Chip Tate built Balcones into one of the country’s most innovative whiskey distilleries. But last year he lost the company in a bitter clash with his investors. Now he’s starting from scratch—again.
Alba Huerta, arguably the best bartender in Texas, chats about serving cocktails in Houston.
Inspired by Texas’s new array of homegrown hard alcohols, some of the state’s most innovative bartenders create five bold new cocktails.
Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible recently named Garrison Brothers’s Cowboy Bourbon as its American Micro Whisky of the Year.
Genius Gin, a new Texas spirit, arrives on the scene offering a beautiful blend of botanicals that will appeal to the delicately refined palate.
The six medal-winning wines that captured the interest of national wine enthusiasts.
And 62 more state wines captured awards at the Dallas Morning News and TexSom Wine Competition.
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…
My quest to become a walking, talking wine encyclopedia.
A Mexican beer pairing guide.
Not that you’re looking for an excuse, but these five original cocktails concocted by Texas bartenders using local liquors are a thoroughly acceptable reason to pour yourself a drink. Or three.
A few of the state’s best mixologists share their secrets to making delicious drinks.
People from the spirits/brew world will descend upon Alamo City this weekend to discuss, serve, and celebrate a myriad of boozy beverages at the 2nd Annual San Antonio Cocktail Conference. TEXAS MONTHLY’s own Pat Sharpe will be judging the conference’s Original Cocktail Competition from 3:30 to 6 p.m. at the St.
Tomorrow is the day to put on your finest over-sized derby hats and sombreros and sit in front of the television sipping homemade cocktails for Cinco De Mayo and Derby Day. We’ve put together a list of two cocktail recipes to make at home for the occassion. Texas Heat…
The singer-songwriter talks college football, Willie, and Mexican food with Garden and Gun, which also has a lot of love for Texas in its latest issue.
A roundup of the latest and greatest scientific research from Texas universities.