoted to…

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VintageTexas 2012 Top Texas Wines – Honorable Mentions, For Darn Good Reasons Too!

VintageTexas 2012 Top Texas Wines – Honorable Mentions, For Darn Good Reasons Too! As I have learned in previous years, even when I list what I believe to be the ten best Texas wines, there are still stellar wines from the Lone Star state with distinction. I’ve chosen a few…

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Narin’s Bombay Brasserie Wine Dinner: It’s Time to Set Aside Some of the Old Rules, Get Some New

Narin’s Bombay Brasserie Wine Dinner: It’s Time to Set Aside Some of the Old Rules, Get Some New When asked how does Indo-Asian wine pairing compare to the meat-dominated western approaches (e.g. red meat, red wine; white meat, white wine), Narin Sehgalm owner of Narin’s Bombay Brasserie in Houston Texas…

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Pedernales Cellars: Texas Wine Riding a Wave of Success

Pedernales Cellars: Texas Wine Riding a Wave of Success On a damp hazy summer morning, I trekked out from our hill country cottage and was between Johnson City and Fredericksburg on a road that’s taken the moniker – The Wine Road. Like the now famous Route 29 going through the…

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Guest Blog: Visual Wine Tasting (The Baker Method)

Guest Blog: Visual Wine Tasting (The Baker Method) by Jim Baker (TXwineGeek) Some of you may have already seen, the original and follow up posts on “Visual Tasting” by Jim Baker who has the TXwineGeek blog. I did, and a few days later had to go back to view it…

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Houston’s Finest: L’Olivier Hosts Château la Nerthe Tasting

Houston’s Finest: L’Olivier Hosts Château la Nerthe Tasting I jumped at the chance to sample the cuisine of acclaimed executive chef Olivier Ciesielski for Tony’s restaurant fame now in his own L’Olivier Restaurant & Bar with partner Mary Clarkson in the heart of Houston’s Montrose district. Equally appealing was the…

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Manifesto: To Texas Bloggers…Together We Are A Community

Manifesto: To Texas Bloggers…Together We Are A Community Before I posted my comment to Jeff Cope’s near philosophic question (Wine Bloggers – Are We in a Competition?), I found the question he posed to be something akin to Bill Cosby’s comedic line…“why is there air?”. However, the more I thought…

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