Stepping Into the Shoes of a Sommelier

My quest to become a walking, talking wine encyclopedia. 

Texas Wine of the Month: February 2013

This month's highlighted pick is William Chris Vineyards' Hunter 2010, a red wine blend.

Twelve Texas Wines Received Gold Medals

And 62 more state wines captured awards at the Dallas Morning News and TexSom Wine Competition.

Texas Wine of the Month: March 2013

As we transition into summer, nothing welcomes warm weather better than a good rosé, especially when it’s made in a classic French dry style, like Becker Vineyards Provencal, Mourvedre 2012.

The Best Whiskey You've Probably Never Heard Of

Waco-based Balcones Distillery is producing a portfolio of top-rate, award-winning whiskeys.

Texas Wine of the Month: April 2013

This Cabernet Sauvignon from Kiepersol Estates is aged in stainless steel tanks, which lets the grape, grown in Tyler, shine through.

Texas Wine Shines at Austin Food & Wine Festival

The six medal-winning wines that captured the interest of national wine enthusiasts. 

Texas Wine of the Month: May 2013

Inwood Estates takes a Chardonnay grape and blends it with the less well known Spanish Palomino grape commonly used in Sherry to create a white wine that balances crisp acidity with bold fruit and complexity.

Rosé Roundup

Our recommended selection of Texas Rosés, a crisp drink perfect for a hot summer day.

Texas Wine of the Month: Pedernales Cellars Viognier Reserve, 2012

This golden Viognier was recently took home the heralded Double Gold award from the Lyon International Wine Competition in France, the only American wine to do so.

SOMM, The Movie, Lands in Texas

A riveting documentary on the great lengths to which professional sommeliers journey in experiencing the best in the world of wine revealing to the rest of us, just what all the fuss is about.