The NewAir AW-180E wine cooler is an 18 bottle single zone wine cooler. It is a thermoelectric wine cooler which means it’s really quiet whereas a compressor wine cooler can be louder. The wine cooler arrived safely in a nicely packaged box to ensure there was no damage. After removing the wine cooler from the box, I could see the door was taped to the sides to ensure it did not open during transport.
http://majekvineyard.com Majek Vineyard & Winery is located in Moravia and is owned by Lynne and Randy Majek. The grand opening of the winery was on March 15, 2014. Lynne Majek handles a lot of the winery work including the vineyard, but recently Anthony, who we also met, has started taking over the vineyard manager role. Randy Majek fills in every gap where needed and actually greeted us at the front porch. He told us the winery is located on a [Read More...]
Messina Hof Wine Cellars, Inc, will be hosting their 30th Annual Wine & Roses Festival at the winery in Bryan on April 26, 2014. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History. The annual event celebrates the budding of the vines and the blooming of the roses-incorporating local vendors, food trucks, artisans, wine pairing and art events, grape stomping competitions, and live music. Local businesses and organizations will also take part in a [Read More...]
When I visited Kiepersol Estates last August, I was fortunate to be on a winery tour when owner Pierre de Wet joined us and let the tour group be the first to taste the new vodka he was making. It was going to be called Dirk’s Vodka named after his father and could be available on the Kiepersol Estates grounds because of recent TABC law changes. Distilleries are now allowed to sell two 750ml bottles per person per month. In order [Read More...]
Gloria and I were the highest bidder in the silent auction of a season pass for the Texas Hill Country Wineries at the 2014 Texas Wine & Grape Growers Association annual conference in February. The month of April came and it was time to take advantage of the Wine & Wildflower Trail. The kick-off tasting to start the first day of the trail was held on Friday, April 4th, at Perissos Vineyard & Winery. Fortunately we were both able to get the [Read More...]
http://majekvineyard.com Majek Vineyard & Winery is located in Moravia and is owned by Lynne and Randy Majek. The grand opening of the winery was on March 15, 2014. Lynne Majek handles a lot of the winery work including the vineyard, but recently Anthony, who we also met, has started taking over the vineyard manager role. Randy Majek fills in every gap where needed and actually greeted … [Read More...]
Central Market announces that the theme of this year's Passport celebration will be Passport Italy, where the table is the centerpiece of life. From fresh-made pastas to hand-stretched mozzarella, Central Market will create a genuine Italian experience during the two-week event. In celebrating all things Italian, Central Market will showcase traditional foods and ingredients, along with … [Read More...]