#WineWednesday: Wine and Texas Wildflower Journey

by Robin Barr Sussman on March 31, 2021

The open road is calling. And it's good news. There’s still time to take a walk on the wild side to catch roadside views of eye-popping native wildflowers on your way to Texas Hill Country...

#WineWednesday: Love Potion Number 9 for Your Valentine

by Robin Barr Sussman on February 10, 2021

It’s a big heart-thumping world out there when it comes to picking “the” wine for Valentine’s Day. So, we’ve categorized sommelier-approved picks of Sparkle, Seductive and Splurge, plus some tips on vino happenings during the...

#WineWednesday: Dollars and Wine Sense

by Robin Barr Sussman on January 20, 2021

Most of us are recovering from a season of spending, but there’s no reason to sacrifice a great meal at home without a little icing on the cake, i.e., good wine. Here are some top...

Pop! Fizz! Cheers to Sparkling Wines!

by Robin Barr Sussman on December 17, 2020

Few beverages provide the same excitement during the holidays as the pop of a cork and the fizz as bubbles settle, anticipating that first sip. Besides its gifting potential, sparkling wine easily mixes into cocktails...

Ho, Ho, Ho Holiday Wine Gifts!

by Robin Barr Sussman on December 9, 2020

With virtual tastings, Zoom social sips, and online buying the new norm, a click of the computer comes naturally for sending the best bottles to a wide variety of wine lovers, foodies and budding chefs....

#WineWednesday: Let’s Give Thanks for American Wines

by Robin Barr Sussman on November 18, 2020

This year, we’ll be staying home and celebrating Thanksgiving with close family instead of dining out or traveling, so the wine will be flowing! Here’s our tip sheet for delighting your entire group from that...

#WineWednesday: It’s Texas Wine Month, Ya’ll!

by Robin Barr Sussman on October 7, 2020

The most beautiful time of the year in Texas has arrived and, with it, your chance to support all the wonderful wineries in our own backyard. Here’s our guide to recommended Texas wineries with a...

#WineWednesday: Perfect Food and Wine Pairings for a Lazy Labor Day

by Robin Barr Sussman on September 2, 2020

It’s officially the last weekend of summer and with COVID-19, hurricanes and wine country wildfires, it’s been a real doozie, America. So, stoke up the grill, chill out with some cool sides, and uncork something...