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...

TXBites: Restare in Austin

by Marika Flatt on November 11, 2020

There’s an Italian dining jewel in North Austin that we adore. We’ve sung the praises of Andiamo not once but twice over the years. Yes, we are fans. And now, there’s more. Locally owned by...

#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...

#FoodieFriday: Immersive Chocolate Experiences from Austin’s Delysia, 2020 Best Chocolatier in Americas

by Julie Tereshchuk on August 21, 2020

Admit it. Paired together, “immersive” and “chocolate” are two words few of us can resist drooling over. Now, after a successful virtual chocolate tasting series in March, the Savor series, the dreams of chocolate lovers...

#TXAway: Sip Safe at Messina Hof’s 43rd Annual Harvest Festival

by Leean Vargas on August 12, 2020

As high temperatures linger across Texas, what better way to enjoy the long, late summer days than with grapes between your toes and the taste of fine wine on your lips? With the uncertainty of...

#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...