Brennan Vineyards, McPherson Cellars, and Lost Oak Winery are the wineries who form 4.0 Cellars in Fredericksburg, Texas. Todd Webster is the winemaker for Brennan Vineyards and is also the winemaker for 4.0 Cellars. We asked Todd Webster about his background and philosophy of winemaking.
The Cabernet Grill Restaurant at the Cotton Gin Village in Fredericksburg, Texas, will be having a celebratory early-spring Texas wine and food dinner on Friday February 27, 2015 at 6:30 pm. It will be a feast featuring fine Texas cuisine prepared from recipes from the new cookbooks from two eminent Texas chefs: Chef and author Terry Thompson-Anderson and the Cabernet Grill’s own Chef Ross Burtwell using local and Texas-sourced ingredients. Texas wine pairings will be selected by Russell Kane, author [Read More…]
http://revolutionspirits.com I was in Austin on a Friday planning the next Saturday morning. The nearby wineries I was waiting to visit wouldn’t open until 11 a.m. so I was wondering what I could do instead of sitting in my hotel room. I asked my friend and writer/drinker/marketing extraordinaire Matt McGinnis on any recommendations. He asked if I liked gin as he had a friend who worked for Revolution Spirits. I’ve had a few gin and tonics before, so of course! [Read More…]
Los Pinos Ranch Vineyards is an east Texas gem, nestled in the Piney Woods Wine Trail since it’s opening in 2001. For the full story on Los Pinos, read Jeff Cope’s story about his most recent trip to the winery. You can show up for a tasting, a winery tour, or pack an overnight bag, and stay on site at one of their cozy cottages. East Texas wine making is often overlooked in our small industry because the Texas Hill [Read More…]
Updated: January 23, 2015 Valentine’s Day is coming up next month and what better way to celebrate it with your loved one than a dinner at a Texas winery. Here are some of the Texas wineries that are holding special lunch or dinner events, all on February 14th.
http://www.sloanwilliams.com Sloan & Williams Winery is owned by Alan W. Kunst Jr. and Ralph S. Mattison Jr. and is located in Grapevine. Alan Kunst is also the winemaker. The winery opened in July, 2014. The name Sloan & Williams actually comes from the middle names of the two owners. … [Read More...]
I can't believe another year has quickly passed and a new year is about to begin. It has been a very busy year for Texas Wine Lover and this hobby has definitely turned into a passion. Let's see what happened during the year in review for 2014. I visited more Texas wineries over the year in order to help new or existing wineries get more exposure to consumers. I have now visited over 240 Texas … [Read More...]