TXwine Twitter Tuesday, May 26th 7-8p CT – Texas Cabernets & Chardonnays – Taste-Tweet-Repeat-Retweet!

TXwine Twitter Tuesday, May 26th 7-8p CT – Texas Cabernets & Chardonnays – Taste-Tweet-Repeat-Retweet & Hasta Luego!

Join us on May 26th 7-8p CT for our final installment of #TXwine Twitter Tuesday for right now. Texas winery tasting rooms are starting to open up again – three cheers for Texas wineries and consumers for weathering the Corvid-19 storm. This week we are featuring your favorite Texas Cabernets (Sauvignon, Franc and blends) and Chardonnays.

For this week’s tasting, please focus on Texas Cabernets which are made in many forms: Single varietal wines, Bordeaux-style blends (with Merlot, Cab Franc, Malbec and Petite Verdot and sometimes Carménère, and Tex-Med Cabernet blends with Italian, southern French and Spanish grape varieties.  Texas Chardonnay is a difficult “animal” to corral due to many vineyard and climatic factors; but, when it is made right, it has proven to be outstanding. You make your selection(s) and show us what’s in your glass. Remember to Taste-Tweet-Repeat-Retweet!

If you are looking for Cabernet or Chardonnay ideas, check out these two links (here for Cab and here for Chard) from Jeff Cope’s Texas Wine Lover Blog.

Please follow hashtag #TXwine and organizers Denise Clarke @DeniseClarkeTX, Jeff Cope @TXwinelover, Matt McGinnis @MattMcGinnis, and Russ Kane (me) @VintageTexas and our other faithful crew of tweeters across the state.  Our recent #TXwine Twitter Tuesday events 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. Remember – More Tweeters, More Tweets, More 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 – Repeat… then Retweet what others are doing! 

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.

As mentioned previously, this will our last #TXwine Twitter Tuesday for now, but we may bring it back if and when needed to support our Texas wine industry. For now… ¡Hasta luego!

Here are a few additional Twitter 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 follow hashtag #TXwine from your twitter page or 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 – Example: follow the action on #TXwine on your browser at TweetDeck.

Cheers to all the Texas winemakers, growers and consumers!
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