The story of red wines in our culture is an interesting one. Conventional wisdom dictates that the more wine a person drinks the redder and drier his or her palate will become.Read More
Wine trade publications are full of articles about the value of screw caps vs. the use of cork closures for wine.Read More
Given his geographic proximity to great foods from Mexico and the Southwest, noted master sommelier, Guy Stout, based in Texas Hill Country Wine region, is an expert on spicy food and wine pairings..and his suggestions insights on what goes with hot works very well for our region which produces so many cool climate varietals.
During the wine boom in the late 90s, national wine marketers were looking for ABC wines [anything but chardonnay and cabernet]. They needed some new and drinkable varieties to promote.Read More
This year marks the 40th Anniversary of the Judgment of Paris where California wineries bested some of Frances most acclaimed wines in a head to head using French sommeliers and chefs. It is a fascinating story.Read More
Why you like the wines you like, Is the title of a great book by a fellow named Tim Hanni, one of the first Americans to be awarded the title of Master of Wine by the acclaimed Institute of Masters of Wine based in London.Read More
As the weather heats up and the kitchen moves to the back deck, matching some wonderful light and lively reds with grilled entrees works for all.Read More
While the current frigid winter is putting significant stress on all of the varieital grown here, our wineries are in the BUSINESS of winemaking.Read More