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A Frozen Week for Texas Vineyards

Apr 17, 2014 By Jessica Dupuy

While many Texans were up late watching the Blood Moons, grape growers in the High Plains and the Hill Country spent their nights tending vines and hoping for the best. Both regions experienced below-freezing temperatures Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday nights, and late spring freezes like these are the sort of…

Spirits
SOMM, The Movie, Lands in Texas

Jun 24, 2013 By Jessica Dupuy

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.

Meet the Winemaker: Kim McPherson, McPherson Cellars

Mar 19, 2013 By Jessica Dupuy

Those running in the Texas wine circle are well acquainted with Kim McPherson. He owns his own label, McPherson Cellars, and he’s been instrumental in moving the industry forward, consulting for many of the wineries across the state. He seems to have been bred for wine-making. His…

Shelly Roper-McCaslin, Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders Recruiter

Jul 31, 2012 By Jessica Dupuy

Roper-McCaslin, who lives in Austin, has worked with the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders for 23 years as a cheerleader, a choreographer, and the lead recruiter. Growing up, my dad took my brother and me to just about every sporting event in Dallas, from Rangers baseball to Mavericks basketball. But it was the Cowboys…

Happy Trails

Jan 1, 2004 By Jessica Dupuy

Comfort is surprisingly different from other Hill Country towns. In fact, it has a cosmopolitan feel. Maybe that’s why it has attracted so many urban refugees.