#WineWednesday: Love the Wine You’re With

by Robin Barr Sussman on February 12, 2020

Flowers and chocolates are sweet but serious Valentine’s Day intentions call for intense wines. Corkscrews ready: These wines have all the right moves! After all, this is no time to slack. So, uncork bold, sexy...

#WineWednesday: War of the Rosés

by Robin Barr Sussman on September 11, 2019

Everyone is drinking pink, even guys! Summer is officially over, but Texans know our warm days and nights will linger into October at least. Enter rosé: Perfect middle road between thirst-quenching, chilled white and bold-flavored...

#WineWednesday: Brilliant Pairings with Pappas Bros.

by Robin Barr Sussman on May 22, 2019

Pappas Bros. Steakhouse, a Houston pioneer of top dry-aged steaks, award winning wines and seamless service, knows not to mess with a good thing. But recently the chef rolled out irresistible new small plates to...

#WineWednesday: Cheers to Earth Day!

by Robin Barr Sussman on April 17, 2019

Earth Day is April 22, but for many wineries, earth-friendly practices happen every day. From composting to water conservation, natural pest control and solar energy, more wineries are becoming environmentally conscientious. Whether you drink red...

#WineWednesday: Should We All be Drinking Organic Wines?

by Robin Barr Sussman on March 27, 2019

In the era of locavore, all-organic-everything, it’s no surprise that Texans are seeking the same standards when it comes to their choice of vino. Organic wine is made from organically grown grapes using principles of...

5 Ways to be Shaken & Stirred with Great Holiday Cocktails

by Margaret Richards on December 21, 2018

With the whirl of gift-buying, travel plans, festive food planning and prepping under way, here are some expert tips for taking the stress out of one key part of your celebrations—-those all important holiday cocktails!...

#Brilliant Pairings: Fizz the Season!

by Robin Barr Sussman on December 19, 2018

While shopping for holiday gifts, scout out the bubbly for a New Year’s Eve toast or party. You might as well stock up on sales or favorites you discover because Valentine’s Day is just around...