Green Bay Packers cornerback Charles Woodson has been making the rounds this week, sharing his winery's TwentyFour Cabernet Sauvignon with Dallas drinkers.
Woodson's already appeared at Ocean Prime, Veritas and Kenichi.
Celebrity wines aren't unusual: Martha Stewart, Lil Jon, Peggy Fleming ... More >>
texomawinery.comPeople aren't the only ones who suffer through hot Texas summers. Grapes feel the scorch as well, which means the state's not the place to produce varietals that wither in the heat. After years of stubborn experimentation with Pinot Noir and other delicate grapes, the Texas wi ... More >>
You've heard of Two Buck Chuck? How about three-buck Wink?
The $2.99 Winking Owl Merlot is found exclusively at Aldi, the deep discount grocery store. Bottled by Gallo, it's a thoroughly respectable little bottle of grape with hints of cherry and other sweet fruits. I dare you to put it on t ... More >>
Messina Hof winery in Bryan is the second-most visited tourist attraction in Brazos County. The winery has a restaurant, bed-and-breakfast and an annual guest tally of more than 250,000 eager oenophiles
Messina Hof is said to be the most award-winning Texas winery in national and internation ... More >>
Patrick MichelsEach week, Pairing Off attempts to find just the right bottle of wine to go with ordinary food.This Creole staple is cooked slowly over low heat so vegetables, spices and beans melt into a richly flavored stew. Some people add andouille or ham before pouring it over plates of white ... More >>
Special Friday EditionDuring birthday season, I had the pleasure of celebrating one of our resident girl drinker's special day at Consilient Restaurant's neighborhood-gourmet (just made that up, but now that I think about it, it's my new favorite genre of bites) eatery, The Porch. First, let me ... More >>
When it comes to wine, some people are able to identify and pedigree a glass in less than 30 seconds. Others are in the "like what you like 'cause you like it" category. A few still rate jug wines highly, on the quantity is quality principle. Regardless of which camp you fall into, if you love wine ... More >>