November 2014 #TXwine Twitter Thursday

TXwine Twitter Tuesday International Tempranillo Day

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.

September 2014 #TXwine Twitter Tuesday

September #TXwine Twitter Tuesday TEXSOM

It has been a long hiatus but #TXWine Twitter Tuesday is back! There will be some changes in #TXwine Twitter Tuesdays from the past where they were held monthly. Initially they will be held bi-monthly, that’s every two months, so be sure to watch for when the next one will be. They also used to be held the second Tuesday of the month and that will be the same most of the time, but may change some months like this [Read More…]

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 three Messina Hof wines while looking over silent auction items and musician Haley Cole playing in the dining area. It was then time to sit down [Read 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 from Sicily that begs to be sipped at sunset outdoors. Italy’s wine producing regions are some of the oldest in the world. Known for their great [Read 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 when their 2012 Albarino-Viognier was featured. After tasting the award winning wine, I knew I had to make a trip to North Texas to visit the [Read 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 a tour when I was in the area again. I met two sets of wine friends at the winery, Darlene & Roger Bruckbauer and Shelly & [Read 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 Tuesday three-pack of the wines which will be discussed for July. There is still time to order and ship in time for the July chat. Messina [Read 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 of the wines which will be discussed for June and July. There is still time to order and ship in time for the June chat. Messina [Read More…]

May 2013 #TXwine Twitter Tuesday

May-Jul #TXwineTwitter Tuesday

The next three months of #TXwine Twitter Tuesday are going to be golden! We will celebrate gold medal winners from the Dallas Morning News and the TEXSOM Wine Competition that was held in February. For each of the #TXwine May, June, and July Twitter Tuesdays, we will taste three gold medal wines. Since the March #TXwine Twitter Tuesday was so popular by allowing tweeters to order a special #TXwine Twitter Tuesday three-pack, we will do the same thing for all [Read More…]

April 2013 #TXwine Twitter Tuesday

April TXwineTwitter Tuesday

Spring is in the air! Or at least it is supposed to be with the exception of some recent frosts in Texas. But for the April #TXwine Twitter Tuesday on April 9 from 7-8 p.m. CST, we will celebrate spring wines. We have selected three wines that are light and refreshing, perfect for sipping on the porch or pairing with your favorite cheeses and springtime favorites: McPherson Cellars Roussanne (@McPhersonCellar) Duchman Family Winery Dolcetto (@DuchmanWinery) Becker Vineyards Claret (@BeckerVineyards) The [Read More…]