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    Sharing Vina Vida: A Personal Wine Experience at Newly Opened Kuhlman Cellars

    by Robin English-Bircher, Wine Travel Writer, Texas Wine and Trail October 01, 2014 Wine is addictive. For many in the Texas Wine industry, the addiction seeps into their very being; it drives them and brings great contentment and satisfaction. One of the most recent couples to be swept into wine is Christopher and Jennifer Cobb.

    46 readers - By Texas Wine and Trail Magazine

    Review of Landon Winery’s Reserve Meritage 2006

    The post Review of Landon Winery’s Reserve Meritage 2006 appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. 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.

    8 readers - By Jeremy Wilson/ Texas Wine Lover

      Meet the new Texas Wine Lover Team

      Texas Wine Lover - - 7 readers - The post Meet the new Texas Wine Lover Team appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. I can’t believe it has already been 3½ 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 box wine in my refrigerator when we first met, so she then introduced me to finer wines – yes, I really did have a box wine.

      Review of Westcave Cellars Reserve Merlot 2012

      Texas Wine Lover - - 6 readers - The post Review of Westcave Cellars Reserve Merlot 2012 appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. Westcave Cellars is known for producing boutique, handcrafted wines using only Texas fruit. Estate vines as well as vines from across the Lone Star State provide the fruit for the wine program. Tempranillo is not the staple grape variety chosen by owners/winemakers Allan and Margaret Fetty.

      Fall Creek Vineyards: A Wonderful New Venture in Driftwood, Texas

      Vintage Texas Blog - - 6 readers - Fall Creek Vineyards: A Wonderful New Venture in Driftwood, Texas The biggest news that I’ve heard is some time started with an email out of the blue from Susan Auler that said, “Just wanted to let you know about our wonderful new venture.” The details that followed were about a new Fall Creek Vineyards location in Driftwood, Texas.

      Podcast #3: Chris Brundrett of William Chris Vineyards

      Texas Wine Lover - - 6 readers - The post Podcast #3: Chris Brundrett of William Chris Vineyards appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. On a sunny day with pleasantly comfortable temperatures and a light breeze rustling through the trees, I pulled into William Chris Vineyards. When crossing the cattle guard in their driveway, the fact that you are going to experience something special, something unique, someth ...

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      Way Out Wineries Holiday Road Trip Nov 14-16

      … of the event. Participating Wineries: Alamosa, Barking Rocks, Bluff Dale, Brennan, Fiesta, Lost Oak, Pemberton Cellars, Pillar Bluff, Red Wing Dove, Sunset, Texas Legato, and Wedding Oak. Click for tickets >> The post Way Out Wineries Holiday Road Trip Nov 14-16 appeared first on Texas Wine and Trail Magazine. …

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      Meeting Matteo Lunelli of Ferrari Sparkling Wine

      … The post Meeting Matteo Lunelli of Ferrari Sparkling Wine appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. It’s almost the holiday season and that usually means finding some sparkling wine. But why is Champagne the first sparkling wine somebody thinks of to enjoy that holiday or special occasion? Matteo Lunelli We had the opportunity to meet Matteo Lunelli…

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      Hye Meadow Winery works with Bullock Museum

      … The post Hye Meadow Winery works with Bullock Museum appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. Hye Meadow Winery recently worked with the Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin to create a wine experience that would honor the new La Belle exhibit at the museum. When the Bullock Museum unveiled its latest exhibit, Hye Meadow Winery had a key…

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      November 2014 #TXwine Twitter Thursday

      … Clarke will be hosting friends at her house for a fun time together to enjoy Tempranillos, so you may want to consider doing the same. Join us for the November #TXwine Twitter chat on November 13th from 7-8 p.m. CST. Grab your favorite Tempranillo and we look forward to seeing you for a night of tasting and tweeting. Please remember to include…

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      Last Minute Halloween Tips

      … want to haunt one of these fun events around the state. All events take place on Halloween, Oct. 31st, unless otherwise noted: The Texas Wine Month Trail continues through Oct. 31st in the Hill Country, and while this isn’t especially Halloween-related, it’s a very big deal worth a mention. There are 42 wineries participating this year, and all…

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      Tastes of Badia a Coltibuono: Wines that Entwine The Past and Future of Chianti Classico

      … learning and identifying a vineyard site’s particular elements that defined its terroir (or sense of place). These are the set of special characteristics of geography, geology and climate of a certain place and how they interacting with plant genetics that are expressed in the wine. The skills learned at Chappellet and later applied at Badia a Coltibuono were precisely what have brought him his current successes and have also produced enjoyment for the many that drink his wines now and that will for decades to come. …

      2 readers - By Vintage Texas Blog

      Seth Martin of Perissos Vineyard and Winery Winemaker Profile

      … Roussanne paired with fish tacos, Racker’s Blend paired with a tender steak, and a nice beef stew complemented by Syrah. If you didn’t make wine, what would you do? Farming is really attractive to me at this point in my life. I’m creative by nature, so I am sure I would be building something if I were not farming. This is where God has me…

      4 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

      Review of Kiepersol Estates Texas Mourvèdre 2011

      … The post Review of Kiepersol Estates Texas Mourvèdre 2011 appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. The Texas Hill Country and High Plains AVA’s are very well known in our local wine industry. Most everyone is familiar with the 290 wine trail and the superb High Plains growers and wineries, but some are unaware that there is major action in the DFW…

      3 readers - By Jeremy Wilson/ Texas Wine Lover

      Podcast #5: Bill Blackmon of William Chris Vineyards

      … The post Podcast #5: Bill Blackmon of William Chris Vineyards appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. In Podcast #3, Jeremy Wilson talked to Chris Brundrett of William Chris Vineyards. Chris mentioned how co-owner Bill Blackmon handled the vineyard management at William Chris, so it was only natural that we visit again and talk to Bill. We asked…

      4 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

      Fall Creek Vineyards announces new, second location in Driftwood, Texas

      … of Austin in the Texas Hill Country where the sandy loam soil, warm days and cool breezes off Lake Buchanan provide an excellent microclimate for growing premium wine grapes. The winery produces wines made with Chardonnay, Viognier, Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, ,Tempranillo, Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre grapes under the direction of winemaker, Sergio Cuadra. The post Fall Creek Vineyards announces new, second location in Driftwood, Texas appeared first on Texas Wine and Trail Magazine. …

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      October Texas Wine Month Road Trip

      …. Vinny Lupo We could finally check into our hotel which was good because we needed to change for dinner. Reservations had been made at Cabernet Grill where we always love eating. The food is great and they have a huge selection of Texas wines. What a great combination! Executive Chef and owner Ross Burtwell follows me and I follow him likewise…

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