Celebrate Earth Day with Sustainable Sips

by Robin Barr Sussman on April 21, 2021

Up, up and away, tomorrow is Earth Day! And there’s no better way to celebrate than with wine crafted thoughtfully to help preserve the planet. As the most sustainable wine region in the world and...

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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...

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Cheers to Earth Day, 2020! (Plus, Bonus Recipe)

by Robin Barr Sussman on April 15, 2020

Whether you drink red or white, go green in the glass this month while social distancing. Earth Day 2020 is April 22, but for many wineries, earth-friendly practices happen every day. From composting to water...

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A Day in the Life of a Winery

by Robin Barr Sussman on October 9, 2019

What do grapes, bees, vegetables, pups, parties, yoga, roses and sleep deprivation have in common? They are all part of day-to-day living on the property of a winery. And here’s a behind-the-scenes look of that...

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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...

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Best Food & Wine Festivals of the Year

by Robin Barr Sussman on April 24, 2019

Calling all foodies and wine lovers: For epicurean eats and the finest imbibing, the cream of the crop food and wine festivals in the U.S. deliver with cooking demos, eclectic food and wine pairings, gourmet...

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#Brilliant Pairings: Giving Thanks With American Wines

by Robin Barr Sussman on November 19, 2018

A cheat sheet for procrastinators! Thursday, November 22 is Thanksgiving, an American holiday started in 1621 by the Pilgrims at Plymouth with a feast to celebrate the harvest and to thank the Wampanoag Indians for...