Join Us for #TXwine Twitter Tuesday for Texas’s Italian Reds and Whites
Friends, Texans, and Countrymen it’s time to get in touch with your inner “Roman”. Join us on April 28th 7-8p CT for another installment of #TXwine Twitter Tuesday. It’s the Twitter tasting and takes you across the expanse of Texas to meet-up with fellow Texans, winemakers and grape growers to taste some of the best wines being made in this state.
For this week’s tasting, we will focus on Texas wines made from Italian varieties – Crisp whites like Vermentino, Pinot Grigio, and Trebbiano; reds like Sangiovese, Montepulciano, Aglianico, and Nero D’Avola; and blends in their many forms. You select what wines you like to drink as long as it is made from Texas grapes and share what’s in your glass. We want to rally our Texas wineries and support local restaurants through these troubling times.
Our line up of #TXwine Twitter Tuesday events after April 28th includes:
May 5th – What are your Mother’s Day Texas wine favorites, May 12th – SparkingWine (traditional, PetNat, & more), May 19th – Blanc Du Bois, Lenoir & great grilling wines of Texas, and May 26th – Texas Cabernet & Chardonnay.
Please follow hashtag #TXwine and organizers Denise Clarke @DeniseClarkeTX, Jeff Cope @TXwinelover, Matt McGinnis @MattMcGinnis, and Russ Kane (me) @VintageTexas and our other faithful tweeters across the state. Our recent #TXwine Twitter Tuesday event have tracked over 1.5 million Twitter impressions, over 60 tweeters and over 325 tweets in the one-hour period… so join in for the fun.
IMPORTANT: To join our Twitter wine tasting, log into your Twitter account, follow the #TXWine hashtag, and share your favorite Texas wines, wineries, and experiences. You can post photos and share a special #TXwine moment. Taste, Tweet, and Repeat!
To support our Texas wineries – pick up wine from your local retailer, order directly from Texas wineries (many have free or reduced-price shipping) or open your wine cooler. You can also order wine at some restaurants along with your food order. Then, join us online.
Here are a few additional suggestions:
If you are new to Twitter, here’s how you participate: just sign up for a free Twitter account at twitter.com. You can also use a Twitter chat website like http://www.tchat.io/rooms/txwine. No registration is required; you can login using your Twitter account info. The hashtag #TXwine will automatically be added. If you are using another platform for tweeting, make sure you add #TXwine to your tweets. Another way to follow the Twitter action is on your browser with TweetDeck.
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