Vintner’s Hideaway: This Should be Your Next Stop in Fredericksburg, Texas Wine Country

Vintner’s Hideaway: This Should be Your Next Stop in Fredericksburg, Texas Wine Country Recently, I was trying to link back up with Texas winemaker and consultant John Rivenburgh when I asked him where could I find his wines. John said, “Well, have you been to Vintner’s Hideaway in Fredericksbugh?” I…

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Sommelier Rachel DelRocco Goes from Teahouse to Texsom Champ (Parts 1 & 2)

Sommelier Rachel DelRocco Goes from Teahouse to Texsom Champ (Parts 1 & 2) This post includes Part 1 that was recently published on Edible Houston’s blog (click here) written by Russ Kane, VintageTexas.com, wine writer, author and naturalist. Part 2 at the bottom of this blog provides more on Sommelier Rachel…

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What a Difference Four Years Made for Texas Wine

What a Difference Four Years Made for Texas Wine – 1910 to 1914 While doing background research for my new book, Texas Hill Country Wineries, for Arcadia Publications, I came across two newspaper advertisements from the early 1900s. The first (shown above) is for a the Lone Star Saloon in…

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Exciting Times in Chile: Redefining Their Terroir & Wines

Exciting Times in Chile: Redefining Their Terroir & Wines If you think you know Chilean wines, take another look. The Chileans are redefining their terroir and in the process are redefining their wines and improving quality using a simple concept – find the right grape varieties for the right location…

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1/4/13 Update: TXwine Twitter Tuesday: Join Us Jan. 8th for Texas Wine Bar Tweet-Ups

1/4/13 Update: TXwine Twitter Tuesday: Join Us Jan. 8th for Texas Wine Bar Tweet-Ups Austin’s Denise Clarke (@DeniseClarkeTX), Houston’s Russ Kane (@VintageTexas), and Jeff Cope (@TXWineLover) invite you to join the next TXwine Twitter Tuesday at 7 p.m. CST on January 8th. This month we will celebrate Texas wine bars,…

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