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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, something… ...

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      The Texas Wine Lover – Peru Connection

      … of a certain iconic syrup aunt. The day we went, it was an orange-caramel pancake with pecans and cranberry chutney topped with whipped cream. My tummy is growling just thinking about it! Of course, I ordered a Portón 1684 (recipe below) which was both exotic and refreshing. On the one hand, it was minty and crisp, but on the other, it tasted vaguely…

      5 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

      Review of Llano Estacado Winery’s 2010 “1836”

      … The post Review of Llano Estacado Winery’s 2010 “1836” appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. 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…

      3 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

      Winners at the 2014 Austin County Wine Show

      … Grand Champion Jerry Watson, Silver Medalist Martha Tarkington and Bronze Medal winner Ken Krienke at the 2014 Austin County Wine Show Winners at the 2014 Austin County Wine Show I once spoke with Texas high plains winegrower Neal Newsom about the differences in growing grapes for wine and growing other crops like hay and cotton. He…

      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

      … McGinnis): Ray Isle on Left followed by June Rodil, Devon Broglie MS, Russ Kane, Paul M. Bonarrigo (non-panelist), Craig Collins MS. After realizing my dilemma, I called Texas wine marketing maven Denise Clarke after recalling that she had been part of a Texas wine marketing delegation to New York City and by chance maybe she had the information I…

      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

      Local Artists Unveil New Works at Majek Vineyard & Winery

      … The post Local Artists Unveil New Works at Majek Vineyard & Winery appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. 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…

      1 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

      Tatum Cellars,Texas Hill Country,Tatum Rosé 2013

      … in the most brilliant way. It has a decent amount of extract and light-to-moderate viscosity that on the palate will play a role in the wine’s overall body, structure and mouthfeel. Right out of the gate, this wine is showing characteristics classic to Southern Rhone Valley rosés. The aromas are delicate with both floral and tropical…

      2 readers - By Texas Wine and Trail Magazine

      Preview of Lost Draw Cellars

      … Ottmers. We knew we were going to be in Fredericksburg for the Texas Hill Country Wineries October Wine Trail event, so I contacted Andy Timmons about the winery. He told me, “Kim McPherson and his assistant winemaker Spencer Igo are making my wine here in Lubbock where I can help in the process and hopefully learn a lot in doing so. My nephew…

      2 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

      Drink Local Wine Week 2014 Coverage

      … for wine media throughout the country to support their local wineries. The following is a list of coverage for Drink Local Wine Week, sorted by region. General New York Cork Report – TasteCamp 2014: Hudson Valley Kicks of Drink Local Wine Week 2014 The Patriot-News – Celebrating Locapour: seventh annual Drink Local Wine Week starts today The Passionate…

      1 readers - By Michael Wangbickler/ Drink Local Wine

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

      …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. The plans…

      6 readers - By Vintage Texas Blog

      Wines of San Juan, Argentina

      …Wines of where? Puerto Rico? Nope, these wines are from the up-and-coming province of San Juan, Argentina, and they offer a pleasant reminder of the value that lesser-known wine-producing regions around the world can deliver. They also remind us that purity can equal quality in wines. Bonarda, Tannat, Syrah, Malbec and Torrontes are some…

      4 readers - By Another Wine Blog