Previously I did a post comparing wineries we visited in NY State and Illinois with Texas wineries. I had the pleasure to have a vacation recently in San Diego as I tagged along with Gloria while she was at a work conference. We had one day free before the conference began, so we met upRead More
Archives for October 2011
November TXWine Twitter Tuesday
Every first Tuesday of the month is TXWine Twitter Tuesday from 7pm-8pm CST. Texas wine drinkers discuss three wines using Twitter and usually a special guest is involved. I was given the honor of determining the theme for November and choosing the wines. Since I had some difficulty finding wines for previous Twitter Tuesdays, IRead More
Spoken City – Featured Local Blogger
I had the privilege of being a recent featured local blogger at Spoken City. Spoken City showcases local bloggers, events, and businesses. Be sure to check out their website to find your local businesses and events, and buy local.
Old Town Spring Autumn Art & Texas Wine Festival
http://www.winefesttexas.com Old Town Spring has a few festivals during the year and earlier this year they held their annual SpringFest, a Wine & Art Festival. This year they held their first Autumn Art & Texas Wine Festival on October 15th and 16th. Since we volunteered at SpringFest and also recently at another wine festival, weRead More
Where Do You Buy Texas Wine?
After having searched often for Texas wines to participate in TXWine Twitter Tuesday or other mentions of Texas wine I wanted to try, I thought I would find out where do you buy your Texas wine? Obviously if you live near or are visiting a Texas winery that is the best place to get TexasRead More
Email to Texas Winery Passport Users
Here is the information for current Texas Winery Passport users about the end of the current Texas Winery Passport program and the start of the next one. Be sure to enter your Passport codes! Dear Texas Wine Enthusiast, During the recent state legislative session, changes were made to the Texas Department of Agriculture’s (TDA) marketingRead More
End of Current Texas Winery Passport, New and Improved to Come
As we found out earlier from Bobby Champion, Jr., former State Coordinator for Wine Marketing at the Texas Department of Agriculture, the Texas Winery Passport program was going to be restructured. An email was sent to Texas wineries yesterday regarding the current Passport program and a “new and improved” program will begin next year. BeRead More
Old Town Spring Autumn Art & Texas Wine Festival Preview
http://www.winefesttexas.com Old Town Spring has held an annual SpringFest, a Wine & Art Festival. Since October is Texas Wine Month, this year they will be having their first Autumn Art & Texas Wine Festival on October 15th and 16th. The temperature should be perfect and with 10 Texas wineries and original art, it should beRead More