Messina Hof 30th Annual Wine & Roses Festival and Spring Release Dinner

Messina Hof Wine & Roses Festival-featured

The 30th Annual Wine & Roses Festival was held at Messina Hof Winery & Resort in Bryan on Saturday, April 26. The festival marks the budding of the vines and blooming of the roses at the winery. The weekend started off though Friday night with the Spring Release Dinner. Everyone enjoyed a reception with threeRead More

Take a Trip across Italy with Whole Foods Market

Italy wine

Eight stylishly seductive wines from some of Italy’s most notable winemakers will be highlighted at Whole Foods Market stores across the country this spring. At excellent values and all under $16, the featured wines range from a fun-loving, flirty Prosecco from Veneto that is a perfect bubbly for brunch, to a rich, rustic red fromRead More

Eden Hill Vineyard

Eden Hill - outside

http://www.edenhill.com Eden Hill Vineyard is located in Celina and is owned by Linda and Clark Hornbaker. Their son Chris Hornbaker is the winemaker. The winery opened January, 2010. I first got a chance to meet the Hornbakers in the High Plains in April and then taste some of their wine for July 2013’s Twitter Tuesday whenRead More

Kiepersol Estates – Revisited with Vodka

Kiepersol - wines to pour

http://kiepersol.com/winery Kiepersol Estates Winery is located in Tyler. The first time we visited them was over two years ago and we wrote about our experience where unfortunately we were unable to take a tour at the winery. After Kiepersol Estates took part in #TXWine Twitter Tuesday, I made it a point to stop and take aRead More

July 2013 #TXwine Twitter Tuesday

#TXwine Twitter Tuesday - Gold Medals

The July 2013 #TXwine Twitter Tuesday concludes our celebration of gold medal winners from the Dallas Morning News and the TEXSOM Wine Competition that was held in February. As in the previous two months for the #TXwine July Twitter Tuesdays, we will taste three gold medal wines. Tweeters can order a special #TXwine Twitter TuesdayRead More

June 2013 #TXwine Twitter Tuesday

May-Jul #TXwineTwitter Tuesday

The June 2013 #TXwine Twitter Tuesday continues our celebration of gold medal winners from the Dallas Morning News and the TEXSOM Wine Competition that was held in February. As in May, for the #TXwine June and July Twitter Tuesdays, we will taste three gold medal wines. Tweeters can order a special #TXwine Twitter Tuesday three-pack ofRead More