#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...

#TXBites: Be Transported to Italy at Hidden Italian Gem in Austin

by Marika Flatt on July 8, 2020

From the smell of the delicious garlic bread filling the air to the beautiful paintings of Italy on the wall and romantic ambiance, you won’t regret chowing down at this hidden Italian gem. When you’re...

#TravelTuesday: Escape — To Nowhere #3, Fredericksburg

by Marika Flatt on June 23, 2020

Most Texans have been quarantined since mid-March and some folks are getting a little cabin fever. As Texas opens up, how about escaping to the vistas at the heart of the Texas wine country for...

#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: 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...