Texas Wines in Times of Coronavirus

Throughout April, every Tuesday 7-8 pm is reserved for #TXwine Twitter Tuesday tastings. These are virtual events where people meet online and share real-time tasting notes, wine/food pairings, pictures and related Texas wine remembrances. Participants include a growing number of social media enabled winery owners, winemakers, sommeliers, newbie and accomplished wine tasters, and my wine writing friends across Texas. 

There are now around 350 Texas wineries many of which are small family-run businesses. Their businesses have always depended on winery visits where wines are tasted by visitors in anticipation of a purchase. This came to a sudden stop on March 16 when winery tasting rooms along with dine-in restaurants across the state were shuttered, as per governor’s proclamation…

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Love to taste, talk and tweet about Texas wines and where they are in the global scheme for wines. After all that's the only way they will reach the full potential.