Posts under Tag: texas wine
Texas Wine Showdown

What a big weekend for Texas, what with the National Championship game tonight, and the big Cowboys playoff game on Saturday.  Now there's even more big news for Texas.  The #txwine hashtag on the Twitterverse has been rocking this morning with announcements about the big Messina Hof Twitter Wine Taste-Off that will be held this weekend, January 10th, 2010.  The [...]

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An Insider’s Guide to Wine Bars

Erin McGrath has a cool post up on Palate Press with some great wine bar guidelines. Erin has her own blog called Vintwined that focuses on some California wines. As someone who is still pretty new to the wine world, I can definitely remember struggling with some of the confusion that she mentions in trying to describe what I like [...]

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2008 Becker Vineyards Riesling (with Pad Tai)

I've been trying to play around with food and wine pairings recently.  Most of my early attempts have been pretty obvious ones.  When my brother-in-law told me that he wanted to try some Tai food, I thought that this definitely required the purchase of a bottle of wine.  I decided that I would try a Riesling, which is probably among [...]

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