I can connect Texas Wine Lover to Peru in 5 easy steps, moving from the closest link to the most remote: Our team member Gloria is Peruvian. One of my dearest friends just spent 15 days traveling in Peru, uploading amazing photographs to social media along the way. Back in March of this year, JeffRead More
Archives for October 2014
Llano Estacado Winery in Lubbock has been producing excellent wines since 1976 and is the largest premium winery in Texas. I enjoyed visiting Llano Estacado in May and since that visit, they will be building a new public tasting room and visitor’s center this year. One of their recent releases is the 2010 vintage “1836”Read More
Any cook and wine lover can tell you that pairing wine and vegetables can be a bit of a challenge. But if you’re a vegetarian, or you have vegetarian friends or family members, you’ll eventually have to find some good combinations. In our case, we have both vegetarian friends and family members, so I’ve gotRead More
Tired of waiting for the fridge to chill your light reds and white wines? Well now you can take any room temperature wine and allow it to be chilled right in your glass. The NAPA Wine Chiller crafted by OriginalBOS is an endlessly reusable stainless steel ball that chills wine, glass after glass. Inside theRead More
We happened to have some free time this past week while in the Dallas area and decided to pop into Landon Winery in McKinney, Texas. I had read about them and had seen many comments on how great the wines were, but I needed to find out for myself. Since it was also Drink LocalRead More
Update November 28, 2017: Updates have been made throughout the post because all things improve with time, just like wine. I can’t believe it has been almost seven years since the Texas Wine Lover® blog was born. Before then, my fiancée Gloria made fun of me (and still to this day) for having a boxRead More
iTunes apparently has problems with podcasts that have videos so here is the video of Bending Branch Winery’s Flash Détente in action. And be sure to check out the podcast episode. Enjoy!
Bending Branch Winery has always been on the forefront of finding new grape varieties for Texas like Tannat for their now signature wine. They also do the same when it comes to technology to improve their wines and their latest piece of equipment is a Flash Détente unit from the Della Toffola Group. Even thoughRead More
In an exciting weekend event at Majek Vineyard & Winery near Schulenburg, a short drive from Houston and San Antonio, Paula Patterson Walker and Jay Walker will unveil their latest works of contemporary art Saturday October 18th from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Ever since the announcement that Lost Draw Cellars would be opening in Fredericksburg, we have been keeping a watchful eye since we knew the winery had to be good. Lost Draw Cellars is a joint venture between Lost Draw Vineyards owner Andy Timmons, Andrew Sides, and Troy Ottmers. We knew we were going to beRead More