Jessica Dupuy

Articles by Jessica Dupuy

Meet the Winemaker

Jul 16, 2015 By Jessica Dupuy

How Wes Mickel, a trained chef and hobbyist beer brewer found his way to being one of the first cider makers in Texas is a question he still asks himself on a regular basis. The Arkansas native took on the challenge of making cider from Texas-grown apples purely by happenstance.

Texas Wine of the Month: Kuhlman Cellars Calcaria, 2013

May 31, 2015 By Jessica Dupuy

The Wine: Kuhlman Cellars Calcaria, 2013 Who Likes It: Philippe Place, the General Manager of Southerleigh Fine Food & Brewery in San Antonio. Originally from the Loire Valley of France, Place came to San Antonio fifteen years ago via the hospitality industry in London and Paris. He recently joined chef…

Meet the Winemaker: David Kuhlken, Pedernales Cellars

May 15, 2015 By Jessica Dupuy

A native Texan with a sharp business mind honed at Rice University and the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas, David Kuhlken didn’t originally aspire to be a winemaker. And yet, he’s making wine in Stonewall for Pedernales Cellars, a family operation that is among the…