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#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...

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#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...

#FoodieFriday: Curbside Cocktails

by Robin Barr Sussman on August 14, 2020

Texas restaurants and drinkeries have just the sip for enduring social distancing at home with creative pre-mixed cocktails. The only rule for liquor to-go is that you must order food. No problem: Manhattans, sangrias, salty...

#WineWednesday: Wine and Cheese, Please!

by Robin Barr Sussman on August 5, 2020

When it’s too hot to cook, everyone wants cool, easy meals and snacks to nosh with refreshing wines. Here are seven “no recipe” dishes to make at home starring cheeses that can be purchased at...

#WeddingWednesday: Bridal Spa Bliss

by Robin Barr Sussman on July 1, 2020

Even though weddings are smaller, summer bride season is in full bloom across Texas. Last month we wrote about wedding wines and today it’s luxurious spa treatments to prepare for The Big Day—or just any...

#WineWednesday: Wedding Wines That Wow

by Robin Barr Sussman on June 10, 2020

No matter what the world throws us, it can’t stop love. Or weddings. Petite soirees are the rage with family and close friends mostly in outdoor settings. Because groups are smaller, the bride-to-be can focus...

#FoodieFriday: The Great Texas Cheese and Wine Road Trip

by Robin Barr Sussman on May 29, 2020

Going stir crazy? Then let’s take a road trip to nationally-lauded Antonelli’s Cheese Shop in Austin, pack a picnic, and hit a Texas winery that welcomes picnics and is offering tastings. Optionally, have a happy...

#WineWednesday: Wineries Get Creative During COVID-19 Pandemic

by Robin Barr Sussman on April 29, 2020

With virtual wine tastings, great deals on shipping, fundraising, and online cooking classes, wineries are providing a grape escape while we shelter in place. Here’s to sipping safe—the new normal, at least for a little...