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    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, something… ...

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      … 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

      … The post October Texas Wine Month Road Trip appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. As you probably are aware, October is Texas Wine Month. That meant there was no doubt Gloria and I had to go on a road trip. We still had the Texas Hill Country Wineries season pass we won at the silent auction at the TWGGA Conference in February, so it was only…

      4 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

      Fall Creek Vineyards announces Second Location in Driftwood

      … The post Fall Creek Vineyards announces Second Location in Driftwood appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. AUSTIN, TX, October 22, 2014 — One of Texas’ first and most respected wineries, Fall Creek Vineyards, is expanding by opening a new tasting room and production facility in Driftwood, Texas. The second winery location will feature an elegant…

      3 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

      The Texas Wine Lover – Peru Connection

      … The post The Texas Wine Lover – Peru Connection appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. 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…

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      Review of Llano Estacado Winery’s 2010 “1836”

      … red color with flavor tones of red and black fruits and black pepper. Tannins are medium with a medium plus finish. The “1836” is an On Premise brand which means it is made for businesses like restaurants where you cannot purchase a bottle to take home. Fortunately, blogger Russell Kane provided a list of restaurants where you can find…

      3 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

      Winners at the 2014 Austin County Wine Show

      … Du Bois, he said, “A good slow, cold fermentation works best; something around 50-55 F that takes 2-3 weeks to complete. Then, make sure that finished wine has a good sugar acid balance.” Jack Palacios & John Greene – The grapes for John’s gold medal, Grand Champion Syrah was grown in the Palacios family vineyard in Brenham, Texas. John…

      3 readers - By Vintage Texas Blog

      Texas Sangiovese and Pasta Pairing

      …) 1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil, divided 12 ounces ricotta cheese 1 1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning, divided 1 dash salt and pepper 1 pound Italian cheese blend, shredded Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (175 degrees C). Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain. (Tip: I…

      1 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

      Wine Chiller works to keep your Wines Chilled

      …The post Wine Chiller works to keep your Wines Chilled appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. 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…

      3 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

      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. Since…

      8 readers - By Jeremy Wilson/ Texas Wine Lover

      Meet the new Texas Wine Lover Team

      … instead of which wineries we have (currently, over 230 Texas wineries). Then along came Jeremy Wilson, who started providing excellent wine reviews and who was instrumental in starting the successful Texas Wine Lover podcast. You have subscribed to the podcast via iTunes or listening on Stitcher, right? After I went to a blogger’s conference…

      7 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

      VintageTexas: It’s Good to Know We’ve Made a Difference

      … attention was focused as I read Ray’s lead-in where he described his not so good wine tasting experiences in Texas with his father many years ago. Then, he flashed forward to the 2013 Austin Food & Wine Festival and his narrative included his preliminary misgivings having accepted an invitation to be on a wine panel about Texas wine at the Austin…

      2 readers - By Vintage Texas Blog

      Podcast #4: Bending Branch Winery’s Flash Détente

      …The post Podcast #4: Bending Branch Winery’s Flash Détente appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. 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…

      5 readers - By Texas Wine Lover
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