TEXSOM, the nation’s largest wine education conference, celebrated its ten-year anniverary, and Joelle Cousins, who works at Austin’s Red Room Lounge, was named the best Texas sommelier in 2014, the sixth time an Austinite has taken home the honor.
Amy Ferguson, who has lived in Hawaii for decades now but was instrumental in the development of the Southwestern cuisine culinary movement, talks about reading “Larousse Gastronomique” as a kid, encountering celebrity at a young age, and that time Julia Child kindly told her “you don’t know anything.”
West Texas isn’t the first place you’d think of in association with craft beer, but the Big Bend Brewing Company, established nearly two years ago in Alpine, found that the demand far exceeded even its optimistic expectations.
Central Market Wine Week is happening July 9 - July 15th, so we started thinking about our favorite food and wine combinations, and there are a lot. We’ve compiled a quick list that mixes old classics and fresh new ideas, in seven pairings perfect to complete the entire wine filled week.