Podcast: Play in new window | Download David Sides owned and ran his own agriculture business for a living and is now retired and works in the vineyard full time. Austin Vineyards is the name of this venture and I for one look forward to what the future holds for David and his precious vines!
It’s almost the holiday season and that usually means finding some sparkling wine. But why is Champagne the first sparkling wine somebody thinks of to enjoy that holiday or special occasion? We had the opportunity to meet Matteo Lunelli who is the President of Ferrari wines from the northern Trentino region in Italy. It was his first time in Houston and Texas for that matter, and he had determined to visit Houston because the area is a growing wine market [Read More...]
Hye Meadow Winery recently worked with the Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin to create a wine experience that would honor the new La Belle exhibit at the museum. When the Bullock Museum unveiled its latest exhibit, Hye Meadow Winery had a key role. The Texas winery had offered its Hye-Albert Cuvee to celebrate the exhibit La Belle: the Ship that Changed History. Bullock Museum staff embraced the partnership, creating a commemorative label that celebrates both the ship and [Read More...]
November’s #TXwine Twitter Tuesday will actually be held on Thursday, November 13. This change comes as our normal #TXwine Twitter event will be celebrating International Tempranillo Day along with many other Tempranillo lovers on that Thursday.
Double, double, toil and trouble—sweet Sauternes and Moscato bubble! It’s time for all the ghouls and goblins to awaken and stalk the night in search of wine and mischief because Halloween is coming up this Friday. Whether or not you’re of the ghostly persuasion, you’ll want to haunt one of these fun events around the state. All events take place on Halloween, Oct. 31st, unless otherwise noted:
Ever since the announcement that Lost Draw Cellars would be opening in Fredericksburg, we have been keeping a watchful eye since we knew the winery had to be good. Lost Draw Cellars is a joint venture between Lost Draw Vineyards owner Andy Timmons, Andrew Sides, and Troy Ottmers. We knew we were going to be in Fredericksburg for the Texas Hill Country Wineries October Wine Trail event, so I … [Read More...]
Tired of waiting for the fridge to chill your light reds and white wines? Well now you can take any room temperature wine and allow it to be chilled right in your glass. The NAPA Wine Chiller crafted by OriginalBOS is an endlessly reusable stainless steel ball that chills wine, glass after glass. Inside the NAPA Wine Chiller is the revolutionary Arctic Core developed by OriginalBOS that allows the … [Read More...]