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    The post Messina Hof to Open Urban Winery in Grapevine appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. Paul M. Bonarrigo, CEO of Messina Hof Winery & Resort, announced Friday night, August 1, at Messina Hof’s Moonlit Harvest event in Bryan that Messina Hof would be opening their first urban winery in Grapevine.

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    Texas Hill Country Wineries make changes to Texas Wine Month Trail

    The post Texas Hill Country Wineries make changes to Texas Wine Month Trail appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. When Texas Wine Month Trail comes in October for the Texas Hill Country Wineries (THCW), there will be some changes from what wine trail veterans are used to.

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      Texsom 2014: Ten Years Old and Thanks to These Guys

      Vintage Texas Blog - - 15 readers - Drew Hendricks MS and James Tidwell MS: Founders of TEXSOM Texsom 2014: Ten Years Old and Thanks to These Guys We all have these guys (Drew Hendricks and Jame Tidwell) to thank them for creating what is today…TEXSOM! It started small and grew from it’s humble roots ten years ago to the preeminent position it has today.

      Texas Wineries at the 2014 TEXSOM

      Texas Wine Lover - - 16 readers - The post Texas Wineries at the 2014 TEXSOM appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. Several Texas wineries will be showcasing their wines at this year’s 2014 TEXSOM (Texas Sommelier Conference) in Irving, Texas.

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      A Trio of Rosés: MacPhail Family Wines, Mcpherson Cellars, and B Cellars

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      Texsom 2014: Sommeliers Get Beyond the Big Three

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      Texas Hill Country Wineries make changes to Texas Wine Month Trail

      … The post Texas Hill Country Wineries make changes to Texas Wine Month Trail appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. When Texas Wine Month Trail comes in October for the Texas Hill Country Wineries (THCW), there will be some changes from what wine trail veterans are used to. First the basics: The wine trail will be held from October 1-31…

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      Messina Hof to Open Urban Winery in Grapevine

      … The post Messina Hof to Open Urban Winery in Grapevine appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. Paul M. Bonarrigo, CEO of Messina Hof Winery & Resort, announced Friday night, August 1, at Messina Hof’s Moonlit Harvest event in Bryan that Messina Hof would be opening their first urban winery in Grapevine. This will be the third location…

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      Texas Wineries at the 2014 TEXSOM

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